Careers At UNM Medical Group

Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Department: CDD
Location: Albuquerque, NM

The Center for Development and Disability is seeking a Board Certified Behavior Analyst to provide direct client treatment and supervision in behavior analysis. Will be responsible for designing, implementing and overseeing behavior analytic services. Will conduct functional assessments and provide technical assistance and training in schools, school districts, and agencies. May train students/trainees, and consult with schools or community programs throughout New Mexico and provide community training as requested. This position requires traveling throughout the state of New Mexico depending on identified community needs.


When applying, you must include a Cover Letter addressing your directly related experience in the following areas:

Experience in

  • Design and implementation of programs to decrease maladaptive behavior.
  • providing training in applied behavior analytic theory and technique to community members, school teams, families and others
  • providing and/or supervising direct Applied Behavior Analysis interventions to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Bilingual Spanish speaking is preferred



Provides direct patient care and supervision in behavior analysis. Responsible for designing, implementing, and overseeing behavior analytic services for individuals with developmental disabilities such as autism spectrum disorders. May teach students/trainees, and educates and consults with families of clients, schools or other community programs.

Minimum Job Requirements of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst:

A Master’s degree in behavior analysis or a closely related field required with at least 3 years’ experience in the design, implementation, and oversight of behavior analytic services. Certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification board (BACB) as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) required. Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be required if selected for hire.


Duties and Responsibilities of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst:

  1. Conducts functional assessments and experimental functional analyses.
  2. Designs and implements programs to decrease maladaptive behavior.
  3. Develops meaningful, developmentally appropriate goals and objectives that lead to efficient skill acquisition.
  4. Creates individual skill acquisition protocols.
  5. Employs a wide array of strategies to program for and assess skill acquisition, maintenance and generalization.
  6. Provides training in ABA theory and technique to parents, professionals, paraprofessionals, and other community stakeholders.
  7. Collaborates effectively with family members and professionals from other disciplines to promote consistent intervention and maximize outcomes.
  8. Modifies intervention based on frequent, systematic evaluation of quantitative data.
  9. Prepares assessment and professional reports that outline findings and describe highly-individualized intervention recommendations and ongoing results.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.  


About UNM Medical Group, Inc.

UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan organization for physicians and other medical providers associated with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNMMG is a New Mexico non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG strives to mitigate health disparities brought about by technology; we aim to reach underrepresented populations, making healthcare more equitable and accessible for all of the people in New Mexico; we have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success as well as working with broadly diverse communities.

About UNM Comprehensive CDD:

This position will be located at the Center for Development and Disability (CDD). Established in 1990, CDD is New Mexico's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. These centers, authorized by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act, build the capacities of states and communities to respond to the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.


UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits eligible employees

Notice of Equal Opportunity Employment

We are an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a drug and alcohol free employer.

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