Behavior Specialist

Randolph, MA 02368, USA Req #17180
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Our mission and vision drive us to understand each person’s unique needs and find effective means to help each individual we serve reach their potential and live as independently as possible.  Our work is grounded in evidence-based ABA practice.

May Institute is proud to be an ally in supporting and creating opportunities for our employees of all backgrounds, races, cultures and orientations and we offer programs and mentorships to help our staff achieve their career and education goals. We are also proud to be an active center of training and research, and are dedicated to improving our employees’ clinical understanding and creating research opportunities.  

Since this role supervises the daily implementation of behavior support plans in both the residential and school setting, May Institute will work with you to craft a schedule that fits your life. This is a full-time position which spans the students living and schooling environments and will include some evenings and occasional weekend hours and is perfect for those looking for non-traditional work hours.

Behavior support in the residential program will entail work hours while the students are at home, generally this may include:

  • Working an afternoon and evening at their home (a May Center Randolph residence) 
  • One weekend day per month in their home
  • Mornings or afternoons at their home



  • Conduct behavior assessments as needed to identify problem behavior; develop appropriate support plans to correct problem behaviors.
  • Train residential staff to implement behavior support plans with integrity.
  • Collect and analyze IOA, treatment integrity, crisis intervention, and problem behavior data
  • Modify behavior support plans based on data collected.
  • Provide staff training and feedback based on data collected.
  • Ensure appropriate contact with parents regarding behavioral issues.
  • Assist in the admissions process with the identification and screening of possible students to be served by the program.
  • Liaise with residential, administrative, and support service departments.
  • Develop and monitor the implementation of programming for areas including, but not limited to, communication, activities of daily living, and functional living skills.


  • Master’s degree in a related field, or working towards a Master's Degree
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and/or a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA) Preferred.
  • Previous experience conducting behavior assessments and developing behavior intervention plans.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Management of boundaries in high stress situations.
May Institute is an Equal Opportunity employer of qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  May Institute also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of the protected categories.

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  • Randolph, MA 02368, USA