Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Behavior Technician for the Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services. Reporting to a Behavior Analyst, this position implements a variety of behavior analytic strategies in support of successful outcomes for adults with autism across the areas of skill acquisition and/or behavior reduction goals throughout center-based and community-based environments. This entails collecting, interpreting, and analyzing behavioral data.
Among the key duties of the position are the following:
Contributes to the development of behavior analytic instructional programming under the supervision of a behavior analyst.
Provides direct support to adults with autism with limited direct supervision in a variety of settings and contexts (e.g., community, vocational, recreational, transportation, center-based, etc.)
Implements applied behavior analysis (ABA) instructional and behavior reduction programming under the supervision of a behavior analyst.
Collects and maintains data to support progress monitoring of behavior analytic skill acquisition and behavior reduction programming.
Maintains an efficient and organized instructional environment across center-based and community-based settings.
Operates professionally in community-based environments with minimal supervision.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work well with adults with autism that have significant adaptive, physical, social, and/or behavioral support needs across various center-based and community-based settings
Competent communication skills
Fluency with Microsoft Office suite
Use of personal vehicle in order to travel for business demands; a valid driver's license would be required for this position.
Experience supporting individuals with developmental disabilities in an ABA setting strongly preferred
Experience working in community-based settings supporting adults with autism
Experience and/or certification in crisis management
Experience using web-based data collection/analysis software
Microsoft Office Suite
Web-based data collection and analysis platform.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Supports adults with ASD during public transportation
The nature of the work in this role may not allow for consistency with regard to the timing of lunch breaks throughout the day
Clean Driving Record
Posting Number: 21ST0341
Location: Douglass (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 126577
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.