Employment at the CED

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Current openings at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) are listed below.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst 15490 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University is seeking applications for a full-time (37.5hpw), benefits eligible, Board Certified Behavior Analyst for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position will serve as the coordinator for the Behavior and Learning Intervention Services (BLIS) Clinic. The CED is looking for an applicant who is interested in developing a sustainable behavior-analytic practice alongside other individuals who have a passion for serving individuals with disabilities. Job responsibilities may include: providing or supervising 1:1 Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy to diverse clientele in a variety of settings, supervising undergraduate and graduate students, conducting parent trainings, and conducting staff trainings. The CED is a multidisciplinary center that provides services to individuals with disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. Working at the CED allows for access to many resources through WVU and the center (e.g., other health professionals, an office space, clinic space, sensory room, and telehealth spaces).

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Data Analyst 15748 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University is seeking applications for a full-time (37.5hpw), benefits eligible, Data Analyst for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position will establish and maintain efficient data capture, cleaning, and reporting functions at the CED. This position will be responsible for maintaining and updating as needed data capturing procedures; and work closely with program leadership and partners to retrieve, review, analyze, and/or interpret data over the course of the program period. Additionally, work closely with the Director to ensure center-level data is captured, analyzed, and interpreted as needed. Responsible for data policy, data administration, support materials, and information security and access issues.

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TBI Social Worker 15813 (Big Chimney, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Social Worker for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Big Chimney, WV. This position will provide resource coordination services to individuals with TBI so they can effectively access available services; and to facilitate a seamless continuum of services across agencies. This position will serve as a member of the State of WV TBI Program; conduct assessments; develop intervention recommendations; link to resources; identify unmet needs and barriers to accessing effective TBI services; collect data to support development of a funding stream for statewide brain injury services and supports; conduct regional outreach to identify and assist individuals with TBI in need of support services; and, provide training and technical assistance to improve service providers capability to offer effective, person-centered TBI services.

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MODIFY Community Support Specialist 15773 (Charleston, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Community Support Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Charleston, WV. This position will provide support for the Mentoring & Oversight for Developing Independence with Foster Youth (MODIFY) Program and provide follow up services to youth in transition from foster care to adult independence. The primary emphasis is the coordination of services to youth exiting foster care. Service coordination provided to this group of young adults will ensure that system linkages are in place for supporting these youth in the life domains of housing, employment, education, finance, physical/mental health, family and socialization. The goal of these services is to promote self-sufficiency and a successful transition to independence for former foster care youth.

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Social Worker Family Based Care Specialist 15910 (Logan, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Social Worker Family Based Care Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Logan, WV. This position will work within the realm of the Specialized Family Care (SFC) Program. The primary purpose of this position is to recruit, train, and maintain a network of homes that provide foster housing and care to adults and children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Specifically, the incumbent conducts regional recruitment activities to increase the number of SFC provider homes available, coordinates specialized training for SFC home providers, conducts regular inspections of the home and certifies that the home meets standards of health and safety for the persons that are or may be placed there. The employee provides technical, resource, and referral support to provider/foster families, organizations, and communities relating to individuals with developmental and/or intellectual disabilities placed within SFC provider homes. The employee also serves as a support/service contact relative to the position field of expertise.

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Community Support Specialist 15927 (Ripley, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Community Support Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Ripley, WV. The purpose of this position is to provide support for the Mentoring & Oversight for Developing Independence with Foster Youth (MODIFY) Program at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED). This position provides follow up services to youth in transition from foster care to adult independence. The primary emphasis is the coordination of services to youth exiting foster care. Service coordination provided to this group of young adults will ensure that system linkages are in place for supporting these youth in the life domains of housing, employment, education, finance, physical/mental health, family and socialization.

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Patient Navigator 15986 (Big Chimney, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Patient Navigator for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Big Chimney, WV. The purpose of this position is to provide care coordination, referral, and follow up services to patients of the Partners in Health system who are enrolled in a research study to receive additional care coordination services. This position will follow-up on results from a patient assessment of social service needs in the following areas: housing, transportation, food insecurity, utilities, and interpersonal violence.

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WVATS Program Manager 15349 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, WVATS (West Virginia Assistive Technology System) Program Manager for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position is responsible to oversee, plan, direct, and coordinate organizational activities including policy formulation, management of daily operations, and resource stewardship consistent with business objectives. It may oversee procurement, human resources, communications, finance, general operations, and/or office support. Work effort has significant impact on personnel, budget and operations, producing major organizational, legal and financial results and/or liability.

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Behavior Support Mentor (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Behavior Support Mentor for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to 1) consult and train agencies to establish and sustain system-wide PBS (i.e., three-tiered model of PBS) in order to decrease challenging behaviors and improve quality of life and 2) provide individual case consultation to individuals with challenging behaviors. This individual will work with the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) team to support agencies in implementing system-wide PBS by facilitating meetings, developing and conducting trainings, and coaching staff in the implementation of PBS. In addition, they will work with children with serious emotional distress, individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and complex support needs and their families to develop positive behavior support plans.

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Behavior Support Mentor 16203 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Behavior Support Mentor for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to 1) consult and train agencies to establish and sustain system-wide PBS (i.e., three-tiered model of PBS) in order to decrease challenging behaviors and improve quality of life and 2) provide individual case consultation to individuals with challenging behaviors. This individual will work with the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) team to support agencies in implementing system-wide PBS by facilitating meetings, developing and conducting trainings, and coaching staff in the implementation of PBS. In addition, they will work with children with serious emotional distress, individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, and complex support needs and their families to develop positive behavior support plans.

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Transition Specialist 16257 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Transition Specialist for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position will support and coordinate center-wide employment initiatives to help individuals with disabilities gain employment. This position will provide administrative and logistical support to individuals with disabilities and teams who are developing, implementing, and/or participating in employment efforts with the center. This position will work closely with employment leads to also develop courses for professionals and the community (on-line or in person) as needed and establish a comprehensive process for evaluating all employment efforts from design to completion.

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TBI Program Assistant 16337 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, TBI Program Assistant for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. The purpose of this position is to perform clerical and administrative functions following established policies, procedures, and methods in support of the Principal Investigator, Manager, and staff of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program.

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Clinical Services Coordinator 16379 (Morgantown, WV)

The West Virginia University Research Corporation is seeking applications for a full-time (40hpw), benefits eligible, Clinical Services Coordinator for the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities located in Morgantown, WV. This position will appropriately navigate clients to the services that address their stated needs and will coordinate the initial intake and connect the client to the appropriate provider (clinical or programs) based on the documented needs. This position will also ensure that clients have completed the appropriate documentation so that providers have the resources they need to conduct high quality services, and that families understand next steps following a clinic visit. Finally, this position will work with the CED provider(s) to ensure referrals for the client to receive services beyond the CED have been appropriately documented and completed.

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