The Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University

Position Announcements

Clinician I

The Center for Persons with Disabilities at USU is in need of a Department of Health, Baby Watch Early Interventionist. The successful applicant will provide developmental home & center based services to families of children with developmental delays or who have symptoms of Autism, and address behavior difficulties in their homes, community, and/or classroom settings.

This is a position requires travel and services to families primarily in Box Elder county.
• Provide evidence-based service using ASD methodology in homes and small group environments.
• Understand and use of adult learning principles and methodologies.
• Demonstrate competence using criterion referenced assessment to identify developmental delays in all areas of development.
• Assessment and teaching children with symptoms of autism and their families.
• Demonstrate the ability to interpret and integrate assessment information needed to develop individualized plans.
• Collect and maintain data to evaluate child progress.
• Work as part of an interdisciplinary team.
• Must adhere to the University travel and driving policies.
Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bachelor's or Master's Degree in SpEd, master’s in Psychology, bachelor/master degree plus BCBA certification, degree plus ASD methodology certification, or other related degree.
2. If applicable, Utah State licensures(s) required by the Utah Office of Occupational Licensing applicable to the profession.
3. At least one year or education equivalent evaluating and teaching young children with developmental delays or disabilities, including autism and their families.
4. Maintenance of appropriate professional affiliations(s) needed to supervise undergraduate and graduate students during practicum, student teaching, and internships.
5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Write and speak Spanish and English fluently
2. Baby Watch Early Intervention Credential II
3. Training and experience in ASD methodology
4. Live in the Box Elder county area

Opportunity Type: Full-Time w/benefits package
Percent or Time or Hours per Week: 100
Advertised Salary: Minimum $29,500, plus excellent benefits
Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Instructional Coach/Implementation Specialist

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Utah State University, a nationally ranked special education institution, is seeking a motivated professional with an expertise in special education to serve as an instructional coach and implementation specialist with the Center for Technical Assistance for Excellence in Special Education (TAESE). The selected candidate will work virtually from a home office while also traveling to schools throughout the Southeastern region of Utah.

The Instructional Coach/Implementation Specialist (ICIS) for the TAESE sponsored Utah Professional Development Network and Technical Assistance Project will display technical, curricular, assessment, and implementation planning behaviors supporting effective professional development and technical assistance (PD/TA) activities, intended to enhance socially valid outcomes for students with disabilities (SWD). The ICIS, in collaboration with the project director (PD), assistant director (AD), and other core team members, will provide PD/TA, instructional coaching, and implementation planning and support for schools in the Southeastern region (preferred but not required that candidates live in the Southeastern region), which will be directed by priorities identified by the Utah State Office of Education, Special Education Section (USOE-SES) based on analysis of relevant data and PD/TA advisory board input. Additionally, the ICIS's actions will be directed by their regional Local Education Agencies (LEAs), annual performance review (APR) determinations, and, more specifically, by their determinations in the Utah Program Improvement Planning System.


The candidate should be a self-starter exhibiting extensive experience in providing training and technical assistance. She/he needs to have integrity and credibility. Demonstrated abilities to work openly in a team environment are required. The selected candidate must have good communication and facilitation skills and be willing to travel as needed to complete special education technical assistance assignments.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

A. Professional Development and Technical Assistance Development, Delivery, Coaching, and Evaluation (working knowledge of the elements of the approved Utah PD/TA contract; a knowledge and understanding of the accountability and results needs in special education; knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); comprehensive knowledge of the Utah Core Standards, Utah Extended Core Standards, and Utah Teaching and Leadership Standards.)

B. Collaborative Implementation Planning and Support Performance Standards and Requirements (theoretical and practical knowledge of implementation science principles; practical knowledge and skills in the use of implementation tools and frameworks that support LEAs to develop complete implementation plans calculated to implement evidence-based practices).

Minimum/Preferred Qualifications:

•Working knowledge and experience in implementing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and other special education laws.
•Working knowledge and experience with technology and computers as they relate to special education.
•Evidence of professional writing ability and excellent verbal communication skills.
•Demonstrated ability to work with others in a positive manner.
•Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently or as part of a team.

Opportunity Type:

Full-Time w/benefits package

Percent or Time or Hours per Week:


Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Required Documents (The names and contact information of 3 references will be collected during the application process):

Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Teaching Philosophy