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Purdue Global Nursing Simulation Operations Specialist (Houston, TX) (30943)

Purdue University Global (PUG)
Job Location:
Health and Medical Services

Job Summary:

The Simulation Operation Specialist will have responsibility for the installation, maintenance, and general operation of sophisticated high, mid, and low fidelity simulation equipment, task trainers, audio-visual equipment, and computers used in the training of healthcare professionals. They should be able to provide exceptional customer service, including the ability to express technical information effectively to non-technical persons. Ideally the successful incumbent will also have knowledge of and experience with clinical training equipment and simulation lab operations. This position will report to an Immersive Learning Coordinator.

Our Opportunity:

This position offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to work in a professional learning community wherein faculty and staff contribute to and engage in instructional best practice for adult learners in an innovative, nontraditional university setting.

Successful candidates in this role will reside in the Houston, TX, area or within a commutable distance. This position is located at on-site simulation centers to support the PG faculty and partnership location staff in simulation.

What to expect in this role:

  • Operate and maintain simulation equipment, task trainers, computerized simulators, audio-video recording systems, and virtual reality procedural trainers with the ability to follow medical aspects of scenarios, and make appropriate adjustments to technology systems.
  • Set up and maintain the simulation lab and classroom, and manage lab supplies.
  • Collaborate with vendors for maintenance and repair of equipment, including implementation hardware and software updates.
  • Collaborate with clinical faculty during simulations, and coordinate learning activities with the faculty.
  • Provide appropriate guidance to students in the simulation setting related to professionalism, practice, and research.
  • Act as a standardized patient (actor in the role of a patient) when needed.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the Nursing curriculum, policies, and requirements.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by the School.


  • Some higher education; Bachelor's degree preferred and/or comparable experience.
  • 0-1 year of experience
  • Interest in healthcare simulation, customer service experience
  • Knowledge of Databases, Internet, Spreadsheet, and Word Processing software
  • Use of PC, the Internet, simulation equipment, and basic nursing equipment
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, teamwork, and visionary leadership
  • Valid driver's license in the state of employment and surrounding states

Additional Information:

  • The target salary is $60,000.
  • Purdue University Global will not sponsor employment authorization for this position.
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position.
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Purdue Global is proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Our goal is to recruit and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We celebrate the diversity of thought, backgrounds, and skills necessary to support an inclusive environment. Employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. All individuals are encouraged to apply.


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