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Simulation Operations Specialist

University of Texas at Tyler

Job Type




$5,000.00 monthly


Hours per Week

40 hours


Hiring Department

School of Nursing


Required Application Materials

A single PDF or Word document containing a resume, letter of interest, and a list of three (3) professional references is required to apply.


Important Instructions:   

When prompted to upload your “resume”, upload your combined documents as one file.

  • Please do not upload documents to “Cover Letter” or “References”.


If the required application materials were not uploaded at the “resume” prompt, please withdraw your application, and re-apply to upload your combined documents as one file.


Job Summary

Provide technical support for all simulation operations, including preparation, maintenance, and repair of patient simulators (software and hardware).


Major Responsibilities/Duties/Critical Tasks

  • Support the development and implementation of simulation-based education.
  • Serve as simulator operator by testing and running scenarios together with simulation facilitators.
  • Support the use of digital media and provide technical support for computer-based multimedia systems and their components.
  • Program simulator software with clinical scenario parameters.
  • Ensure appropriate set up & breakdown/clean up (moulage, staging) of simulation environment, equipment, and supplies
  • Role play in simulated scenarios as necessary.
  • Conduct inventory and maintain supplies, media, materials related to simulation and equipment at an adequate level as budget allows in an organized manner.
  • Ensure simulation equipment functionality, security, and safety and/or appropriately troubleshoots, removes, disposes, or repairs equipment.
  • Recommend replacements or new purchases of simulation related equipment or supplies to Director.
  • Train Simulation Facilitators and other simulation users in the operational/technical aspects of simulation.
  • Schedule simulation experiences.
  • Maintain safe, organized, and efficient simulation center.
  • Interface with the equipment manufacturers regarding equipment operation, troubleshooting and system problems; maintain record of repairs and updates.
  • Maintain proficiency in existing and emerging quality, safety and simulation technologies
  • Assure compliance with program policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the development of communication tools related to simulation (i.e. Canvas, university webpage, Office365).
  • Collect and coordinate data in support of simulation activities.
  • Maintain data confidentiality and security.
  • Assist or provide visitor and guided tours in unison with nursing advisors and university center touring.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Required Education/Experience

  • Associate degree in nursing or other related health-care field.
  • One (1) year of experience in acute care.
  • R.N. or other health related field certification.
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification (BLS certification).


Preferred Education/Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred.
  • Previous experience in nursing simulation preferred.


Accompanying Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to listen empathetically and critique students with compassion.
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external individuals from different disciplines with different levels of training. 
  • Ability to self-motivate and work independently when needed.
  • Ability to adjust to frequent changes in priority.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to learn computer application skills as applicable to role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications including Word and Excel.
  • Resourcefulness and initiative to learn new skills.
  • Comfortable accepting responsibility for medium to large scale projects involving multiple resources over extended periods of time from start to finish.
  • Ability to react to frequent changes in duties and volume of work.
  • Ability to speak with confidence through manikins to students from patient perspective.


Other Information

  • May require travel to other campuses.
  • May require occasional early morning, evening, or weekend.


About The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler is part of the prestigious University of Texas System that includes 13 institutions located throughout the state. Founded in 1971, UT Tyler today enrolls 10,000 students and consists of six colleges. 

Our beautiful Tyler campus features more than 200 acres nestled along a lake and surrounded by thick pine and oak forests, providing a picturesque location for study and recreation. We also offer instructional sites at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and in Palestine, Longview, and Houston.

With more than 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs offered, UT Tyler provides a wealth of learning opportunities and dynamic programs.

For more information, please visit


Additional Information

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code Section 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.


EEO/AA Statement

The University of Texas at Tyler is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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