Employment

The Autism Center of North Mississippi’s mission is to provide HOPE, SUPPORT, and EMPOWERMENT to individuals on all levels of the Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families through the science of Applied Behavior Analysis. The Autism Center is a non-profit organization located at 146 South Thomas Street Suite C, Tupelo, MS.

Employment Opportunities

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

We are looking to hire a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with a passion for helping us offer more HOPE to a greater number of families from the hundreds on our waiting list. The Autism Center currently focuses on providing ABA services to individuals 12 months – 21 years old; however, we do have a handful of clients beyond 21 years old.

In this position, the BCBA will be responsible for:

  • Supervise ABA instruction for clients and monitor progress and development toward retention and mastery of individualized goals, as well as behavior extension, and appropriate socialization
  • Analyze statistical data and maintain documentation outlining individual developmental progress aligned with protocols explicitly developed to meet the unique needs of clients
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with staff, administrators, board members, and prospective clients
  • Develop protocols with caregivers to coordinate implementation for effective intervention strategies
  • Conduct instructional training courses for caregivers to promote effective protocol implementation
  • Development of Individualized Treatment Plans with appropriately aligned goals and objectives
  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and caregivers according to ethical principles
  • Responsibility for representing the program in a business-like and professional manner
  • Protocol development may require bending, reaching, and lifting to 40 lbs.
  • Driving requirements over 50 miles in various demographic areas

Education and Qualifications

  • Minimum Master’s degree in psychology or related field
  • Board certification and state licensure are highly preferred
  • Must pass background check requirements and submit to random drug screening
  • CPR/First Aid certified

This is a full-time position with great benefits! The Autism Center of North MS covers 100% of the cost of health insurance for full-time employees, 401k contributions, 15 paid holidays, and generous paid-time-off. The Autism Center also provides a stipend for CEUs and license renewal fees. Please email resumes to melinda@autismcenternms.com and kathy@autismcenternms.com. You are welcome to email and call us with questions at 662-840-0974.

Registered Behavior Technicians

We are seeking Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) who work directly one-on-one with the client providing ABA therapy. RBTs work closely with BCBA to adhere to each client’s intensive treatment plan within the clinical setting. RBT helps monitor progress and development toward retention and mastery of individualized goals and behavior extension and appropriate socialization under the supervision of the BCBA.

Responsibilities for RBT include but are not limited to:

  • Records statistical data and maintains contemporaneous documentation outlining individual developmental progress aligned with protocols explicitly developed to meet the unique needs of clients
  • Actively participates in fundraising, planning, and implementation by committing time, energy, and enthusiasm to ensure the continued success of the program
  • Participates in weekly staff meetings and ongoing staff development
  • Maintains professional relationships with clients and caregivers according to ethical principles
  • Represents the program in a business-like and professional manner
  • Assures the organization and its mission, programs, products, and services are consistently presented positively and effectively within the school district markets and the community
  • Protocol implementation may require bending, reaching, and lifting to 40 lbs.
  • Driving requirements may exist in various demographic areas
  • Perform other duties as assigned by a supervisor

Requirements:

  • Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Must work well with others, especially children
  • Must be able to learn new skills promptly
  • Must be able to accept constructive criticism and feedback in a positive manner
  • Must be self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Must have strong organizational skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills to interact with staff, administrators, clients, and caregivers

Education and Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field
  • Must pass background check requirements and submit to random drug screening

Please email resumes to melinda@autismcenternms.com and kathy@autismcenternms.com. You are welcome to email and call us with questions at 662-840-0974.