Job Details
Instructional Support Specialist, Health Sciences
Opened until filled



$3,251 TO $3,882 PER MONTH

$32,513.70 TO $38,822.60 PER YEAR




Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, support and assist instructors and students with technology and related equipment used for Health Sciences and Medical simulation education maintain, update and organize technology, equipment and other resources, operate equipment and assist faculty and staff of local healthcare facilities in equipment operations, provide support to instruction. 

  • Conduct computer software maintenance on computer manikins and other electronics update and install software.
  • Perform simulations and skills-building functions; set up and assist with the execution of simulation programs; apply and remove fluids, adhesives and moulages; set up and reset medication data inputs and loadings during simulations; take part in simulations as assigned.
  • Operate the simulation control room as assigned; run, record, playback and troubleshoot electronic devices as required; test systems and cameras; assist with audio-visual technical support; provide training to others regarding control center operations.
  • Perform a variety of duties regarding lab maintenance; assure cleanliness and organization; maintain and restock hospital room supplies, straighten beds, clean linens; assure availability of required medical equipment and supplies; wipe ledges and surfaces.
  • Conduct research of medical conditions, products, equipment, pricing, instructions, techniques and other information pertaining to medical simulation functions.
  • Order, receive and inspect materials and equipment; arrange for proper storage and handling of equipment; provide certain laboratory materials by procuring from local stores; inventory materials and assure adequate quantities are available for instructional use. Maintain a variety of files and records regarding instructional materials, inventories, purchase orders and equipment repairs; prepare reports as required; perform general clerical duties as needed.
  • Use and operate a variety of medical and nursing equipment including catheter kits, IV tubing, vital signs monitors, human patient simulators, lab supply kits and other assigned equipment.
  • Communicate with administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.
  • Attend a variety of meetings as assigned.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by college-level coursework.



  • Experience in the healthcare industry.
  • Completed coursework in nursing.
  • Audio-visual equipment experience.


Common problems solved by the employee:

  • Simple technical problems with equipment operations Assist faculty with equipment operations Confirm changes to simulation scenario set-up and/or coordination with instructors

Less frequent and more complex problems solved by the employee:

  • Technical operational questions requiring contact with Vendor tech support Changes in instructional plans and clinical schedules

Problems/situations that are referred to this employee’s supervisor:

  • Unsolved problems with equipment operations Instructional environment problems or safety issues Student complaints or individual needs



  • Regular Attendance  


WORKING CONDITIONS The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.


  • Professional Office environment
  • Constant interruptions
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets
  • Indoor medical environment.
  • Frequent interruptions.

Physical Demands:

  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information
  • Seeing to observe condition of lab and behavior of students.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to set up lab demonstrations and to operate lab equipment.
  • Sitting and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling moderately heavy objects.
  • Utilization of hand and power tools.


  • Exposure to cleaning chemicals 




The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents. In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays. The employee participates in CalPERS through District and employee contributions. 

Selection Process:

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee. Videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) will be offered. Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. The Search Committee will recommend finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

Conditions of Employment:

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States. A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry or political or organizational affiliation.

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. 

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