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Simulation Technician

Des Moines Area Community College
DMACC Capitol Center/Des Moines

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Job Title:

Simulation Technician


DMACC Capitol Center/Des Moines

Job Number:


Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Support Staff Positions

Application & Position Contact Information:

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Natalia Thilges at 515-964-6485 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information:

HIRING RANGE: $18.14-$19.43 per hour based on experience.Pay Grade: 07

Job Summary:

Assist faculty with the day-to-day activities for students participating in simulation learning experiences on assigned campus.

Essential Functions:

Manage simulation equipment, supplies, and space including maintaining an inventory of all equipment and consumables and basic maintenance/repairs of equipment.Assist with preparation of simulation learning experiences including set-up and take-down during scheduled simulation time, preparation of simulated patients and props, and preparation of scenario forms.Provide support for faculty facilitating simulation learning experiences including updating all simulation software as needed, assisting students in using all equipment and software that facilitates student learning in the simulated environment, and assisting with the operation of the manikin software during scenarios.Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent. One year of related work experience such as healthcare, computers, retail and/or warehouse. Ability to read and understand operating instructions. Ability to plan, organize and manage time. Ability to frequently bend, reach, push and move equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Ability to interact effectively, courteously and impartially in a team environment and with diverse populations. Knowledge of current software applications.

Desired Qualifications:

Simulation technician/simulation operations specialist experience. Healthcare experience. Experience and commitment to working with diverse student and community populations.

Physical Requirements:

• Sit
• Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
• Carry < 10 lbs x 100 ft
• Push/pull horizontal 10 lbs x 18 in
• Lateral Pinch
• Forward reach
• Crouch
• Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
• Fine Motor Coordination
• Hand & Foot Coordination
• Stand
• Ability to be Mobile

Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position.

Physical Demand Category:


Post offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:


Work Schedule:

Position requires a rotating schedule, which may include daytime and evening hours and weekends.

Posting Date:


Deadline for Submitting Applications:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected].<br>THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications.

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DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

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