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Posting Details Posting Number: 0000936 Job Title: NURSING SIMULATIONS CURRICULUM COORDINATOR Discipline or Department: Nursing Science/Clinical Practice Position Type: Staff/Classified Working Title: NURSING SIMULATIONS CURRICULUM COORDINATOR 2019 Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: $35.51/hr Type of Benefits: Based on the 2018-2019 classified salary schedule, the starting salary for this position will be $35.51 per hour (salary range 28, step 1), plus vacation, sick leave, holiday pay and enrollment in a retirement system. Full Time or Part Time? Part-Time Months Per Year 12 Working Hours: POSITION AVAILABLE:

One regular, part-time position, 18 hours per week, 12 months per year on the Oceanside campus. The work schedule will be Tuesday & Friday, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, and Wednesday & Thursday, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. The days and times can be flexible. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation. Contract Days
(Faculty Positions Only) Special Instructions to Applicants: APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system at Once you are in the system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on the closing date:

1.Application for classified employment on which you list all relevant experience.

2.A cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" specifically describing how you meet the desirable qualifications and the essential duties.

3.A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

4.Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated in this job posting. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree. Special Instructions to Applicants: Continued NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the Supplemental Question listed below. Your answers will appear at the bottom of the application form.

-MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. Describe your own commitment to diversity and how you will meet the minimum qualifications of "sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of community college students."

The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to four (4) weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; and 4) fingerprint clearance.

Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five (5) days prior to the closing date.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for these positions. Basic Function and Other Details: BASIC FUNCTION:

Under general supervision, lead the development, evaluation and refinement of scenarios for use in nursing course simulation exercises; set up hardware and software in classrooms and simulation labs; oversee students during lab activities and act as a resource mentor; and perform related duties as assigned. Basic Function and Other Details Continued: Representative Duties:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1.Develop, present, evaluate and refine scenarios for simulation experiences for a broad range of medical situations, utilizing role playing, props, dialogue and debriefing to create a realistic and stimulating learning environment for nursing students; formulate new simulation exercises based on nursing curriculum and student- or faculty-identified needs and current practice issues; define learning outcomes and storyboard scenes, patient histories, lab results and doctor's orders relevant to the scenario; prepare scripts for characters and simulation paths.

2.Set up hardware and software in classrooms and simulation labs as necessary; match instructor requests for mannequins with available equipment; schedule use of lab and equipment; provide orientation and advice to instructors on simulation laboratory procedures and use of equipment and materials; maintain mannequins and other equipment; monitor and supervise general cleaning of the simulated hospital lab.

3.Develop and recommend goals and objectives for the hospital simulation lab that support programs and student learning; lead and participate in faculty development activities on simulation-based learning.

4.Assist faculty with scheduled laboratory teaching; supervise students during scheduled laboratory periods; participate in the overall skills check off for students; follow up and schedule practice and retesting sessions for students with missed skills; serve as a resource mentor and work with students requiring remedial assistance; provide feedback to instructors on student progress.

5.Establish an open lab schedule each semester; schedule and coordinate the work of part-time skills lab instructors; recruit, train and schedule the work of laboratory assistants.

6.Order, receive, catalog and store instructional supplies, materials and equipment; arrange for the repair or replacement of broken equipment. Representative Duties Continued: OTHER DUTIES:

1.Stay current on technical and educational developments in the field of nursing simulation.

2.Participate in department meetings on curriculum, student learning and student success.

3.Perform related duties as assigned. Knowledge and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF:

1.Principles and practices of nursing.

2.Learning theory and principles applicable to nursing study.

3.Current and emerging simulation hospital instructional technologies and associated equipment, tools and products, including high-, mid- and low-fidelity mannequins and associated simulator and computer equipment.

4.Nursing and healthcare situations and their suitability and application in the implementation of scenario-based simulation, web and e-learning applications and tools.

5.Methods and techniques in troubleshooting and resolving problems in simulation equipment, software and tools.

6.Trends in the development of simulation instruction for healthcare.

7.Written and oral communication skills including correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.


1.Apply sound learning theory and knowledge of real-life clinical healthcare situations to the development of effective scenario-based exercises for nursing students.

2.Plan and complete projects and lesson-based scenarios efficiently and in accordance with best practices.

3.Set up, maintain and resolve problems with simulation mannequins, equipment, tools and computers.

4.Provide effective instructional support to faculty and guidance to students in subject-matter areas applicable to area of assignment.

5.Organize, set priorities and exercise sound, independent judgment within areas of responsibility.

6.Read, understand, interpret and apply department or district rules, policies and technical materials relating to assigned field.

7.Instruct or tutor students effectively to foster enthusiasm for learning; accurately, thoroughly and clearly answer students' subject-matter, equipment-use and technology questions.

8.Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

9.Operate a computer and standard business software.

10.Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues.

11.Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work. Minimum Qualifications: EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree in nursing, and at least four years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience, two years of which were in a healthcare education environment; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Minimum Qualifications Continued: Desirable Qualifications: DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

1.Previous teaching/simulation experience

2.Simulation certification (not required)

3.Nursing skills experience Licenses and Other Requirements: LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the district's vehicle insurance program.

A current valid registration as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Current certification as a Certified Healthcare Simulations Educator issued by the Society of Simulation in Healthcare or the ability to obtain certification within 3 years of employment is required. Physical Effort: PHYSICAL EFFORT:

The physical efforts described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primarily sedentary with intermittent standing, walking, bending, kneeling and stooping; occasional lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds; ability to travel to a variety of locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business. Work requires the ability to distinguish operating equipment sounds in a laboratory setting. Emotional Effort: EMOTIONAL EFFORT:

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on a regular, ongoing basis; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities. Working Conditions: WORKING CONDITIONS:

Primarily office/simulations laboratory environment; subject to frequent public contact and interruption; intermittent exposure to individuals acting in a disagreeable fashion; may work at any district location or authorized facility with occasional evenings and/or weekends on an as-needed basis. Occasional local travel may be requested. Posting Date: 11-08-2018 Closing Date: Open Until Filled First Screening Date: Monday, December 3rd, 2018 Human Resources Contact Information [email protected] or 760.795.6854 EEO Statement: MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment which affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The college's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion is expressed in the policy found at

MiraCosta College
Attn: Human Resources
1 Barnard Drive
Oceanside CA 92056

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The MiraCosta Community College District mission is to provide superior educational opportunities and student-support services to a diverse population of learners with a focus on their success. MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career- and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.

Goal I. MiraCosta Community College District will become a vanguard educational institution committed to innovation and researched best practices, broad access to higher education, and environmental sustainability.

Goal II. MiraCosta Community College District will become the institution where each student has a high probability of achieving academic success.

Goal III. MiraCosta Community College District will institutionalize effective planning processes through the systematic use of data to make decisions.

Goal IV. MiraCosta Community College District will demonstrate high standards of stewardship and fiscal prudence.

Goal V. MiraCosta Community College District will be a conscientious community partner. About MiraCosta: (contd) THE DISTRICT, STAFF AND STUDENTS:

The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton. The single college district is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees who are elected from each of the district's seven communities.

MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.

The college's fee-based Community Education program provides a wide variety of classes, workshops, and excursions. Tuition-free, noncredit classes also present a variety of learning opportunities at the Community Learning Center and throughout the community. In addition, the college partners with the North San Diego Small Business Development Center and hosts the Veterans Business Outreach Center.

MiraCosta College employs 204 full-time faculty, 368 regular classified staff, 13 classified administrators and 16 academic administrators. An additional 673 associate faculty work in the credit and noncredit programs, and about 150 educators or contract staff provide community education and workforce development activities. The Sites: THE SITES:
The district operates two campuses and two centers.

The Oceanside Campus (OC) moved to its 121.5-acre site in 1964 and houses a comprehensive public community college offering credit, fee-based, and noncredit courses. In the 2016-17 academic year, the college offered general education credit courses that applied toward 66 associate degrees, 50 Certificates of Proficiency, and 61 Certificates of Achievement. Some noncredit classes and community services courses are also offered on this campus. Approximately 10,500 students, the majority of the district's students, attend the Oceanside Campus.

The San Elijo Campus (SAN) in Cardiff is positioned as the district's transfer-focused site and offers a wide range of credit courses leading to transfer and almost 40 associate degrees and career certificates. Each semester, more than 200 sections are offered on this campus to a student body of more than 3,000 students, with support networks in tutoring, counseling, library, wellbeing, and student activities. A rich variety of community events and workshops are also offered year-round at the San Elijo Campus.

The Community Learning Center (CLC) opened in fall 2000, serves approximately 2,500 students, and is located on 7.6 acres in downtown Oceanside. The CLC hosts a wide variety of noncredit programs, including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, classes for older adults, health classes, parenting classes, and classes for those who are physically and mentally challenged. The center also houses the Cisco Networking Academy, which prepares students for computer industry certifications. Credit courses that fulfill general education requirements are also offered at this site and are intended to support students' transition from noncredit to credit enrollment.

MiraCosta College's Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of MiraCosta College's Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs. From enrichment classes to job training programs, the TCI provides the types of classes that make it easy for students to reach their goals, no matter what age. All of the programs and classes at the TCI are fee-based and not-for-credit. The TCI offers classes and certificate programs to skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. Accreditation: The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.

MiraCosta College began offering online courses in 1995. The district typically offers approximately 275 fully online class sections each semester, with another 170 sections offered partially online.

MiraCosta College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, 415.506.0234, an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education and approved by the California State Department of Education Office of Private Post-Secondary Education for training veterans and other eligible persons under the provisions of the GI Bill of Regulations. The University of California, California State Universities, and private universities of high rank give credit for transfer courses completed at MiraCosta College.

Specific MiraCosta College programs have additional accreditation through their respective agencies: California State Board of Registered Nursing, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, State Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technicians, California Department of Public Health Aide and Technician Certification Section, Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, and Accrediting Commission for Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges (Adult High School). The Area THE AREA:
Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Interstate 5, Amtrak, and Carlsbad regional airport provide easy access to either metropolis and to Mexico. The district, which extends 25 miles along the Pacific Ocean from Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base to the city of San Diego, attracts diverse ethnic and socioeconomic populations who live in urban and suburban communities. The intellectual environment is enhanced by the college's proximity to the University of California San Diego, California State University San Marcos, and other institutions of higher education. Along with numerous theaters, galleries, and museums, residents enjoy a moderate, year-round climate, which provides many opportunities for outdoor activities. Clery Act: As per the Clery Act of 1998, the campus security report can be found at Required Applicant Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
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