At Kyo we exist to help create a life that’s more fulfilling, for our clients, for ourselves and for each other. We thrive on big, extraordinary challenges where super ideas originate and believe that scientific discovery needs empathy in order to be effective and influential.

Kyo is for the driven, open, and ambitious looking to make an impact in their community. We believe in making every minute count when we’re together, and will help you do the same while we’re apart. Together, we will change what’s possible for those with autism.

Our San Francisco/North Bay team is looking for an experienced Clinical Director, BCBA to join the team!


RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

  • Direct Kyo client programs, supervise Behavior Therapists and Program Supervisors, while managing staff’s implementation of ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) services.
  • Monitor and maintain timelines for report submission, and authorizations for assessment and ABA services.
  • Design and deliver training in various settings (schools, in-client-home, centers, community locations) to parents, teachers, other professionals and internal clinical unit staff.
  • Manage and maintain required client caseload to allow for greatest utilization of billable hours.
  • Work directly with clients in-person, onsite, conducting assessments, modeling program delivery for caregivers and clinical staff, of Autism treatment services.
  • Develop treatment plans, comprehensive reports, and programs, based on assessment outcomes.
  • Provide Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) supervision hours to those staff members furthering their ABA education and career.
  • Provide clinical mentorship to staff.  Attend and facilitate client and staff meetings as needed.
  • Ensure efficacious development of ABA programs for our clients.  This may include job related tasks and duties, in addition to those listed above.



  • Certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). 
  • MA degree in Psychology, Special Education, or a related field.
  • Excellent verbal / written communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and operational skills.
  • Minimum 5-years experience using the principles and methodology of Applied Behavior Analysis to teach children with autism 
  • Minimum 3 years experience supervising behavioral programs/training staff and parents
  • Minimum of 24 months as a BCBA in current good standing with the BACB (Behavior Analysis Certification Board). Maintain credentialing with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board as a BCBA.
  • Thorough understanding of typical child development.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a valid state driver's license from state of residence and automobile insurance, as you are expected to drive as a requirement of the job. 



Kyo recognizes the critical role that effective mentorship plays in promoting staff retention and development. Within our mentorship model, BCBAs/CDs will: 

  • Serve as Behavior Therapist’s (BT) “Pod BCBA” by mentoring the Mentor to the BT Pod.  

Includes 60 minutes/month mentor meetings with BT Pod Mentor (2x30min. meetings). 

  • Deliver Quarterly Performance Review for BT Pod’s Mentor. 
  • Attend and actively participate in monthly BT Pod meetings. 
  • Act as the Responsible Supervisor for any BTs in their Pod that are enrolled in BACB coursework, maintaining responsible supervision duties. 
  • Be available for the BT Pod mentor by responding to and coaching them through their mentoring duties. 

It should be noted that those BCBAs that do not participate in a pod style mentorship program in their region (such as the Telehealth region), are not expected to take on these duties.



  • Must be willing and able to hold and utilize quick body movements as indicated in the Behavior Intervention Plan in the course of working with children with challenging behavior.
  • Must have manual dexterity to perform specific computer and electronic/mobile device functions for data collection.
  • Must be able to receive and act on detailed information through oral communication.
  • Must have visual acuity to read and comprehend written communication through computer, electronic devices, and paper means.


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