Fall 2023 – Start Date 8/1/23

Summary of Position

The Applied Behavior Analysis Director of Clinical Education (ABA-DCE) will report to the Program Director for the ABA Program and will have primary oversight for the clinical and experiential requirements within the undergraduate and graduate departmental programs. The position will include related teaching responsibilities specific to the clinical and supervision components for the applicable degree programs. The ABA-DCE will be expected to establish and maintain relationships with suitable clinical settings, including verifying arrangements for supervision with qualified preceptors, maintain current written agreements with community partners and clinical sites, and establish/track data from student clinical experiences that demonstrate achievement of student learning outcomes and program objectives. The ABA-DCE vacancy is a full time, renewable, non-tenure-track, 12-month faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor, working with a diverse undergraduate/graduate student body. The successful candidate may choose to fill the position locally in Staunton, VA or may choose to be 100% remote.

Responsibilities for this position: 

  • Develop and teach clinical experience/supervision courses that support the graduate and undergraduate ABA programs (teaching of other ABA courses prior to the onset of these new courses)
  • Manage all aspects of the clinical experience requirements for undergraduate and graduate ABA programs as specified by ABAI for Accreditation Standards
  • Membership on University and College/Departmental Committees
  • Academic advisement and mentorship of students
  • Participate in University, community, and professional service
  • Other duties assigned by the dean or program director

Qualifications and skills (required/preferred):

  • Candidates will possess a doctorate (Ed.D., Psy.D., or Ph.D.) in Education, Psychology, or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABD may be considered).
  • Candidates will hold an active BCBA® or BCBA-D® credential and will be expected to maintain it through employment if hired.
  • Candidates will have a minimum of five years of experience supervising others in ABA-related clinical roles; evidence of supervision excellence highly preferred.
  • Candidates will demonstrate effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Candidates will have experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students through online modalities.
  • Candidates will demonstrate evidence of engagement in teaching, research, and/or service that contributes to building and sustaining equitable, diverse, and inclusive communities.
  • Candidates will demonstrate the ability to exercise leadership in planning, developing, implementing, evaluating, and customizing educational experiences.

Applicants should send a CV and letter of application outlining how they meet the position’s qualifications to Lori Wall at lwall@marybaldwin.edu. Questions may also be directed to Ms. Wall. Candidates who are later provided an opportunity to interview will be asked for names and contact information for professional references. Position open until filled. Please submit application materials by January 20, 2023.     

Emphasis on Diversity: Mary Baldwin University is an intentionally diverse educational community, with a vibrant population of over 1900 undergraduate and graduate students in its residential and online programs. More than fifty percent of MBU’s residential undergraduates are students of color and the University aspires to develop a faculty, staff, and curriculum that reflect it’s demographic. The University places a high priority on the cultivation of a community in which all students are both seen and heard. We seek and encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in higher education and with academic experience with diverse student bodies. Above all, Mary Baldwin seeks candidates eager to embrace and empower an ethic of equity, diversity, and inclusivity

Mary Baldwin University: Founded in 1842, Mary Baldwin University is a small, coeducational university offering a range of degree programs from bachelor to doctoral. It serves a growing student population on its main campus in Staunton, Virginia; at its nearby health sciences campus in Augusta County; and online. Two hours from the nation’s capital, located on the western edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the picturesque and historic Shenandoah Valley, the university’s main campus is on 58 hilltop acres and opens onto downtown Staunton, regularly named one of the best small towns in America.

The university welcomed its largest ever incoming class in Fall 2018, and it is a pivotal and exciting time in the institution’s distinguished 177-year history. A radical belief in student potential and in the transformative power of the liberal arts and sciences has guided Mary Baldwin University since its founding. Emphasizing global leadership and citizenship, MBU is noted for high academic standards, strong leadership development programs, a diverse student body, and innovative programs including the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership.

Mary Baldwin University does not discriminate on the basis of sex or gender (*see exceptions for admission to programs within the College for Women), nor does the university discriminate on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, age, disability, religion, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression in its educational programs, admissions, co-curricular or other activities, or employment practices. Inquiries may be directed to the Director of Human Resources, 540-887-7367, Student Activities Center 312, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, Virginia 24401. *Exceptions within the College for Women: Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership, Program for the Exceptionally Gifted. (November 2017)






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