| || 10080BR |
| || Assistant Researcher |
| || 00207869, 00208731 |
| || Bureau of Child Research |
| || 2 |
| || Kansas City, KS |
| || .60 - 1.0 |
| || Regular |
| || Nonexempt |
| || U-Unclassified Professional Staff |
| || Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm |
| || Research-KUL |
| || Contingent on Funding |
| || PART TIME (60-100%) positions (1-2) for Assistant Researchers at the Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, a community-based research institute affiliated with the University of Kansas. The primary purpose of this project is to develop and test an intervention package to increase a range of skills for Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism. The project will develop web-based skill modules including video models, service provider coaching procedures and self-management procedures. Participants and the primary research locations will be in the Kansas City Metropolitan area. The intervention and development procedures will occur in a range of settings including high-schools, community colleges, homes, participant work places and homes. Training and consultations will be provided for participants, teachers, service providers and grant staff. A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required for this position. Please note that all offers of employment are contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the background check.|
The position is located in Kansas City, Kansas in the Children’s Campus of Kansas City Building, 444 Minnesota Ave, Suite 300, Kansas City KS 66101.
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- 20% - Provide consultation and training in use of intervention procedures for participants (adolescents and young adults with ASD), their teachers, and service providers; facilitate recruitment, scheduling with school staff, and assist in consent and assent procedures.
- 30% - Provide ongoing monitoring and coaching to participants (adolescents and young adults with ASD), their teachers, and service providers in use of the intervention.
- 20% - Become reliable on and conduct/develop measures including scales, surveys, assessments and direct observation in schools and community settings.
- 20% - Attend research team meetings; collaborate with Principal Investigators to develop/revise module content and coaching procedures.
- 10% - Manage data entry, materials preparation; create reports on findings from research.
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- Bachelor’s degree in psychology, counseling, special education or related field.
- Minimum one year experience working with children, adolescents or young adults in school or community settings, evidenced by application materials.
- Minimum one year experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Excellent organizational skills as evidenced by application materials.
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- Master’s degree in psychology, special education, school psychology or related field
- Background in learning and behavior disorders, applied behavior analysis
- Experience implementing interventions, video modeling or self-management procedures with adolescents with autism in school, work or community settings.
- Basic knowledge of single-case design research and quality standards.
- Experience working or consulting with teachers, service providers or parents, and/or monitoring or coaching behavioral support plans.
- Excellent English written and oral communication skills.
| || Please submit an online application, cover letter, resume/vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references. In the cover letter, please indicate how you meet the required qualifications. Review of applications will begin October 2, 2017 and will continue until all positions are filled. Applications received by the review date will be given first consideration.|
| || Dr. Howard Wills, Juniper Gardens Children's Project, 444 Minnesota Avenue, 3rd floor, Kansas City, KS, 66101, (913) 321-3143. Email – email@example.com.|
| || $19.00--$22.00 hourly, commensurate with education and experience |
| || 02-Oct-2017 |
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