ABA Program Manager, BCBA (or BCaBA)

Are you a certified ABA professional and collaborative leader with exceptional organization, communication, and writing skills? Do you have stellar customer service, patience and time management skills? If you have the passion for working in a clinic setting with children with special needs and high intensity behaviors, this may be the job for you! Exciting opportunity to be a part of a dynamic and meaningful organization!

Job Title: ABA Program Manager, BCBA (or BCaBA)

Reports to: Director of the Aurora Behavior Clinic

Program Information: The Aurora Behavior Clinic is a specialized program that is designed for children with autism and related developmental disabilities which not only emphasizes verbal behavior instruction but also focuses on increasing appropriate behavior and social skills.

ABA Program Manager Summary: Providing leadership and organizational management in the following areas: behavior-analytic programming, supervision of behavior therapists, staff development, parent training, and report writing. 

 Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain a caseload of 2-4 clients providing direct ABA services
  • Supervise implementation of individualized treatment plans, Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs), or program goals
  • Evaluate, develop and implement services for client’s skill acquisition procedures and behavior interventions
  • Write high-quality behavior-analytic reports (e.g. progress reports, treatment plans, etc.)
  • Supervise data collection using electronic data collection system
  • Develop and maintain individualized behavior plans
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with others such as parents, ABA therapists, OTs, PTs, SLPs, BCaBAs, and Directors
  • Evaluate and provide ongoing feedback and trainings to staff
  • Serve in leadership role providing feedback to ABA therapists
  • Work directly with clients with disabilities who may demonstrate target behaviors
  • Meet essential deadlines within administrative and data reporting process
  • Implement Professional Crisis Management (PCM) Techniques after completing and receiving a passing score on the training components
  • Flexible with daily routines
  • Implement Community Based Instruction (CBI) to help clients generalize skills
  • Provide supervision to BCBA/BCaBA candidates (once certification obtained)
  • Other job related duties and responsibilities assigned

Qualifications (Essential Experience /Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

  • 2 or more years of leadership and organizational management implementing  ABA therapy
  • Experience working with children and adolescents who have are special needs and/or have been diagnosed with a developmental delay
  • Ability to work with clients who may demonstrate  high intensity/aggressive behaviors
  • Sound understanding of the Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behavior
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Data driven problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of and experience with transition services
  • Knowledge and experience with assistive technology, including pictures
  • Special Education background preferred
  • Familiar with sign language preferred

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required
  • Masters Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology or Special Education preferred
  • Certification/LicenseBCBA (or BCaBA) required; VA License as Behavior Analysis or Assistant Behavior Analysis (through the VA Department of Medicine)
  • Professional Development and Training
  • Maintain BACB Certification (and Virginia Licensure), if applicable
  • Seek out necessary resources to maintain current in trends and research about topics related to the field, including ABA and Autism
  • Attend all mandatory staff and team meetings
  • Attend program and company trainings and professional development opportunities , as required
  • Participate in annual Prevention Crisis Management training

Physical Requirements

  • Standing and walking for extended periods of time
  • Effectively implement and physically implement PCM procedures (when trained)
  • Frequent change in position from sitting to standing to walking
  • Ability to bend, reach, lift and hold objects

Benefits (30 hours/week eligible)

  • Full employee covered health and dental insurance, optional vision plan
  • Employer paid Life/AD&D, short and long term disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts with employer contribution to healthcare FSA
  • Employee sponsored 401k plan
  • Paid sick and personal days, along with paid school holidays and closures (follow LCPS)
  • Full employee covered health and dental insurance, and voluntary vision

Interested in being our ABA Program Manager, BCBA or BCaBA? Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining why you are a great fit for this role, along with salary requirement to awells@thearcofloudoun.org. We will reach out to those whose qualifications best meet our requirements. Thank you!

The Arc of Loudoun is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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