ABA Technician (Employee Consultant)

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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General Summary

Are you looking for an entry level opportunity to cultivate and expand your clinical skills? The Behavior Technician position at the Autism Collaborative Center at Eastern Michigan University can jump start your career in health and human services. This position provides one-on-one early intervention treatment to individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our technicians receive training that help them develop the skills needed in future careers such as music therapy, special education, recreational therapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and behavioral treatment as BCBAs. So come join a dedicated team of therapists and start your career today!

The Eastern Michigan University Autism Collaborative Center (ACC) is pleased to offer a center-based program that provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The goal of this therapy is to increase functional language and appropriate social skills while decreasing problem behaviors. The ABA curriculum is a balanced approach for teaching, utilizing Discrete Table Teaching (DTT) and Natural Environment Teaching (NET). The curriculum generally covers developing language, social, self-help, motor, and play skills.

The ACC is unique and innovative; we employ a multi-disciplinary approach for all treatment planning. The ABA program utilizes well trained behavior technicians that are directly supervised by an experienced Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). These services include speech and language therapy and occupational therapy. The ACC believes in intensive staff training and maintaining facility accommodations that are designed for children. Children can look forward to a fun, engaging and social learning environment, and parents have the peace of mind knowing that ACC's therapists are working together to achieve the best possible outcome for your child.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The Behavior Technician is responsible for providing intensive applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to clients. Behavior Technicians will provide one-on-one interventions with each child, as well as support during group activities, related to the delivery of applied behavior analysis services. Activities include implementing ABA therapy, implementing behavior plans, and daily data collection. Therapy will be implemented in a center-based environment.

Behavior Technicians will be required to collect data via electronic means, implement programming and behavior plans, maintain and protect the well-being of all clients as well as maintain client confidentiality, per HIPPA regulations and standards. Behavior Technicians will assist in managing materials, supplies, and maintaining a clean and safe instructional environment.


Candidates must:

  • Be enthusiastic and enjoy working with children. Training for this position is provided on site, as well as on-line. Opportunities for professional growth are also available.
  • Be currently pursuing a BA or MA degree, or already possess a BA degree, in health and human services or other related field. EMU students encouraged to apply.
  • Must test negative for TB (to be completed upon hire unless previously completed in the past 12 months)
  • Agree to and satisfactorily pass a criminal background check
Supplemental Information

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Schedule & Compensation:
We are looking for someone who is available to work part-time (12-29 hours per week) or full time hours (30-40 hours per week). Full time positions are eligible for limited benefits.
Technicians are scheduled for block shifts:
Monday - Thursday: full days 8:30am-4:30pm (7.5 hrs) OR half days 8:30am-12:30pm/12:30pm-4:30pm (4.0 hrs)
Fridays: 8:30am-1:00pm (4.0 hrs)
You must be able to commit to the whole block of a particular shift to be considered for that block.
If you are interested in more information about the position, reply to this posting with your resume.

Location: Autism Collaborative Center at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti Michigan
Compensation: $13-$15 commensurate with experience.
Principals only, recruiters please don't contact this job poster.
Phone calls about this job are OK; Ask for Chris King
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

**Please not this position is not Benefits eligible.**


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