May Institute

Behavior Analysts at May Institute

Providing evidence-based services that improve the quality of life for individuals with special needs is at the heart of May Institute’s mission. It has been our top priority for more than six decades.

We offer a continuum of care that begins with home-based applied behavioral analysis (ABA) services for toddlers newly diagnosed with an ASD, and continues with school consultation, residential placement, special education schools, and adult services to meet the needs of our many clients and their families.

As the incidence of autism around the country and throughout the world rises, the demand for our evidence-based services continues to grow. In response, we have openings for licensed psychologists, board certified behavior analysts (BCBAs), board certified assistant behavior analysts (BCaBAs), and those pursuing their degrees.
 

Benefits of working at May

Part of what sets May Institute apart from other organizations is our uncompromising commitment to professionalism and excellence. Our work is grounded in evidence-based ABA practice. Our mission and vision drive us to understand each person’s unique needs and find effective means to help each individual reach his or her potential and live as independently as possible.

We are proud to be an active center of training and research, and are dedicated to improving our employees’ clinical understanding and creating research opportunities.

We offer a competitive salary, an array of exceptional benefits, flexible scheduling to meet the needs of families, fully paid in-house training, continuing education seminars, internal transfers and promotions, generous time off, and the opportunity to work with national experts in the fields of ASD and other developmental disabilities, brain injury, and behavioral health.

Other terrific opportunities for professional growth and development include:

  • A highly collaborative environment and the opportunity to work with teams of BCBAs

  • Tuition reimbursement and opportunities to participate in graduate programs

  • Senior-level clinical support and supervision from doctoral-level BCBAs

  • Participation in applied and grant-funded research

  • Opportunities to publish and present

  • Diverse clinical experiences across age ranges and populations in the community and at our world-class schools and outstanding adult programs

  • Ongoing professional development tailored to areas of interest

  • Cutting-edge developments in computerized data management systems and technology for communication and language training

  • Supervision hours to meet advanced academic requirements

  • Generous compensation and great benefits package
     

Clinical oversight and supervision

Our exceptional service quality is a result of well-trained staff coupled with comprehensive clinical oversight and supervision. We leverage the expertise of leaders throughout the agency with peer support across all programs including the National Autism Center at May Institute and our consultation, behavioral health, brain injury, educational, and adult service areas.

[Meet our senior clinical leadership team.]

Staff members attend an agency-wide, high-risk clinical peer review with our Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Senior Vice President of Quality Improvement, and other senior clinical staff. They also participate in the following:

  • Weekly discussion and clinical review of cases

  • Monthly literature review in collaboration with multiple sites within the agency

  • Monthly clinical peer review of cases

  • Monthly research committee to review staff-directed research projects and assist staff in preparing presentations for conferences and dissemination through peer-reviewed publications

  • On-call availability for immediate review of cases or incidents

  • Monthly staff trainings on practitioner-relevant topics (available for CEUs)

  • Supervisory opportunities
     

Life-long learning and career advancement

We offer life-long learning opportunities designed to meet the needs of employees at every stage of their education and career — from those just beginning to work in the human services field, to those in pre- and post-doctoral programs, as well as senior-level staff attaining advanced licenses and credentials.

We pride ourselves in developing leaders within the agency. Many members of our leadership team joined May Institute as behavior analysts and have subsequently been promoted to various levels of supervision and management at sites throughout the country.

Seminars and Continuing Education

We provide continuing education for BCBAs, psychologists, social workers, and licensed mental health workers. Each year, we offer more than 20 hours of continuing professional education in the form of workshops and seminars. May Institute is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and the American Psychological Association as a continuing education sponsor.
 

Current openings

We are seeking Board Certified Behavior Analysts to work with our teams to provide home, center-based, and school consultation services to children and adolescents. Positions are currently available in multiple states. View our openings here!

Behavior Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Completing functional behavioral assessments

  • Completing skill assessments

  • Developing and monitoring behavior support plans and individualized treatment plans

  • Completing progress reports

  • Analyzing data

  • Conducting staff and teacher/parent training

  • Supervision of direct therapists

  • Providing direct services

Requirements:

  • BCBA certification

  • Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology, Special Education, or related field

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively within a variety of situations

  • Ability to work independently

  • Excellent time management skills