Simulation Educator

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00143PO18 Classification Title Registered Nurse II Internal Title Simulation Educator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Nursing Department College of Nursing Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $59,100 Advertised Salary Range $59,100 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Participates in the development, implementation, and revision of simulation-based learning experiences. Integrates innovative and evidence-based teaching
strategies in the facilitation of experiential learning. Incorporates the use of appropriate simulation modalities according to learning objectives and standards of best practice.

Collaborates with faculty and the simulation advisory committee to ensure curricular mapping of simulation experiences. Collaborates with faculty on planning, revision, implementation, and evaluation of objective-driven simulations within courses. Participates in the needs assessment, planning, and evaluation of simulation-based learning activities across undergraduate and graduate programs.

Incorporates theory-based debriefng methodology to high fdelity simulation
scenarios. Applies standards of best practice to the facilitation of procedural skills training, simulation scenarios, and simulated participant cases. Facilitates and coordinates simulation activities and workshops for internal and external customers. Facilitates guest tours, open houses, and community service initiatives.

Assists with data collection for quality assurance and simulation program

Engages in individual continuing education and professional development opportunities. Engages in simulation scholarship and research.

Oversees special projects and performs other duties as requesed by the Director
of the CSL.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in Nursing with at least 4-6 years clinical practice experience in direct patient care. Unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in South Carolina. Current with simulation education, research, and standards of practice.

Preferred Qualifications

At least 1 year experience with simulation based education and/or clinical teaching. Certification as Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator and/or Certified Nurse Educator. If not certified, must be willing to obtain. Experience in planning, facilitating, and debriefing simulation-based experiences.


Collaborative approach to working with faculty, staff, and students. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion. Knowledge of theory-based debriefing methodology.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date 03/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 02/09/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a master's degree in Nursing with at least 4-6 years clinical practice experience in direct patient care?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an unencumbered licensure as a registered nurse in South Carolina?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you current with simulation education, research, and standards of practice?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Supporting Documents


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