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Successful Life Project BCBA - Behavior Analyst 3

Company: Minnesota Department of Human Services
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

Closing Date: 09/27/2017

Travel Required: Yes

Salary Range: $21.98 - $32.24/hourly; $45,894 - $67,317/annually

Job Summary

This position functions as an integral member of the Successful Life Project providing advanced assessment and clinical consultation for Therapeutic Follow-up Members. As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, the Behavior Analyst 3 (BA3) provides advanced behavioral assessment, helps to develop person-centered positive behavior support plans, and associated training, in support of clinically complex individuals and their staff within DHS Direct Care and Treatment (DCT) programs and in the private provider community within the scope of the Successful Life Project. The position works collaboratively with mental health professionals, medical professionals, therapists, staff, families, and other stakeholders in assessment, intervention development, training, and evaluation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in behavior analysis or a behavioral health-related field (e.g., psychology, clinical social work, counseling, etc.);
  • At least one year of experience developing and implementing behavioral interventions for individuals exhibiting challenging behavior;
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or eligible for certification.

*This position requires travel to facilities in the community and to meetings throughout the state. A valid driver's license is required*

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience developing and implementing behavioral interventions in multiple settings.
  • Experience with application of positive behavior support for people with developmental disabilities and mental illness.
  • Experience in capacity building for providers or other implementers of positive behavior support.
  • Experience in participation in or facilitation of interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Working knowledge of/skills in person-centered thinking and planning.
  • Experience in organization and management of large caseload/workload.

Additional Requirements

To facilitate proper crediting, please ensure that your resume clearly describes your experience in the areas listed and indicates the beginning and ending month and year for each job held.

REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.

Why Work For Us

GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year. The State of Minnesota offers employees subsidies for public transportation allowing for convenient and easy access to commute to work. Ride the new METRO “Green Line” Light Rail Train to work! The 10th Street Station is located close by. This position also offers the opportunity to telework and a state vehicle is provided for travel purposes.

Our mission as an employer is to actively recruit, welcome and support a workforce, which is diverse and inclusive of people who are underrepresented in the development of state policies, programs and practices, so that we can support the success and growth of all people who call Minnesota home.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply to the MN Careers website http://www.mn.gov/careers Job ID 15935.

If you are unable to apply online, please contact the job information line at 651.259.3637.


If you have questions about the position, contact Connie Snyder at connie.snyder@state.mn.us