Simulation Specialist, Nursing and Allied Health

Connecticut State Community College
Norwalk, Connecticut
Jun 20, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
Position Type
Nurse, Specialist
Full Time
Work Mode
On-site, Remote
Employment Type
Organization Type
Academic, Government
Re-posted: April 24, 2024
Level: Community College Professional18, 12-month, Special Appointment.
Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Closing Date: The committee will begin review of applications immediately. Open until filled with materials submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, receiving priority consideration.

188 Richards Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06854
This position is not remote
For more information, please click on the college to be directed to their website.
CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The college supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, and advances positive change for the students, communities and industries it serves.
CT State Community College Vision:
Connecticut State Community College is recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut's citizens and communities.
CT State Community College Equity Statement:
Connecticut State Community College commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.
Anticipated Start Date:
July 2024
Position Summary:
The Simulation Specialist, Nursing and Allied Health Assists with the management of remedial and supplemental tutoring and skill building training to improve student proficiency in nursing and Allied Health. The incumbent may teach one or more classes in the assigned discipline.

Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams etc.).
Example of Job Duties:
Under the direction of the Director of Nursing and Allied Health, the Simulation Specialist, Nursing and Allied Health is responsible for providing the remedial and learning assistance needed to improve students' proficiency in an assigned academic subject area through effective performance in these essential duties:
  • Program development.
  • Service delivery.
  • Training and development of staff.
  • Alternative curricular design.
  • Research.

In addition to the accountabilities listed above, the incumbent is required to carry out the essential duties of: Attendance and participation at convocation and commencement ceremonies; Service on assigned committees and task forces; Attendance and participation at committee, staff, informational and professional meetings. These may involve attendance at evening or weekend events.

This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is not limited to the full specifications stated in the job description.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in a field closely related to the position's specialty together with one (1) or more years of related experience which includes one to two years of experience in the supervision of the work of others; or a combination of education, training and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position's essential duties.

Incumbents are required to have demonstrated advanced knowledge and abilities in the following:
  • Academic and skills assessment methods
  • Knowledge of curriculum development, implementation and evaluation
  • Familiarity with physical and learning disabilities.
  • Remedial, developmental and adult education methods and techniques.
  • Computer-based instructional technology
  • Supervision of staff.
  • Budget management.
  • Oral and written communication.
  • Must hold a current, unrestricted R.N. license.
  • At least two (2) years prior full-time employment, or the equivalent, in clinical practice is required.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
Starting Salary:
Anticipated Salary; $72,784 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits. This Grant Funded position has the potential of renewal through 2025.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future. Benefits include generous leave policies and many choices for . You also have access to many additional benefits to save for retirement, protect your family & more with Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.
Application Instructions:
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.
Selection Procedure:
Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been selected and approved to interview will be contacted, and finalists will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager for final selection and recommendation for employment. The selection process may also include practical exercises (i.e., teaching demonstration and/or other written, technical, manipulative, or simulation exercises) to evaluate candidates' qualifications.
Background Screening:
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas, PhD, MSW, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, ().


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