Program Coordinator (School Based) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Join the McNabb Center Team as the School Based Services Program Coordinator today!

The School Based Services Program Coordinator provides oversight and direct supervision of school based services in Knox and Union Counties. Direct coordination with school administration to build and maintain contractual relationships and increase access for students and families in need of mental health services. 

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $48,069 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule: 

  • This position works 8-5pm Monday-Friday, but may require flexible scheduling based on client, family, and school needs.

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. 
  • This position also requires that the employee has an F Endorsement on his/her Driver License to be available to transport individuals as needed.

Equipment/Technology

  • This position requires the use of computer skills with an electronic medical record (EMR), and telehealth/televideo services may be offered as part of the service delivery. Skills in Microsoft Excel and Word are required.

QUALIFICATIONS - School Based Services Program Coordinator

Education: 

  • Master's degree in Human Services or related field with coursework or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, and physical and sexual abuse.  
  • 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, and suicide. 
  • One year experience preferred. Experience working with children is preferred although applicants may have other skills and experiences that could accommodate this position. 
  • This person will either posses experience or training in the Re-Education Philosophy or will acquire such training in the course of employment.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal/soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required (training provided).
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff may be required to get an F endorsement to transport clients as necessary.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

Helen Ross McNabb Center 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.