Simulation Coordinator Nursing Faculty

Simulation Coordinator Nursing Faculty


McDowell Technical Community College
54 College Drive
Marion, NC 28752
Phone: 828-652-6021

Job Location

54 College Drive, Marion, NC 28752


commensurate with experience


regular college benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, May 20, 2024
Closes: Friday, June 14, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Director of Nursing Education Programs

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing with an unencumbered license or multistate licensure privilege to practice as a registered nurse in North Carolina (see additional requirement listed below from the North Carolina Administrative Code governing Nursing Faculty). Candidate must be a dependable, dedicated professional and highly motivated self-starter. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and proficiency with computer software and learning management systems. Ability to present a professional teaching presence for theory and practical skills to develop rapport with students, faculty and workforce industry partners. Faculty must demonstrate competence in subject matter and be dedicated to adult and community college education. Education must be commensurate with academic area and guidelines of the North Carolina Community College System, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and with the standards as set by the North Carolina Board of Nursing through its regulatory responsibilities granted the Board in Section I, Article 9A, in Chapter 90 of the General Statues of North Carolina, known as the Nursing Practice Act.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with online teaching and learning. Master’s Degree in Nursing.

Position Description

The Simulation Coordinator/Nursing Education faculty is responsible to provide vision, leadership, organization and direction for simulation and nursing education. The primary objectives for this position include operation of a multidisciplinary simulation lab, with a focus on critical thinking and clinical skills excellence. The Simulation Coordinator/Nursing Education faculty works directly with the Director of Nursing Education Programs and the Health Science Department Chair with implementation of the curriculum including simulation, laboratory, clinical teaching and classroom didactic.

1. Develops, implements, updates and monitors simulation lab policies, procedures, use and operation.
2. Develops, presents, evaluates and refines scenarios for simulation experiences, utilizing role playing, props and dialogue to create a realistic learning environment.
3. Develops and implements clinical simulation to meet best practice standards with a focus on critical thinking.
4. Creates and maintains a respectful and professional working environment, incorporating active learning, reflective thinking and a confidential debriefing process.
5. Performs data analysis to evaluate learning and satisfaction with the provision of services.
6. Continuously updates and refines simulation experiences based on identified needs and to serve as a resource for faculty utilizing simulation in classroom/lab activities
7. Maintains the simulation lab inventory, ensures the safe storage and disposal of hazardous materials. Monitors process for use, signing out, and movement of simulation lab equipment and supplies.
8. Monitors and assures appropriate standards of lab cleanliness, provides for equipment maintenance, repair, and replacement
9. Trains instructors in simulation procedures, location and use of materials, and operation of equipment
10. Responsible for business development of the simulation lab, establishes community partners, develops income generated projects, and seeks grants and other funding sources. Responsible for program development and growth.
11. Oversees simulation lab information and technology support
In addition to simulation responsibilities this faculty member is also Nursing Education Faculty. These responsibilities include:
12. Collaborates with the Director of Nursing Education Programs in developing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum and program outcomes.
13. Participates in planning, implementing, and evaluating program policies for admission, progression, and graduation requirements.
14. Participates in the selection of students by serving on the Admissions Committee.
15. Assists with establishing clinical groups and guidelines for students.
16. Instruct scheduled courses in Nursing and Health Sciences in accordance with the Program of Study and the description published in the MTCC Catalog and the North Carolina Community College System Common Course Library.
17. Collaborates with the department chair and program director in developing, implementing, and evaluating the curriculum and program outcomes.
18. Participates in planning, implementing, and evaluating program policies for admission, progression and retention to support students in meeting graduation requirements.
19. Functions as an academic advisor for designated students including registration duties.
20. Participates in departmental, advisory, and administrative support committee meetings as scheduled.
21. Instruct course load in compliance with faculty workload policy for adult students, workforce development and dual enrollment programs to include day/evening/weekend semester schedules when necessary.
22. Schedule and post regular office hours for consultations with students.
23. Accurately complete and submit paperwork in a timely manner to the appropriate area, including: office hours, course syllabus for each course taught, attendance rosters, grade sheets, drop/add forms, independent study forms, course substitutions, credit by exam forms, surveys, etc.
24. Assist the dean/department chair in maintenance of current and permanent official student records with storage that prevents damage and unauthorized use in compliance accrediting and certifying agencies.
25. Recommend textbooks with department chair and program director in accordance with the college’s textbook ordering procedures.
26. Supports the college in planning and implementation of culturally responsive teaching and learning principles.
27. Actively participate in professional development activities related to respective disciplines for personal growth development including membership in professional organizations.
28. Actively recruit students by participating (as schedule permits) in recruiting functions on and off campus.
29. Implement all policies as established by the Board of Trustees.
30. Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Submit an MTCC application and resume: 


Via email to- 


Via mail to-


Breanna Wilson

McDowell Technical Community College

54 College Drive

Marion, NC 28752 


In-person to- Breanna Wilson, MTCC, 54 College Drive (Marion, NC), Cedar Building, Business Office


Offers of employment are contingent upon receipt of official transcripts.


If you have questions, contact Breanna Wilson by email, phone or fax:


phone: 828-652-0618

fax: 828-659-0401


Job Post Contact

Michael Lavender
54 College Dr.
Marion, NC  28752