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Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Bi-Lingual Clinical Support Specialist Jupiter, FL.
The FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities or CARD, is one of seven autism support centers in Florida funded by the Florida Department of Education. The center provides supports to families, schools, and the community for the purpose of helping person with autism optimize their potential. With offices in Boca Raton, Jupiter and Port St Lucie, FAU CARD now serves over 5,000 families and persons with autism. We offer general as well as technical training on autism with special attention to the nature of the disability, and issues of safety, inclusion, preventing problem behaviors, and instruction. CARD services are provided at no charge.
With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.
Summary of Responsibilities Include:
Direct clinical assistance to parents, family members and individuals affected by autism and related disabilities, including intakes and follow-up visits.
Provide technical assistance and consultation to professionals (teachers, therapists, etc.) working with people with autism.
Provide trainings and workshops for parents and professionals. Screen young children for ASD and follow-up with appropriate agencies to ensure services provided as needed.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in ESE, Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology or closely related field and three years of experience in the field of autism required.
Preference: BCBA or BCBA eligible.
Bi-lingual Spanish Required.
College or Department:
Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
John D. McArthur Campus - Jupiter
Work Days and Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Weekends and Evenings for fundraisers and special events as needed.
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711
Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.
Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.
A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.