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Workforce Development Coordinator

Date Posted:  Jan 5, 2022
Requisition ID:  256827

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH):  
The Indiana Department of Health’s mission is to promote and provide essential public health services for a healthier and safer state.


Salary Information:
This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $37,778.  Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

This position is responsible for managing the overall public health workforce development strategies of the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) including writing, implementing, and managing ISDH’s workforce development plan and managing ISDH’s e-learning platform. Incumbent is responsible for planning and coordinating leadership and managerial workforce development activities, evaluating effectiveness of workforce trainings, and communicating the importance of workforce development to leadership and staff. These activities must meet all Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) standards. This position is housed in the Office of Public Health Performance Management and works in sync with the quality improvement coordinator, accreditation team, as well as division and program directors across the agency.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

Workforce training implementation and support:

  • Facilitate a weekly orientation for all new employees, contractors, and interns.
  • Provide staff and administrative support for the Leadership at all Levels series of courses. The courses include a beginner, intermediate, and advanced level leadership course (each 12 weeks long) as well as an emerging Mentorship program. 
  • Enable and manage internships for undergraduate, graduate, and MD elective students to perform credit hours within ISDH through appropriate processing, matching of skill level, and matching of area of interest.

E-learning management:

  • Creates/Develops e-learning courses using the INTRAIN (in.train.org) platform. 
  • Coordinates with program areas across the agency to assist in the creation and execution of valuable public health content for publish on INTRAIN. 
  • Provides customer service to end users on the TRAIN platform. 
  • Promotes TRAIN statewide to increase usage. 
  • Works with outside partners to upload content for the public’s use on TRAIN. 

Workforce Development Plan

  • Authors, implements, and manages the agency’s workforce development plan.
  • Assesses ISDH staff on national core competencies for public health professionals.
  • Executes evidence based training strategies based on results of staff competencies assessment.
  • Researches and designs appropriate organization-wide workforce development training which are linked to agency Quality Improvement Plan and Strategic Plan.
  • Ensures plan activities are evaluated for effectiveness and impact and adheres to accreditation standards. 
  • Provides technical assistance to local health departments as requested.  
  • Assists Director in evaluating proposed programs in topic area.


The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, or a similar field of study from an accredited institution. 
  • Experience in e-learning management and development preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum experience in adult learning, training and leading professional development.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to present information to large and diverse audiences.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff and various key stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Considerable competency in working with, understanding, and interpreting data.
  • Capability to plan, prioritize, and complete multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Working knowledge of accounting and budget principles.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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