Complex Behavior Specialist

Complex Behavior Specialist

• Job No:
• Classification:Mental Health Provider 1
• Grade:Grade 79
• Work type:Hybrid, On Campus, Remote, Remote within Alaska, Staff Full-time
• Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
• School/Business unit:UAA College of Health
• Location:Anchorage
• Categories: Health Profession

Position Summary:
The Behavior Analysis Training & Support (BATS) Program is seeking an experienced, personable, and energetic person, ready for the challenges and rewards of working with diverse teams of direct caregivers, family members, and community providers supporting individuals with challenging behaviors. In this role the person will also assist with the supervision and training of professionals entering and growing within the field of behavior analysis. This unique role allows for the connection across interdisciplinary teams throughout the state.

10Provide training to agency staff and families on those intervention strategies directly or indirectly associated with the implementation of these behavior support services.Essential 15Provide training to agency staff and families on those intervention strategies directly or indirectly associated with the implementation of these behavior support services.Essential 25Provide training and workforce development opportunities to professionals serving individuals in need of behavioral supports.Essential 50Provide supervision to trainees in the concepts of behavior analysis

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
A successful candidate will:
● Have 1 year experience providing behavior analytic supports to individuals in home, community, or school settings
● Have 1 year experience developing and implementing behavioral intervention plans
● Have 1 year experience providing training or technical assistance to individuals, families, or providers individually or in group settings
● Use applied behavioral science with relevant postgraduate professional experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience
● Have appropriate state licensure in a specialty area (i.e. BCBA, LCSW, Ph.D.) and are licensed to practice Behavior Analysis in the State of Alaska.

Is able to assist in training others including clinical staff, school staff, direct support professionals and family members in the applications applied behavior analysis, positive behavioral interventions and supports, person-centered planning, delivery of effective skill instruction, team management and facilitation and other strategies associated with building capacity for service delivery for people with challenging behaviors.

Is able to explain behavior analytic concepts in ways that are understandable to those without extensive behavior analytic knowledge. Is able to build and maintain rapport with trainees in order to provide feedback on performance within the supervision setting. Is able to manage own schedule and complete required supervisory paperwork on time.

Maintains a working knowledge of current research in the science and application of treatment relevant to trauma informed care, applied behavior analysis and others as applicable.

Required Experience & Education:
Master's degree in Behavior Analysis, Social Work, Psychology or Education from an accredited postsecondary institution and 1 years of relevant experience, OR an equivalent combination of training and experience. Holds the national certification to practice behavior analysis by the BACB and the ability to be licensed in Alaska by date of hire. Preferred: Meets the requirements of the BACB to supervise trainees pursuing their certification.

A minimum of 1 year working in the field of disability, education, behavior analysis, or behavioral health.

A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience training others in group and/or individual settings in the application of applied behavior analysis in home, clinic, or community-based settings.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 12-month, term-funded, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and New hires will be placed on the, Grade 79, based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.

Review of applicants will begin immediately, to ensure full consideration you must apply by 10/01/2023.

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Rachel White, CBAI Behavior Analysis Services Director, at

Applications Close: Open until filled

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Anchorage, AK

11 day(s) ago

Closing Date 2024-09-14