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Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind
  • Position Number: 5366345
  • Location: Talladega, AL
  • Position Type: Business - Management

R-9808 Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) RISE Autism Program AIDB North-Revised

Alabama Institute for Deaf & Blind

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Re-Advertised & Revised

R-9802 Reference#31832455153

Posting Date: June 27, 2024

Candidates who are blind or visually impaired and/or deaf or hard of hearing are encouraged to apply for this position and may be given preference in hiring as permitted by federal laws. Information related to disability is not required, and if disclosed voluntarily, will be used only in AIDB's efforts to create opportunities for individuals with exceptionalities. Non-disclosure will not subject any applicant to adverse treatment.

POSITION: Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

RISE Autism - AIDB North-Decatur AL


Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind (AIDB) is the world's most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service program serving individuals of all ages who are Deaf, Blind, DeafBlind and multidisabled and their families. Founded in 1858, AIDB serves more than 36,000 infants, toddlers, children, adults and seniors with hearing and vision loss throughout Alabama each year.

Our services literally span a lifetime including five campuses in Talladega, ten regional centers located throughout the State of Alabama with programs that range from early and senior intervention, traditional and nontraditional education services in residential and outreach settings and a manufacturing facility that is the state's largest employer of adults who are Deaf, Blind, or DeafBlind. Our employees are among the organization's most valuable assets and resources. We share compassion for leveling the playing field for all. Our mission makes AIDB a unique place to work.


Our employees are our most valuable resource. This position will serve individuals of all ages who have multiple disabilities and challenging behaviors, for the purpose of providing a safe and successful learning environment. Using client centered assessments and data to guide program based decisions, the Registered Behavior Technician will work with individuals and their stakeholders to provide individualized services through a collaborative team approach. The Registered Behavior Technician will receive supervision, oversight, and training on skills acquisition programs and behavior reduction strategies from a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in order to ensure successful implementation of programs.


You will play a vital role to ensure that AIDB's culture of inclusion is reinforced by implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs and plans that promote the provision of comprehensive educational services to sensory impaired individuals. Through a collaborative team approach, you will have an opportunity to use your professional expertise to provide services and support that champion the limitless potential of all individuals.

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must possess an active Registered Behavior Technician certification through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) or be willing to become BACB certified within 90 days of employment. Training certification must occur through a designated program identified by RISE Autism. Minimum of one year of experience working in an academic, residential, and/or behavioral health setting working with individuals who are deaf, blind, deafblind, and/or multi-disabled.
  • Past work history that indicates good interpersonal skills (i.e. be able to develop and maintain rapport with staff, students, parents, and other stakeholders); good judgment; the ability to be motivating, creative and flexible; and the ability to exercise individual initiative.
  • Must have a working knowledge of computer technology: Windows operating systems, iOS, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Must maintain certification from the BACB as outlined in the BACB RBT Handbook.
  • Work collaboratively with a BCBA to assist with ABA assessments and apply evidenced based behavior analytical techniques and teaching procedures that will promote communication, independence and social skills.
  • Must maintain high ethical standards and confidentiality throughout all duties.
  • Must maintain accurate and detailed behavior and skill acquisition data during sessions. Data collection must be entered into a designated electronic data management system.
  • Must be willing to provide support with other RISE initiatives outside of the RBT position.
  • Must complete AIDB online training on Deafness, Blindness, Deafblindness and Multiple Disabilities within 12 months of employment.
  • Must demonstrate competency in reading and writing Braille by scoring 80% or better on

the AIDB Braille Skills Assessment Inventory within thirty-six (36) months of employment.
  • A sign language proficiency level of Intermediate according to the AIDB evaluation system must be obtained within the first twenty four (24) months of employment. A sign language proficiency level of INTERMEDIATE PLUS must be obtained within the first thirty-six (36) months of employment.
  • Must provide documentation of sign language proficiency evaluation (SCPI available through AIDB).
  • Complete Managing Crisis Safely program or other crisis prevention program as designed by administration within the first six (6) months of employment.
  • Attend workshops, conferences and other staff development activities, traveling by air and/or car, with some occasional overnight stay.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and eligible to be insured by AIDB insurance carriers.
  • Upon offer of employment, the applicant must submit to a fingerprint background check by an agency designated and paid by AIDB.

SALARY: $20.36 - $24.45 C2 Scale 41 Rank 197 Days

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance available ,Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
  • Deferred compensation options available
  • Paid time off


This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime and/or compensatory time provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Direct deposit is required.

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