Faculty in Nursing, Simulation Instructor



Faculty in Nursing, Simulation Instructor


Faculty in Nursing, Simulation Instructor


College of Nursing
The mission of the College of Nursing is to provide a quality nursing education and prepare nurses who excel in clinical practice by providing patient and family centered care in the context of Christlike behavior. NNU’s College of Nursing offers the following degree programs:

  • Pre-licensure RN Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • RN to BSN program - online 
  • MSN in Leadership & Education - online
  • MSN Family Nurse Practitioner - online 

The BSN and MSN programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. 


Description of Position
The Faculty in Nursing, Simulation Instructor position is primarily responsible for all simulation responsibilities and roles within the College of Nursing. The individual will actively function as a nursing faculty in the pre-licensure Bachelor of Nursing program working collaboratively with the dean, undergraduate chair, faculty and other NNU departments. The aim of the position is to support faculty and students toward successful preparation and completion of the BSN nursing program while providing high quality simulation encounters, and pre and post debriefs and competency assessments that meet accreditation and program/course outcomes. 


Essential Functions

  • Facilitates and supports students’ educational needs and compliance activities as a member of the College of Nursing faculty.
  • Demonstrates experience in developing and conducting high quality student-focused simulations.
  • Demonstrates ability to teach face to face classes and/or simulation activities as assigned.
  • Collaborates with the nursing team in accreditation processes, student advising, and retention.
  • Engages in course/simulation development and curriculum revisions to maintain accreditation and INACSL standards. 
  • Serves on university committees as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Current acute care medical/surgical setting experience or closely related specialty
  • Earned Master’s of Nursing Education degree
  • Experience in nursing higher education writing learning objectives/outcomes
  • Experience designing high quality simulation learning experiences
  • The University requires that all candidates have a Christian perspective (preferably in the Wesleyan tradition), and must be comfortable with and in agreement with the mission and lifestyle values of NNU
  • Computer competency and aptitude for learning new software
  • Ability to read, write, and effectively communicate in the English language


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Earned Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) or PhD in related field
  • Certified Nurse Educator Certificate (CNE)
  • Experience in simulation activities
  • Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)


Salary will be determined based on the educational background and experience of each applicant and will be discussed with individual candidates as they are invited to interview for this position.  Full-time personnel will be offered access to a benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance for employee and family, life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending plan, tuition benefits for employee and dependents, opportunities for professional development, and a retirement program.

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete application packet must be received. Complete application packet will include the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • NNU application
  • Resume
  • Letter of reference from current pastor
  • Two current letters of recommendation from professional associates

For Faculty positions, also include:

  • Statement describing your philosophy of Christian higher education
  • Statement describing your philosophy of teaching

Send, fax or email a complete application packet to:

Human Resources Office
Northwest Nazarene University
623 S. University Boulevard
Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: (208) 467-8036
Fax: (208) 467-8587
Email: hr@nnu.edu

Employment at Northwest Nazarene University is contingent upon the results of an independent background check.

Reviewed 15 Nov, 2022

Northwest Nazarene University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an educational institution operating under the auspices of the Church of the Nazarene, Northwest Nazarene University is permitted, and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Sections 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).