Clinical and Simulation Coordinator

Clinical and Simulation Coordinator


The clinical and simulation coordinator collaborates with the dean, assistant dean, program director, other faculty members, and staff to coordinate clinical education in the School of Nursing within a biblical worldview in order to provide Christ-like, compassionate care for healing and growth and fulfill the university’s mission of educating people from a Christian worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ. The coordinator pursues that mission with a commitment to CIU’s educational philosophy of total life training; integrating academic excellence, spiritual formation, and ministry skills development, with Bible at the core.


  • Clinical placements for pre-licensure BSN Students: Works with community clinical partners to schedule clinical rotations for students; ensures all requirements for students and nursing faculty are met and up-to-date prior to rotations, including vaccinations, physical exams, background checks, drug screening.
  • Coordination of skills/simulation education in the School of Nursing: Manages scheduling of skills/simulation classes in the skills/simulation centers at CIU and set-up and clean-up for skills/simulation classes while working with lead faculty for each clinical course, manages inventory and ordering for skills/simulation supplies, and manages maintenance of all manikins and skills/simulation equipment.
  • Student relationships: Advises and mentor students, fosters student-faculty relationships by participating in student functions and small groups as appropriate.
  • Professional engagement: Participates in professional associations, maintains licensure and certifications.
  • Ministry involvement: Models consistent service in local church, mission, and/or marketplace contexts.
  • Personal growth: Models Christ-like character and conduct; exhibits growth in areas of personal challenge.
  • Support of CIU mission and vision: Participates in growing a biblical university, encourages prospective students to attend CIU, and promotes CIU’s other ministries.
  • Alignment with CIU values: Consistently advocates and practices CIU’s five core values.
  • Promotion of CIU culture: Cooperates with others, expresses opinions appropriately, supports decisions once they are made, and cultivates corporate unity.
  • Participation in CIU activities: Attends faculty meetings, chapels, prayer days, commencement, homecoming, and other activities as set out in the Employee Handbook.


  • Recent clinical experience in clinical nursing. 
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in online technology or willingness to learn.   
  • Skilled in verbal and written communication.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in communicating with and coaching adult learners and undergraduate students.
  • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and a collegial model of decision-making.
  • Ability to coordinate adjunct faculty and students in the simulation and clinical settings.
  • Must possess a valid unencumbered South Carolina or multi-state/compact license as a registered nurse.
  • Minimum of two years of experience as a registered nurse.
  • Preferred prior experience in skills and/or simulation education.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required.


CIU provides a benefits package that includes:

  • Health Plan;
  • 401(k) plan with match opportunity;
  • 100% of employee’s cost of group life insurance;
  • Long term disability insurance;
  • Vacation days, holidays, sick leave, family leave;
  • Educational benefits: tuition reduction for PreK3-Graduate.

Interested and qualified candidates will complete the CIU Employment Application on this site.

Columbia International University
School of Nursing
Time Period
40 hours/12 months

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Supplemental Form and Instructions

CIU faculty positions will need to submit a curriculum vitae (CV). Once you have completed your online application, you will have an opportunity to submit a cover letter and resume.

Instructional Staff Supplement Form (PDF)

Ben Lippen Employment Application (PDF)

BLS Online Studies Adjunct Application

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