Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Tuesday - Friday, 19 hours/week to be mutually agreed upon.
Salary Range: A-95
Salary: Steps 1 - 6, $2,315 - $2,955 per month
Health & Welfare: Part-time: Employees working less than fifty (50%) percent are not eligible for health and welfare benefits. The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan. *Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change
Department: Technology & Health Division
Open Date: 01/19/2018
Open Until Filled: Yes
Basic Function/Overview: DEFINITION Under general supervision, performs integration of simulation systems and equipment for registered nursing and other healthcare program laboratories; assists with development of scenario-based instruction; provides technical assistance, support, and training to faculty, staff, and students; provides recommendations to the Health Careers Resource Center (HCRC) team for the evaluation of simulation implementation strategies; and assist the Health Careers Resource Center Director and Coordinator, Health Programs in overseeing the operation of the simulation lab.
SUPERVISION RECEIVEDANDEXERCISED Receives general supervision from the Associate Dean, Technology and Health. Exercises technical and functional direction over and provides training to student workers.
CLASS CHARACTERISTICS This is a specialized classification responsible for providing systems and equipment management for high fidelity simulations and adapting emerging technologies to meet the educational needs of the Registered Nursing Department and other healthcare program departments. Responsibilities include supporting the technological aspects of realistic, highly complex clinical scenarios using sophisticated equipment and software. Assists and supports faculty in operating clinical simulation that meets curriculum goals and produces measurable outcomes. Maintains and repairs complex high and low fidelity simulation equipment, as well as the identification and troubleshooting of problems with the equipment, in collaboration with the equipment manufacturer. Ensures the appropriate video recording and playback equipment is available and operational for debriefing after simulations. Ensures that the Simulation Laboratory has required equipment and supplies to meet faculty and student needs for objectives and content for courses that use high fidelity simulation and standardized patients.
Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
1. Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs complex high and low fidelity clinical simulators. 2. Programs software to model simulators’ physiological responses in complex scenarios developed with faculty and the Health Careers Resource Center. 3. Researches and adapts emerging technologies to meet the educational needs of students and faculty. 4. Supports the technological aspects of realistic, highly complex scenarios using sophisticated hardware and software. 5. Assists faculty with high fidelity simulations. 6. Ensures that the instructional media equipment such as video cameras, multimedia computer systems, and audio and video distribution systems are appropriate and functional at all times. 7. Works with Health Careers Resource Center Coordinator to maintain equipment and supplies from vendors that are needed for high and low fidelity simulations. 8. Attends seminars, conferences, in-service trainings, and meetings to maintain currency with simulation scenarios, technology, and their use. 9. Maintains current knowledge of simulation equipment and operation manuals. 10. Assists with training faculty and staff in the use of high and low fidelity equipment. 11. Maintains a safe and secure learning laboratory environment. 12. Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment; makes recommendations for budgeting and purchase of equipment, supplies, and materials. 13. Participates in public relations duties including tours and demonstrations in the simulation area. 14. Provides training and direction to student workers in the simulation area. (period added) 15. Serves as the liaison with the equipment manufacturers as it relates to simulation. (period added) 16. Programs software to model simulators’ physiological responses to instructor specifications. 17. Collaborates with faculty in the use of simulation. (This did not have a number so I numbered it as “17,” which changed number sequencing below.) 18. Coordinates work with the Health Careers Resource Center Director to develop and implement a simulation evaluation program. 19. Provides input on simulation program policies and procedures. 20. Serves as a resource for faculty utilizing simulation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Operational characteristics of simulation laboratory apparatus, equipment, and materials. 2. Advanced theories and applications of simulation technology. 3. Advanced principles and practices of laboratory operations. 4. Anatomy and physiology. 5. Operational characteristics of audiovisual equipment and tools. 6. Operational characteristics of electromechanical and pneumatic equipment and devices. 7. Parts, tools, equipment, and methods used in the diagnosis, installation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software. 8. Basic medical terminology and abbreviations. 9. Operational characteristics of ancillary equipment and machines related to simulation. 10. Methods, materials, practices, and tools used in equipment maintenance and repair for simulation equipment. 11. Principles and procedures of record keeping and filing. 12. Modern office clerical support practices and procedures, including the use of standard office and computer equipment. 13. Computer applications related to the work, including word processing, database, scanning, and spreadsheet applications. 14. Occupational hazards and standard safety practices. 15. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, various socio-economic and ethnic groups.
Skills and Abilities:
1. Perform complex technical work in an instructional learning environment for a highly technical or complex subject area. 2. Correctly and efficiently, set up laboratory equipment and materials used in exercises and experiments. 3. Analyze, troubleshoot, and apply problem-solving skills to technical problems. 4. Operate and demonstrate the proper use of specialized simulation equipment, supplies, and materials. 5. Safely and effectively, maintain and repair a variety of simulation equipment. Operate, understand the mechanical function of and perform maintenance and repairs on simulation laboratory equipment. 6. Properly store and dispose of hazardous chemicals and materials. 7. Troubleshoot and repair electronic and mechanical equipment. 8. Maintain current knowledge of simulation technology. 9. Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures. 10. Participate in budget preparation and administration. 11. Maintain an adequate inventory of materials for instructional programs. 12. Organize and prioritize a variety of multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner. 13. Operate and maintain modern office equipment, including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs. 14. Understand and follow oral and written instructions. 15. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing. 16. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions. 17. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures. 18. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:
Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from a regionally accredited college in electronics, computer technology or related field, and three (3) full-time equivalent years of experience in computer use, set up, troubleshooting, and maintenance repair of technology equipment, simulators, and mannequins.
License(s) & Other Requirements: Employees may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California driver’s license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.
Working Environment: Incumbents work in a laboratory/classroom and in the field and may be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, dust, fumes, and allergens, hazardous physical substances, mechanical and electrical hazards, and moving equipment. Incumbents may interact with staff and/or students in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.
Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in a laboratory/classroom environment and in the field; strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work, to operate varied lab tools, instruments, and equipment; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The job involves fieldwork requiring frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate above-mentioned equipment. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, typically weighing up to 50 pounds, and occasionally heavier weights with the use of proper equipment. May require the wearing of safety goggles, lab coat, rubber or plastic gloves, and face shields.
Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:
Conditions of Employment:
Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.
Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.
As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf
The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.
Typing Certificate Requirements:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on February 12, 2018, are assured consideration. Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position: 1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application. 2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience. 3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position. 4. Two letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation). 5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree (if applicable) are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.
Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: email@example.com.
TRAVELPOLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to $500 maximum. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.
THE MT. SANANTONIOCOLLEGEDISTRICTWILLNOTSPONSORANYVISAAPPLICATIONS.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.
Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selection Procedure: A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview. Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The start date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.
EEO Policy: The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.
Conflict of Interest: Conflict of Interest
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