POSITION AVAILABLE:  Behavior Analyst OR   Behavior Specialist
 
POSITION LOCATION: Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) with placement in Willmar, MN.
 
POSITION SUMMARY:

Behavior Analyst – Conducts descriptive and systematic (e.g., analogue) behavioral assessments, including functional analyses, and provides behavior analytic interpretations of the results.  The behavior analyst designs and supervises behavior analytic interventions. 
Behavior Specialist – Assists school districts in the design and implementation of child-specific individualized intervention plans; conducts behavioral assessments; assist with program design, data collection and monitoring.
 
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 

Behavior Analyst – Develops and implements appropriate assessments and behavioral intervention methods for use in unfamiliar situations and for a range of cases; consults and provides staff training to support intervention plans at school and community; provides technical support and in-service training programs for teachers and other staff on applied behavioral analysis; and provides regular service reviews to ensure ongoing compliance with implementation of behavior plans.
 
Behavior Specialist – Assists in developing and implementing appropriate assessments and behavioral intervention methods for use in unfamiliar situations and for a range of cases; participates in child study staffings  – provides feedback on behavioral assessments, interventions, and strategies; provides technical support and in-service training programs for teachers and other staff; consults and provides staff training; provides regular service reviews to ensure ongoing compliance with implementation of behavior plans under the guidance of the Behavior Analyst; serves as a liaison between school and other agencies.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

Behavior Analyst – Master’s Degree required and must have or be willing to obtain Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification.  Valid driver’s license required.
Behavior Specialist – Associate’s Degree and extensive experience in a job related field or Bachelor’s degree with moderate experience in a job related field. Valid driver’s license required.
 
CONTRACT/SALARY: 185-days for the 2022-2023 school year.  Position to begin August 23, 2022.  Salary dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.  Excellent benefits. 
 
APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Complete online application at www.swwc.org/application and include cover letter, application form, copies of licenses (if applicable), college transcripts, resume, and two letters of reference. 

QUESTIONS ABOUT APPLICATION/REQUEST COMPLETE JOB DESCRIPTION/REQUEST AN ACCOMMODATION: Contact Kari Bailey, Staffing Coordinator at 507-828-6374 or kari.bailey@swwc.org
 
QUESTIONS ABOUT POSITION:  Contact Amber Bruns at 507-337-2946 or amber.bruns@swwc.org
 
DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONSPosition will remain open until filled.
 
WHAT IS THE SWWC?:  The Southwest West Central Service Cooperative is a regional service agency committed to advancing the work of our members (schools, cities, counties, and other governmental agencies).  With a focus on leadership, partnership, innovation and services, we are committed to building relationships with our members to ensure our work is about supporting and enhancing their work.  Authorized by MN Statute as a regional resource for our members; we are a public agency that provides a comprehensive range of educational and administrative programs and services to our members.
 
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  It is the policy of the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.
 
DIVERSITY STATEMENT:  SWWC’s mission is to support and enhance the work of our members by providing programs and services to meet their needs.  To support and enhance all of our members, we need to embrace and celebrate all of our members.  SWWC works to identify unique frameworks within the various communities we serve and actively responds by adjusting our practices to meet the ever changing needs.  We strive to recruit diverse and inclusive teams that will have a positive impact on our programs and services and help us better serve our members, customers and employees.