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Mental Health Roundtable Policy Coordinator | Job Description

Sagamore builds and implements solutions to society’s biggest problems. Through research, consulting, and impact investing, we fight for a society uplifted by heartland policy innovation, business solutions, and citizen engagement. 

We are seeking a Policy Coordinator to support the Lt. Governor’s Mental Health Roundtable at Sagamore Institute. Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch launched the Roundtable in 2021 to address one of the state’s biggest challenges—1 in 5 Hoosiers struggle with mental health issues yet many do not feel safe to seek help. The Roundtable convenes a diverse and dedicated group of corporate and civic partners seeking to increase awareness, acceptability, and affordability of mental health services.

The Policy Coordinator will provide project and relationship management support to the Mental Health Roundtable, assisting with events, communications, research, and implementation strategies. Interested candidates should be self-directed problem solvers motivated to make a difference, demonstrating excellence, humility, curiosity and grit in their personal and professional experiences.

Position Title: Mental Health Roundtable Policy Coordinator

Reports To: President

Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Location: Flexible (Indiana-based)

Job Functions: The Policy Coordinator is required to perform a range of duties, including:

Project Management

  • Conduct research on current and emerging mental health policies, innovations, and initiatives; package research for consumption by Roundtable Members and the public
  • Develop resources for understanding the scope of the problem and potential solutions, such as a web-based ecosystem map describing mental health services in Indiana
  • Prepare regular briefings and communications on behalf of the Roundtable
  • Maintain project budgets, timelines, targets, and key metrics

Relationship Management

  • Support Sagamore’s President in cultivating and stewarding key relationships
  • Coordinate meetings of the full Roundtable, subcommittees, and support staff
  • Ensure donations to the Roundtable are properly recorded, receipted, and acknowledged
  • Respond to inquiries from the public and other interested parties


  • Provide project and relationship management support to other policy initiatives at Sagamore Institute, as requested

Job Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of work, internship, or volunteer experience in a related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Direct experience in mental health or policy fields preferred
  • Good communication, administrative, and organizational skills
  • Self-starter comfortable working in a fast-moving and entrepreneurial environment

Compensation and Benefits: Sagamore Institute offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including base salary, 401k, health, life, dental and disability insurance benefits.

Application Process: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.