• Behavior Specialist 2021-64 - MI

    Posted: 06/09/2021


    Position: Behavior Specialist
    Req.#: 2021-64
    FTE: Full-time, Non-Exempt
    Unit/Group: MPP
    Department/Location: DD Enhanced Health Care Program 
    Wage: $23.90 hourly, which equals to $49,709 annually. Comprehensive benefits package.
    Behavior Specialist
    Network180 employees make a difference in people’s lives every day, making our community a better place to live. We are the community organization responsible for the delivery of mental health, substance abuse treatment coordination, and developmental disabilities services for Kent County. We need individuals who are passionate about making a difference by helping others.
    We are seeking a Behavior Specialist to examine and provide remedial services for persons requiring behavioral interventions to improve a person’s ability to perform daily activities. Completes functional assessments, behavior plans, monitors behavior plans and provides training on behavior plans. Collaboration with clinical team and managing clinical consultation meetings to ensure positive outcomes. For a full description of this job’s responsibilities, please review the job description.  This is a full-time position, regularly scheduled Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm.
    Network180 has made the safety of our employees a priority. We provide Personal Protection Equipment to our employees and thorough safety and cleaning protocols are in place. Staff providing services in person are required to wear appropriate PPE. Job interviews are being conducted via the internet.

    • Candidate must have one of the two following:
      • 1. Bachelor’s degree in human services related field (for example, Social Work, Education, Psychology, or Sociology) and meets qualification for a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional and/or Qualified Mental Health Professional (requires one-year full time experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness and appropriate license/degree per State of Michigan)
      • Two years full time experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness
    • 2. Currently credentialed as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) with at least one-year full time experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and/or mental illness
    • Thorough working knowledge of professional ethics and standards of practice
    • Manage stressful situations calmly and rationally
    • Communicate verbally and in writing clearly and concisely
    • Effectively relate and interact with individuals who are non-verbal or have limited verbal communication skills and understands how behaviors are sometimes used to communicate feelings and/or undiagnosed medical conditions or pain
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation for job related use
    • Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, email, database management, and data entry skills
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Demonstrated time management skills
    • Willingness to work toward credentialing as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.
    • Lived experiences with mental illness/developmental disabilities/substance use disorders valued. 
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed on the job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
    For a detailed job description and responsibilities please see pdf document attached to this posting. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. Network180 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Network180 participates on E-Verify. 
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Assistance with the application process may be requested through the Human Resources Department at 616 336-3909 or jobs@network180.org
    We are committed to attracting a diverse and talented work force to meet the needs of our diverse community. Network180 offers an attractive benefit package including health, dental, vision, retirement plan, life insurance, and short- and long-term disability.
    Network180 will operate as an equal opportunity employer.  Network180 will not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected class status.

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