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Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37024
Hiring Department

Shelden Clinical Simulation Center

Job Description

Under the direction of the Shelden Clinical Simulation Center Director, Operations Manager, other Health Educator and Simulation Education Specialists, the incumbent will provide health education/simulation training to the targeted population, community, and other health care facilities/providers. This will be accomplished through training, consultation, and technical support for all simulation operations, including preparation, maintenance, and repair of computerized high-fidelity simulators (software & hardware), task trainers, and related multimedia peripherals.

Position Duties & Responsibilities: Develop, support, and run all simulation events for clerkships and potential electives. Develop Mobile Simulation Services in surrounding areas. Develop new relationships with statewide hospitals, technical schools, and ambulance districts. Communicate in a positive, professional manner with faculty instructors, staff, students, and other users of the Simulation Center. Serve as a simulator operator by programming, testing, and running scenarios, assuring the facility and equipment is setup for training sessions. Provide training and technical support for computer-based recording system. Understand the use and operation of different simulation technologies ranging from screen-based simulations to full body patient simulators and virtual reality surgical simulators. Conduct routine equipment maintenance, inventory updates, and recommend equipment purchases. Maintain functionality of simulator components as directed by manufacturer support. Interface with the equipment manufacturer regarding equipment troubleshooting, and systems problems; maintain record repairs. Maintain database for Mobile Sim participants, scenarios used frequency of equipment used. Assist with Mobile Sim program marketing and information management. Assist with recruitment and training of simulation participants (SP). Provide simulation resources for outreach training sites. Participate in technical training as necessary; attend conferences to stay current with simulation technology. Assist with other special projects or initiatives as needed.


Salary Range: $35,706 - $55,030/year - Salaried, 0.75 FTE - 30 hours/week

Grade: GGS-09E

University Title: HEALTH EDUCATOR

Internal applicants can determine their university title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.


Full-time, benefit eligible; 30 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree in public health, health education, adult education, nursing or a related area or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired is necessary. A degree in nursing is preferred.

Two to three years experience in nursing, health education, adult education, marketing or public health is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Health certification of RN, EMT-P, RT, NP, PA etc. is required. At least 5-6 years of clinical experience preferred.
Skills and Attributes: Willing to learn relevant simulations, technologies, and applications. Knowledge of computer hardware equipment and software applications relevant to simulator functions. Knowledge of audio/video equipment and software for recording. Proficiency in MS software applications including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Internet. Ability to express clinical and technical information clearly and simply to non-technical persons. Maintain certification and proficiency in Advanced Cardiac Life Support to serve as a resource for rural hospitals. Ability to learn new software and hardware quickly and independently. Ability to assess, troubleshoot, and fix equipment failures in a timely manner. Ability to work well under pressure, set priorities and make critical decisions. Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding job assignments and sensitive issues. Ability to work with internal and external individuals from different disciplines and different levels of training. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Self-motivated and require little to no supervision with the ability to work as a team member. Flexibility and adaptability in dynamic environment; able to work occasional evenings or weekends. Work requires occasional heavy physical lifting of equipment and management/utilization of advanced medical devices. Extensive statewide travel may be required for this position due to its outreach nature.

Application Materials

In addition to the Online Application, please provide a Cover Letter and Resume

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 7/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time