Nursing Admin (2120)
This full time, 12-month ranked faculty position with
administrative responsibilities is a direct report to the Dean of
the College of Health and Pharmacy ( COHP ) with accreditation
oversight from the Chief Nursing Administrator ( CNA ). The
director of simulation ( DSIM ) is responsible for ensuring the use
of best practices with regard to the design, implementation,
growth, support, and evaluation of simulation education curricula
across the College. In addition, the director will be a catalyst
for faculty development, research, and scholarship related to
simulation and will work collaboratively with the COHP Director of
Interprofessional Education ( IPE ) to advance IPE and the use of
simulation throughout the College. The DSIM will supervise the
simulation staff, and an annual Individual Program for Professional
Development and Scholarship Plan will be reviewed with the Dean as
part of the annual performance review. Faculty members are expected
to fulfill responsibilities in teaching, advising, scholarship, and
service as delineated in the Husson University Faculty Handbook .
The faculty member is expected to adhere to the Husson University
Faculty Handbook policies for promotion and multiple-year contract
Examples of Duties
- Work with faculty, staff, students, and external partners to
foster simulation-based learning and advance simulation pedagogy
within the COHP.
- Mentor and encourage the professional growth and development of
faculty in simulation education endeavors.
- Support the training needs of faculty and staff to ensure the
appropriate use of simulation equipment and laboratory spaces.
- Collaborate with COHP department chairs and directors and IPE
Director to ensure all programs' accreditation requirements
pertaining to simulation and interprofessional education
educational outcomes are achieved.
- Coordinate education experiences across the college to maximize
simulation laboratory space utilization.
- Assist departments with determining simulation learning
objectives and designing corresponding simulation activities
suitable to meet the learning objectives.
- Support the design, implementation, and assessment of OSCEs as
requested, with particular focus on OSCEs for graduate nursing
- Support, direct, and coordinate appropriate standardized
patient protocols and usage.
- In collaboration with department chairs and directors, and IPE
Director makes budgetary recommendations to the Dean as necessary
to maintain and grow simulation and IPE within the college.
- Develop, monitor, and refine the simulation components of
- Facilitate quality learning experiences for students during
- Prepare master simulation schedules and approve simulation
schedules each semester.
- Supervise simulation education faculty and staff members.
- Participate in college, program, and school meetings, retreats,
committees, and activities (Open House, Faculty Development Days,
Graduate Hooding, Convocation, and/or student recruitment
projects), as well as serve on committees within the School,
College, and/or University.
- Maintain student office hours and advise students each year, as
assigned, following the policies and procedures documented in the
Husson Faculty Advising Manual .
- Teach 6 credit hours per each semester, 12 credit hours per
- Facilitate opportunities for scholarship that are focused on
- Collaborate with faculty and relevant staff to apply for and
procure grant funding to support simulation activities across the
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Earned masters in nursing, education, or college-related field
required; doctoral degree preferred.
- National Certification as a Nurse Educator (if nursing
- Certification from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
and/or ISEP Trained are required or individual will seek
certifications as part of annual professional development within
the first two years.
- Active unencumbered, unrestricted Maine professional license
required or eligibility to receive within three months of
employment. If nursing, multistate compact license preferred.
- Administrative experience and or evidence of leadership
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Documented expertise in his or her area(s) of teaching
- Minimum of three years of experience in simulation-based
education, simulation technology, evaluation of learning outcomes,
and providing support for educators to design and implement
simulation into healthcare curricula.
- Demonstrated ability to design, implement, assess, and promote
interprofessional simulation learning opportunities that use best
- Demonstrated computer and software literacy related to
- Experience designing and implementing interprofessional
simulation experiences in a variety of delivery formats
(face-to-face, hybrid, and online).
- Excellent organizational communication, collaboration, and
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The
employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The
employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and
ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. The
noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Each employee shall use care in the performance of his/her duties
and act in a manner that will assure maximum safety to themselves,
fellow employees, and the public. All unsafe conditions, accidents
and injuries shall be reported immediately to the supervisor.
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