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Behavior Analyst Trainee 

About the Organization Founded in 1996 by parents who sought the very best treatment available to deliver opportunities to children and adolescents living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Minnesota Autism Center (MAC) provides therapeutic services for children ages 18 months to 21 years who have ASD.

MAC's services are center-based and in-home, and include speech and occupational therapy, assessment and diagnosis services, and individual and family therapy. At any given time, MAC serves approximately 370-400 clients throughout Minnesota at 17 centers located in Eagan, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, Fridley, Vadnais Heights, Minnetonka, Woodbury, Duluth, Virginia, Mankato, Rochester, Red Wing, New Ulm, Medford, Hutchinson and Cambridge.


POSITION PURPOSE: Provide applied behavior analysis (ABA) services to children affected by ASD who are receiving therapeutic services. The Behavior Analyst Trainee works as a team member in the delivery of services and as a promoter of MAC services and expansions. The Behavior Analyst Trainee works directly with their BCBA supervisor and within a team of professionals to design, deliver, evaluate, and report on the services being provided to MAC clients. The BCBA trainee works collaboratively with the BCBA supervisor to access the required learning opportunities for certification in completion of supervised fieldwork hours.


Collaborate with BCBA Supervisor to:

  • Develop comprehensive behavior plans that allow each client the opportunity to excel among populations from birth through adulthood.
  • Consult with Clinical Supervisors to maintain quality of cases through ABA data analysis and collaborate on implementing data-driven program changes.
  • Participate in multiple service delivery settings (home, school, community, supervision, direct support, parent training).
  • Conduct assessments and train support staff.
  • Participate in the development of social groups, program advocacy and behavior consulting.
  • Participate in workshops and train clinical professionals, staff, and parents to expand our client's knowledge base.
  • Cultivate a culture of compassion, communication, excellence, creativity, and reliability.
  • Maintain confidentiality of the children and families/caregivers served by MAC according to professional ethical standards, state and federal rules and regulations and MAC's internal policy and procedures.
  • Provide leadership in the areas of training, instruction, and demonstration as necessary.
  • Attend and present at clinical and interdisciplinary meetings as requested, necessary and appropriate.
  • Assist with additional projects and collaboration with other departments.
  • Assist with assessment tracking.
  • Maintain records of supervised fieldwork and tracking of their own needs as it pertains to learning opportunities on the relevant BACB task list.



  • Identify topics and provide training in relevant settings.
  • Developing on-going trainings for the CC/BT-P teams.
  • Accrual of required hours towards BCBA/BCaBA certifications.


*This position is for all of our centers - Virginia, Duluth, Bemidji, Cambridge, Forest Lake, Monticello, Fridley, Maple Grove, Vadnais Heights, Woodbury, Eagan, Eden Praire, Hutchinson, Red Wing, New Ulm, Mankato, Medford, Austin and Rochester* 

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Location Metro  
Position Requirements


  • Enrolled in, or graduate of, master’s degree program in Applied Behavior Analysis, Special Education, Psychology, or a related field (Behavior Analysis emphasis preferred) and pursuing supervised fieldwork hours in pursuit of certification from BACB.
  • Must have completed, or near completion of, 40% restricted hours of supervised fieldwork.
  • Must provide sufficient written evidence of training and/or education in the method of evidence-based therapy being delivered.
  • The Behavior Analyst Trainee must be knowledgeable of professional and ethical clinical standards regarding the delivery of behavior analytic services.
  • The Behavior Analyst Trainee must be effective working within a team structure and have demonstrable effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • The Behavior Analyst Trainee must pass all criminal background checks as required by the State of Minnesota to be eligible to work with children and vulnerable adults.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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