Director of Simulation Education

The director of simulation education is an innovative, full- time faculty member with deep expertise and experience in all dimensions of simulation as a pedagogical modality in nursing and health sciences education. The director leads and coordinates the integration, implementation, and evaluation of simulation in the undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula, in collaboration with the nursing faculty, facilitates the development of interprofessional simulation across the school, and engages in activities that further the simulation enterprise at Molloy College.   The director of simulation education is responsible to ensure that simulation experiences are strategically and effectively integrated into appropriate levels of the various curricula to support achievement of program outcomes, guided by best practice standards for simulation, and the mission and goals of Molloy College and the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.   The director also works closely with the Associate Deans for the Undergraduate, Dual Degree and Graduate Programs, directors of the skills labs, non-nursing department leadership and faculty, and Clinical Learning Center staff involved in simulation. The position reports to the Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctorally prepared in nursing
  • Eligible for rank of assistant professor or higher
  • At least three years of experience in nursing education
  • Certified in simulation education, or if not certified, a minimum of 3 years of experience in simulation education with eligibility for certification

 
KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Clinical expertise in nursing and healthcare
  • Expertise in simulation education in nursing
  • Knowledge of standards for baccalaureate and higher education in nursing
  • Excellent leadership, communication, team-building, collaboration, and human relations skills
  • Excellent teaching, evaluation, and supervisory skills

 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as an expert resource to faculty in the strategic integration of simulation in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula
  • Develops, implements and evaluates simulation laboratory policies that promote effective learning experiences and safe clinical practice for students
  • Provides leadership for, and collaborates with faculty to develop, plan, implement, and evaluate state- of -the -art simulation experiences in accordance with best practice standards for simulation education
  • Provides oversight of simulation activities in the simulation lab environment
  • Models the use of  instructional methods which promote students' development of critical thinking, sound decision-making, and clinical competence
  • Facilitates the development and implementation of interprofessional simulation activities
  • Collaborates with faculty to track and evaluate student learning outcomes of simulation, provides relevant data to inform curricula, and makes recommendations for improvement to faculty, associate deans and dean of the school
  • Provides continuing professional development to faculty and CLC staff related to simulation as an educational modality
  • Participates in the development of the budget for simulation experiences across undergraduate and graduate curricula
  • Collaborates with the Director of the Clinical Learning Center Skills Laboratories for effective utilization of resources and staff for simulation activities
  • Participates in personal professional development and networking to effectively advance simulation as an educational modality
  • Develops a program of teaching and scholarship related to simulation
  • Facilitates development of Molloy's simulation enterprise as a center of excellence
  • Performs related duties as assigned

 
TO APPLY:
Email resume and cover letter to humanresources@molloy.edu or mail to: 

Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave.
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

An Equal Opportunity Employer
Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.