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Local Emergency Site Coordinator

Date Posted:  Nov 20, 2021
Requisition ID:  123544

Lafayette, IN, US, 47901

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.


About the Indiana State Department of Health:

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:

The Program Director administers a program within a state agency and serves as a specialist in this area.  The director utilizes education, consultation, cooperative programming and coordination to accomplish goals. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Formulates, interprets, compiles and disseminates, to applicable agencies and groups, all policies and procedures related to the program.
  • Reviews incoming policy or procedural information for decisions on distribution.
  • Acts as technical consultant to the staff, clarifying and interpreting all procedures, providing references and resolving disputed issues.
  • Serves as a liaison between agency and other state and federal agencies.
  • Assists leadership in evaluating proposed programs in specialist 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:

  • Establishes program goals, priorities and methodology.
  • Broad knowledge of an entire program area.
  • Extensive knowledge of all source materials and references including federal and state laws governing the programs.
  • Working knowledge of the organization of the agency and of state and federal agencies dealing with the programs.
  • Working knowledge of accounting and budget principles.
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, interpret and correlate technical material and make recommendations on implementation in current programs.
  • Ability to develop and implement new principles and policies and discern potential implications.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with federal and state agencies.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may serve as a team lead for an assigned work group.


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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Nearest Major Market: Lafayette