DATE POSTED: 2023-07-15 14:58:23

The nursing simulation laboratory technician will be responsible for the setup, operation, and maintenance of the nursing simulation laboratory. They will work closely with nursing faculty and students to ensure that the laboratory is running efficiently and effectively. The nursing simulation laboratory technician reports to the Simulation Director and School of Nursing Director. This is a grant funded position; appointment renewal for the following year is contingent upon available grant funding and performance.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Set up and maintain nursing simulation equipment and supplies, including mannequins, computer software, and other related equipment
  • Operate nursing simulation equipment during simulations and provide technical support to faculty and students
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop and implement simulation scenarios and activities
  • Assist in the evaluation of simulation activities and provide feedback to faculty
  • Ensure that the laboratory is clean and organized, and that equipment is properly maintained and stored
  • Train faculty and students on the proper use of simulation equipment and software
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues with simulation equipment and software
  • Maintain accurate records of equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Stay up-to-date with advances in nursing simulation technology and make recommendations for equipment upgrades or replacements


  • Associate degree or higher in nursing or related field
  • Experience working in a nursing simulation laboratory preferred
  • Familiarity with nursing simulation equipment and software
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to manipulate small objects and dials on equipment

Working Conditions:

  • Work is typically performed in a nursing simulation laboratory
  • May require some evening or weekend work to accommodate simulation schedules
  • May require occasional travel to attend training or conferences.

This job description is intended to describe the type and level of work being performed by a person in this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required by a person so classified.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To apply, e-mail a single PDF containing a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references.

Application materials should be sent to Dr. Lynn M. Linder, Vice President of Academic Affairs, at academicaffairs@wvwc.edu. Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check.

For questions about the position, please contact the Director of the School of Nursing, Tina Straight, at straight_t@wvwc.edu.