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Special Instructor/Simulation Coordinator
Oakland University School of Nursing

Job Description: 
The Oakland University School of Nursing (OU SON) is seeking applications for a Special Instructor/
Simulation Coordinator position to begin on or before January 4, 2024.

The person will be a Special Instructor in the SON and will receive workload release to also serve as the Simulation Coordinator (SC). Special Instructors are expected to teach both undergraduate courses and clinical rotations as well as graduate courses and clinical rotations based on their qualifications. In addition, they are expected to maintain their certification, and show a commitment to OU, the SON, and professional service. Candidates must also demonstrate experience with or commitment to diversity and inclusion and developing a diverse faculty and student body.

The Simulation Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Simulation Laboratory at OU SON. The SC oversees preparation, maintenance, inventory, and operation of all simulation equipment/ supplies and collaborates with the course faculty to design, plan, implement, and schedule simulation activities. The SC collaborates with the curriculum committees to ensure adherence to program policies, course objectives, program outcomes, current simulation best practices and safety measures. The SC also serves as the lead facilitator for simulation experiences.

This position will be a 12-month commitment with a stipend given to compensate the faculty for the summer work associated with this position.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates must hold a current unrestricted Michigan Registered Nurse license or be eligible for Michigan RN licensure if hired. In addition, certification as a Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist (CHSOS) or the commitment to obtain CHSOS within two years of hire date is required. It is preferred that candidates have a completed doctorate (PhD, DNP, DNSc, etc.) from an accredited university. Applicants who have completed a Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited program and university may be considered.

Minimum of two years of full-time teaching experience in a nursing program required.

Minimum of two years of recent/current experience in clinical nursing practice in an acute care setting required.

Minimum of two years of experience in nursing simulation as an educator or simulation facilitator preferred.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. Candidates must also have excellent organizational and time management skills to keep materials in order, track various projects, maintain files, and follow through assignments to completion.

School/College/Dept Summary:
The School of Nursing offers high quality and accessible education through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs (COA) accredited programs, including:
  • three BSN tracks (Basic/Traditional, Accelerated Second-Degree, and RN-BSN Completion),
  • five MSN tracks (Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (NP), Adult-Gerontological Primary Care NP, Family NP, Forensic Nursing, and Clinical Nurse Leader), and
  • two DNP tracks (Nurse Anesthesia and Post-Master’s DNP). In addition, the SON offers a Ph.D. program with post-BSN, post-MSN, and post-DNP options.
For more information, visit http://www.oakland.edu/nursing

OU Standard:
As an anchor institution in southeastern Michigan that is dedicated to building ongoing, collaborative relationships, Oakland University embraces community and civic engagement to enhance the lives of its students and positively impact the broader community. Learn more about Oakland University’s "https://www.oakland.edu/about/ou-mission-and-vision/" and "https://www.oakland.edu/president/initiatives/strategic-plan/".

Special Instructions:
The search will continue until the position is filled. Submit your complete application as soon as possible. To apply, upload a curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement on diversity and inclusion, contact information for two professional references, and unofficial transcripts. The diversity statement describes interests or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Toni Glover, Associate Professor/Chair of Faculty Search, at tglover@oakland.edu.

Link: https://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/29248

EEO:Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
Position: Faculty
Location: ,  AL 
United States
Posting Start Date: 10/12/2023
Date Posted: 10/12/2023
Status: This listing expires on: 12/11/2023
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