University of Central Oklahoma

  • Student Consultant - Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/16/2018 9:22 AM)
    Salary
    $35 per hour, plus mileage reimbursement
    Department
    Psychology
    Hours Per Week
    20
    Weeks Per Year
    20
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm
    Job ID
    2018-5549
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Notify Dr. Singleton before applying for this position.

     

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot (http://stlrsnapshot.uco.edu) to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    Position Overview

    Student will assist public school staff in the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs to reduce K-12 student behavior problems. Duties may include: meeting with school staff, meeting with other consultants and the Consultation Project Director to review progress, driving to distant school districts in Oklahoma, writing behavior plans and support documents, and frequent communication with the Consultation Project Director.

    Department Specific Essential Job Functions

    The student will be supervised by the Consultation Project Director, Dr. Scott Singleton. Duties may include, but are not limited to:

     

    • Reviews relevant information and records

    • Schedules meetings with teachers and other school staff

    • Writes behavior intervention plans

    • Provides behavior plan training for teachers and other staff

    • Provides coaching including in situ modeling and feedback

    • Communicates progress to supervisor(s) and consultation team

    • Drives to assigned schools to provide consultation

     

    Qualifications/Experience Required

    In order to be considered for this program the student must be currently enrolled in the School Psychology program or the BCBA course sequence. The student should have experience in writing and carrying out behavior analytic programs to address severe problem behaviors (e.g. aggression, elopement, self-injurious behavior):

     

    • Experience working with children and/or adolescents utilizing ABA

    • Completion of ABA I or permission from the instructor if currently enrolled

    • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office or equivalent (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    • Reliable access to the internet

     

    ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS: Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information. To be eligible for hire as an graduate research assistant must have graduate standing in any field. Research Assistants may not perform routine tasks or responsibilities related to clerical or other duties which are deemed outside of their project.

    Qualifications/Experience Preferred

    • One year of experience working with children and/or adolescents utilizing ABA

    • Experience conducting training in ABA for school staff

    • Completion of ABA I

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and intercultural skills, time management, organization, persistence, detail-orientation, creativity, and judgment.

    Physical Demands

    Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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