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Nurse Educator

Requisition ID req20394
Working Title Nurse Educator in Simulation
Position Grade 15
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico, College of Nursing invites application for a Nurse Educator to work at Health Science Simulation Center and/or Health Science Rio Rancho campus. Nurse Educators will facilitate simulation educational activities and follow established nursing processes, including patient assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation in simulation. This is an on campus position that requires direct in person facilitation.  The selected candidate will assist in preparing equipment for simulation events.  The Candidate will demonstrate proficiency MS Office Suite and effective communication skills both written and verbal. 

Responsibilities include supervision of nursing students. The Nurse Educator will collaborate with the Director of Simulation in the delivery and evaluation of simulation. Nurse educator must stay current with all clinical procedures, technologies and maintain a current RN license. It is expected that the Nurse educator will complete the Certified Health Care Simulation Educator (CHSE) certification within 3 years of date of hire.

College of Nursing

The University of New Mexico is New Mexico’s flagship R1 research-intensive institution occupying nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 929,000 people. The College of Nursing provides exemplary and innovative education, research, practice, service, and leadership intended to advance the science of nursing and improve tribal, state, national, and global health. The College of Nursing is part of a vibrant Health Sciences Center (HSC), which includes New Mexico’s only Level 1 trauma center and medical school. The HSC provides an exceptional education for more than 1500 students each year in 21 different health fields. The HSC is known for cutting edge research with more than $165 million in extramural research funding. The HSC has an established Clinical & Translational Science Center that provides extensive opportunities and resources to support collaborative research in a variety of interest areas.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • UNM will provide Hepatitis vaccination, candidate may decline vaccination through declination form or may provide record of vaccination from previous employer.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • May be subject to credentialing process; must maintain credentialed status, if applicable.
  • Must maintain certification status.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in Nursing; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certification/Licensure: State of New Mexico Licensed Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the multi-state privilege to practice compact with New Mexico.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

·         MSN

·         Clinical evaluation experience

·         Experience facilitating educational activities

·         Professional mentorship

·         Experience with simulation technology

Additional Requirements
Campus Health Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
Department College of Nursing (AFD)
Employment Type Staff
Staff Type Term - Full-Time
Term End Date 06/30/2023
Status Exempt
Pay $4,901.87 (minimum monthly) to $7,108.40 (midpoint monthly)
Benefits Eligible This is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB Statement Temporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check Required Yes
For Best Consideration Date 6/10/2022
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

In order to receive full consideration the applicant must submit the following:

1. Cover Letter - addressing preferred qualifications

2. Resume

3. UNM Employment Application form (online)

The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.