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Faculty, Tenure Track - Director Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism
Utah Valley University

Date Posted May 16, 2018
Title Faculty, Tenure Track - Director Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism
University Utah Valley University
Department N/A
Application Deadline 6/15/2018
Position Start Date Available immediately

  • May 16, 2018
  • Faculty, Tenure Track - Director Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism
  • N/A
  • Utah Valley University
    Orem, UT
    United States
  • 6/15/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
    Associate Professor
  • Special Education
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Faculty, Tenure Track - Director Melisa Nellesen Center for Autism

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)


Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ten plus years of experience related to the essential job duties and to ASD treatment, therapy, diagnosis and educational best practices.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of behavior analysis and best practices as it applies to ASD therapies and treatment options.
  • Knowledge of organizational development theory and management practices.
  • Knowledge of, and significant experience with, higher education administration including development of policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge and strong experience in higher education development (fund-raising) practices, policies and procedures with a history of successful results.
  • Knowledge and experience in working within FERPA, HIPAA, ADA requirements and regulation compliance.
  • Knowledge of successful marketing principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of and experience in teaching courses in autism and related fields.
  • Knowledge of current instructional theory, methods, strategies and techniques.
  • Knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation techniques.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Strong organizational skills including strategic planning and prioritization, budget preparation and fiscal management.
  • Strong records management skills, including FERPA and HIPAA compliant systems.
  • Skill in program planning, development and implementation.
  • Advanced analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Significant public presentation skills.
  • Skills in interpersonal relationships, problem-solving, and decision-making.
  • Skills in research, quantitative reasoning, writing, which results in scholarly work.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present effectively to small and large groups and perform services as a university representative.
  • Advanced ability to supervise and organize employee development programs and processes.
  • Ability to provide guidance and leadership to professional personnel in the area of expertise.
  • Ability to gather and analyze statistical data, generate reports, and successfully publish content as appropriate.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment among all divisions.
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long-range goals.
  • Ability to create and develop effective work teams with the skills and abilities necessary to accomplish Center and institutional goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to a diverse group.
  • Ability to apply technology in classroom teaching.
  • Ability to implement and teach lower and upper division students a wide variety of evidence-based curriculum, assessments, and interventions.
  • Ability to commit to evening courses on occasion.
  • Ability to adapt to current trends in the field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Although ABD is accepted, the doctorate must be received by the first day of classes.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a PhD in an autism-related field (i.e.
special education, mental health counseling, psychology, medicine, etc. ) AND 10+ years of experience within the field.
BCBA license required.

Physical Requirements:

Frequent standing, sitting, and walking, as well as frequent fine hand manipulation associated with using a computer. Continuous need to see, hear, and speak.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC22818

Secondary Education



Open Date: 05/15/2018

Review Start Date: 05/22/2018

Close Date: 6/15/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

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