Assistant Director of the Clinical Skills & Simulation Labs (Associate or Full Professor)

Position ID: 38729
Kennesaw State University
WellStar College of Health & Human Services
WellStar School of Nursing
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Associate Professor, Professor
Job Description: 


The WellStar School of Nursing seeks applicants for the position of Assistant Director of the Clinical Skills and Simulation Labs. This is a 12-month, tenure-track position. The Assistant Director reports to the Associate Director and Director of the WellStar School of Nursing which offers BSN and MSN degrees. Responsibilities include management of the skills and simulation labs, coordination of simulation activities across programs, and faculty development. The Assistant Director of Labs will also plan, design, implement, and evaluate skills-based and simulation-based learning across programs and curriculums. Successful candidates will possess 1) an active Georgia license or be eligible for a Georgia registered nurse license, 2) previous teaching and administrative experience in undergraduate and/or graduate simulation-based nursing education, 3) a commitment to maintaining an ongoing program of research, 4) demonstrated high-level of interpersonal skills for communication, consultation and collaboration, 5) a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and 6) demonstrated forward-minded leadership and ability to inspire and mentor faculty.

Research-focused doctoral degree in nursing or a related field, or the foreign equivalent. Candidates must possess a master’s degree in nursing or its foreign equivalent and be current with simulation education research and practice and be capable of working with actors who serve as standardized patients. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years experience in simulation-based nursing education and training and be a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator.

Application Procedure: 
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Contract Period: 
12 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Administration
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Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Monday, March 26, 2018
Position Starting Date: 
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Marie Bremner
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II