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Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator Lecturer Full Time (Category II)

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IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com. References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information. Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire. This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00442
Position Title Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator Lecturer Full Time (Category II)
Position Number F 805
Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with education and experience.

Employee Category Faculty
Department NUR - Nursing
EClass Code FT Faculty-10 mo with benes
Position Summary

The Nursing Skills Lab Coordinator is a faculty position that assists with clinical learning lab facilities and technological services in the Nursing Department. The position assists the department with the day-to-day nursing laboratory operations. This position works collaboratively with nursing faculty. May assist with lab skills, clinical instruction and other related functions which support the Department of Nursing.

Duties/Responsibilities

Collaborates with faculty to meet the educational needs of students (60%)
• Teaches nursing skills and lab procedures
• Evaluates student performance of skills
• Assists with administration and supervision of standardized testing reports.
• Performs remediation with students in skill areas
• Develops and maintains course notebooks on specific skills lab activities (stored electronically)
• Teaches one 3 credit course per academic year
Coordinates all aspects of the skills lab (20%)
• Assists in daily activities and services of the nursing skills lab including recordkeeping, scheduling, lab set-up, and management of lab equipment and supplies.
• Makes simple repairs, performs minor maintenance and upgrades to skills lab equipment.
• Supports processes for maintaining and repairing skills lab equipment
• Ensures the labs/classrooms are clean, safe, and organized.
• Promotes safe skills lab practices.
• Prepares and assists in maintenance of a variety of records and reports.
• Schedules and supervises skills lab assistants and faculty
• Develops and implements skills lab policies and procedures
• Provides assistance to faculty and students in the skills/simulation lab setting.
• Organizes lab supplies and assembles student learning resources e.g. lab kits.

Monitors skills lab budget and supplies (10%)
• Conducts inventories of consumable skills lab equipment and orders supplies as needed.
• Researches, evaluates, and recommends new skills lab materials, equipment, and supplies.

Other: (10%)
• Complies with accreditation requirements.
• The ability to work a flexible work schedule that may include occasional evenings and weekends
• Works equally and cooperatively with the simulation lab coordinator
• Meets expectations of Category II faculty as described in department guidelines
• Provides service to the department
• Other duties as assigned by the department chair

At all times the lab coordinator is expected to serve as a role model
• Models professional behavior including communication, customer service, collaboration, and attendance

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Nursing from a Nursing Education Program with national nursing accreditation.
• An active license in good standing to practice as a registered nurse in Colorado.

Preferred Qualifications

• A minimum of two years relevant work experience.
• A minimum of one year clinical experience.
• Must possess excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
• The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.
• Recent Clinical experience in the past five years.
• One year teaching experience or work in a nursing skills lab.
• At least two years of experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook).

Posting date 03/17/2017
Closing date 04/05/2017
Closing Instructions Close on Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree in Nursing from a Nursing Education Program with national nursing accreditation?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  2. * What is your current salary?

    (Open Ended Question)

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