Careers

Resurrection University, located in Chicago, IL, focuses on professional health care careers.  Founded in 1914 as West Suburban College of Nursing, the University offers undergraduate and graduate education that integrates personal and professional growth, compassionate service, and scholarly activities.  Resurrection University offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in Nursing, Bachelor’s degree programs in Radiography, and Bachelor’s and Certificate programs in Health Informatics and Information Management.

The university is governed by an independent, self-perpetuating Board of Directors.   In 2013 the university relocated to a new facility which has a state of the art venue that includes a modern simulation center and classrooms, large computer lab, and attractive spaces for socializing, learning, teaching, and working.

Resurrection University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association, holds CCNE accreditation for nursing programs, JRCERT accreditation for the Radiography programs, and CAHIIM accreditation for the Health Informatics and Information Management programs. Professors are highly experienced health care professionals who teach students with real world experiences while also serving as mentors who encourage students to grow.  Students enjoy an atmosphere of warmth and personal attention while they also benefit from studying with faculty who are committed to academic excellence.

Resurrection University highly values the unique knowledge, skills, and talents that each employee contributes to this learning community. This is a dynamic and diverse collegial environment where everyone has a vital role in sustaining a dynamic community of learning.  Teaching and learning are the highest role priority.  Professional service is emphasized at the student and employee level.


Director, IPE Simulation Center

Position Summary: 

The Director of the Inter-professional (IPE) Simulation Center is responsible for creating a shared, multi-year programmatic vision in coordination with key stakeholders, and for planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating simulation-based learning across university programs.  Primary responsibilities include management of the simulation center, coordination of simulation activities across programs and departments, faculty development, future planning, collaboration with marketing, and guiding use of the simulation center for research.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Integrates the Simulation Center with an Inter-Professional Education philosophy to provide a learning environment for students and faculty in the Colleges of Allied Health and Nursing
  • Manages the use of the university’s simulation resources, coordinate curricular integration of simulation throughout the academic programs, and to strengthen the support inter-professional initiatives
  • Designs and implements educational programs for faculty development in use of clinical simulation, debriefing, and assessment
  • Oversees the collection of data and evaluates simulation learning outcomes for simulation exercises and collaborates with faculty on disseminating findings and ensuring that instruction is consistent with professional standards
  • In collaboration with course directors, designs and evaluates clinical simulation curriculum to ensure that expected competencies are being taught to students
  • Serves as a consultant to internal and external constituencies
  • Prepares reports on simulation program activities, standards, external meetings, educational concerns, and student successes
  • Develops and enforces policies and procedures to ensure the safe, effective, and efficient use of the center’s space, equipment, and supplies
  • Manages costs and revenues for the Simulation Center and plans for replacement of existing equipment and purchase of new technology
  • Collaborates with Information Technology (IT) and Patient Information Systems (e.g., EPIC) professionals to design and deliver onsite, web-based, or distance learning simulation experiences
  • Collaborates and assists with IRB-approved research studies
  • Develops entrepreneurial initiatives related to clinical simulation that extend beyond academic programming to optimize revenue and available resource opportunities

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge of Simulation Technology through continuing professional development
  • Adheres to downtime procedures
  • Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Resurrection University
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Resurrection University through behavior and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: 

Master’s degree in education, health professions, or a related field required. Doctorate in education, health professions, or a related field preferred. Minimum of 3 years experience in simulation-based education and training or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Experience with designing and implementing educational programs, evaluation of outcomes, and assessment of adult learners.

Computer Skills:

Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office suite.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement, and evaluate patient simulation scenarios
  • Current with simulation education research and practice
  • Familiarity with use and maintenance of simulation equipment
  • Collaborative approach to working with faculty, staff, and students
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills to represent simulation resources internally and to external constituencies
  • Commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity
  • Capable of working with actors who serve as standardized patients
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficient with learning management system and database management

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

CHSE – Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator preferred.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Simulation Center Technician

The Interprofessional Simulation Center at Resurrection University relies upon advanced technologies to provide a platform for its educational and research activities. These include training simulators, audio-visual and information communication technology (ICT) (including video-conferencing) and clinical monitoring and equipment for training purposes. Smooth technical operations are vital to the day-to-day operation of the center.

The Simulation Center Technician will work as part of a team to develop and implement simulation-based inter-professional team training designed to enhance safety and quality in health care delivery. The key responsibilities of the Simulation Technician are to provide specialized technical support services and maintenance, quality assurance and improvement. The Simulation Technician also educates and supports staff and instructors in the use of simulation, audio-visual and other information communication technology. From time to time, the Simulation Center Technician is also responsible for managing technology requirements of special projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages the operation of simulation equipment and other technologies within the center and / classroom environment
  • Assists in orienting faculty and staff to simulation and other technologies
  • Supports best practices in the use of simulation strategies to achieve educational outcomes
  • Repairs simulation equipment as per manufacturer instructions and determines need for outside vs. internal repair of equipment
  • Partner with the university Technology Services Department to insure accurate set up and upgrades to Simulation Center hardware and software as it relates to the health systems networks and systems
  • Supports life-cycle maintenance plans for all laboratory equipment

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge of Simulation Technology through continuing professional development
  • Adheres to downtime procedures
  • Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Resurrection University
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Resurrection University through behavior and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Does not supervise employees.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Experience in healthcare desirable. Strong technology acumen.

Computer Skills:

Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Power Point, Publisher, and Access.

Skills:

  • Effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about working with students from a variety of backgrounds
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and set priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work independently with a minimum of supervision
  • Able to work in team settings (e.g. with instructional course teams)
  • Able to understand boundaries (with external agencies, institutions)

Contact:

Submit a cover letter and resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


.NET/SQL Administrator

Position Summary: 

The .NET / SQL Administrator is responsible for the technical administration of the university’s learning management system, including all ongoing setup, scripting and configuration of the system.  The .NET / SQL Administrator will report to the Assistant Director of Information Technology.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Provide direct support to faculty, students and staff
  • Develop and troubleshoot areas within the university’s .NET, SQL, CSS, HTML and Java
  • Serves as a member of the university’s IT department while providing support in areas maintained by IT. Will function as the primary contact between vendors for all programming related issues.  This individual will also provide SQL support to IT personnel as needed
  • Responsible for assisting in the creation of automated process. Resolve technical concerns in both active and inactive courses
  • Develop internal documentation that is relevant for all aspects of the university’s technical processes, training, and resolution procedures for issues
  • Collaborate with peers externally to determine and facilitate best practices
  • Reviews and monitors system performance
  • Manages relationship with third party vendors
  • Manages tracking of course revisions and history

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge of educational methodologies through continuing professional development
  • Adheres to downtime procedures
  • Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Resurrection University
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Resurrection University through behavior and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Strong sense of customer service
  • Experience programming with .NET, CSS, and Java. Desired experience would include HTML and JQuery
  • Project management skills a plus
  • Strong problems solving and follow-up skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • A desire to grow and learn in a fast-paced, innovative team
  • Ability to learn new systems

 Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Business Information Systems, Instructional Technology/Design or other related fields required.

Computer Skills: 

Proficient in Microsoft Office.  Experience working with .NET, CSS, and Java required. Possesses personal computer skills and an understanding of commonly used software packages. Possesses an understanding of PC communication protocols.

Contact:

Submit a resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Full-Time Academic Faculty Position

College of Nursing

Position Summary: 

Responsibilities include teaching 12-14 workload credits per semester.  Clinical supervision and academic advising, participation in committees, community service, and professional organizations is required.  Ongoing scholarly activities are expected and supported.

Qualifications:

  •  MSN/MS in nursing required, doctoral degree in nursing or a related field preferred.
  • Current unencumbered IL RN license, and potential for leadership within the profession and institution.
  • Successful teaching experience and a professional, scholarship trajectory are desired.

Contact:

Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, or resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Information Desk Support Specialist – Day Time

The Information Desk Support Specialist reports to the Executive Vice President and supports the functions of the Resurrection University Information Center.  The Information Desk Support Specialist will be the first point of contact for internal and external customers seeking support and information.  This positon is responsible for the administrative, reception and coordination of the functions of the Information Center and Administration support needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Assume receptionist duties for the Administrative Suite, greet the public and refer them to appropriate staff members, answer phone, route calls, and take messages
  • Assists in room scheduling within the University for meetings, classes, and internal events
  • Assists with Campus Facility needs, maintenance, custodial services, and HVAC needs and request with PH Facilities team
  • Assist with maintenance of office equipment and supplies and monitor and order office supplies as needed for the University workrooms
  • Provide administrative support, which includes meeting coordination, travel coordination, maintenance of confidential paper and electronic files, and other items as needed
  • Composes, proofs and edits internal and outgoing correspondence and reports.  Using computer software, types, processes and distributes a variety of material, such as correspondence, memoranda, reports, charts, statistics, agendas, calendars, minutes etc.
  • Assists in the preparation of special projects, reports, charts, graphs and tables, budget material, proposals, etc., as requested by members of the leadership team
  • Process all incoming and outgoing mail for the University
  • Trains and supervises student workers as assigned

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge through continuing professional development
  • Adheres to downtime procedures
  • Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Resurrection University
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Resurrection University through behavior and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • 3 -5 years prior experience in administrative preferred, 1 – 3 years required
  • Experience in a higher education setting preferred
  • Strong instinct for customer service and ability to foster a welcoming environment
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills and the instinct to pay attention to detail
  • Proficient typing, computer, administrative and organizational skills required.  Basic analytic ability for gathering data and preparing reports required.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and outside contacts, using a high degree of judgment and discretion
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information, maintaining credibility through business relationships

Schedule:

  • Part-time
  • Monday – Friday daytime hours, some weekends

Language & Computer Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present complex information to varying levels of individuals throughout the organization
  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of  information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard

Contact:

Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, or resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.


Information Desk Support Specialist – Evening & Weekend

The Information Desk Support Specialist reports to the Executive Vice President and supports the functions of the Resurrection University Information Center.  The Information Desk Support Specialist will be the first point of contact for internal and external customers seeking support and information.  This positon is responsible for the administrative, reception and coordination of the functions of the Information Center and Administration support needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assume receptionist duties for the Administrative Suite, greet the public and refer them to appropriate staff members, answer phone, route calls, and take messages
  • Assists in room scheduling within the University for meetings, classes, and internal events
  • Assists with Campus Facility needs, maintenance, custodial services, and HVAC needs and request with PH Facilities team
  • Assist with maintenance of office equipment and supplies and monitor and order office supplies as needed for the University workrooms
  • Provide administrative support, which includes meeting coordination, travel coordination, maintenance of confidential paper and electronic files, and other items as needed
  • Composes, proofs and edits internal and outgoing correspondence and reports.  Using computer software, types, processes and distributes a variety of material, such as correspondence, memoranda, reports, charts, statistics, agendas, calendars, minutes etc.
  • Assists in the preparation of special projects, reports, charts, graphs and tables, budget material, proposals, etc., as requested by members of the leadership team
  • Process all incoming and outgoing mail for the University
  • Trains and supervises student workers as assigned

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Enhances professional growth and development by accessing educational programs, job related literature, in-service meetings, and workshops/seminars. Maintains current knowledge through continuing professional development
  • Adheres to downtime procedures
  • Adheres to established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Performs both essential and non-essential job functions in a safe manner as identified by Resurrection University
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and models the mission and core values of Resurrection University through behavior and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • 3 -5 years prior experience in administrative preferred, 1 – 3 years required
  • Experience in a higher education setting preferred
  • Strong instinct for customer service and ability to foster a welcoming environment
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills and the instinct to pay attention to detail
  • Proficient typing, computer, administrative and organizational skills required.  Basic analytic ability for gathering data and preparing reports required.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to effectively interface with all levels of the organization and outside contacts, using a high degree of judgment and discretion
  • Ability to handle confidential materials and information, maintaining credibility through business relationships

Schedule:

  • Part-time
  • Monday – Friday evening hours, some weekends

Language & Computer Skills:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present complex information to varying levels of individuals throughout the organization
  • Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of  information. Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard

Contact:

Submit a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, or resume to Daphanee Lewis – Employment Coordinator at daphanee.lewis@resu.edu, to be considered for the position.