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Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Southern Oregon Education Service District

Southern Oregon Education Service is seeking a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) to work within a multi-tiered system of behavioral and mental health supports in Jackson, Josephine and Klamath Counties! This position will serve both SOESD’s newly developed behavioral/mental health classroom and surrounding schools as a component of their tier 1 and 2 intervention supports. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of developing effective behavioral intervention strategies for youth in a variety of educational settings, as well as:
- A background in working with youth experiencing significant mental health and behavioral barriers in an educational setting.
- Knowledge of and the ability to effectively apply trauma-informed practices in an educational setting.
- The belief that all students can and will learn when given the appropriate tools and support.
- The ability to collaborate effectively and professionally with a large team of professionals working together to ensure the success of youth in every setting.
- The ability to provide custom-tailored individual and group training to a variety of educational personnel as needed to successfully support reintegration of youth into less restrictive settings such as general education classrooms at neighborhood schools.

Southern Oregon ESD is located in the Rogue Valley, the cultural and economic heart of southern Oregon, home to legendary snow-skiing, white-water rafting, kayaking, hiking, fishing, as well as numerous cultural venues and events such as art galleries, the Britt Music Festivals, the Ashland Independent Film Festival, and the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival. For more information on living in Medford, please go to:

The Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) will work with school teams to teach and implement research/evidence-based behavioral interventions to produce a positive behavioral change in students.

Note: OAR 333-019-1030 Proof of COVID full vaccination status or approved OHA exception is required for this position.

Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned. Essential duties of this position include:
Lead, coach, and collaborate with teams in developing interventions, functional behavior assessments, and behavior support plans to provide a safe and effective educational environment for students.
Conduct descriptive and systematic behavioral assessments, including functional analyses, and provide behavior analytic interpretations of the results. Assist in the location and use of appropriate assessment instruments. Participate in multidisciplinary team assessments.
Design and clinically supervise behavior analytic interventions, including progress monitoring, data analysis, and monitoring implementation fidelity, with various school teams. Clinically supervise the work of staff members who implement behavior analytic interventions.
Provide clinical supervision of Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT)/Registered Behavior Analysis Interventionist (RBAI) and BCBA candidates.
Teach others to carry out ethical and effective behavior analytic interventions based on published research and designs and deliver instruction in behavior analysis.
Develop procedures and training materials for students with challenging behaviors to enhance programs and ensure that program operations comply with established guidelines.
Conduct workshops, training, in-service presentations, etc. in positive behavioral supports, collaborative problem solving, behavioral data collection, analysis, and support planning to develop skills and establish effective interventions for students.
Work effectively and cooperatively with students, parents, teachers, administrators, support staff, and community members.
Understand and use evidence-based practices for students with disabilities (e.g. PECS, assistive technology, visual supports, video modeling, social skills, collaborative problem solving, etc.)
Contribute to the development of IEP goals, objectives and individual programs and support staff in their implementation.
Effectively use data tracking systems and IEP computer supports.
Meet district, state, and federal timelines and legal requirements. Maintain student records and confidentiality.
Participate in personal ongoing professional development and maintain certification.
Adhere to the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts.
Follow established SOESD policies and procedures.
Perform physical requirements unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodations (see below).
Perform other job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Current Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in good standing with the BACB.
Master’s degree in education, psychology, or other related field required.
Minimum of 3 years of successful experience in behavioral analysis and intervention, including supporting students in an educational setting.
Experience working with at-risk student populations.
Experience in K-12 public education.
Physical capability to respond to students to maintain a safe and supportive school environment.
Proficient oral and written communication skills in English.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate professionally, both orally and in writing.  
Demonstrate strength in organization and efficiency in meeting deadlines.
Experience in working with students, parents, and school personnel from culturally, linguistically, and racially diverse cultures and/or backgrounds.
Preferred bilingual or multilingual skills.
Effective communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills for building an environment with a common instructional focus, promoting initiatives, and conveying expectations. The ability to work harmoniously with others.
Proficient in the use of computer and Internet-based applications, including but not limited to email, student information, IEP, and data system applications.
The ability to learn new automated systems as they are brought online by the District.
Valid Oregon Driver License. Any equivalent combination of experience, certification, and training/education, deemed by the district, which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of this job may be used as an alternative to this prerequisite.

Immediate Supervisor: Department Administrator
Length of Position:  190 days School Year
Salary:  Per Licensed Collective Bargaining Agreement:  $61,577.75 to $96,788.70 annually for 2023-2024 school year.
FLSA Status:   Exempt

SOESD Benefits (For .50 FTE and Over):  
Southern Oregon ESD contributes up to 2003.00 per month (family coverage) for health, dental and vision insurance premiums for qualified employees.   
Employer-paid PERS (Public Employee Retirement System), including additional 6% individual investment account with PERS.
9 paid holidays 
A generous sick, vacation and discretionary (personal) leave packet is also provided to qualified employees.  

Health Insurance:  
Includes medical, dental, vision & prescription insurance  
Monthly premium deducted pre-tax  

Health Savings Accounts  
Flexible Spending Accounts – medical, day-care expenses 
Optional Coverage for Additional Life, AD&D, Short Term Disability Insurance through Aflac or American Fidelity 
403(b) through Carruth Compliance Consulting  
Mercy Flights Membership  

Physical Requirements
The following physical requirements are essential functions of the Board Certified Behavior Analyst position:
1.    Stand/Walk:  4-6 hrs/day
2.    Sit/Sit on Floor:  4-6 hrs/day
3.    Drive:  1-4 hrs/day
4.    Bending:  Frequently
5.    Squat:  Frequently
6.    Climb Stairs:  Frequently
7.    Single Grasping:  Frequently
8.    Pushing:  Occasionally
9.    Pulling:  Occasionally
10.  Fine Manipulation:  Frequently
11.  Repetitive Foot Control:  Occasionally
12.  Lifting (less than 25 lbs):  Occasionally
13.  Lifting (25-50 lbs):  Occasionally
14.  Lifting (50-75 lbs):  Limited
15.  Lifting (75-100 lbs):  Not at all
16.  Shift position quickly:  Frequently
17.  Strength/Endurance:  Occasionally  
Note: This is not necessarily an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, functions or working conditions associated with the job.  This job description is not a contract of employment or a promise or guarantee of any specific terms or conditions of employment.  The school district may add to, modify or delete any aspect of this job (or the position itself) at any time as it deems advisable. 
SOESD is an equal opportunity employer that complies with applicable employment discrimination laws, including ORS Ch. 659, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.