Employment at the CED

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Current openings at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) are listed below.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst 15490 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University is seeking applications for a full-time (37.5hpw), benefits eligible, Board Certified Behavior Analyst for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position will serve as the coordinator for the Behavior and Learning Intervention Services (BLIS) Clinic. The CED is looking for an applicant who is interested in developing a sustainable behavior-analytic practice alongside other individuals who have a passion for serving individuals with disabilities. Job responsibilities may include: providing or supervising 1:1 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy to diverse clientele in a variety of settings, supervising undergraduate and graduate students, conducting parent trainings, and conducting staff trainings. The CED is a multidisciplinary center that provides services to individuals with disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. Working at the CED allows for access to many resources through WVU and the center (e.g., other health professionals, an office space, clinic space, sensory room, and telehealth spaces).

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MODIFY Community Support Specialist 15773 (Charleston, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Community Support Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Charleston, WV. This position will provide support for the Mentoring & Oversight for Developing Independence with Foster Youth (MODIFY) Program and provide follow up services to youth in transition from foster care to adult independence. The primary emphasis is the coordination of services to youth exiting foster care. Service coordination provided to this group of young adults will ensure that system linkages are in place for supporting these youth in the life domains of housing, employment, education, finance, physical/mental health, family and socialization. The goal of these services is to promote self-sufficiency and a successful transition to independence for former foster care youth.

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Education/Employment Specialist 16570 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Education/Employment Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to provide work incentives planning and assistance to beneficiaries with disabilities and their families, who are potentially eligible to participate in Federal or State work incentives programs designed to assist disabled beneficiaries to work. This position will conduct outreach efforts and work in cooperation with Federal, State and private agencies and nonprofit organizations. Also provide information on: the adequacy of health benefits coverage that may be offered by an employer of a beneficiary with a disability; the extent to which other health benefits coverage may be available to that beneficiary; and the availability of protection and advocacy services for beneficiaries with disabilities, and how to access services. This position will serve as a resource contact and will independently use professional concepts and techniques, as well as organizational policies to solve a wide range of moderate to complex problems in imaginative and practical ways. Depth skills, knowledge, and interpretive abilities, as well as some creativity, are required to successfully perform duties.

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Behavior Support Mentor (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Behavior Support Mentor for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to 1) consult and train agencies to establish and sustain system-wide PBS (i.e., three-tiered model of PBS) in order to decrease challenging behaviors and improve quality of life and 2) provide individual case consultation to individuals with challenging behaviors. This individual will work with the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) team to support agencies in implementing system-wide PBS by facilitating meetings, developing and conducting trainings, and coaching staff in the implementation of PBS. In addition, they will work with children with serious emotional distress, individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and complex support needs and their families to develop positive behavior support plans.

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WVATS Program Manager 15349 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, WVATS (West Virginia Assistive Technology System) Program Manager for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position is responsible to oversee, plan, direct, and coordinate organizational activities including policy formulation, management of daily operations, and resource stewardship consistent with business objectives. It may oversee procurement, human resources, communications, finance, general operations, and/or office support. Work effort has significant impact on personnel, budget and operations, producing major organizational, legal and financial results and/or liability.

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Program Assistant 16969 (Charleston, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Program Assistant for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Charleston, WV. The purpose of this position is to perform clerical and administrative functions following established policies, procedures, and methods in support of the Principal Investigator, Manager, and staff of the MODIFY Program. This position provides program, as well as direct client support services. Responds to inquiries and independently resolves matters of low to moderate complexity. Responsibilities require some judgment, resourcefulness, and originality, but diverse guides and precedents are usually available to apply or adapt to the circumstances. Work effort has considerable impact on client services, program and project image, with potential legal liabilities.

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Transition Specialist 16968 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Transition Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position will support and coordinate center-wide employment initiatives to help individuals with disabilities gain employment. This position will provide administrative and logistical support to individuals with disabilities and teams who are developing, implementing, and/or participating in employment efforts with the center. This position will work closely with employment leads to also develop courses for professionals and the community (on-line or in person) as needed and establish a comprehensive process for evaluating all employment efforts from design to completion.

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TBI Social Worker

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, TBI Social Worker for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Big Chimney, WV. This position will provide resource coordination services to individuals with traumatic brain injury so they can effectively access available services; and, to facilitate a seamless continuum of services across agencies. This position will serve as a member of the State of WV Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program; conduct assessments; develop intervention recommendations; link to resources; identify unmet needs and barriers to accessing effective TBI services; collect data to support development of a funding stream for statewide brain injury services and supports; conduct regional outreach to identify and assist individuals with TBI in need of support services; and, provide training and technical assistance to improve service providers capability to offer effective, person-centered TBI services. This position provides program, as well as direct internal and external client support services. Responds to inquiries and independently resolves matters of low to moderate complexity. Responsibilities require some judgment, resourcefulness, and originality, but diverse guides and precedents are usually available to apply or adapt to the circumstances. Work effort has considerable impact on client services, program and project image, with potential legal liabilities.

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Survey Specialist (MT) 17102 (Charleston, WV)

The West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Temporary (37.5hpw) Survey Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Charleston, WV. This position will support the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities by developing and maintaining connections with current and former foster youth in order to perform administration of the National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD) Survey to foster and former foster care youth ages 17-21. This position will provide program, as well as direct internal and external client support services. Respond to inquiries and independently resolve matters of low to moderate complexity. Responsibilities require some judgment, resourcefulness, and originality, but diverse guides and precedents are usually available to apply or adapt to the circumstances. Work effort has considerable impact on client services, program and project image, with potential legal liabilities.

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Positive Behavior Support Specialist 17213 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Positive Behavior Support Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to 1) provide individual case consultation to individuals with serious challenging behaviors to reduce the risk of out of home placement 2) consult and train service providers to implement trauma informed positive behavior support to decrease challenging behaviors and improve quality of life. Building capacity throughout West Virginia regarding positive behavior support knowledge translation and services. The candidate will work with individuals with serious emotional disorders who are at risk of out of home placement, to evaluate their support needs. The candidate will work with the individual and their caregivers to develop and implement a positive behavior support plan. In addition, this individual will work with children’s mental health providers throughout West Virginia to provide behavioral case consultation services, develop and conduct trainings, and coach staff in the implementation of trauma informed positive behavior support.

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Regional Transition Navigator 17134 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Regional Transition Navigator for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to provide a team of professionals and activities designed to connect youth and young adults (14-25 years) with serious emotional disturbance (SED), serious mental illness (SMI), or Substance Use Disorder (SUD) with needed services and supports to develop independent living skills, create and cultivate natural supports, navigate the various systems within the state, access and participate in treatment and recovery services, and thrive in all eight dimensions of wellness including: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and social. This position works with individuals in substance use recovery not necessarily only individuals with disabilities.

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Regional Transition Navigator 17119 (Big Chimney, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Regional Transition Navigator for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Big Chimney, WV. The purpose of this position is to provide a team of professionals and activities designed to connect youth and young adults (14-25 years) with serious emotional disturbance (SED), serious mental illness (SMI), or Substance Use Disorder (SUD) with needed services and supports to develop independent living skills, create and cultivate natural supports, navigate the various systems within the state, access and participate in treatment and recovery services, and thrive in all eight dimensions of wellness including: emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical, environmental, financial, occupational, and social. This position works with individuals in substance use recovery not necessarily only individuals with disabilities.

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Curriculum Developer & Behavior Specialist 17279 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Curriculum Developer and Behavioral Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to 1) assist in the curriculum development to prepare providers for certification in positive behavior support 2) consult and train service providers to implement trauma informed positive behavior support to decrease challenging behaviors and improve quality of life. Building capacity throughout West Virginia regarding positive behavior support knowledge translation and services, and 3) provide individual case consultation to individuals with serious challenging behaviors to reduce the risk of out of home placement. The candidate will work with individuals with serious emotional disorders who are at risk of out of home placement, to evaluate their support needs. The candidate will work with the individual and their caregivers to develop and implement a positive behavior support plan. In addition, this individual will work with children’s mental health providers throughout West Virginia to provide behavioral case consultation services, develop and conduct trainings, and coach staff in the implementation of trauma informed positive behavior support.

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