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ChildServe Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - Part Time in Des Moines, Iowa

Behavior Analyst (BCBA) - Part Time

Behavioral Health (Mental Health, RBT, Psychologists, BCBA) Des Moines, Iowa



ChildServe is dedicated to helping children with autism lead a great life through high quality services. As we grow our autism programs, we’re looking to add an additional Board Certified Behavior 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.


  • Flexible scheduling within typical business hours.

    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.

    Where You'll Be Des Moines is an award winning community that offers world class education, commute times averaging 20 minutes or less, welcoming suburbs, and a vibrant downtown with unique and eclectic restaurants and shops. Plus many one-of-a-kind experiences, including:

  • Sculpture Park, featuring works of 22 of the world’s most celebrated artists

  • #2 Top Farmer’s Market in America with over 300 vendors

  • Festivals and outdoor concerts

  • Diverse theater scene

  • Local breweries producing award winning craft beers

    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.

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs, be mobile within the assigned work area, and frequently bend, lift, reach, and stand.

  • This position may be subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. If applicable, specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process.

    Not sure if you hit 100% of the position expectations? Let's talk! Reach out to our Talent Acquisition team by emailing [email protected] .Why ChildServe?

    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

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 5600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, Iowa City, and Cedar Rapids 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 believe our differences make us great. We are on a continuous journey to create an environment where different perspectives are valued and all feel safe and welcome.

  • 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! ChildServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.