Behavior Analyst/Specialist - Center for Disabilities, University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine

Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018

The Center for Disabilities, Sanford School of Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD is seeking a Behavior Analyst/Specialist. This position will provide training, coaching, and support for direct service supervisors and staff to enhance their skills and build organizational capacity to proactively address the behavioral needs of the individuals with disabilities whom they serve.

Education and Experience Required:  Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, Psychology, or related field required. Licensure as required by the applicant's discipline. Board Certified Behavior Analyst preferred. Comprehensive knowledge of the methods of applied behavior analysis, including assessment methodologies as well as observational and recording methods. 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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