Behavior Analyst/Specialist - The Center for Disabilities, Sanford School of Medicine

Posted: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Center for Disabilities, Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD is seeking a Behavior Analyst/Specialist. This position will provide assistance across project activities as assigned including co-facilitating training, coaching, participant support, product development, data collection, and on-line instruction for direct service supervisors and their staff. Assists other project staff as a back-up with coaching, training, and data collection. Conducts family and self-advocate events, coordinates community of practice networking meetings, and develops products and training materials.

Education and Experience Required: Bachelors in Behavior Analysis, Special Education, Psychology, or related field required. Licensure as required by the applicant's discipline. Knowledge of the methods of applied behavior analysis and functional assessment of behavior. Familiarity with behavioral characteristics associated with behavior disorders, intellectual disabilities, autism, and traumatic brain injury.

Position is grant funded. Continuation within the position is contingent on performance and funding availability.     

Department Description and Cultural Expectations    The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine values diversity and its essential role in achieving the educational, scholarship, and service missions of the school. Therefore, the medical school is committed to both recruitment and retention of students, residents, faculty, and staff who through their diversity enrich the learning environment and promote inclusive excellence. We recognize diversity as relating to race, ethnicity, creed, rural background, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability. In addition, we value persons with broad life experiences, with records of service to disadvantaged populations, and with other attributes that may enhance the learning community. The medical school has chosen three areas of emphasis on diversity to enrich the learning environment and promote inclusive excellence: American Indians, rural, and gender.   EOE/AA   

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