Extended Reality Simulation Specialist
at Alice L. Walton School of Medicine

Alice L. Walton School of Medicine
June 12, 2024
805 McClain Rad Ste 800 Bentonville, Arkansas 72712 United States
Technology Specialist
Job Type:


Extended Reality Simulation Specialist


  • Bentonville, AR
  • Full time
  • Posted Yesterday
  • Job Requisition Id: JR637
  • Job Link: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/3772900324


The Extended Reality Simulation Specialist (XR Sim Specialist) is responsible for the daily implementation and support of simulation, innovation, and modeling technology for the School of Medicine. The XR Sim Specialist aids in development and is technical lead for experiential learning activities that incorporate a wide variety of simulation systems and rapid prototyping medical equipment. The XR Sim Specialist serves as technical support to learners, faculty, and staff prior to, during, and after learning activities. The XR Sim Specialist will report to the Director of Simulation and has specific responsibilities for logistical planning, program testing, session set-up and take-down, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of all simulation and rapid prototyping software, hardware, peripherals, and related equipment. The XR Sim Specialist will design and deliver training information to faculty and staff for respective modalities and will support faculty, staff, and learners during learning activities, including asynchronous activities.


Major Responsibilities/Essential Functions Specific to the Position:


  • Leads the technical implementation of simulation and modeling systems through supporting the content, scenario, activity, within the learning activity.
  • Serves as technical expert for simulation modeling and management system(s) and the corresponding peripheral equipment.
  • Ensures simulation and modeling systems functionality and appropriateness with stated scenario objectives and anticipated outcomes.
  • Authors simulation programs and respective instruction guides for internal publication.
  • Provides technical assistance to users in accessing, operating, and troubleshooting simulation and modeling technologies and respective assets.
  • Investigates, recommends, and drives innovation in immersive technology, extended reality, data visualization, modeling, etc., that aligns with curriculum objectives.
  • Provides excellent customer service with faculty, instructors, staff, students, and guests through verbal, non-verbal, and written communication.
  • Collaborates with simulation team, IT department, clinical skills team, other departments, and with vendors to best support and achieve curricula and non-curricula events, scenarios, and activities.
  • Evaluates learning activities and facilitates the implementation of program and service improvement plans.
  • Serves as an instructor in faculty, instructor, staff, and student events and activities.
  • Provides tours and demonstrates functionalities and capabilities of simulation systems (e.g., mixed, hybrid simulators, computerized models, manikins, part task trainers, etc.).
  • Collaborates with Clinical Skills Operations Manager to ensure resources and back-ups are readily available to support scheduled learning activities and faculty requests.
  • Routinely maintains, both scheduled and unscheduled, simulation software, corresponding peripheral components, and equipment, and coordinates and implements scheduled updates and documents activities.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Minimum Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, other technical discipline, adult-education, or another related field.
  • 2 years or more of technical support experience in a healthcare, graduate level education, instructional technology, computer-based learning, or simulation environment.

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