Clinical Behavior Specialist – Baird/ INCLUSION

Howard Center
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

$3,500 SIGN ON BONUS: The Baird School/INCLUSION Program is seeking a Clinical Behavior Specialist to join an innovative team that supports the social, emotional, behavioral, and academic needs of students within their school settings throughout Chittenden County. These settings include public schools, the Baird School, and the Tutorial and Behavior Services program for students requiring intensive supports in alternative learning environments.

The ideal candidate will possess strong assessment, diagnostic, and crisis intervention skills. The ability to work collaboratively with mental health and educational teams is essential. The candidate will have demonstrated skills supporting the placement of students with emotional disabilities through the provision of training and supervision to staff working directly with students. Candidates must be proficient in the development of behavioral modification plans and an ability to analyze and interpret data.


  • Conduct behavioral assessments
  • Develop comprehensive behavioral treatment plans
  • Supervise Behavior Interventionists
  • Collaborate with educational teams and families
  • Provide crisis supports


  • Master’s Degree or higher in in Applied Behavior Analysis or Special Education, or Psychology
  • Proficiency with SEL and behavior modification
  • Previous experience with supervision and consultation
  • An understanding of educational systems and processes
  • Use of a personal vehicle and a clean driving record
  • BCBA Preferred


  • Full Time
  • Exempt
  • Hybrid Work Option available
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience and credentials
  • Generous benefit package


  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency’s culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit “About Us” to review Howard Center’s EOE policy.


Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Cabinet forms a vital part of the Howard Center's organizational structure; existing to improve the diversity, equity and inclusion performance of Howard Center through effective governance.

Howard Center CEO, Bob Bick, has put forth an inspiring vision.

“We are committed to becoming a model culture and community leader around issues of diversity, inclusion, and corporate values and responsibility. We want to ensure a welcoming, inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for our staff, the people we serve, our partners, and community. In doing this, we must face old

patterns, and in a respectful and positive way break though barriers and stereotypes, and have courageous conversations that will allow us to grow, expand, and more fully live our values and mission."

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