Behavior Analyst

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleBehavior AnalystDepartmentUNT-Autism Center-132710Job LocationDentonFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationSalary Commensurate with ExperienceDepartment Summary

The University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center (KFAC) conducts evidence-based direct services, research, and training to positively impact individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, their families, and the community.

Position Overview

Persons in this position will serve as key members of the clinical team at the UNT KFAC Autism Center, in providing for the therapeutic needs of the KFAC’s clients with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Behavior Analysts will develop and implement Individualized Treatment Plans, and engage in data collection and analyses of client performance on individual goals and objectives. The position will directly support the research and training missions of the Autism Center.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or Psychology, and two years of related work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Strong understanding of autism spectrum disorders and evidence-based practices.
• Ability to work with clients with disabilities.
• Ability to be patient, flexible, versatile and cope with stressful situations.
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
• In depth knowledge of the principles and practice of Applied Behavior Analysis. This includes general behavioral assessment and Ethical Standards in Behavior Analysis.
• In depth knowledge of the behavioral impact of developmental disabilities, as well as the cognitive, educational, vocational and social challenges encountered by persons with developmental disabilities.
• Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, etc.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong understanding of autism spectrum disorders and evidence-based practices.
  • Ability to work with clients with disabilities.
  • Ability to be patient, flexible, versatile and cope with stressful situations.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • In depth knowledge of the principles and practice of Applied Behavior Analysis. This includes general behavioral assessment and Ethical Standards in Behavior Analysis.
  • In depth knowledge of the behavioral impact of developmental disabilities, as well as the cognitive, educational, vocational and social challenges encountered by persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, etc.
Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleBehavior AnalystPhysical Requirements Job Duties

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Models core organizational beliefs, values, and expectations.

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Attends and participates in staff meetings, professional development training, and special events as assigned; effectively implements learning and skills gained in training.

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Develops, implements, evaluates, and manages client assessments, evidence-based treatment goals, client performance, and reports client progress to parents and other consumers.

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Implements accurate and reliable data collection methods, summarizes, and analyzes data to monitor programming effectiveness.

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Trains, consults, and coordinates care with professionals and caregivers.

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Maintains awareness of trends and best practices in the area of autism intervention and as directed, assists in designing, conducting, and disseminating research products, journal articles, book chapters, and presentations at professional meetings and conferences.

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Provides training, supervision, and evaluative feedback to Behavior Technicians and Senior Behavior Technicians on the implementation of treatment, collection and visual representation of data, and all other assigned instructional tasks.

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Develops and manages procedures to meet the individual medical, physical, communicative, emotional, personal care, and instructional needs of all clients.

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Maintains administrative records, and prepares and submits required reports in a timely manner.

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Follows UNT and departmental policies and procedures, legal requirements, verbal/written directives, and Professional Codes of Ethics and Standards.

Posting NumberS1079PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Quicklink for Postinghttp://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/39152Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or Psychology?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
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    Posted: 9/9/2020
    Application Due: 9/24/2020
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