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Technician Lead - Simulation Center

We are now accepting applications for a qualified Technician Lead - Simulation Center at Belmont University. 

Employment Type 


Internal Job Category

Exempt (Staff)


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Primary Duties and

The Technician Lead is primarily responsible for integrating, maintaining, and operating the computer and audio/video (A/V) technology including mannequins and surrounding simulation lab equipment. The Technician Lead manages simulation rooms, mannequin set-up/take down, as well as application of recording and playback of simulations. This position supports a wide range of simulation experiences. This position will initially provide simulation support within the College of Health Sciences & Nursing until the Simulation Center opens in Fall 2024. 

Essential Functions:

  • Lead team of simulation technicians, including training and mentoring.
  • Program software to model simulators' physiological responses to instructor specifications.
  • Operate simulation mannequin sessions based on priority identified by the simulation faculty.
  • Provide training for new techniques, policies, and software.
  • Assist with training faculty in the use of simulation equipment.
  • Provide timely response and resolution to urgent work requests and assignments.
  • Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment as needed for simulation.
  • Work with Tech Manager to communicate with vendors and order equipment, as requested.
  • Work successfully with the University IT department to support the simulation center. 

The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements.  They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.

Required Qualifications:Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christ-centered community of learning and service. 

 Candidates must possess simulation knowledge, skills, and abilities and perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation as it relates to the following:

  • Understanding of patient care simulation technologies and applications. 
  • Basic knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
  • Basic knowledge of the features and capabilities of basic multimedia equipment, including recording equipment and operating video cameras.
  • Ability to implement new technologies developed for use in human patient simulation learning.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. 
  • Creativity and flexibility in designing innovative approaches to solving problems. 
  • Excellent verbal, written and electronic communication skills. 
  • Ability to excel both independently and as a team member in a lively, collaborative environment. 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment and the ability to respond to high-pressure situations. Ability to thrive in an environment of hard work.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Required EducationEducation: Associate degree or higher (or certified EMT) in area of health sciences and/or technology is preferred.
Required ExperienceExperience: 2 years of experience working in simulation lab with mannequins and experience with simulation software.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements- Performance of duties outside the normally scheduled work hours occasionally. - Must be able to lift up to 100 pounds. - Frequently requires walking and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling sitting, climbing stairs, repetitive finger, and wrist movement, speaking clearly, hearing conversations, hearing (with acuity), seeing near and far with depth perception and color vision. - Occasionally requires reaching high and low and exposure to seasonal temperature changes. Occasionally requires sitting in confined spaces.

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.

Belmont University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Belmont University is a Christian community. The university faculty, administration, and staff uphold Jesus as the Christ and as the measure for all things. As a community seeking to uphold Christian standards of morality, ethics, and conduct, Belmont University holds high expectations of each person who chooses to join the community. In compliance with federal law, including provisions of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973/the American with Disabilities Act, Belmont University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, military service, or sexual orientation in its administration of education policies, programs or activities; its admissions policies; or employment. Consistent with applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith who are committed to the mission of the University.  Click here to learn more.

Belmont's Office of Human Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals. Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer under all applicable civil rights laws.