Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.
The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. We are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing our legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. We mentor and empower our students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.
Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and our rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that we do.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.
The Simulation Operations Specialist works collaboratively with faculty to provide technical and managerial support for the Curry College Nursing Simulation Program on both the Milton and Plymouth campuses. This position is a 12 month, full-time placement. Occasional (or regular) evening or weekend shifts may be required. The Simulation Operations Specialist will report to the Curry College School of Nursing Chair under the direction of the Dean.
1. Administrative Functions:
Manages the schedule for Curry College Nursing Simulation Center;
Maintains current knowledge of simulation/lab equipment catalogs and operation manuals;
Orders, organizes, maintains and restock skills lab and simulation laboratory supplies;
Oversees open labs hours for independent practice by students;
Provides recommendations on equipment, supplies and materials;
Collects data for simulation lab utilization, ongoing research, or grant requirements;
Participates on the Simulation Advisory Committee;
Maintains simulation activities and learner confidentiality;
Maintains the digital library of electronic simulations;
Meets with faculty prior to implementing new simulations to help determine feasibility;
Supervises student workers.
2. Simulation Functions:
Programs simulator software to model simulator's physiological response to instructor specifications;
Operates patient simulators and cameras for the duration of simulations.
Operates and maintains audio-visual and debriefing systems;
Sets up and takes down learning environment equipment for skills lab, health assessment, and simulation scenarios (may involve rapid turnover of simulation lab set up);
Maintains and repairs all simulation equipment, including:
Patient simulators, computers, monitors and a variety of medical equipment.
Troubleshoots equipment malfunctions and contacts vendors as needed.
Manages warranties and maintenance agreements.
Arranges scheduled maintenance of equipment.
Provides technical support for task trainers and multimedia peripherals including:
Beds/examination tables, headwalls, patient monitors, and other health care equipment
Medication dispensing systems
Vital sign monitors
Provides theatrical production (costuming and moulage) for simulation scenarios as requested (mixes fake body fluids and creates wounds);
Provides technical assistance, support and training to faculty, staff, and student workers in use of simulation equipment.
Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy;
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum of 2 years related experience, or the equivalent in the Information Technology Field.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Ability to travel between both the Milton and Plymouth campuses as required.
Certification as a Healthcare Simulation Operation Specialist.
Experience in simulation.
Baccalaureate degree in related field such as computer science or information management.
Experience in a college setting with proven technical abilities across a variety or complex software systems, relational databases, and web-based programs.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at [email protected], (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.
Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:
a cover letter;
a resume; and;
a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs and a variety of continuing education certificates and programs.
Curry College is an equal opportunity employer and committed to a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.