Heart of MO-RPDC SWPBS Improvement Consultant

Job description

Job Title: Heart of MO-RPDC SWPBS Improvement Consultant
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37008
Hiring Department

Heart of MO-Regional Professional Development Center

College of Education

University of MO-Columbia

Job Description

Improvement Consultant for the Heart of MO-RPDC’s Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Tiers 1, 2, and 3

This position will assist the State of Missouri in the implementation of a state-wide system of technical assistance related to School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) at Tiers 1, 2, and 3. The individual hired in this position must live and work in the Heart of MO-Regional Professional Development Center’s Region 2 area.

Work shall primarily focus on building state-wide capacity for training and technical assistance delivery through the Regional Professional Development Centers (RPDC) School-Wide Positive Behavior Support consultants in collaboration with the Tier 1, 2, and 3 consultants.

Work in conjunction with MO School-Wide Positive Behavior Support staff to achieve goals of initiative related to Tier 1, 2, and 3 development and dissemination.

Provide school districts’ training associated with building and implementing
Tiers 1, 2, and 3.

Develop training materials and curriculum.

Provide training and technical assistance to MO School-Wide Positive Behavior Support staff with location in the Heart of MO-RPDC areas.

Create and complete reports and assessments of progress.

Other duties as assigned by the Heart of MO-RPDC Director.


Salary: $50,000 annual as approved by grant funding

GGS Grade: 10


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Monday - Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Applicants will be considered based on the following preferred qualifications:

A Master’s level is required.

This position requires a strong background in educational pedagogy, research and data analysis. It also requires a thorough understanding of intensive interventions and behavioral analysis. Two to three years’ experience is required either as a teacher or higher-level instructor of educational coursework. Training in functional behavioral assessment/analysis (FBA) and research methods is required.

Advanced skills in:
Understanding and application of Functional Behavioral Assessment
Development of training materials
Leading trainings for professionals
Collaboration with work-related colleagues
Presentations to professionals
Collaboration with colleagues from other related disciplines
Understanding and applying School-Wide Positive Behavior Support

Application Materials

The following must be attached to the application:

Cover letter

Current resume


Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Job No:
Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/23/2021
Work Type: Full Time