Neurodiversity Program Director
The Neurodiversity Program Director is a full time, year-round position at MSU Billings. The Neurodiversity Program Director position is being initiated with grant funding. Continued funding will be based on clinical services offered through establishing an Institute for Neurodiversity on campus.
The Neurodiversity Program Director is a full time, 12 month, annual appointment. The Neurodiversity Program Director position is being initiated with grant funding for up to three years. Continued funding will be based on clinical services offered through establishing an Institute for Neurodiversity on campus. The Neurodiversity Program Director will work with university leadership to develop and implement neurodiversity related clinical services, education, and research with particular focus on the applied behavior analysis field. The Program Director provides leadership around developing an institute for neurodiversity including alignment of strategies and clinical focus with the strategic plan and activities for the university.
The Program Director will be responsible for all aspects of implementing applied behavior analysis and wrap-around services as well as coordination of scholarly activities, supervised clinical experiences for graduate students and professional development experiences. The program director will provide oversight and direction to clinical staff including behavior technicians, and some work-study students. The program director will collaborate on supervision of trainees and research when possible and may teach within a home department.Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
• Graduate Degree (Master’s or Doctoral) in a behavioral or
mental health field with concentration in Behavior Analysis,
Psychology, Special Education or related field.
• Must have current, valid, Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) license at the time of appointment.
• Must have current valid credential (BCBA or BCBA-D) by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and be eligible for MT Licensure at the time of appointment. Montana Licensed Behavior Analyst Certificate must be applied for, and on file within six weeks of employment through the MT Department of Labor and Industry, Board of Psychologists. Administrative excellence in the behavioral health or a related field
• Administrative excellence in the behavioral health or a related field
• Three years of related experience in clinical practice in child behavioral/mental health
• Experience billing for clinical services and experience with practice management software/technology
• Supervisory experience
• Commitment to and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion outreach, education, and advocacy
• Leadership abilities and team building skills, including evidence of success in training staff
• Strong teamwork ethic; positive, flexible attitude; ability to take complete ownership of responsibilities
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups
• College/University teaching or research experience
• Success in grant development, implementation, and evaluation
• Experience in working collaboratively on professional teams