Lecturer - Autism Studies - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Designs, prepares, and teaches upper and lower division courses (total of five per semester) in Autism. Delivers content in a meaningful and engaging method with measurable course objectives. Instructs, manages, and supervises individuals and groups in classrooms through demonstration, discussion, experiential learning, and visual aids. Evaluates instruction and learning by means of written, verbal, practical, and performance tests. Maintains a student-oriented approach to education. Advises students during office hours or at other times as needed. Some course prep required. Group and individual supervision required for students pursuing BCaBA.
This position requires possession of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst Certification (BCBA).

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Masters degree required. PhD in Education, Special Education, Psychology, or related field preferred.


Experience using multimedia software and hardware in a classroom environment.

Awareness and understanding of National Autism Standards and research.

Experience with course development pertaining to Autism Spectrum Disorders.


Excellent time management skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Skills in a multimedia classroom environment.

Effective interpersonal, problem solving and decision making skills.

Skills in effective instructional strategies and techniques.


Ability to motivate students.

Ability to implement and teach students a wide variety of evidence-based interventions used to treat ASD.

Demonstrated ability to teach lower and upper division courses.

Able to commit to evening courses on occasion.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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  • Behavioral Science
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  • beautiful mountain location
  • Psychology
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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