School of Nursing

Coordinator, Simulation Learning Center

Non-Tenure Track, Eleven-Month Renewable Appointment

Vacancy # 13F079
Position # 6880

The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) School of Nursing (SON) in the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) invites applications for a full-time Simulation Learning Center Coordinator.  The School of Nursing (SON) offers CCNE accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Nursing and a non-nursing Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Research. Located in southeastern North Carolina within minutes of the Atlantic Ocean, UNC Wilmington is one of 17 constituent campuses of the University of North Carolina. The university offers more than 50 undergraduate and more than 35 graduate degree programs, including doctoral programs in marine biology and educational leadership, to nearly 13,000 students.  Ranked among the top 10 public master’s institutions in the South by U.S.News and World Report for the past 14 years, UNC Wilmington is an active learning community that is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  A full-time, eleven-month appointment for a Simulation Learning Center Coordinator is available in Nursing to support the school’s scholarly, professional, and academic initiatives. Responsibilities include providing oversight of the operational, educational, and research activities that support the Simulation Learning Center.  These duties include but are not limited to managing a laboratory annual budget, organizing and oversight of the laboratory inventory and supplies, facilitating replacements or purchases of supplies and equipment, maintaining laboratory policies and procedures, facilitating tours of the center, participation in planning and implementing of community initiatives, facilitating faculty development in simulation learning, cooperating in simulation integration across the curricula, evaluation of the Center’s use and operation, annual evaluation of  Simulation Learning Center  staff, Chair the Simulation Learning  Committee, and develop annual reports. The Coordinator functions within a team environment and collaborates with faculty and students in all programs to support simulation across the curricula.

QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a master’s degree in nursing is required. The successful applicant must be a registered nurse with a minimum of three years in clinical practice, preparation in teaching and learning principles and eligible for North Carolina licensure. Knowledge of and experience in the field of nursing simulation.

SALARY:  Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY:  Please complete the online application process available on the Web at A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references should be addressed to Dr. Ruthanne Kuiper, Department Chair, and attached to the online application – not emailed, mailed or faxed. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. For questions regarding the online application process, contact Debra Simpson at (910) 962-3784 or   Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 19, 2013, but applications will be accepted until position is filled.

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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