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Posting number 2017.195
Position Coordinator, Nursing Laboratory
Group Staff
Department Faculty of Health Sciences
Location Chilliwack
Contract type Staff, 83% full-time, Permanent (100%, 10 months per year)
Start date As soon as possible after closing date
Salary scale $5,269.29 - $6,129.40 per month (Staff pay group 12)
Closing date Open until filled

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.

Posting details

The Faculty of Health Sciences at UFV invites applications from qualified individuals for the position of Nursing Laboratory Coordinator. Please note this is a non-teaching position. Nursing laboratory facilities are used by students in the Health Care Assistant, Practical Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs at UFV.



The primary responsibilities of this position include: ensuring that the labs are safe and support the faculty's instruction; physical set up labs, equipment and learning aids; planning and collaborating with nursing faculty as required; supervising students during lab practice sessions and remedial labs; managing supplies and minor equipment; maintaining nursing and simulation laboratories; identifying needs and priorities for capital equipment; liaising with hospitals, other health care agencies and supply company representatives regarding the purchase of supplies/equipment; liaising with other educational institutions, preparing educational technologies for use by students and instructors; participating in the required set-up and support role for simulation learning in consultation with faculty; and completing other assigned tasks related to preparation for student laboratory and clinical practice experiences.


The successful applicant will have licensure (or eligibility for licensure) with CRNBC and a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing. A strong clinical practice foundation in acute medical-surgical nursing is required. The successful applicant will possess strong communication, interpersonal, collaboration and organizational skills. Previous experience in nursing and simulation laboratory settings in an educational institution is preferred. Program and/or project development skills would be considered assets.

How to apply

Applicants should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Candidates who are short-listed will be required to provide three letters of reference.


The Selection Advisory Committee is currently reviewing applications;  however, the position will remain open until filled.


Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

Direct resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications referring to Posting #2017.195 to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554            Fax: (604) 854-1538          Website:
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Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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