Simulation Program Assistant

Job Description

Mechanicsburg Child Welfare Training Programs – Pennsylvania-Mechanicsburg – (22004475)

The Simulation Program Assistant is responsible for the implementation of simulation program tasks to support simulation-based training sessions for child welfare instructions. The Simulation Program Assistant tasks include:

• Portray in character during regularly scheduled simulation-based training sessions, including becoming familiar with case scenarios to portray clients and reacting and responding in a realistic manner and providing the learner feedback regarding their emotional responses to case scenarios through in-person verbal feedback and through the completion of observation forms for each learner

• Portray in character to covered planned and unplanned Standardized Client (SC) absences

• Collaborate and Coordinate with the Resource Center staff and Instructors to support an effective delivery of the simulation-based training session

• Support maintenance of regional training locations by transporting supplies and removing/cleaning outdated simulation props and equipment

• Provide moderator support for virtual delivery of training sessions as needed

• Provide mentor and training support for all new SC’s

• Provide ongoing observation and professional development of role portrayal and feedback for current• Participate in all SC Interviews for new hires

• Participate in all SC Onboarding sessions

• Provide curriculum support and guidance for new and revised Standardized Client Guides

• Participate in Training on Content Sessions with instructors and SC’s• Participate in instructor simulation professional development

• Contribute to internal portrayal of internal simulation to support workforce development

• Other duties as assigned.

The Simulation Program Assistant functions as a team member of the Curriculum and Trainer Development Department. Completion of a high school degree or its equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts, Psychology, Education, Counselling or Communications preferred. A minimum of two years of experience in the role of a Standardized Client or Standardized Patient, or experience working in simulation implementation is required.Must have knowledge, experience, and skills in simulation methodology and demonstrable strong writing, research, communication, and organizational skills. Ability to adhere to strict timelines and comply with identified standards is required. Must also possess excellent interpersonal, computer, customer service, problem analyzing, and problem-solving skills. The ability to collaborate and cooperate with diverse individuals, agencies, and organizations is also required.A combination of equivalent experience and education will be considered for university guidelines. Experience working with ethnically and culturally diverse populations preferred. A commitment to achieving equity and inclusion in the child welfare system is a must. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/veterans A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel is required. Please note: This position is designated to an assigned regional training room with travel as needed to training rooms throughout Pennsylvania.PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check, and FBI Criminal Record Check will be required as a condition of employment. Candidates who desire consideration for this position MUST complete each of the following steps: apply online and attach each of the following: cover letter and resume. The Child Welfare Resource Center operates in a hybrid work approach where work can be completed remotely, in the Mechanicsburg office, and in the field as necessary and appropriate. Time for this position is estimated as 20% remote work, 40% in the Mechanicsburg office, and 40% in the field. Typical field travel will focus on Central, Northeast, and Southeast regions of the state, but some travel throughout the Commonwealth will be required. For more information about the Resource Center, visit us at www.pacwrc.pitt.edu/HumanResources.html.

Completion of a high school degree or its equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre Arts, Psychology, Education, Counselling or Communications preferred. A minimum of two years of experience in the role of a Standardized Client or Standardized Patient, or experience working in simulation implementation is required. A valid driver’s license and the ability to travel throughout the state is required.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category Part-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Administrator.I Non-Exempt
Campus Mechanicsburg
Minimum Education Level Required High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Cover Letter, Writing Sample

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