Simulation Lab Technician

Position Summary
Assist faculty and students in the coordination of simulation activities in a lab setting.

Duties & Responsibilities
Prepare simulation labs for demonstrations and learning activities in coordination and collaboration with faculty.

Assist faculty as needed with set up and take down of supplies and equipment needed for simulation labs.

Manage operational logistics including; schedule, room setup and breakdown, positioning, moulage of simulators based on scenario, transferring of supplies and equipment, timeliness and flow of program operations and activities.

Assist Dean, Associate Dean, Program Director and/or Team Lead in deployment of staff for room setup and breakdown according to program schedule needs.

Arrange for preventative maintenance of equipment according to manufacturers’ recommendations and scheduled maintenance to ensure that equipment is operational. Maintain records of repairs and maintenance. Collaborate on ordering and maintaining inventory of lab supplies and equipment for the Simulation Center.

Participate in event and scenario planning meetings to provide technical expertise on scheduling, capabilities and limitations of equipment and facilities to meet course needs.

Participate in running simulation events and scenarios as appropriate.

Develop outreach activities and coordinate event schedule, conduct tours and simulation sessions for internal and external groups and/or individuals during standard and non-standard business hours.

Provide communication and feedback to Dean of Health on facility, technology, equipment and operational and other needs identified for overall maintenance and program functioning.

Engage in professional development opportunities to learn about current developments and best practices in simulation, share information and best practices internally/externally, develop and maintain relationships with simulation specialists to engage in collaborative problem solving and innovation.

Maintain cleanliness and organization of simulation lab environment.

Maintain electronic schedules/calendars.

Answer phone calls on a routine basis. Assist callers when possible.

Maintain flexible hours as needed.

Delegate activities to work study student.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Associate degree in computer technology or health related field required. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred.

One to three years of experience working with simulation and skills lab, or combination of education and experience commensurate with the requirements of the position preferred.

Must be able to demonstrate good organizational skills, positive interpersonal skills, and excellent communication skills in educating adult learners.

Must possess ability to:
  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjust effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.
  • Take prompt action to accomplish work goals; take action to achieve results beyond what is required; be proactive.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and approach toward work.

Must embrace Mid-State’s core values of student centeredness, commitment, accountability, respect, integrity, and exceptional service.

Compensation & Benefits
Compensation is dependent upon experience and qualifications.

Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance; short-term and long-term disability; paid time off and holidays; flexible spending account; Wisconsin Retirement System; 403(b) and 457; employee assistance program; educational assistance; and employee wellness program.

How To Apply
To be considered for this position, you must complete an online application. You should have the following information available when completing an application:

  • Contact information (addresses, phone numbers)
  • Employment History
  • Education
  • Electronic copy of resume and transcripts

Application materials submitted via mail, fax, email, or in-person will not be considered.

Incomplete applications or applications noting 'See Resume' will not be considered.

Continuous recruitment with first review of completed applications starting September 25, 2020. Applications received on or after September 25th may be considered in a secondary pool.

Please note that Mid-State’s main form of communication during the recruitment process is email. In addition to receiving communications from email addresses with an domain, you may receive emails from . Please be sure to watch your inbox as well as junk, spam, and clutter folders.

Equal Opportunity
Mid-State Technical College, an equal opportunity employer and educator, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or other applicable legislated categories, in its services, employment programs, and/or its educational programs and activities, including but not limited to admission, treatment, and access. Mid-State Technical College provides reasonable accommodations to assist persons with disabilities to access or participate in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: VP-Human Resources, 32nd Street N, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, Phone: 715-422-5325 or E .

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If you experience issues in submitting your online application, please contact Human Resources at 715.422.5568.