Behavioral Analyst I


Illinois Department of Human Services

Location: Kankakee, IL, US, 60901
Job Requisition ID: 38099
Agency : Department of Human Services
Closing Date/Time: 06/07/2024
Salary: Anticipated Salary (Effective 7/1/24): $5,423-$7,721 per month ($65,076-$92,652 per year)
County: Kankakee
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU: RC062

Position Overview
The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Behavior Analyst I for the Shapiro Center located in Kankakee, Illinois to perform professional behavioral analysis for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Develops, implements, and monitors behavioral program systems for assigned individuals. Trains program delivery staff in behavior analysis techniques. Develops program recommendations for inter-disciplinary or multi-disciplinary team review. Serves as a member of the inter-disciplinary team. Provides habilitation programming for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
Job Responsibilities
1. Performs professional behavioral analysis for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
2. Provides guidance and direction to Interdisciplinary Team members in the implementation of behavioral procedures to modify individuals behavior and assists in the development and implementation of specialized projects.
3. Serves as a member of the Inter-disciplinary Team to develop, review and update assigned individuals habilitation plans.
4. Integrates facility and community-based services to meet each individuals needs.
5. Verifies treatment procedures, restraints and seclusion are implemented only under proper approval and in compliance with facility and department regulations.
6. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
Minimum Qualifications
1. Requires current, valid certification as a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Board-Certified Behavior Analyst-D (BCBA-D) by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB), accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) or Its successor organization and Requires one (1) year of professional experience in, applied behavior analysis or completion of the agency-sponsored Behavior Analyst Associate program.
A masters degree is required to gain BCBA certification; a doctoral degree (PhD) is required to gain the BCBA-D designation.
Conditions of Employment
1. Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends, and holidays.
2. Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals as necessary to prevent injury to individual or others.
3. Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.
4. Requires the ability to travel in the performance of job duties, with overnight stays as appropriate.
5. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
6. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited.
The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.
Work Hours: various shifts, see below:
Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm, working one early, one late, and one weekend day per month
Early shift: Choice of 6:00am – 2:30pm or 6:30am – 3pm
Late shift: Choice of 12:00pm – 8:30pm or 12:30pm – 9:00pm or 1:00pm – 9:30pm or 1:30pm – 10:00pm
Weekend shift: Choice of Saturday or Sunday working 8:00am – 4:30pm
Work Location: 100 E Jeffery St, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Shapiro Center
Behavioral & Quality Enhancement
Agency Contact:
Posting Group: Social Services

About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.
As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:
A Pension Program
Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually – (10 days in year one of employment)
Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)
13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
Deferred Compensation Program – A supplemental retirement plan
Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
GI Bill Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans
5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)

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