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ChildServe Behavior Analyst (BCBA)- Full Time-Iowa City in Iowa City, Iowa

Behavior Analyst (BCBA)- Full Time-Iowa City

Behavioral Health (Mental Health, RBTs, Psychologists, BCBA) Iowa City, Iowa



$2000 Sign On Bonus! ChildServe is dedicated to helping children with autism lead a great life through high quality services. As we expand our autism programs in Iowa City, we’re looking to add a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) to our team.

As a BCBA at ChildServe, you will enjoy:

  • A multi-disciplinary team: You’ll collaborate with mental health therapists, social workers, and speech, occupational and physical therapists to provide a holistic approach to autism services.

  • Leadership training and continuing education opportunities to support career growth.

  • A manageable caseload, with leaders who work to recognize and prevent compassion fatigue.

  • The opportunity to help shape a well-established (but expanding!) program, and make a difference for kids with autism!

Where You’ll BeThe Iowa City area is an award winning community that offers world-class education and a vibrant downtown with unique and eclectic restaurants and shops. Plus many one-of-a-kind experiences, including:

  • A bike- and pedestrian-friendly downtown with many bars, restaurants, and boutique shops, surrounded by new urban and historic neighborhoods.

  • Home of the University of Iowa, world-class health care and a rich literary heritage, Iowa City continues to be recognized on a national scale.

  • Iowa City is rich in culture. Counting more than a dozen museums, nine programs offering literary readings, five writing outreach programs, and seven community and professional theatre companies, numbers are important throughout this united, diverse community.

  • Nearly two dozen Big Ten sports add collegiate excitement to a community already rich in recreation with more than 70 parks near rivers, ponds, lakes and trails.

What You'll Do

  • Assessment and treatment planning- Conduct functional behavioral assessments (FBA) and skill based assessment. Develop and monitor implementation of treatment plans that are individualized and utilize evidence based strategies. Monitor progress and evaluate treatment effectiveness.

  • Supervision of treatment- Provide supervision of experience for BCBA candidates pursuing certification. Provide supervision of treatment plan implementation for certified and non-certified direct care providers.

  • Collaboration- Collaborate with each child’s interdisciplinary team to implement effective techniques across all environments promoting progress and generalization. Advise and contribute to the development and growth of ChildServe’s Autism program.

  • Training- Provide training to staff and families on treatment plans, including the use of standardized training curricula. Provide or collaborate on training within ChildServe and the community.


  • Monday-Friday

  • Typical business hours

What You'll Need

  • Master’s Degree in Related Field and BCBA certification required. Successful completion of the BACB’s Supervisor Training Curriculum preferred. Will consider those sitting for BCBA exam in the next 6 months.

  • Preferred: Minimum of two years’ experience working with children with Autism and other developmental disabilities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language.

Who We Are

  • ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 4,600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today!

Child Serve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.