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Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing and Director of Simulation Center

Oklahoma Baptist University
Shawnee, Oklahoma 74804
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Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing and Director of Simulation Center

Department:  School of Nursing

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The School of Nursing invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Nursing and Director of the Simulation Center. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will enhance the work of the School of Nursing by expert teaching, advising students, assisting in clinical coordination, participating in faculty and professional development and committees, continued scholarly development, and resourceful and innovative collaboration with faculty and staff.

The School of Nursing provides a baccalaureate program. The nursing faculty view nursing as a Christian ministry and a professional practice. During nursing courses, students learn to provide quality nursing care through competent and professional practice. Upon completion of a nursing program, the undergraduate student is qualified to take the national examination for licensure as a registered nurse.

Essential Functions

Class Responsibilities

Accept assignments to teach courses and/or clinicals in the undergraduate nursing catalog specifically pertaining to pediatric nursing

Plan directed learning activities to assist students in mastery of content on learning guides

Select or formulate test items to evaluate student's mastery of content on learning objectives in online testing format

Complete course evaluations

Manage all courses in the OBU adopted digital learning portal such as Canvas

Develop, disseminate, and update syllabi according to program requirements


Clinical Responsibilities

Assist in arranging orientation periods for the clinical agency

Be on site with students during the clinical class period

Communicate with agency staff regarding student competencies and responsibilities

Communicate with floor managers regarding student experiences and staff responses to student performance

Assign patients for student delivery of nursing care

Evaluation clinical sites with agency staff, faculty, and students’ responses

Communicate with faculty teaching other sections of the course to compare student performance and experiences


Team Responsibilities

Resolve problem situations between courses within the same level

Participate with team in evaluation of semester

Participate in team meetings for coordination of classes during a given semester


Advisor Responsibilities

Monitor the individualized plan of study for advisee

Advise students about enrollment in relation to plan of study

Monitor addition and withdrawal from courses

Keep degree check sheet current in student's file

Advise transfers regarding courses

Advise students of financial/economic implications of enrollment changes

Monitor student's progress in program

Meet with students as needed. Meet with freshmen at least twice during each semester of first year

Communicate with students as needed regarding midterm grade report, honor roll, etc.

Be available to talk about student concerns

Refer students as needed for personal or career counseling

Advise students about professional decisions as appropriate

Simulation Lab Responsibilities

Monitor and control daily operations, oversee simulation training schedules, and run simulation training scenarios

Develop, coordinate, and implement training for staff and faculty on equipment, software, simulators, and scenarios

Develop, manage, and maintain a master schedule of 22-bed simulation lab

Develop and maintain laboratory policies and procedures

Serve as planner, develope4r, consultant, and coordinator for the simulation lab with the clinical faculty for clinical and lab courses

Partner with nursing faculty in the development of laboratory learning experiences and curriculum

Perform data analysis to evaluate simulation learning success/satisfaction; laboratory usage; budgetary requirements

Assist faculty in the instruction of students to meet course objectives through utilization of Simulation

Develop, evaluate, and refine scenarios utilized for simulation experiences to include role playing, props, and dialogue that provide a realistic learning environment

Develop evaluation plans to measure learning outcomes ensuring that simulations are achieving the desired competencies

Establish practices and procedures for simulation and laboratory activities that provide effective learning experiences and safe practice

Evaluate the effectiveness of simulation/laboratory processes and make recommendations to Faculty/Dean for improvement

Allocate equipment and supplies used in simulation training sessions. Proactively maintain supply inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies and verifying receipt of supplies

Work with vendors to resolve problems with products and/or services. Support vendor technicians during their scheduled maintenance and new installation onsite visits. This may occur outside the academic year

Develop along with clinical faculty a Clinical Remediation process for students

Assist with public relations, tours etc. of facility as needed

Supervise technology support staff


Other Duties

Fulfill other duties as assigned which may include team leader, course coordinator, and/or adjunct coordinator (load credit will be assigned to these responsibilities per policies)

Participate in School of Nursing committees and meetings

Complete all documents/surveys for program assessment

Participate in student recruitment efforts on and off campus

Participate in professional development commensurate with faculty role and program needs

Engage in scholarly/creative activities

Engage in university and community service opportunities





Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities




  • Possess and demonstrate strong pedagogical skills at the undergraduate level in both classroom and clinical environments
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Possess and demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with current online education software and delivery methods
  • Proficient with classroom and office audio/visual hardware and software
  • Able to assess student ability and adjust teaching as appropriate
  • Able to advise students
  • Able to relate to colleagues in the OBU community and serve as a representative to the professional community beyond OBU
  • Possess sufficient physical health and mobility to teach students in various clinical and lab settings, to travel to local, regional, and national locations, to transport moderately heavy items to offices and classrooms. Able to meet clinical agency immunization requirements


  • Preferred: D.N.P. or Ph.D. in Nursing and current unencumbered Registered Nurse license in Oklahoma
  • Required: Master of Science in Nursing and current unencumbered Registered Nurse license in Oklahoma




  • Preferred: Experience leading in health care simulation in the academic setting; INASCL certification as a Health Simulation Educator
  • Required: Successful undergraduate teaching experience which included Simulated learning; 2 years or more of nursing experience

Complete application:  https://www.okbu.edu/hr/documents/applications/faculty.pdf

And send to hr@okbu.edu with Resume, transcripts, Publications, Presentations, Professional Memberships, Honors or Awards, Statement of Personal Christian Faith and Commitment, Philosophy of Christian Higher Education, and List of 3 References with name, position, address, telephone number.


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Posted: 2022-09-12 Expires: 2022-10-15

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