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Director of Nursing Learning Resource & Simulation Center

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The University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Nursing

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Director of Nursing Learning Resource & Simulation Center

The University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Nursing is seeking a collaborative and experienced nursing educator to manage and oversee all operations of the College of Nursing (CON) Nursing Learning Resource and Simulation Center (NLRSC). This is a full-time, non-tenure track (NTT) position. As the Director of the NLRSC, you will support faculty, staff, and students in the teaching and development of nursing skills, utilization of simulation, and use of instructional technology and media to enhance student learning in undergraduate and graduate academic programs. To be successful in this role, you will need effective interpersonal skills, strong leadership skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work both independently and within teams.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage and oversee all operations of the College of Nursing (CON) Nursing Learning Resource and Simulation Center (NLRSC)
  • Collaborate with program directors, course faculty, and designated NLRSC faculty/facilitators in planning the delivery of student learning experiences and evaluation activities in the nursing skills, assessment and simulation labs
  • Provide leadership for the utilization and integration of clinical simulation in the undergraduate and graduate curricula
  • Develop and present training programs for faculty and staff on the use of NLRSC-specific processes and instructional technologies including simulation
  • Provide leadership to the NLRSC faculty team including the simulation coordinator and simulation faculty
  • Manage recruitment, hiring, supervision, and performance evaluation of NLRSC student workers and graduate assistants
  • Support use of instructional technology and media in collaboration with NLRSC IT specialists to enhance student learning in undergraduate and graduate academic programs
  • Manage nursing simulation, assessment and skills laboratories to support academic programs
  • Problem solve to optimize operations and support ongoing quality improvement
Liaison activities
  • Coordinate use of NLRSC space and equipment by groups internal and external to the CON
  • Provide tours and presentations for specific groups
  • Assist with fundraising activities as requested
Other activities
  • Represent the CON on/at university committees, activities, events, conferences, professional meetings and with external user groups
  • Sustain awareness of trends in simulation through employer-provided/supported membership in attendance at conferences and other professional meetings, journal subscriptions, and networking
  • Other activities as assigned: special projects, initiative, and related duties

  • A graduate degree in nursing
  • Possession of an unencumbered license as a professional nurse
  • Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse in Missouri
  • Evidence of successful classroom and/or clinical teaching experience including experience with instructional media and technology
  • Two years of experience working in a baccalaureate nursing skills lab
  • Two years of experience working in a nursing simulation lab
  • Terminal degree in nursing or related field
  • Certification in simulation education
  • Experience supervising personnel
Application Materials

Application materials should include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement relative to experience with and commitment to student engagement, and list of at least three contacts who can provide a letter of recommendation. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Elise Schaller, DNP, MHA, APRN, CPNP-PC, Associate Dean of Academic Programs at

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

Sponsorship Information

Visa Sponsorship Information:
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The University will not sponsor applicants for this position for employment visas.

Other Information

Review of applications will begin during the first week of June, 2024

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-2146.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.



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