Team Leader (SACET Education TL) 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?

Join the McNabb Center Team as Education Team Leader for the Sexual Assault Center of East TN today!

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.

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

Education Team Leader

The ideal Education Team Leader is responsible for the implementation of the SACET's sexual assault and sexual abuse education and outreach programming:

  • coordinates and implements education, outreach and victim services to sexual assault victims and other professionals providing direct support to victims to meet the needs of clients and the community
  • implements personal safety, resources, and victimization information to school aged youth and initiates continuous improvement of the curriculum and delivery
  • provides outreach to victims in the community as well as other service providers through attendance at various coalition/community meetings, health fairs, and various outreach opportunities to enhance services and resources for clients
  • maintains and records all documentation/data of outreach services performed to uphold grant expectations
  • provides supervision and oversight to all education/outreach team members and coordinates scheduling and evaluations.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $17.27 / hr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm with occasional after hours work.

Travel: Travel within the community / counties served is required.  F endorsement is required.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required for email, time keeping, scheduling, and documentation in the electronic medical record.  Familiarity / competence with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point is helpful.

QUALIFICATIONS - SACET Education Team Leader


  • Must have a bachelor's degree and basic knowledge in health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a behavioral science field with course work 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, crisis intervention, and intellectual disabilities. 
  • A working knowledge of sexual abuse services is preferred.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Supervisory/ knowledge in victim services/teaching experience is 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.

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 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.

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, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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.

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.