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University of California Riverside, Bourns College Director of Simulation Operations in Riverside, California

Director of Simulation Operations

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

31411614 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $78,700 - $145,100

Position Information

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 full salary range for this position is $78,700 to $145,000 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is up to $120,000 annually. The successful candidate for this position will be offered an appropriate salary within the salary pay scale based on education and relevant work experience, licensure and certifications.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


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

Experience in health professions or health professions education Preferred

6 - 10 years of related experience. Required

Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Skills to evaluate issues and identify solutions within defined procedures and policies. Demonstrated ability to solve problems and suggest solutions through critical thinking process.

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.

Knowledge of the health professions education industry, administrative analysis and operations research. Knowledge of assigned program requirements and curriculum.

Verbal and written communication skills to explain technical health profession / education concepts, actively listen, persuade, advise, and counsel.

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.

In-depth knowledge of educational software and technologies to promote a wide-range of teaching and learning goals.

Demonstrated leadership skills in training and guiding employees on educational techniques. Motivates and inspires staff to improve the health profession education services.

Effective communication skills with peers, learners, faculty, and other education program coordinators / managers.

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 (https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits)