Job Title: Senior Behavior Analyst

Reports to:Supervisor SSPS
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:n/a

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1757
Salary Schedule:MGT8D

JOB GOAL

Responsible for providing professional level Applied Behavioral Analysis services to schools and students through Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan development, implementation, and monitoring. This includes coordinating, developing, and monitoring the implementation of behavioral services; supervision of staff; and providing professional leadership in applied behavior analysis through in-service training and consultation with school administration, staff, and parents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Provide professional level Applied Behavioral Analysis services to students through Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan development, implementation and monitoring.
  2. Supervise and evaluate assigned personnel through the use of the professional growth system.
  3. Oversee and ensure Applied Behavioral Analysis services are provided to students in accordance with the Standards of Practice for Applied Behavioral Analysis.
  4. Provide in-service training, coaching, and support to staff regarding principles of applied behavioral analysis.
  5. Coordinate, develop, and monitor behavioral services throughout the district.
  6. Assist with providing professional leadership to ensure that Positive Behavior Supports are implemented according to district priorities.
  7. Provide input to schools and district personnel regarding procedures developed to address students’ behavioral needs.
  8. Maintain training in positive behavioral strategies used to prevent and deescalate behavior by attending refresher courses within a designated timeframe.
  9. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to use and analyze data to problem-solve interventions for students
  • Knowledge and understanding of applied behavior analysis methods
  • Ability to effectively facilitate group meetings and discussions with school and district staff
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, manage and carry out duties efficiently and within established timeframes
  • Must be able to travel to schools and students’ homes as warranted, and various educational sites within the District

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in Behavior Analysis, Exceptional Student Education, School Psychology, or related field
  • Three years of experience in education, applied behavior analysis, and/or related field
  • OR
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA)
  • Valid Florida driver license

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

   None

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

Direct supervision of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work: addressing complaints and resolving problems; training employees; evaluating performance; and interviewing, testing, hiring, and assignment of personnel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as light work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Senior Behavior Analyst;   EST: April 5, 2016 ;   REV: June 18, 2020;   Board Approved: April 5, 2016