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Training Officer 3

Date Posted:  Nov 13, 2022
Requisition ID:  415061

Logansport, IN, US, 46947


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Agency Info:


About Logansport State Hospital:
Logansport State Hospital is a state-operated inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults with mental illness.  Using an interdisciplinary approach and evidence-based programming, we promote recovery and return of the individual to the community.


Salary Info:

Salary: This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $42,900. Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

As the Training Officer, you will be responsible for providing specialized instruction for both new and veteran employees.  In this position, you will work under the supervision of the Staff Development and Training Manager in program design, establishment, and administration of the training programs for the Department.  The employee will coordinate/supervise various training programs, performing their  duties with minimal supervision, operating within the confines of established guidelines, Departmental policies/procedures, State and Federal law. ​ 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Assist with the planning, coordination, development, performance, and evaluation of the training programs for the Department, including researching, designing, developing, and executing strategies to achieve agency purpose, goals, and objectives. 
  • Coordinate, develop, and instruct training programs as needed at regional training locations and facilities throughout the State at various locations. 
  • Assist with evaluating proposed and existing staff training content and delivery strategies to ensure current policies, procedures, standards, and best practices are incorporated. 
  • Monitor, test, and ensure the integrity of the PeopleSoft Training Module and Enterprise Learning Management system and provides functional and technical support as required. 
  • Assist with efforts to develop department web-based training solutions for compliance training. 
  • Conduct Orientation, In-Service, On the Job Training or Academy instruction for all staff. 
  • Test, measure, and evaluate trainee performance and makes recommendation on retention or working status. 
  • Prepare and distribute surveys and questionnaires used as data reference for Training Needs Assessment.  


The job profile 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 with or without notice.  

What You'll Need for Success:

​You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:  

  • Expert knowledge of adult training and educational theories, methods, principles, practices, techniques, and assessment tools. 
  • Ability to conduct research and remain abreast of new developments in training.  
  • Be willing to travel with an appropriate accommodation.  
  • Effective communication skills.  
  • Ability to abide by the Departments Standards of Conduct. 

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) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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