Coordinator of the Learning and Simulation Center – Nursing

Duquesne University

Coordinator of the Learning and Simulation Center – Nursing

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Generous benefits include paid time off including holidays and vacation, retirement match, and tuition remission for employee and
dependents.  Details at
Location: Nursing
Status: Full-time                                             
Hours: Varied
Position Number: 434110/10-954           
Status: Exempt


The Coordinator of the Learning and Simulation Center Skills is responsible
for developing and demonstrating expertise essential for the integration and operation of educational technology tools in the learning
laboratory where students engage in the practice of nursing skills and theory applications.  This position will assist the Assistant Dean
for Clinical Skills and Simulation Education in the implementation of clinical lab and simulations for undergraduate and graduate nursing


Instructs and facilitates student learning primarily related to health
assessments, fundamentals, and medical-surgical nursing, and serving as a resource to faculty implementing simulation in clinical areas.

Develops instructional materials for the lab and simulation experiences in collaboration with course faculty.

Demonstrates basic
skills in operating the educational technology tools. Availability and motivation for formal initial training and on-going self-directed
learning will be required.

Ensures efficient operations of the learning laboratory by maintaining supplies and equipment as needed,
reports missing or damaged equipment, recommending equipment for incorporation into a state-of-the-art laboratory. Participates in on-going
evaluation of lab equipment and supplies.

Develops expertise in the use of educational technology tools by actively engaging in
professional development and training opportunities ongoing to ensure progressive use of emerging technologies within the state-of-the art
learning laboratory.

Supervises/demonstrates skills during open lab sessions; participates as an evaluator in skills verification.
Works collaboratively with course faculty.

Facilitates the implementation of educational technology, on-line testing, task training
devices, and computer assisted instructional tools in the skills laboratory for teaching, learning, practice and assessment of clinical

Provides individual and or group instruction, remediation and tutoring for undergraduate nursing students with lab
clinical skills.

Orients students to the purpose and expectations of the learning lab and practice experiences, using educational
technology to promote accountability, competency development and critical thinking skills.

Develops lab schedules, coordinating all
undergraduate levels, as well as graduate and other health related schools (PT, Speech and Language).

Participates in all Simulation
activities. Facilitates both pre-brief and debrief sessions.

Coordinates CPR renewals for full-time and part- time faculty and

Completes other duties as assigned.


Minimum qualifications:

Pennsylvania Registered Nursing License.

Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution with 3 to 5 years recent
clinical experience.

Knowledge of nursing skills and technologies related to patient care and abilities required to perform the
essential job functions.

Current knowledge of simulation procedures and the ability to communicate effectively and work with
individuals and groups of faculty and students.

Sensitivity to the need of each individual to be treated with dignity and respect as
it relates to diversity in general and the Mission of the University specifically.

Preferred qualifications:

CHSE certification preferred.

Alternately, the successful candidate may possess any equivalent combination of experience and
training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not
limited to, the following:

Commitment to the University’s values of diversity, equity and inclusion, and recognition of the
importance of treating each individual with dignity and respect consistent with the University’s Mission.  Demonstrated experience with, and
understanding of, the broad diversity of the University community (students, faculty, staff and others).

Ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with the University Community.

Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the mission
of the University and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University.  The mission is implemented through a commitment to
academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.


Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional

Catholic in its mission and ecumenical in spirit, Duquesne University values equality of opportunity as an educational
institution and as an employer. We aspire to attract and sustain a diverse faculty and staff that reflects contemporary society, serves our
academic goals and enriches our campus community. We particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups and support
dual-career couples through our charter membership in this region’s HERC (

We invite applicants for this position to learn more about our
university and its Spiritan heritage by visiting Those invited to campus for an interview may be asked
about ways in which they see their talents contributing to the continued growth of our community and furthering its mission.

Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit.  Duquesne
University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit.  Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity
both as an educational institution and as an employer.

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