The Virginia Institute of Autism, a non-profit organization located in Charlottesville, has a current opening for a full-time Director of Clinical Services! We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, talented person who is dedicated to helping people overcome the challenges of autism.
The Director of Clinical Services will lead VIA in developing, overseeing, and evaluating its clinical services and programs. This position is responsible for defining and monitoring standards of care for all of VIA’s programs. This senior leadership position will focus on quality control and improvement efforts, staff training and professional development programs, and maintain an ongoing line of applied research. The Director of Clinical Services will work closely with VIA’s Executive Director, Program Directors, and other senior leaders to achieve the mission and goals of the organization as approved by the Board of Directors; provide high quality services and research in a fully compliant manner; and ensure the short- and long-term financial viability of VIA in a positive, team-oriented work environment.
Qualifications include Doctoral degree in applied behavior analysis, psychology, education, or related field (Master’s degree with an exceptional track record will be considered); Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certification; licensure in the associated field, if available, strongly preferred; seven years of graduate experience leading and supervising autism intervention programs clinically, including relevant experience in working with individuals with severe and challenging behaviors; five years of experience managing clinical staff, including the development and implementation of effective systems for evaluating staff performance and maximizing efficiencies; demonstrated record of research experience (e.g. publications, presentations).