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Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Company: Sherwood Autism Center
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionBoard Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)FLSA Classification: ExemptReports to: Executive DirectorSUMMARY:Do you want to play an integral role in a dynamic organization? We are looking for a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) who wants to assist our organization. The right candidate will enjoy learning new tasks and taking on a variety of responsibilities while working in an up-beat, nonprofit environment.Sherwood Autism Center fosters a team environment, you will work toward one goal: making sure our adults lead active and independent lives. It's more than a career; it's a fulfilling way of life.What is Sherwood Autism Center?Sherwood Autism Center is a non-profit committed to our mission to educate, equip, and empower children and adults with autism as well as other developmental disabilities to promote independence in family and community life by providing the highest quality services. Since our founding in 1974, we have evolved into a multi-faceted organization serving our community though a wide range of impactful educational, vocational, and behavioral health programs.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Consult with other team members (e.g. Classroom Teachers, direct staff, therapists, parents, etc) to optimize delivery of services in areas such as identifying reinforcers, utilizing motivation systems, prompting strategies, data collection systems, task analyses, and provide coaching to staff based on BCBA recommendations
  • Provide direct behavioral services such as conducting functional behavior assessments, develop behavior intervention plans, provide direct intervention, etc
  • Train staff on behavioral procedures to ensure consistency and integrity in the administration of behavior intervention plans
  • Work collaboratively with other members of clients' teams (e.g., Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, direct staff, administrators, parents, etc) to provide necessary supports and ensure adequate progress
  • Perform other professional duties as needed to support the functions of the department.COMPETENCIES: BCBA candidates who believe they fit Sherwood Autism Center's culture are encouraged to apply! Sherwood Autism Center's culture is described as:
    • People-oriented-supportive and fairness focused
    • Detail-oriented-quality and precision-focused
    • Team-oriented-cooperative and collaborativeThe Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) must be able to prioritize, organize and communicate with all levels of the organization. They should be able to maintain confidentiality, be a critical thinker, as well as be concise and detail-oriented. You must have a positive demeanor, and great customer service skills.WORK ENVIRONMENT: The Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) position is located within our Special Education Department. You will be in the midst of activity and energy. This position is:
      • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
      • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
      • A job for all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

        • US work authorization
        • Masters degree
        • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with a Missouri License to practice Behavior AnalysisPREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
          • Experience working with individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities
          • Experience working in a school setting
          • Experience supporting clients within a consultative model of ABA service provision
          • First Aid/CPR certificationBENEFITS:Sherwood Autism Center recognizes the value of benefits to our employees. We offer competitive wages, and ongoing training. Full-time employees are eligible for our robust, comprehensive benefits program including:
            • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
            • Ancillary benefit options including Voluntary Short term disability, Voluntary Life and AD&D, Voluntary Accident, Voluntary Critical Illness and Cancer Plan, Voluntary Hospital Indemnity as well as an Employee Assistance Program.
            • 10 company paid holidays
            • Generous PTO/Vacation
            • Paid Professional Development Opportunities
            • Employee Referral Program with bonuses up to $500Employment Policy:Sherwood Autism Center's policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Sherwood is proud to be a drug-free workplace.Affirmative Action/EEO Statement:Sherwood Autism Center is committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment because we know that many of the greatest ideas and discoveries as well as best examples of service come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences. We believe that everyone is an equal member of society and should be treated with dignity, respect and kindness. Because we believe inclusivity is critical to our success, Sherwood provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under Federal, State and local law

              Compensation details: 47570-59227 Yearly Salary


Keywords: Sherwood Autism Center, Kansas City , Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Professions , Kansas City, Kansas

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