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Associate Dean for Simulation and Immersive Learning

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 16, 2024

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university.

Description

The Associate Dean for Simulation and Immersive Learning directs the activities of the Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. In collaboration with Program Directors/Associate Directors and faculty, will provide leadership across various immersive activities, including simulation and extended realities, such as virtual, augmented, and mixed realities, and the application of innovative technology for teaching, learning, and simulation-based research across programs.

This position reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and will collaborate closely with the school's teaching and research operations and external stakeholders. This position directly oversees all Simulation and Immersive Learning faculty and staff.

The Associate Dean for Simulation and Immersive Learning will maintain a high level of knowledge of current learning trends in simulation, including associated standards of best practice, technology, and experiential learning for the needs of the JHSON. This position will work with stakeholders across the university to foster collaboration in simulation and immersive learning.

Responsibilities:
  • Leads strategic operations and initiatives in simulation and immersive learning.
  • Works collaboratively with the Program Directors, Associate Program Directors, the Director of Instructional Design, and IT to facilitate curricular alignment and competency-based education related to simulation.
  • Ensures integrated faculty and staff operations and processes.
  • Oversees the compliance and alignment of simulation and immersive learning activities with accreditation requirements, including CCNE, the Society for Simulation in Healthcare accreditation, and INACSL endorsement standards.
  • Provides oversight in the development and implementation of policies related to the safe and effective operation of laboratories and resources simulation education.
  • Oversees the efforts to expand simulation-based research and scholarly projects.
  • Leads in the establishment of revenue-generating projects related to simulation and immersive learning. Assesses emerging simulation and other technologies leading to timely planning, development, and implementation.
  • Oversees the use and operations of JHSON's simulation and immersive learning resources, including simulation and lab space, equipment, and personnel.
  • Leads strategic planning activities for the Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning in alignment with the SON's strategic plan.
  • Oversees efforts to facilitate cross-university and interprofessional immersive learning and simulation-based education.
  • Leads the development and assessment of faculty in simulation best practices.
  • Represents the JHSON and community and the field of simulation and immersive learning locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
Fiscal
  • Maintains an asset register, estimates depreciation of equipment and technology, and forecasts the timing and cost of purchasing new equipment and technology.
  • Implements a strategic fiscal plan for simulation at the JHSON, including collaboration in budget development, management, and funding.
  • Identifies and manages outside sources of simulation funding, including partnerships with the community, industry, and other healthcare organizations.
Qualifications

Qualifications
  • A doctoral degree in nursing
  • Minimum rank of Associate Professor
  • Significant simulation experience to include expert knowledge about and experience in simulation techniques in healthcare and academic program development.
  • Experience leading strategic planning, marketing, business development, and complex operations is required.
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) certification through the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (advanced preferred)
Key attributes
  • Demonstrated evidence of leadership in an academic organization.
  • Ability to work with and influence cross-functional teams.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strategic leadership and the ability to create solutions that drive desired outcomes.
  • Identifying areas of opportunity and managing the implementation of various technologies, protocols, and solutions with positive results.
Application Instructions

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity for its faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status, pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or other legally protected characteristic. The university is committed to providing qualified individuals access to all academic and employment programs, benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability, performance and merit without regard to personal factors that are irrelevant to the program involved.

Pre-Employment Information

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711. For more information about workplace accommodations or accessibility at Johns Hopkins University, please visit accessibility.jhu.edu .

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The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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