Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, invites applications for the position of Immersive Learning Center Manager. The Immersive Learning Center (ILC), located in the new Sciences and Engineering Center & The Commons is where students training for careers in nursing and other health-care related fields will have the unique opportunity to master critical response training in a real-world setting. The dynamic environment will feature technologically-advanced simulated patients and areas to allow for patient actors to portray conditions students are likely to encounter in their professional careers.The ILC will also have a recording platform that will allow simulation recordings to be stored and used for debriefing to assist in student learning.
The ideal candidate will understand the role that simulations play in clinical education across various disciplines and assist in the execution of them within curricula.
We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.
Operating and maintaining the equipment and technology infrastructure, including high-fidelity mannequins, used in the Immersive Learning Center (ILC)
Scheduling equipment maintenance and ILC facilities use.
Uploading recorded videos for instructional purposes.
Developing documents and plans to ensure a safe learning environment.
Orienting users to equipment and procedures, and other duties as needed.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
2 years or more of experience working in clinical simulations and/or with software platforms.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
Demonstrated proficiency in technological recording platforms used in carrying out simulated educational experiences.
Two or more years experience working in higher education in the area of simulation.
The University offers an excellent benefits package including tuition fee waivers for self and dependents. The salary range is $45,270- $51,737.
Work hours are typically Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with some alternate work periods as needed for oversight of the space.
Apply by the online application at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm. Electronic application allows for a cover letter, current vita, and names/addresses/phone numbers/e-mail addresses of three current references (required). Applicants must successfully complete the interview process to be considered as a finalist.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty and staff advances WCU's educational mission and strategic Plan for Excellence. West Chester University is an AA/EOE employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
All employment offers are subject to and contingent upon satisfactory completion of all pre-employment criminal background and consumer reporting checks.
Internal Number: 21-94
About West Chester University of Pennsylvania
West Chester University (WCU) of Pennsylvania is among the top regional comprehensive public universities in the nation, serving more than 17,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a national reputation for excellence, value, and student success. Founded in 1871 as an institute for teacher preparation, West Chester offers more than 118 undergraduate and 103 graduate programs in more than 50 fields of study. In addition to the main campus in West Chester, the University offers programs through its graduate center, the Philadelphia campus, and online. Five colleges and two schools comprise the University: Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business and Public Management, Education and Social Work, Health Sciences, and the Sciences and Mathematics, as well as the School of Music, and the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies. Located in Chester County (25 miles from downtown Philadelphia) the area combines the best of enjoyable daily living with easy access to the full spectrum of country and city attractions. We are a community of educators dedicated to developing graduates who succeed personally and professionally and contribute to the common good.