Clinical Skills Educator

Dalhousie University

Position Details
Position Information

Position Title Clinical Skills Educator
Department/Unit Collaborative Clinical Learning&Res
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Posting Number S387-23
Employee Group DPMG
Position Type Regular, On-Going
Duration of Contract (if applicable)
Employment Type Part Time
Full-time Equivalency (FTE) 0.5 FTE
Salary $66,445 – $89,012 per annum (This is a 0.5 FTE position so salary will be pro-rated to $33,223 – $44,506 per annum).
Classification ADM-06
Provisional Statement This is a provisional classification. Formal regular review classification procedures may be initiated at any time by the incumbent or supervisor after the incumbent has worked a minimum of six months in the role.
About Dalhousie University Dalhousie University is Atlantic Canada’s leading research-intensive university and a driver of the region’s intellectual, social and economic development. Located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, with an Agricultural Campus in Truro/Bible Hill, Dalhousie is a truly national and international university, with more than half of our almost 21,000 students coming from outside of the province. Our 6,000 faculty and staff foster a vibrant, purpose-driven community, that celebrated 200 years of academic excellence in 2018.
Job Summary The Centre for Collaborative Clinical Learning and Research (C3LR) offers an innovative opportunity for multi-health discipline interprofessional collaboration and educational opportunities through the use of simulation, interprofessional learning, and innovative teaching strategies. Reporting to the Director, Centre for Collaborative Clinical Learning and Research, the Clinical Skills Educator is responsible for developing, implementing, managing and evaluating pedagogically-sound instructional support materials for use in clinical skills teaching in medical and health professions curricula in collaboration with faculty and staff from the various programs using the C3LR.
Key Responsibilities
  • Collaborate on course and curriculum development by applying instructional design principles to determine instructional needs, objectives, and evaluation.
  • Consult and collaborate with faculty members to develop and implement simulation training programs, with a focus on instructional design, pedagogical issues and technical mastery.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise casual staff for teaching and evaluating roles in the C3LR (health professionals and support staff).
  • Collaborate with the Director on appropriate financial management practices for C3LR programs by preparing project plans and budget estimates and invoices.
  • Maintain an up-to-date understanding of curriculum content and structure for both internal and external stakeholders, as well as an up-to-date understanding of the clinical simulation management operating platform, Simulation IQ.
  • Participate in research projects pertinent to the C3LR and the use of simulation programs, as well as faculty development of experiential learning using simulated programs.
Note Evening and weekend work will be required as operational requirements dictate.
The successful applicant will be eligible for hybrid work (combination of in-person work on campus and remote work) as agreed by all parties based on operational requirements and university guidelines.
Required Qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree in Health Professions, with approximately five years of related experience (or equivalent combination of training and experience).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or ability to apply principles and policies pertaining to experiential learning in clinical skills education.
  • Proven communication (written and verbal) skills and project management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team-based environment.
  • Enthusiasm, advocacy and care for student learning.
  • A focus on adult education (ex: Certificate or Diploma in Adult Education), instructional design or health profession education.
Job Competencies The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate proficiency in Dalhousie’s core and leadership competencies (, in particular:
– Integrity
– Respect & Inclusion
– Communication
– Service
– Relationship Building
Additional Information Dalhousie University supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Our total compensation package includes a defined benefit pension plan, health and dental plans, a health spending account, an employee and family assistance program and a tuition assistance program.
Application Consideration Applications from current university employees and external candidates are assessed concurrently. Current university employees will be given special consideration.
We sincerely appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted directly by the hiring department or Human Resources.
Diversity Statement Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit .

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies One (1)
Open Date 10/10/2023
Close Date 10/23/2023
Open Until Filled No
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