Bachelors Level Program Coordinator (Dogwood Springs) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Dogwood Springs Program Coordinator


The Dogwood Springs Program Coordinator manages HRMC's Dogwood Springs permanent, supportive housing site. Ensures compliance with all Fair Housing standards, funding requirements, HRMC policies/procedures, and HRMC's Tenant Selection Plan. Ensures that housing units are rented in a timely manner and manages rent collection process. Ensures that housing units are well maintained, reviews quarterly apartment inspections, and manages the lease violation/termination process. Acts as liaison with community partners and tenant natural support systems as necessary. Directly supervises Property Manager, Resident Manager, and Housekeeper. Ensures that all tenants are offered access to supportive services as requested.  

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $16.41 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule: This position has a regular schedule of Monday - Friday 8a.m. until 5p.m. Position is required to respond to issues that occur after hours and on the weekends as needed to ensure tenant safety. Employee is off on Center designated holidays. In person daily attendance is essential for this position except in instances of approved time off. This position may be required to attend events outside of the standard schedule.

Travel: This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. Staff members may be required to provide transportation in their personal vehicle and staff members are reimbursed for use of their vehicle for this purpose. This position may be required to travel to out of state conferences/meetings as applicable.

Equipment/Technology: This position does require high level computer skills for timekeeping, scheduling and use of electronic medical records entry, and extensive experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word/Excel/Outlook).

Duties: Administrative and clinical oversight to the Center's Dogwood Springs supportive housing program. Ensures program productivity targets and contractual obligations related to all programming are met or exceeded.

QUALIFICATIONS - Dogwood Springs Program Coordinator


  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a behavioral science field preferred. 
  • Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in other fields will be considered based on previous work experience.

 Experience / Knowledge:

  • One year experience in the social work field or a behavioral health setting preferred. Three years experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

The McNabb Center ( is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.