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Nursing Simulation Coordinator

Job Posted: November 7, 2017

Search #: S17-014

Southern Connecticut State University is a comprehensive university located in New Haven, a culturally vibrant environment with easy access to New York and Boston. SCSU is a flourishing community of approximately 10,000 students, located less than three miles from downtown New Haven. SCSU is a student-centered and intentionally diverse institution and we regard student success as our highest priority.

Position Description:

In collaboration with program coordinators and faculty within the Department of Nursing, the Simulation Coordinator designs, implements and evaluates evidence-based simulation experiences for nursing students at the undergraduate and graduate level. Orients faculty and instructors to simulation procedures, location and use of equipment and technology and manages the day to day operations of the Simulation Center. Maintains simulation inventory and provides for equipment maintenance, repair and replacement and continuously updates simulation based educational experiences to reflect current standards, and best practices. 


Master’s degree in Nursing, four years of practice in a relevant clinical practice, which includes two years of experience with simulation education for nursing students, current Connecticut state license as an RN, experience with simulation based technology, simulation pedagogy, simulation operations, and excellent organizational and communication skills required.

Current certification as a Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) or NLN Certification for Nurse Educators (CNE), evidence of coursework or education in simulation pedagogy, operations, technology and nursing education preferred. Experience with inter-professional simulation, and recognized leadership in simulation leadership at the state or national level preferred.  These qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternate experience.

For priority consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references to Dr. Barbara Aronson at on or before November 22, 2017.  Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.