Behavior Analyst

University of North Texas System

Denton, TX

ID: 7069448
Posted: September 3, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Department Summary
The University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center (KFAC) conducts evidence-based direct services, research, and training to positively impact individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, their families, and the community.

Position Overview
Persons in this position will serve as key members of the clinical team at the UNT KFAC Autism Center, in providing for the therapeutic needs of the KFAC’s clients with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Behavior Analysts will develop and implement Individualized Treatment Plans, and engage in data collection and analyses of client performance on individual goals and objectives. The position will directly support the research and training missions of the Autism Center.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or Psychology, and two years of related work experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Strong understanding of autism spectrum disorders and evidence-based practices.
• Ability to work with clients with disabilities.
• Ability to be patient, flexible, versatile and cope with stressful situations.
• Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
• In depth knowledge of the principles and practice of Applied Behavior Analysis. This includes general behavioral assessment and Ethical Standards in Behavior Analysis.
• In depth knowledge of the behavioral impact of developmental disabilities, as well as the cognitive, educational, vocational and social challenges encountered by persons with developmental disabilities.
• Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others.
• Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, etc.

Preferred Qualifications
Strong understanding of autism spectrum disorders and evidence-based practices.
Ability to work with clients with disabilities.
Ability to be patient, flexible, versatile and cope with stressful situations.
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
In depth knowledge of the principles and practice of Applied Behavior Analysis. This includes general behavioral assessment and Ethical Standards in Behavior Analysis.
In depth knowledge of the behavioral impact of developmental disabilities, as well as the cognitive, educational, vocational and social challenges encountered by persons with developmental disabilities.
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others.
Effective written and verbal communication skills with individuals and groups at all professional levels.
Strong problem solving skills.
Ability to work effectively with various technology including word processing software, internet based databases, etc.
Required License / Registration / Certification
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM

Driving University Vehicle No
Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position
EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.



 

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