Simulation Support Specialist - Part Time - Wellstar College of Nursing
at Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University
May 02, 2024
1000 Chastain Road Kennesaw, Georgia 30144 United States
Technology Specialist
Job Type:


Simulation Support Specialist - Part Time - Wellstar College of Nursing


Job ID: 264001


Location: Kennesaw, Georgia


Full/Part Time: Part Time


Regular/Temporary: Regular


About Us


Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning?


Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.




Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.


Job Summary


Provides support for all simulation operations, including, but not limited to, course preparation, training and maintenance and repair of software and hardware for computerized manikins.





  1. Maintains and repairs biomedical equipment
  2. Programs and operates high fidelity manikins
  3. Maintains SimIQ website, simulation computers and AV equipment
  4. Coordinates use of simulation equipment and provides training to faculty, students, and student assistants as needed
  5. Conducts repairs and cleanings for lab manikins annually or as needed
  6. Develops custom solutions to meet faculty simulation needs
  7. Assists with data capture and entry for faculty research and quality control
  8. Interfaces with vendors and other departments to facilitate operations


Required Qualifications


Educational Requirements

Technical diploma or Associate's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience


Required Experience

Two (2) years of experience in simulation based education, health care and/or biomedical engineering


Preferred Qualifications


Preferred Educational Qualifications

Bachelor's degree

Health Care Simulation Operations Specialist Certification


Preferred Experience

Knowledge of patient simulation technologies (software and hardware) preferred


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities



Able to learn new software and hardware

Able to assess, troubleshoot and fix equipment failures in a timely fashion

Able to work with internal and external individuals from different levels of training

Able to learn and become proficient with new software and hardware

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines



Knowledge of patient simulation technologies (software and hardware) preferred

Knowledge of audiovisual equipment and software for recording, duplication, mixing and editing

Knowledge of principles of electronics, audio-video components, computers, and peripheral devices



Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Internet, database applications, and Mac O/S)

Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette


Equal Employment Opportunity


Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policy, and University policy, the University prohibits harassment of or discrimination against any person because of race, color, sex (including sexual harassment, pregnancy, and medical conditions related to pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran or military status by any member of the KSU Community on campus, in connection with a University program or activity, or in a manner that creates a hostile environment for members of the KSU community.


For additional information or to file a complaint under the provisions of this policy, students, employees, applicants for employment or admission or other third parties should contact the Office of Institutional Equity at English Building, Suite 202,, or by making a report


Other Information


This is not a supervisory position.

This position does not have any financial responsibilities.

This position will not be required to drive.

This role is not considered a position of trust.

This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).

This position will not travel

This position does not require security clearance.


Background Check


  • Standard Enhanced
  • Education


Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.


All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.


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