1091 Infirmary Road, Elyria, OH 44053

SSA/Behavior Analyst


Location: Murray Ridge Center



Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and have at least three years of paid, full-time (or equivalent part-time) experience in developing and implementing behavioral support and/or risk reduction strategies or plans; or hold a professional license/certification issued by one of the following Ohio boards: psychology; medical; or counselor, social worker, and marriage and family therapist.

Demonstrated, successful experience specifically with children and families in the application of behavioral intervention. Experience providing direct behavioral intervention with children on the Autism Spectrum. Knowledge of behavior intervention techniques, impact of environments on behaviors, sensory integration and relaxation techniques and ability to apply this knowledge in providing behavior intervention services. Knowledge of community resources.

Proficiency with computer, phone and other related technology. Proficiency with Windows-based operating environment; Microsoft Outlook Excel and Word; and using the internet. Must be able to use computer to complete tasks as required.

Possess a high level of detail orientation. Excellent mastery of language. Strong writing skills, ability to clearly communicate verbally and in writing.

Must demonstrate the willingness and ability to follow detailed instructions, procedures, processes, and protocols.

Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license and an insured personal vehicle to use while on agency business. Must have a good driving record.

Must have a history of satisfactory job performance. Must have a record of reliable work attendance. Must have good interpersonal skills.

Must be able to meet all requirements and obtain all certificates required to perform the job or any aspect of the job, and to access funding for performance of any aspect of the job.


Board Certified Behavior Analyst

Fluent in Spanish as well as English

Demonstrated, successful experience with adults, children and families in the application of trauma informed care.


Attend and facilitate development of behavior support strategies and related meetings. Author, review, update and revise support strategies and Individual Service Plans (ISPs), as needed. Consult formal and informal caregivers regarding implementation of behavioral interventions for individuals with challenging behaviors.

Based upon training, conduct comprehensive behavioral analysis identifying contextual precursors and probable causation of identified behaviors in an individual’s various environments. Based on the analysis, make recommendations in accordance with accepted behavioral principles to effect functional changes.

Perform assessments including eligibility determinations for county board services. Develop plans for the individual with the active participation of the individual and others. Establish supports and programs based on individual assessed needs and preferred ways of meeting such needs.

Assist individuals in selecting providers of their choosing for services and supports. Ensure that services and supports are effectively coordinated and provided by applicable providers.

Establish and implement an ongoing system of monitoring the implementation of individual plans for consistent implementation and desired outcomes for the individual. Monitor for and facilitate plans of correction for cases of abuse, neglect or exploitation of individuals with developmental disabilities. Communicate in a positive reassuring way with clients and their families.

Be knowledgeable of, complete referrals for, participate in and provide leadership on the follow up recommended for challenging youth and adult technical assistance programs through all state and local partners.


Generally, an approved 40 hour per week schedule, Monday-Friday. Flexible as needed.


Level 6.5


280 calendar days


This agency supports the full intent and goals of Equal Employment Opportunities and insures that all employees and applicants will be afforded equal opportunities for appointment, promotion, training, career advancement and recognition without regard to mental handicap, physical handicap, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age or political affiliation.

R. December 2021

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