Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities

  • Behavior and Curriculum Intervention Specialist

    Job Locations US-OH-Cleveland
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/14/2018 6:00 AM)
    # of Openings
    Salary Range
    Min Salary
    USD $46,125.00/Yr.
    Children's Services/Assistive Tech
    Max Salary
    USD $64,063.00/Yr.
    Specific Facility
    William Patrick Day Services Center
    Position Reports To
    Early Intervention and Services Manager
    Work Schedule
    7.5 hours a day / 12 Months
  • Overview

    The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is seeking a full-time Assess, design and recommend behavioral supports interventions and curriculum adaptations for individuals eligible for CCBDD services.  The primary function will include, but is not limited to the following:

    • Conduct functional behavior and ecological assessments of school, home or community environments to identify variables that may contribute to the presence of individual learning or behavioral problems.
    • Consult and work directly with staff and other professionals to develop positive behavioral support interventions incorporating ecological or environmental strategies, positive programming, and focused support strategies as appropriate for individuals exhibiting challenging behaviors.
    • Provide information about general learning, curricular supports, behavioral support interventions and competency-based training to families, staff and other professionals.
    • Provide direct, collaborative support and training to staff and other professionals who have individuals exhibiting challenging behaviors and general learning problems.
    • Work with staff, other team members and professionals and family members to assess, develop, recommend and evaluate behavioral support interventions and general curricular intervention plans.
    • Fabricate materials necessary to implement behavioral support interventions.
    • Develop and present in-service training programs for CCBDD staff, public school staff, parents, families and related groups.
    • Conduct correspondence, compile data and prepare reports as necessary.
    • Participate in team meetings as needed and related nature of work.
    • Complete SSA Billing requirements as determined, including the maintenance of related certifications for TCM.
    • Maintain appropriate information in consumer records as required and outlined in agency and department work rules.



    • May be assigned individuals who are non-ambulatory, medically complex, or co-occurring disorders.
    • Will necessitate working a flexible schedule as delineated in the bargaining unit contract and/or staff member handbook.
    • May provide evaluations and training for public school districts personnel/individuals. 
    • May be requested to attend workshops, seminars, and training situations, as necessary.
    • May require some lifting.

     UNUSUAL WORK REQUIREMENT: Must have access to reliable transportation.


    • Bachelor's degree in Special Education, Early Childhood Education or related field.
    • Any one of the following: State of Ohio Department of Education Intervention Specialist (K-12) license with either mild/moderate or moderate/intensive endorsement, State of Ohio Department of Education Early Education of Handicap License or Early Childhood Intervention Specialist License.
    • Eligibility for State Department of DD SSA certification with certification occurring within state statute time lines.
    • Successful completion of the Institute on Assessment and Analysis of Severe and Challenging Behavior and the Positive Practices in Behavior Support, Through Nonlinear Applied Behavior Analysis, sponsored by the Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis online Webinar class and online Longitudinal Practicum.
    • B.C.B.A. certification, preferred, but not required.
    • Minimum of three years’ work experience with a special education or directly related program.
    • Valid state of Ohio driver's license and continued maintenance of excellent driving record.

    Application Procedure:  Applicants must apply ONLINE.  Please do not foward your information by email.  All resumes, cover letters and applications must be submitted through this applicant portal.  Click APPLY above to begin the process.  Thank you. 


    Posting End Date:  Open until filled.   


    Position Start Date:  August 6, 2018.


    Equal Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information about the law, click here:  EEO Information


    - The Cuyahoga County Board of DD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

    - Individuals who may need assistance with the application process should contact Human Resources.

    - All Job tentative offers are made with the understanding that prospective new employees pass a drug test and background check prior to being hired. 


    Questions about the application process?  Review answers to our FAQs here: FAQS and How to Contact H.R.


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