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RISE Center Operations Manager

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Job no: 493336
Work type: Staff Full-Time
Department: RISE Center
Location: Moon Campus
Categories: School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Position Title RISE Center Operations Manager

Position Department RISE Center

Position Type Staff Full-Time

Under the direction of the RISE Center Director, this full-time professional staff position will be responsible for the day to day operations of the RISE Center.

Assists with: (1) Forecasting and anticipating needs and resources in conjunction with the RISE Center Director, faculty, RISE educators, and other team members. (2) Recording simulated sessions with subsequent editing and transfer into an archival format for analysis as needed. (3) The use and operation of different simulator technologies ranging from anatomic models and task trainers, to screen-based simulations, to full body patient simulators and virtual reality simulators. (4) Equipment purchasing and budgeting for future needs. (5) Coordination and maintenance of the RISE accreditation. (6) Assists with orienting and training new RISE personnel, technicians, and educators. (7) Special projects or initiatives as required. (8) Hiring RISE team members.

  • Manages: (1) The day to day operation of the RISE Center under the guidance of the RISE Center Director. (2) Ensures all simulation activities are prepared, scheduled, and executed on time and accurately. (3) Ensures oversight of purchasing and inventory management. (4) Schedules appropriate simulation educators for scenarios. (5) Pays standardized patients and other invoices. (6) Facilitates and debriefs scenarios when needed as a backup instructor. (7) Designs, develops, implements, and evaluates scenarios and educational material in collaboration with faculty, staff, simulation educators, and others who use the center. (8) Support the use of digital media and web stream creation for educational and professional distribution. Distribute content and back up data, and provide advanced troubleshooting. (9) Conducts routine equipment maintenance and inventory updates. (10) Provides problem solving to optimize effectiveness and efficiency of operations as the RISE Center continues to grow and evolve, working in collaboration with RISE Center Director, faculty, and the RISE educators. (11) Oversees data base management and assists with yearly metrics reports to RISE Center Director, for reports, etc. (12) Maintains awareness of new trends in simulation through conference attendance, organizational membership, and networking. (13) Supervises and promotes the RISE Center use by external users. (14) Provides input into simulation operations courses for BS program.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. This position is dependent upon final budgetary approval.

  • Minimum Qualifications
    Bachelor's Degree required; Master's degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology is required.
  • Knowledge of budgets, record keeping, and reconciliation of packing slips with orders desired.
  • Previous experience in clinical care and education preferred.
  • Previous simulation experience preferred.
  • Work experience in higher education and operations management preferred.
  • Familiarity with medical equipment and supplies preferred.
  • Strong business acumen with solid financial and administrative experience preferred.
  • Flexibility and service orientation are required.
  • Must be able to vary schedule and to work occasionally with minimal notice, as activities dictate.
  • Ability to express technical information clearly and simply to non-technical persons.
  • Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software application relevant to simulator functions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working and interpersonal relationships with all levels of organizational personnel, staff, faculty and students verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to carry out responsibilities in a timely, meticulous and professional manner.
  • Strong initiative, discretion and follow through needed as well as a strong service orientation.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding job assignments and sensitive issues.
  • CHSE or CHSOS preferred, however, expected to obtain one of these credentials within 2 years of hire.

  • Exemption Status Exempt

    Act 153 Clearance Required Yes

    Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check No

    Required to Pass a Credit Check No

    Additional Posting Information None

    Special Applicant Instructions None

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