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The University of Michigan, School of Nursing (UMSN) is looking to hire temporary Instructional Aides to substitute for simulation technicians on an occasional, daily basis during the academic year. The selected candidate(s) will provide technical, clinical and educational support for the CLC during undergraduate and graduate simulation-based educational activities, including working with faculty to develop and control effective simulation-based education within the CLC and in clinical settings. The ideal candidate(s) will have expertise in the areas of programming and maintaining mannequins, maintaining and prepping task trainers, operating the EMS system and associated software. 

The Clinical Learning Center provides unparalleled learning resources for nursing students. From a Skills Lab for honing basic skills to a state of the art, high fidelity mannequins that replicates real medical situations, this environment enables students to apply their in-depth knowledge of nursing theory in a safe and supportive environment. The CLC is currently comprised of five main areas: Nursing Skills Lab, Physical Assessment Lab, Simulation Room, Control Room, and a Debriefing Room. For additional information, please visit to our website at

Required Qualifications*


Education and Experience:

  • One (1) or more years of experience with high fidelity simulation equipment and task trainers or experience in a clinical healthcare setting (e.g., EMT, Anesthesia technician, ORT, etc.); and an Associate’s degree or various relevant coursework, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be attained is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and operate most equipment found in a healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to program various simulation equipment and systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding of patient care simulation technologies and applications.
  • Demonstrated basic knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.


  • Previous experience in medical simulation preferred.
  • Previous experience supporting faculty in an academic or professional development environment.
  • Demonstrated 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.

Additional Information

The School of Nursing seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan that extends world-wide, to fulfill the School’s strategic plan, and to sustain the excellence of the School of Nursing.

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up to $30 /hr. depending on experience and qualifications

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.