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. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


About Neurodiagnostic Institute: 

The Neurodiagnostic Institute and Advanced Treatment Center (NDI) is located on the Community Hospital East campus in Indianapolis delivering advanced evaluations and treatments for patients with psychiatric illness.
Together the NDI and the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) offer a modern, healing atmosphere for all Hoosiers.


Salary for this position will be commensurate with education and job experience.
Additional Information About The Job:

Safety/Risk Management
Demonstrates ability to assist with/coordinate
* Policies; occurrence analysis
* Loss prevention and control
* Intervention of risk management issues
* Coordinate safety/risk management program
* Plan, direct, evaluate, and problem solve
* Conform to CMS and Joint Commission standards

Planning and Evaluation
Reviews and evaluates
* Departmental Safety plans
* Safety/risk management program
* Policies and procedures
* Decisions and major recommendations for compliance with institute/agency policy and attainment
of goals.

Plans/evaluates programmatic needs
* Designs/develops data base programs
* Plans/establishes service
* Substantial contribution in the development and implementation of significant programs

Liaison with Department of Mental Health and Addictions, other agencies and external customers
Demonstrates ability to liaison with internal/external customers, such as:
* Works with DMHA/Risk Management Consultant as needed
* Works directly with department heads
* Works with institute and agency staff and officials from Federal and State agencies by
interpreting, developing, and implementing major programs and resolving disputed issues.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


About the Job:

As the Program Director, you will be responsible for administering a program within a state agency and serve as the specialist in a specific area. In this position, you will utilize education, consultation, cooperative programming, and coordination to accomplish goals.

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows:

  • Monitor key performance indicators to ensure program effectiveness.
  • Assist in developing, updating, and monitoring all policies and procedures related to the program area.
  • Answer customer questions about program policies and procedures.
  • Act as technical consultant to stakeholders to clarify and interpret policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and disseminate monthly and annual program reports.
  • Review the budget and program assets are allocated appropriately.
  • Monitor compliance and make recommendations to the program to increase efficiencies.
  • Prepare training materials and train agency employees on program requirements and usage.
  • Deliver communication plans and communications.
  • Serve as a liaison between agency and other state and federal agencies.


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:

  • Working knowledge in program subject matter obtained through experience and/or education.
  • Specialized knowledge of program area including pertinent rules and regulations.
  • Basic knowledge of all source materials and references including federal and state laws governing the programs.
  • Ability to implement new principles and policies and discern any far-reaching implications
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge of accounting and budget principles.

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