Behavioral Analyst II

The University of Georgia
Athens Area
Closing date
Oct 13, 2021

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Behavioral Analyst II


COE-Autism&Behav Ed Rsch Ctr

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

As the 4th largest public college of education in the country and the 3rd largest college at UGA, the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFECOE) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and beyond through our instruction, research, and service. The MFE COE is a comprehensive college with disciplines focused on teacher preparation, counseling and human development, communication sciences, human movement sciences, career development, student affairs, and educational administration and policy. We place significant emphasis on graduate education with approximately 40% of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest college at UGA with respect to graduate education.

Named for Mary Frances Early, UGA’s first African American graduate, in February 2020, the MFE COE has a long and distinguished history as a leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our other strengths include a) partnerships with multiple units on campus, in the local community, and across the state of Georgia, b) faculty expertise manifested in well- regarded scholarship and applied practice, and c) recognition of our academic programs by external stakeholders.

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Benefits Eligible

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Full Time

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Monday – Friday, 8 hours a day and no weekends.

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Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Social/Human Service Professional



Minimum Qualifications:

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

This individual will provide direct behavior analytic services and supports to individuals in school and clinic settings. This involves working with clients aged birth through adulthood who have developmental disabilities (or no disability) and who are being seen as a client for reduction in severe problem behavior (i.e. behavior that is resulting in injury to themselves or others) or in skill acquisition of things like communication toileting, academic skills. They will operate in clinical, home, and school contexts. They will design, implement, and monitor treatment efficacy. This involves planning assessment procedures, training staff in assessment procedures, conducting assessment procedures, analyzing data from the assessment. Communicating about the results of assessment. Building treatment protocols based on assessment. Training staff and caregivers in treatment. Testing treatment. Conducting follow up of intervention. Lead team meetings on client protocols. Consult with teachers, parents, and other therapists on appropriate behavior interventions.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Experience in school and clinic settings managing severe aggressive behavior.
Trained in Marcus Center’s Personal Protective Procedures.

Physical Demands:

1. Lifting and carrying over 20 pounds, both assisted and unassisted. 2. Use of a desk and computer for moderate periods of time. 3. Bending and/or squatting to file

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Intervention and assessment services. Design, implement, and evaluate assessment and intervention services for clients with and without disabilities in clinical, home, and school settings. This involves knowledge of the contemporary research base and best practices in behavior analysis. The individual will compose written instructions with an exceptional degree of clarity and communicate these intervention or assessment plans to those they supervise as well as parents and care givers. The development of these plans includes development of strategies to evaluate plan efficacy.

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Supervision of students working towards becoming BCBA. Provide direct field supervision of other staff and students who are pursuing board certification in behavior analysis. This supervision may take place on site or via video. It will involve delivering written and spoken feedback about job performance, tracking performance over time, and ensuring that plans and protocols are implemented with fidelity.

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Assist with continuous evaluation and improvement of CABER services. This involves planning evaluations, interpreting outcomes of evaluations and assisting with the implementation of changes. CABER provides a wide range of services and enlists its staff in the constant review and revision of those services. This person will spend a small portion of their time assisting with the evaluation and improvement of the services for which they oversee as well as provide input on other areas of CABER service.

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The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. It is the birthplace of the American system of public higher education.

university_of_georgia2.jpgToday, UGA enrolls more than 36,000 students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 765 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 17 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work and Veterinary Medicine. It offers 25 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 34 master’s degrees in 130 fields; 18 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 98 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the top third of the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 4.7 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 21 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2008, UGA was the only public university in America to have two recipients of the Rhodes Scholarship. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service by television and radio stations, networks, producing organizations, individuals and the World Wide Web. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.


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