Certified Behavior Analyst / Training Coordinator

Job description

Job ID: 44281

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


PCC Early Childhood Autism Program


The FSU Early Childhood Autism Program (ECAP) Certified Behavior Analyst/Training Coordinator is responsible for developing ongoing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs and managing client caseloads provided by the FSU Early Childhood Autism Program; Case oversight and management utilizing a pyramidal incorporation of other staff (e.g., behavior therapists and graduate students) includes but is not limited to skill assessments (e.g., The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills-Revised and The Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program, etc.), functional behavioral assessments/analyses, and the design, implementation and monitoring of behavior intervention plans.

Responsible for disseminating to clientele and staff members (via ancillary staff and direct approaches) individualized instruction on skill acquisition and behavior reduction programs; This role is responsible for direct supervision of therapists per requirements of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), designing training protocols and operational curricula, and supporting all policy implementation among staff.

Responsible for the shared coordination and organization of ECAP team meetings, managing clinical reports, assists with ECAP intake of clients as needed and credentialing of staff, serves as a liaison to families, donors, and insurance companies as needed, and assists with DIS students and volunteers as needed.

The Certified Behavior Analyst serves as a member of the administrative leadership team and assists the associate director and/or director in special assigned tasks and duties as needed (scheduling, fundraising, policy/ rule development, attending trainings, and assisting in disciplinary actions and feedback meetings as needed; other duties as required.


Master's degree from an accredited university or college in the field of counseling, social work, psychology, rehabilitation, special education, or in a related field and two years of related experience.

Must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Experience and knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures with the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Experience and knowledge of current best practices related to autism treatment and behavior assessment.

Theoretical and practical knowledge of the practice of ABA and experience supervising therapists who are providing ABA therapy and pursuing certification in behavior analysis.

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships possessing good social skills and professional ethics.

Ability to work well in a team environment and excel at communicating verbally and in writing and providing effective feedback to ECAP directors, therapists, parents, and other professionals.

Must be able to train and direct the work of others.

Skilled in conducting clinical and research projects and in assessment of persons from diverse populations.

Must be able to work independently and use excellent judgement in interpreting policy, procedures, and practices.

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or comparable software.

Other Information

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to live in a growing beach resort area while working within an ABA Master's Program that is accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International and is recognized as one of the strongest programs in the country; Panama City, FL is the home of the World's Most Beautiful Beaches with sugar-white sand and moderate weather. The FSU Panama City campus is located directly on the waters of North St. Andrew*s Bay, which is inhabited by exotic water birds, porpoises, and even the occasional manatee. The FSU ECAP Program is housed at the FSU Panama City campus.

About the FSU Early Childhood Autism Program: Established in 2001, FSU ECAP is a nonprofit autism program located on campus at FSU Panama City, which provides in-home and in-clinic ABA services to children with autism and other related disorders. FSU-ECAP also provides school-based consulting services. ECAP's on-campus clinic features a Parent Resource Center, an indoor play area, and other new facilities that serve as the setting for close training of therapists and structured learning environments for children in the program. ECAP has multiple BCBAs on staff and serves clients aged 2-22. The mission of ECAP is to provide effective behavioral treatment for children with autism. FSU ECAP currently serves families in Bay County, Florida (Panama City/Panama City Beach) and surrounding areas. Additionally, ECAP provides supports for the local autism community via workshops, trainings, and through community fundraisers organized in collaboration with the local Emerald Coast chapter of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis.

The ECAP program is an approved practicum agency for the Florida State University ABA Master's program, which is accredited by the Association for Behavior Analysis International and is a BACB approved ABA program. The ECAP program is supervised by PhD and MS level board certified behavior analysts (BCBA's) and services provided include: behavior skill assessments, functional behavior assessments, functional analyses, stimulus preference assessments, case management/therapist supervision, language assessments, individualized skill acquisition programming (including language related skills, academic skills, and self-help skills), and individualized problem behavior reduction programming. Additionally ECAP provides clinical supervision and professional training in a variety of areas (including supervisory skills and ethics) to graduate student therapists.

Contact Info

FSU Panama City - 850-770-2113 or 850-770-2230

Anticipated Salary Range

This is an entry-level behavior analyst position. Salary expected to be within $50 - $55K per year, however salary is commensurate with education and experience. Additionally, the position comes with excellent, competitive benefits.

Soft Money Funded Position

This is a soft money funded position, with renewal based on available funds and the needs of the University.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Please attach with your online application:
1. Cover letter;
2. Current curriculum vitae;
3. Minimum of three professional references.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Posted: 11/10/2018
Application Due: 11/16/2018
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