Director, Simulation and Clinical Learning Center, VCU School of Nursing
at VCU

August 17, 2022
1100 East Leigh St. Richmond, Virginia 23298 USA
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Mission or Goal of Unit:

The mission of the School of Nursing is to shape the future of nursing through the power of education, discovery, and collaboration.

Chief Purpose of this position:   

VCU School of Nursing invites candidates to apply for the Director of Simulation and Clinical Learning Center position.  The Director of Simulation and Clinical Learning Center will lead the integration of simulation throughout the academic programs of the School and will lead new initiatives to facilitate recognition as a national model in the use of simulation. The Director will also expand the collaborative efforts throughout the academic health sciences center. As a full-time faculty member, the Director of Simulation and Clinical Learning should have interests and experience in simulation that complement and expand existing expertise in the School. The Director reports directly to the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.

Position Responsibilities: 

o Lead the operation of the Clinical Learning Center, including management of personnel, space, equipment and supplies, and fiscal accountability
o Serve as the School of Nursing expert for simulation and clinical learning within the academic health sciences campus and with nursing education/service colleagues at the state and national levels
o Lead curricular integration of state-of-the-art instructional technologies/simulation throughout the academic programs of the School and with interprofessional education (IPE) initiatives

o Design and implement educational programs for faculty development in use of clinical simulation and innovations in clinical education

o Support scholarship in the area of simulation and/or clinical learning

o Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and to work cooperatively with others

o Serve on School of Nursing and University committees and Professional Organizations, as appropriate

Required Qualifications: 

o Graduate degree in Nursing or a related discipline
o Demonstrated effectiveness as an educator, including development and implementation of clinical simulation
o Demonstrated experience and commitment to working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment

o Ability to plan, implement and evaluate complex systems and tasks

Preferred Qualifications: 

o Licensed or eligible for licensure as a registered nurse in Virginia

o Evidence of effective supervision of staff

o Evidence of leadership in implementing innovation and technology

o Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) certification


Position Type: Teaching & Research Faculty
Full time equivalent: 100%
Tenure: Ineligible
Rank: Open
Months: 12
Department: School of Nursing/Clinical Learning Center

ORP eligible:  Yes

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