Job no: 496041
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: Interprofessional Health Sciences
Under the direction of the Simulation Center Director, the Simulation Technician will provide technical support for all simulation operations, including preparation, maintenance and repair of computerized manikins (software and hardware), task trainers and related multimedia peripherals.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1 - Serve as simulator operator by programming, testing and running scenarios with faculty instructors, assuring that the facility and equipment are set up for teaching sessions. Acquire and install digital audiovisual hardware and software systems to record simulated sessions with subsequent editing and transfer into an archival format for analysis. Install software and hardware upgrades and maintain functionality of manikin components as directed by manufacturer support.
2-Provide technical support for computer based multimedia systems and their components, including operation of digital cameras, video cameras, audio/video mixer, digital/analog converter, monitors and other equipment. Support the use of digital media and web stream creation for educational and professional distribution, distribute content and back up data, and provide advanced troubleshooting. Interface with the equipment manufacturers regarding equipment troubleshooting and systems problems; maintain record of repairs.
3-Participate in technical training as necessary. Conduct routine equipment maintenance, inventory updates and equipment purchases.
4-Responsible for simulator program marketing and information management, including brochure and website development and maintenance. Create innovative ideas, evaluate new equipment, and identify opportunities for technology improvement and integration into healthcare education. Train faculty and other Simulation Center staff in the operational aspects of simulation. Communicate in a positive, professional manner with faculty instructors, students and other users of the Simulation Center. Serve as a liaison between IT, TLTC and electronic education support. Assist with other projects or initiatives as needed.
Associate's Degree or vocational or technical school degree required.
Bachelor's or Master's degree preferred.
Understand the use and operation of different simulator technologies ranging from anatomic models and task trainers to screen-based simulations to full body patient simulators and virtual reality surgical simulators. Maintain proficiency in existing and emerging technologies, including basic theory, design and implementation.
Ability to assess, troubleshoot and fix equipment failures in a timely fashion. Ability to work well under pressure, set priorities and make critical decisions.
Proficiency with simulation equipment (Laerdal) hardware and software. Proficiency in MS software applications including MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Internet, and database use.
AD160 - Administrative
Physical Demands: General Office Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.
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