Assistant Professor-Simulation Lab Coordinator; Nursing (Omaha Campus)

190475 Requisition #

Creighton University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution, invites applications for a 12 month, full-time, faculty position as a Simulation/Lab Coordinator on the College of Nursing’s Omaha campus.

The Simulation/Lab Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day lab operations and simulation experiences. This individual partners with College of Nursing administrators, the simulation/lab director, faculty, and staff to implement evidence-based innovative simulation programs that support clinical decision-making and skill acquisition consistent in the CON (College of Nursing). The Coordinator also assumes direct teaching responsibilities during simulated learning experiences across the nursing curricula. Other faculty responsibilities include those associated with service and scholarship according to rank.

We encourage applications from qualified individuals representing all backgrounds and faith traditions who identify with our mission and can contribute to our distinctive academic traditions. Candidates are strongly urged to familiarize themselves with Creighton’s mission and founding principles at

Rank and salary commensurate with experience. Applications accepted until filled. Creighton University is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Vets.

Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic nationally recognized for providing a challenging and balanced educational experience. Creighton has been named No. 1 among Midwest regional universities by U.S. News and World report for 16 consecutive years. The College of Nursing DNP Program ranks as one of the top 100 Best Graduate School program by U.S. News and World Report. The university is composed of nine (9) colleges and schools including Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Professional Studies, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Dentistry, and a Graduate School. The College of Nursing offers programs at the baccalaureate (BSN), masters (MSN), and doctoral (DNP) levels. Creighton University College of Nursing also offers programs on its Hastings, NE and Phoenix, AZ campus locations. The Phoenix campus serves 96 second-degree students in its ANC program. The College of Nursing serves about 500 students in its BSN programs and over 400 students in its graduate nursing programs. The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master's degree in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice and APRN certificate programs at CU are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ( Creighton University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Potential candidates for an Assistant Professor are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at:

A Master’s degree in Nursing Required;
2 years of clinical nursing experience in acute care setting;
Experience in classroom and simulation instruction and clinical supervision;
A current unencumbered license as an RN in the state of Nebraska, or eligibility for license as required per state bound regulations for teaching across geographic boundaries;
National certification and license as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in an appropriate nurse practitioner field is required, if applicable

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Prior teaching experience at the undergraduate level is preferred;
Technology knowledge and skills (high fidelity simulation experience is preferred);
Excellent written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
Strong collaborative/teamwork ability to motivate, and inspire staff at all levels of the organization;
Ability to foster student and staff learning, development, and decision making in support of goals, success, wellness, and needs;
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;
Mission/Service and Results oriented;
Ability to work at times non-traditional business hours when needed (i.e. weekends, evening, and/or holiday)

Required licenses and/or certifications:
A current unencumbered license as an RN in the state of Nebraska, or eligibility for license as required per state bound regulations for teaching across geographic boundaries;
National certification and license as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in an appropriate nurse practitioner field is required, if applicable

Additional Applicant Information:
Potential Applicants/Candidates are required to attach the following documents for application to be complete:
• Curriculum Vitae;
• A Philosophy Statement that integrates the characteristics of a Jesuit Education;

Please note, rank and salary commensurate with education and experience. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes

AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:
*Checking the Status of Application: Applicants/Candidates are encouraged to periodically check on the status of application, via ( with enter your User Name & Password created to check on the status of application.

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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