Title: Part-time Autism Clinical and Outreach Coordinator at the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic (15-20 hours/week; 1-3 year appointment)
Posting Number: SW0170133
The Virginia Tech Autism Clinic (VTAC) in the Psychology Department of Virginia Tech is seeking a part-time clinical and outreach coordinator as part of a grant-funded outreach project to expand our services to rural underserved areas of Southwest Virginia. VTAC is a community service clinic and training program for clinical psychology graduate students. VTAC provides clinical services to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and their families in the surrounding New River Valley. We use evidence-based services and assessment measures in order to provide the best quality of care, and tailor our services to the individual needs of each person. Our mission is to facilitate the fullest potential of people with ASD so that each person can lead the most satisfying and inclusive life as possible.
This part-time position will coordinate rural outreach and services, including some travel to these locations, and will provide support to the principal investigator in operations of the project. After being trained, this position will be involved in conducting parent education and providing training/consultation to students and professionals. Depending on qualifications, this position may also be involved as part of a team that delivers comprehensive diagnostic assessments consisting of the Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R), the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), measures of cognitive and adaptive functioning, and psychosocial measures of risk/resiliency and environmental supports.
Required qualifications: Applicants must have administrative assistance experience in a professional environment, and experience working with clinical populations. Applicants must have valid driver’s license and be willing to travel to rural areas using a university owned vehicle. Some university paid travel for training purposes is also part of this position.
Preferred qualifications: Ideal applicants will have experience working with the ASD population. Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s Degree (or commensurate level of experience) in Psychology, Human Services, Special Education or a related field.
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.
If you are interested in applying for this position, you can apply for the position on our employment site at:
https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/73934 or go to https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/search and search for posting SW0170133 .
Review of applications will begin February 6, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.