The Assistant Dean for Simulation and Academic Technology reports to and advises the Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, leading on statewide strategy, innovation, research, and evaluation for graduate and undergraduate simulation and academic technology in support of pedagogy, including distance learning. The position provides oversight for the Portland campus simulation based learning and skills lab and statewide oversight for faculty and staff development in meeting national standards and in the use of simulation and technology, advancing innovative learning centered pedagogies throughout the various curricula.
The Assistant Dean for Simulation and Academic Technology represents the SON on the OHSU Simulation Steering Committee and promotes simulation and skills lab innovation on all campuses. The Assistant Dean provides administrative oversight for all statewide simulation and technology initiatives.
Technology and Simulation Development
Advances the SON as a state and national leader in simulation and technology supported learning centered pedagogies.
Develops a plan for advancing simulation and technology in undergraduate through doctoral level programs that meet the clinical and scientific needs of Oregonians and beyond.
Assesses and advances simulation and academic technology opportunities and aligns opportunities with faculty and program development.
Collaborates with the TLC and across OHSU programs to advance interprofessional practice and education using simulation and other academic technologies.
Tests new models for technology supported pedagogies and simulation in course/clinical delivery that evaluate faculty and student experiences and optimize learning.
Seeks multi-source grant and other funding to advance simulation and technology-supported practices.
Pioneers simulation and technology in curricula to enhance access, improve faculty/staff/student experiences, and optimize outcomes.
Advances scholarship and science in simulation and technology supported learning centered pedagogies.
Human and Fiscal Resource Management
Sets performance standards and provides oversight to ensure high quality performance and learning outcomes in statewide simulation and academic technology.
Assesses emerging simulation and other technologies, sharing with academic leaders and leads timely planning, development, and implementation.
Provides administrative oversight for all statewide simulation and technology initiatives.
Administrative Oversight and Functions
Serves on relevant SON, the OHSU Simulation Steering committee and other university councils and committees for academic technology and simulation.
Serves as a liaison to the RLSB, ViruOHSU, and North OR simulation centers.
Participates in long-range forecasting activities for program, faculty/staff, and equipment needs, monitors and ensure compliance with strategic, operational, and budget plans.
Collaborates with Campus Associate Deans and program directors to provide for the integration and representation of each location where the school of nursing serves.
Supervises key faculty, professional and support staff that are inherent in simulation and technology functions.
Prepares professional communications that are critical to the technology and simulation functions.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Dean.
Licensed in professional nursing in the State of Oregon
Earned doctorate in nursing or related field with five years of progressive experience in higher education; eligible for rank at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level
Certificated as a Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)
Demonstrated experience in leading change in academic settings
Demonstrated experience in simulation and academic technology applications to nursing education in a variety of programs/levels
Demonstrated experience in setting performance standards, developing metrics, and in program evaluation
Ability to inspire change, equal ability to be visible and comfortable in urban, rural, and frontier communities and across the care continuum.
Ability to balance academic decorum with approachability and accessibility for faculty, student, academic, and community stakeholders.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or [email protected]
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm