Sr Director - Behavior Analyst (17549)


Saint Paul
United States of America
Services for Persons with Disabilities
Employment Status:
Full Time



Lutheran Social Service MN is a dynamic social service organization serving children, youth and families, people with disabilities, older adults and military veterans.  Trustworthiness is a value and strength shared by our employees and recognized by the communities we serve.  We offer an ALIVE Workplace (Supportive, Positive and Fun) and careers that challenge, energize and rewards employees.  Do work that matters. Grow with us!

As a Sr Director of Specialized Community Support (SCS), you will be responsible for providing direction to your team at your service locations in all aspects of operations. In this role, you will ensure services, facilities, and staffing meet LSS’s commitment to excellence. This position links service operations to the LSS Five-Year Plan and provides strong leadership to their team in accordance with the organization’s objectives.

This position is primarily concerned with ensuring growth and quality services; building positive long-term relationships with communities and referral sources such as hospitals, state services, and counties.  The successful fulfillment of the position is measured by:

  • The continued growth of the services supporting high behavioral and medical needs.
  • Increased services in key locations.
  • Achievement of service location operating objectives.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. Social Work, Psychology,
  • At least five years of supervision experience in equivalent services required.
  • Knowledgeable about current trends in the field of service.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Bureau of Criminal Affairs (BCA) clearance required.
  • Experience in behavior management, de-escalation, and negotiation
  • Able to conduct functional behavioral assessments and design, implement and monitor behavior support plans
  • Able to analyze statistical and financial data.
  • Able to interpret complex laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Able to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.

Lutheran Social Service of MN is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer of all people regardless of gender, race, culture, religion, ethnicity, protected veteran status and/or disability. It is the expectation that all LSS/CHS employees will behave in a manner that is free of racism, discrimination, bias, and harassment where all individuals are treated with dignity, safety, and respect.

LSS employees have deeply meaningful work that changes lives, the opportunity for their unique gifts to shine and grow, and abundant and balanced lives.