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Rutgers The State University Behavior Analyst in New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Recruitment/Posting Title Behavior Analyst
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare
Department GSAPP - Center for Adult Autism Srvcs
Overview
At the Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, we provide the nation's highest quality doctoral education and training, which develops outstanding practitioners and fosters personal leadership to advance the practice and field of professional psychology. Since the establishment of our Psychological Clinic in 1929 and the school's founding in 1974, we have become the "gold standard" in the education and training of qualified and competent direct-service psychologists.The mission of GSAPP is threefold: education, research/scholarship, and public service. Its goal is to prepare well-educated, qualified, and competent direct-service psychologists who have a special commitment to direct community involvement and to underserved populations-professionals who can integrate scientific knowledge with innovation in the delivery of psychological services to individuals, families, groups, and organizations. Professionals receiving a doctoral degree in psychology should be capable of extending psychological knowledge and exhibiting the high level of analytic skills and theoretical understanding needed to use existing and emerging psychological knowledge.The RCAAS mission includes serving as a model program for other agencies supporting adults with autism. Consequently, the RCAAS must remain state-of-the-art and cutting edge with respect to evidence-based Autism treatment. The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology ( GSAPP) faculty facilitate BACB approved graduate coursework leading to the BCBA certification. The RCAAS requires appropriately certified staff members to deliver the professional training and quality services that are needed to operate in conjunction with the academic ABA coursework offered by GSAPP.
Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Behavior Analyst for the Rutgers' Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology Center for Adult Autism Services. This position supervises all support services, activities, and programs related to the education of adults with autism and their families within an assigned caseload at the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services (RCAAS). The Behavior Analyst reports directly to the RCAAS administration, and ensures best-practice Applied Behavior Analysis procedures are maintained and applied in the education and treatment of adults with autism.Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Supervises the development of IHP /ISP (individualized programming plans) and all corresponding ABA programming. Monitors the development, evaluation, and implementation of behavior analytic skill acquisition and behavior reduction strategies.
  • Reviews data and procedural integrity to ensure progress.
  • When center-based, responds to and supervises all crisis situations, or responds by phone when staff are off-site in an emergency situation.
  • Provides direct support services to clients as needed.
  • Supervises and evaluates performance of treatment team members (Classroom Assistants, Job Coaches, Interns, Practicum/Fieldwork Students).
  • Runs team and family meetings and conducts staff training. Interviews and makes recommendations for hiring.
  • Conducts discipline of personnel as needed.
  • Oversees staff/client scheduling.
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with community-based employers and all other community-based agencies relating to clients' community programming needs.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Work Arrangement
FLSA Exempt
Grade 06
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 76702.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 97086.500
Annual Maximum Salary 117471.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Admin Assembly (MPSC)
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits
Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to .
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP
Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Master's Level Board Certification as a Behavior Analyst.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience using Applied Behavior Analysis in the treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Certifications/Licenses
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must have experience training and supervising other staff in the delivery of ABA services.
  • Advanced knowledge of Applied Behavior Analysis is required and must be evidenced by certification as a BCBA .
Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate Degree in: Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Education
  • Specific training in: Functional Analysis, Treatment Analysis, Single-case research design, Crisis Management, Preference Assessment
  • Experience as a presenter at professional conferences (e.g., poster, symposium, workshop)
  • Demonstrated history of collaboration with research faculty/staff resulting in publication within peer-reviewed journals.
Equipment Utilized
  • Must demonstrate fluency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint) in the creation of programming documents, graphs, and presentations.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Must maintain current certification in the implementation of crisis management techniques.
Special Conditions
  • In accordance with NJ state law, applicants must undergo and authorize the university to conduct fingerprint, criminal history, and/or child abuse record checks with various law enforcement agencies, including, but not limited to: The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Identification Division and/or the New Jersey Division of State Police, Bureau of Identification. Applicants must assume any costs incurred by the university associated with the background investigations, whether required by statute or not.
  • In accordance with state mandated requirements, a Mantoux test will be administered to the successful applicant to verify the absence of tuberculosis. IN addition, the successful applicant, at the cost of the university, will be required to be inoculatedagainst Hepatitis B, unless the successful applicant waives this vaccination in writing.
Posting Details

Posting Number 24ST0451
Posting Open Date 02/23/2024
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
City New Brunswick
State NJ
Location Details
Pre-employment Screenings

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Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 100.3.1 , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, p regnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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