Board Certified Behavior Analyst

*Position Title: Board Certified Behavior Analyst *Company Name: Department of Human Services

*Description of Job and Duties: Board Certified Behavior Analyst Cambridge, MN

$42,407 - $62,202 annually

 

Minnesota Life Bridge (MLB) has several unique positions for Board Certified Behavior Analysts to apply behavioral science within the emerging person-centered context of human services in Minnesota, designed for broad impact on the service system for individuals with intellectual disabilities and significant behavioral challenges. MLB is involved in a statewide effort to evaluate existing services for people against the standards of best practice in Person-centered Positive Behavior Supports, and build capacity within the public and private service sectors to successfully support people in integrated community settings. This will include but not be limited to review of existing assessments and treatment plans, conducting individualized assessments and making intervention recommendations, training/capacity building for existing treatment teams, and facilitating connections with community resources. Join us for this unique opportunity to raise standards in Minnesota for behavior analysis and positive behavior support in a person-centered context.

 

Job Description:

Evaluate supports and services for individuals with intellectual disabilities and severe problem behavior and related complex needs across Minnesota, conduct behavioral assessments, design positive behavior support interventions, develop data tracking systems, provide training and technical assistance for treatment teams in design, implementation, and monitoring of individualized positive behavior support interventions. It is also expected that the BCBA will expand their personal professional skill set through training in person-centered practices.

 

Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, the State of Minnesota offers excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

• Earn generous paid vacation and sick time

• 11 paid holidays

• Pension and retirement savings plan

• Life insurance (family coverage available)

• Long-term care insurance (spouse/parent coverage available)

• Short- and long-term disability

• Pre-tax benefits

• Health care savings plan

• Ongoing educational opportunities

 

Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in behavior analysis or a behavioral health-related field (e.g., psychology, clinical social work, counseling, etc.);

• At least one year of experience developing and implementing behavioral interventions for individuals exhibiting challenging behavior;

• Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or eligible for certification.

 

*Contact Name: Caroline Dillon

*Contact Phone: 651-431-3673

*Contact Email Address: Caroline.Dillon@state.mn.usContact Address:

Special Instructions for Applying: HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates must apply online through the State of Minnesota Careers website, which is the state’s official application and hiring site. See instructions below on how to submit your resume and application.For assistance with this process, contact the Website Helpdesk at 651-259-3637 or careers@state.mn.us. Please be sure to apply at your earliest convenience before the posting closes at MIDNIGHT on TUESDAY, JULY 15th, 2014.

 

1. Go to www.careers.state.mn.us

2. Select "My State Job Search” to create an account and submit your resume

3. Apply for job posting number: 14DHS001268

(Note: the state classification for this position is Behavior Analyst 3)

 

If you have questions, please contact:

 

Caroline Dillon

Recruitment Specialist

Phone: 651-431-3673

Email: Caroline.Dillon@state.mn.us

 

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