Education Specialist (Gateway) Blount

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: Gateway Education Specialist

The Ideal Education Specialist maintains various records and paperwork for the residential center.  The position provides both administrative, education and treatment support including scheduling appointments, answering phone calls, facilitating groups, student records, helping with transportation for education needs, tutoring, assisting the teachers in varies area of education needs.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $13.84 /hr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule:  This position is an in-person, part time position.  The hours will be regular each week. 

Travel: Transporting clients in a personal vehicle or Center vehicle is an essential function of this position.

Equipment/Technology: Must possess basic computer skills and have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

QUALIFICATIONS - Education Specialist

Education/License

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably with an education background.

Experience/Knowledge

  • Minimum of one year of clerical experience.  
  • Experience working with adolescents as well as previous experience in the alcohol and drug field is preferred.  
  • Must possess basic computer skills and have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.  
  • Working with children/youth/families.  
  • One year of residential experience preferred or exposure via internship.  
  • Understanding of the expectations of DCS/DOE. 

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • 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 and physical 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 (www.mcnabbcenter.org) 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.