Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator Lecturer Full Time Category II

Denver, CO
Sep 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator is a faculty position that assists with clinical learning lab facilities and technological services in the Nursing Department. The position assists the department with the day-to-day nursing laboratory operations. This position works collaboratively with nursing faculty. May assist with lab skills, clinical instruction and other related functions which support the Department of Nursing.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Posting Number

Position Title
Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator Lecturer Full Time Category II

Position Number
F 805

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with education and experience.

Employee Category

NUR - Nursing

EClass Code
FT Faculty-10 mo with benes


Collaborates with faculty to meet the educational needs of students (60%)
• Teaches nursing skills and lab procedures.
• Evaluates student performance of skills.
• Assists with administration and supervision of standardized testing reports.
• Performs remediation with students in skill areas.
• Develops and maintains course notebooks on specific skills lab activities (stored electronically).
• Teaches one 3 credit course per academic year.

Coordinates all aspects of the skills lab (20%)
• Assists in daily activities and services of the nursing skills lab including recordkeeping, scheduling, lab set-up, and management of lab equipment and supplies.
• Makes simple repairs, performs minor maintenance and upgrades to skills lab equipment.
• Supports processes for maintaining and repairing skills lab equipment.
• Ensures the labs/classrooms are clean, safe, and organized.
• Promotes safe skills lab practices.
• Prepares and assists in maintenance of a variety of records and reports.
• Schedules and supervises skills lab assistants and faculty.
• Develops and implements skills lab policies and procedures.
• Provides assistance to faculty and students in the skills/simulation lab setting.
• Organizes lab supplies and assembles student learning resources e.g. lab kits.

Monitors skills lab budget and supplies (10%)
• Conducts inventories of consumable skills lab equipment and orders supplies as needed.
• Researches, evaluates, and recommends new skills lab materials, equipment, and supplies.

Other (10%)
• Complies with accreditation requirements.
• The ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include occasional evenings and weekends.
• Works equally and cooperatively with the simulation lab coordinator.
• Meets expectations of Category II faculty as described in department guidelines.
• Provides service to the department.
• Other duties as assigned by the department chair.

At all times the lab coordinator is expected to serve as a role model
• Models professional behavior including communication, customer service, collaboration, and attendance.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree from a nursing education program with national nursing accreditation plus an active unencumbered license to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado

Preferred Qualifications

• A minimum of two years relevant work experience.
• A minimum of one year clinical experience.
• Must possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
• The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.
• Recent Clinical experience in the past five years.
• One year teaching experience or work in a nursing skills lab.
• At least two years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook).

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Special Instructions to Applicants

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