ABA Autism Services Program Manager - Now Hiring!

  • Bakersfield, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

For nearly 100 years, Easterseals has been the indispensable resource for individuals and families facing disability by providing services that make positive differences in people’s lives every day. 

Easterseals Southern California provides a variety of services that are designed to help people live, learn, work and play in their communities. Join us as at easterseals.com/southerncal as we work to change the way the world defines and views disabilities so that everyone can achieve their personal goals.

Job Description

In addition to fulfilling jobs that make a difference, Easterseals provides a supportive work environment, professional development and career enhancement, flexible schedules and comprehensive benefits for qualified individuals


The Program Manager (PM) will provide quality, program management of discipline-specific treatment (ABA) for children with developmental delays, disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

The PM will supervise Behavior Interventionists (BI's). BI's monitor the development of children in home, the community and/or other natural settings, while also providing 1:1 specialized behavior intervention services, and parent education, according to goals described in the treatment plan. 

The PM will also overlap with the Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA) and Interventionists, which may include some direct therapist hours. The PM will serve as liaison between participants and Easter Seals, and communicate concerns to the Clinical Supervisor. The PM will work to ensure effective communication between all support team members, and be responsible for accurate documentation, reports, and program records. Leading/attending meetings and conducting on-going staff training will be part of the role as well.


Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a concentration in early childhood education/development, early childhood special education, special education, or psychology.

◦Two (2) years of professional experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

◦Knowledgeable of evidence-based practices and scientifically-validated methodologies and approaches found to benefit children with ASD; familiar with current research findings.

◦Familiar with the field and approaches of early intervention based on the science of Applied Behavior Analysis.

◦Competent in employing and directing behavior analytic methodologies.

◦Strong clinical, administrative, and leadership skills; customer service orientated and professional.

◦Demonstrate good judgment, decision-making, and communication skills with a variety of individuals and groups. Exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality.

◦Must relate well to children and their families.

◦Very good working knowledge in all applicable computer programs (Microsoft Office).

◦Valid CPR certification.

◦Ability to pass background/fingerprint clearance, health screenings and provide/obtain immunizations.

◦Reliable transportation, proof of valid California driver's license, safe driving record, proper auto insurance and vehicle registration.

*This position will cover the Bakersfield area

To apply: https://careers-essc.icims.com/jobs/1186/aba-program-manager/job

Additional Information

Other Information about the Position:

  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Full-time.
  • Medical/Dental/401k.
  • Compensation dependent on experience and/or education.
  • BCBA Supervision
  • Reasonable work/life balance (lower billable hour requirements)

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