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Training & Consultation Specialist - Positive Behavior Support in Schools

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Training and Consultation Specialist in the Department of Pediatrics at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.



Provides advanced level consultation, technical assistance, and training services consistent with identified project goals and objectives. The Training and Consultation Specialist is primarily responsible for delivery of training and consultation support to public New Jersey schools on the implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports.

  • Participates in the planning, coordination and provision of training and curriculum development.
  • Coordinates and provides technical assistance to network schools through email, phone and on-site district support as prescribed by the PBSIS initiative’s protocol.
  • Completes administrative duties (e.g., helping to maintain the website, maintaining technical assistance logs, etc.)
  • Responds to requests for information.
  • Participates in duties related to working within a team structure.
  • Maintains school specific documentation.
  • Delivers training on the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework.
  • Participates in training to be a SWIS / PBIS Apps facilitator.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Master’s Degree in Special Education or a related field plus two (2) years of experience implementing Positive Behavior Support in public schools; or a Doctorate Degree in Special Education or a related field plus one (1) year of experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education or a related field (e.g., Education, Psychology, Rehabilitation Counseling), plus four (4) years of experience.

Knowledge of the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework is required. Experience conducting Functional Behavior Assessments and designing Function-Based Intervention Plans is required. Experience with public schools is required. Computer proficiency in MS Word and PowerPoint and use of internet required.

Experience with urban and/or economically disadvantaged schools is preferred.

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New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating universitywide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

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