Career Opportunities at the Department of Indiana
The Department of Indiana, the sixth largest state organization in The American Legion, has full time employment opportunities available immediately at its headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Department offers competitive wages, generous employee benefits and an unequaled opportunity to support Indiana’s military veterans and their families.
The American Legion is fully committed to equal employment opportunities in both principle and as a matter of policy, and maintains an environment free from all forms of discrimination against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran or military status, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate and provide benefits in accordance with all such protected characteristics.
For a listing of current staff openings, position summaries and an application form, see below.
The Department Adjutant is an appointed officer of the organization whose primary responsibilities are those of Chief Administrative Officer, reporting directly to the Department Commander. The incumbent serves as Secretary for the Department Executive Committee and the annual governing Convention with the responsibility of administering and executing the mandates and policies of both bodies, and additional assignment to key permanent and temporary committees. Overall administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to supervision of subordinate employees, preparation and management of the annual operating budget, general oversight of membership, communications and program activities, and planning and execution of department conferences, meetings and the annual convention. Excellent communication skills, including written, oral presentation, and the use of Information Technology systems and programs are essential. Mature judgment, flexibility, and creative problem solving are essential characteristics of the Department Adjutant.
Applications for the position should be accompanied by professional resumes. Please send your resume to:
The American Legion Department of Indiana
5440 Herbert Lord Road
Indianapolis, Indiana 46216
Administrative Support Person – The American Legion, Department of Indiana’s Administrative Support Person position is the conduit of information into and out of the organization headquarters for members and clients. The position requires expertise with all programs associated with the Windows Operating System, expert communications abilities, organization skills and outstanding customer service. The position requires attention to detail, consistently positive customer service, and planning and coordination with other staff members tasked with direct responsibility for the programs and services benefitting Hoosier veterans and their families.
Duties include but are not limited to assisting with meeting and special event planning and execution, managing the Department Commander’s official calendar, preparing official correspondence, assisting and supporting the American Legion Auxiliary, and serving as the Headquarters’ receptionist and greeter.