PACE welcomes you to join our innovative and exciting organization! PACE is a non-profit agency providing high-quality programs for individuals with autism and associated developmental disabilities. We’re looking for two Behavior Specialists, one of which will work in our K-12 school program and one in our children's early intervention program.
The Behavior Specialist is responsible for creating behavior intervention plans, staff behavior training/review and updating consumer reports on a quarterly basis.
Essential Job Functions:
• Responsible for ensuring that all behavior components of a functional program plan are created and administered effectively for each student.
• Capable of providing developmentally enhanced services that are designed to support and train the clients, staff and parents.
• Review and develop functional and motivational behavior assessments, behavioral plans and interventions. Must be able to review and develop a system to collect behavioral data. Responsible for interpreting the behavioral data and modifying plans and training as necessary.
• Provide communication and training with staff, parents and professionals when technical expertise is requested to clarify the behavioral conditions.
• Must be able to work hands on with the students to train staff on efficient behavior intervention techniques through direct modeling.
• BCBA required (BCBA interns are welcome to discuss options)
• A minimum of two years developing behavior plans for developmentally disabled clients is essential.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including speaking, writing, listening, motivating, inspiring, collaborating, delegating. Self-starter and team player.
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to track and follow-up with multiple, simultaneous projects. Working knowledge of organizational systems, internal controls and standard of excellence.
About the Pacific Autism Center for Education (PACE):
For over 25 years, PACE has offered high-quality services for the educational and residential needs of individuals with autism and other developmental disorders. Specialists in speech and language development, occupational therapy, behavior management and special education instruction work as a team to serve the diverse needs of our clients.
PACE currently serves clients lifelong needs via home-based and center-based early intervention therapy, a K-12 school, and in 6 residential homes. If you’re passionate about promoting a culture of continuous improvement, and committed to serving those whose need is greatest, we’d love to welcome you on board!