The NE ASD Network Behavior Specialist will provide consultative services to school districts to support students on the autism spectrum who have severe behavior needs. Consultative services include conducting a functional behavior assessment, development and implementation of specific teaching procedures and effective programming, as well as data collection and analysis for target students. Additionally, provision of training and coaching to team members so that all programming can be implemented with a high degree of fidelity will be required. The ASD Behavior Specialist will collaborate with the State ASD Coordinator and Regional ASD Coordinators on referrals and training needs.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
- Master's degree in special education or a related field of study plus three years of successful professional and or public school work with children and youth with ASD and/or behavior disorders is required. - Teacher certification or licensure to work in schools is essential. - Specialized training or education in assessing and providing effective behavioral support of children with challenging behavior is necessary. Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). - Experience must demonstrate the ability to provide training on a wide variety of interventions for students with ASD. - Experience must demonstrate the ability to conduct functional behavior assessments and develop appropriate intervention plans for students with ASD and/or severe behavior needs. - Experience leading meetings and facilitating collaboration between educational personnel, community providers and family members is required. - Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
- Knowledge and understanding of best practices in interventions for students with ASD. - Experience implementing diverse, empirically supported programming is preferred. - Experience in a leadership and/or collaborative role with educational personnel, community providers and family members is desired.
Posted Salary: $65,000 minimum, commensurate with experience.
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 69507
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.