Master's Level Program Coordinator (Work to Jail) Claiborne

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: Jail to Work Program Coordinator

The ideal Jail to Work Program Coordinator is responsible for the supervision of case managers, residential counselors, and clinician in the Jail to Work program. This will involve direct clinical supervision and managing scheduling for the program. The Program Coordinator will provide direct front-line and coverage for the program and take an active role in the re-entry team. The Jail to Work Program Coordinator serves as a clinical member of the multi-disciplinary team, providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support for client population. Responsibilities include gathering and submitting monthly productivity for all programs; insuring productivity targets are met; insuring programs function efficiently and effectively; responsible for gathering and submitting QAQI data, to include satisfaction surveys; responsible for being responsive to community partners, to include referrals and formal presentation of Claiborne County McNabb programs in the community; responsible for creating a safe and communicative working environment for staff; attend all relevant McNabb Center meetings; encourage and support staff in working towards professional growth; insure appropriate and adequate documentation of reporting staff; insure all identified records are reviewed and prepared for audits; Position duties include assessing needs in the community and participating in finding funding, writing grants and building local community relationships and referral sources. Liaison with area churches, providers, law enforcement, local government, courts, state and local funders and other referral sources/partner agencies in these areas. Must participate in weekly treatment team meetings with relevant staff for coordination of care. Must uphold professional ethical standards and centers policy and procedures as well as CARF standards.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $51,065 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule:  Due to the diversity of job responsibilities, this position requires flexibility in scheduling (days, evenings, weekends, holidays, and coverage). Position requires timely in person attendance on daily basis. On site supervision is preferred, and position must be available via phone if a function of the position requires being out of office.

Travel: This position may require travel for meetings and trainings outside the Claiborne County area. Position may be required to transport clients in their personal vehicle should the need arise. This would occur in instances when community based staff are unable to transport.  Additional travel to surrounding counties may be required to provide supervision and/or coverage as needed. Must be capable of driving a van and transporting clients in personal vehicle as needed.

Equipment/Technology: Must be computer literate and have ability to communicate effectively (oral and written communication.)

QUALIFICATIONS - Jail to Work Program Coordinator


  • Master's degree in Human Services or related field with coursework or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, co-occurring disorders, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, and developmental / intellectual disability. Demonstrated knowledge and competency in mental health service provision and leadership.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Must have course work and or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and developmental / intellectual disability.
  • One year experience preferred.
  • Additional experience utilizing trauma-informed practices with female clients who have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional abuse preferred.
  • Experience with addiction, motivational interviewing and re-entry programming preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.


  • 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 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.