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Assistant Director of Adult Clinical Services
$92k-125k (estimate)
Full Time | Elementary & Secondary Education 2 Days Ago

Melmark New England is Hiring an Assistant Director of Adult Clinical Services Near Lawrence, MA

Melmark Overview

Melmark is a nonprofit organization providing clinically-sophisticated evidence-based special education, residential, vocational, and therapeutic services for children and adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders, developmental and intellectual disabilities, acquired brain injuries, medical complexities, and other neurological and genetic disorders.

Adult Assistant Director Overview

Join our dedicated team as an Adult Assistant Director where you be will responsible for providing clinical oversight to individuals in a structured residential environment designed to promote intellectual, emotional and social growth. The Assistant Director of Adult Clinical Services is responsible for assisting the Director of Adult Services in the day-to-day operation of the clinical services and implementation and monitoring of all behavioral programming. The Assistant Director of Adult Clinical Services ensures appropriate staffing resources and the delivery of each student’s Individualized Service Plan (ISP). They ensure implementation in conjunction with Program Coordinator, in collaboration with Massachusetts and Department of Developmental Services (DDS).

In addition, the Assistant Director of Adult Clinical Services assists the Director of Adult Services to ensure that all requirements are met for acquiring and maintaining all program applicable licenses, certifications and accreditations. The Assistant Director of Adult Clinical Services is responsible for assisting in the implementation of Positive Behavior Support (PBS). This role will assist in the development of all clinical services within the residential settings. In addition, the position will ensure that all requirements are met for management staff to acquire and maintain clinical standards of excellence.

Adult Assistant Director Schedule and Salary Information

  • Depending on experience, pay starts at $74,000 per year
  • Full-time position requiring flexible scheduling options, including on-call rotations and occasional weekend and holiday coverage

Adult Assistant Director Requirements

  • Prefer Master’s level in Behavior Education or Applied Behavior Analysis or Education or Psychology. The position will accept a Bachelor level in Education and/or Psychology and enrolled in a Master’s level program and have Board Certification for Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) at Bachelor’s level. The Master’s degree must be achieved within two (2) years of employment.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification preferred and must be obtained within two (2) years of employment.
  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years of clinical supervision within an applied community setting and in implementing evidence-based procedures for individuals with challenging behaviors. Experience in program management, skills in human resources, budget management, and running educational and clinical systems.
  • Works cooperatively with all members of the multidisciplinary team (Nursing Services, Clinical Services, families and other accrediting agencies.

Adult Assistant Director Responsibilities

  • Implements current (and future adaptations) PBS: Procedures as outlined by PBS & Melmark New England and ensure policies and procedures on behavioral strategies are implemented consistently and accurately across clinical settings (procedural integrity).
  • Provides hands-on training for management and direct care personnel in the designated classrooms and residences.
  • Implements staff feedback systems for management staff and direct care personnel at the designated criteria rate.
  • Oversees the Weekly Review process for caseload according to guidelines and emphasizes that the integrity of the reviews is completed by all personnel required to attend the meeting.
  • Assists with crisis management across settings.
  • Serves as a clinician for a caseload of individuals. Ensures that this role remains proactive, emphasizing on-going changes, skill development, generalization and maintenance.
  • Updates clinical matrixes on a monthly basis (PBS Lists) and reports monthly at Senior Clinical Meetings and/or Administration Meetings.
  • Provides direct weekly observation of individuals in designated classroom settings and residences.

Adult Assistant Director Benefits

  • Work with a nationally known leader in quality-driven initiatives
  • Generous Paid Time Off Benefits including Vacation, Holiday, and Sick!
  • Melmark Sponsored Pension Plan AND 403(b) with employer matching
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care
  • Life, AD&D, and Disability insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Reimbursement starting at $20K
  • Professional Conference and Research Opportunities
  • Onsite CEUs at no cost to employees

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
  • Wellness program


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call


  • Doctorate (Required)


  • Applied behavior analysis: 3 years (Required)
  • Supervising: 3 years (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Lawrence, MA 01843 (Required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Lawrence, MA 01843: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

Job Summary


Full Time


Elementary & Secondary Education


$92k-125k (estimate)









100 - 200








Elementary & Secondary Education

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