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Director of Simulation Operations

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
26064198 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $76,000 - $123,700

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The Director of Simulation Operations is responsible for designing, conducting, promoting, evaluating and supporting health professions education programs in compliance with organizational objections and nationally accepted accreditation standards and requirements. Supports learners (including, but not limited to, faculty, residents, students, fellows, graduate or undergraduate learners, practicing or licensed professionals) in areas such as curriculum, teaching and learning activities, scheduling, core competencies, assessment and evaluations. Coordinates all activities associated with ongoing administration of health professions education programs.

The University of California, Riverside's School of Medicine Center for Simulated Patient Care (CSPC) is a state-of-the-art simulated patient treatment clinic and education center that provides a secure, risk-free environment for current and future health care professionals to acquire and to perfect their skills. The maximum budgeted annual salary for this position is $110,000. **As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Master's degree in related area. Preferred
Master of Science degree in Healthcare Simulation. Preferred


Certification Requirement
Society of Simulation in Healthcare - Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator Required
Society of Simulation in Healthcare - Certified Healthcare Simulation Operations Specialist Preferred
American Heart Association Certified Instructor Preferred


Experience Requirement
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Verbal and written communication skills to explain technical health profession/education concepts, actively listen, persuade, advise, and counsel.
Demonstrated leadership skills in training and guiding employees on educational techniques. Motivates and inspires staff to improve the health profession education services.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines in a complex, challenging environment. Ability to organize assigned staff and unit operations in an efficient and effective manner.
In-depth knowledge of educational software and technologies to promote a wide-range of teaching and learning goals.
Proven ability to recruit faculty and integrate learners which requires high-level planning and coordination skills, the ability to think strategically and communicate complex information to multiple stakeholders.
Knowledge of the health professions education industry, administrative analysis and operations research. Knowledge of assigned program requirements and curriculum.
Effective communication skills with peers, learners, faculty, and other education program coordinators/managers.
Skills to evaluate issues and identify solutions within defined procedures and policies. Demonstrated ability to solve problems and suggest solutions through critical thinking process.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of department, organization, HR and university policies and processes. Current knowledge of relevant industry federal, state and local laws and regulations including national accrediting organizations and state and federal licensing and regulatory offices.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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