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The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN), Clinical Learning Center is seeking one Instructional Learning Intermediate who will provide nursing experience and expertise in the development and operation of clinical situation simulations to nursing students in the UMSN. The position supports the Assistant Director of the Clinical Learning Center and the area of simulation and clinical learning. S/he will report to the Assistant Director of the Clinical Learning Center.


Participate in the development, analysis, implementation, and evaluation of healthcare simulations, skills lab, assessment lab activities and other clinical learning center activities:

  • Using evidence-based nursing literature and practice, participate in the design and construction of scenarios and other learning activities in the center.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of scenarios and learning activities to student learning.
  • Revise scenarios and learning activities to meet changing curriculum requirements.
  • Support clinical skills learning and evaluation for students.

*Manage the simulation database:

  • Input scenarios into database.
  • Understand and use the software for the simulation mannequins.

*Support the instructors and faculty in using simulation and case based learning:

  • Run simulations for the clinical groups.
  • Lead de-briefing sessions at the end of scenarios.
  • Provide introduction and orientation to students to simulation.

*Administrative Duties:

  • Participate in scheduling simulation times for students.
  • Ensure that confidentiality statements are signed and maintained.
  • Create, review, and revise policies and guidelines for simulation and the Clinical Learning Center.

*Manage the activities associated with Assessment Labs:

  • Create lab schedules.
  • Teach assessments labs.
  • Organize and teach associated assessment clinical.
  • Coordinate the work of assessment labs and temporary instructors.
  • Partner with clinical faculty to maintain Canvas sites associated with assessment labs.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed and are not an exhaustive list of all associated responsibilities.

Required Qualifications*


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in nursing required; Master of Science degree in nursing preferred.
  • Registered Nurse with a current nursing license in the State of Michigan is required for this position (current licensure or willingness to obtain licensure).
  • Five (5) or more years of nursing experience required; expertise in Medical/Surgical nursing is strongly preferred.
  • Experience using simulation in collegiate nursing education and teaching patient care and nursing skills is required.
  • Demonstrated experience at the intermediate level in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook, and other types of databases.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication skills, with the ability to receive and convey information clearly and concisely for various mediums including strong oral, presentation skills and written communication skills. Must have very strong interpersonal/customer service skills and organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups.
  • Proven attention to details skills and follow-through on assignments.


  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills, team spirit, dependability, and initiative.
  • Ability to serve diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and direct the activities of others and/or accept direction from others.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish excellent working relationships with faculty, staff, students and prospective students and their families. Must have the ability to work comfortably with individuals at all levels.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to set priorities and multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Must have a professional demeanor and presentation of self and strong decision-making ability.

Work Schedule

Shift/Hours/Days: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday; some occasional weekend and evening hours maybe required.

This opening is for a seasonal 9-month position (August-April). There will be a job training period in the spring and/or summer of 2018. Flexibility of up to 16 hours per week from May-July is desired and would require an initial temporary appointment until the start of the seasonal 9-month position. All interested parties are encouraged to apply

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Supervision is received from the Assistant Director of the Clinical Learning Center.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.