Senior Manager, Immersive Technologies and Simulation

Fanshawe College

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June 5, 2024
London, Canada
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$102,287 to $136,382
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Senior Manager, Immersive Technologies and Simulation (FHS 41397)

Faculty of Health, Community Studies and Public Safety


Location:  London

Employment Group:  Admin

Type of Position:  Full-time

Salary Range:  $102,287 to $136,382

Closing Date:  July 1, 2024


Working at Fanshawe College

Fanshawe College is committed to the principles of hybrid work and may offer this option to employees whose work can be performed in an alternate location, without adverse impact to the operations of the College, inclusive of our Student and Staff experience. Confirmation of hybrid work options available to you will be clarified upon hire and may be subject to change based on the duties required of your position. Successful candidates will be required to perform work within Ontario and must be available to work on campus, as required.

Note: This is a full-time Administrative position (37.5 hours per week) starting August 5, 2024.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties: Reporting to the Dean, Faculty of Health, Community Studies, and Public Safety, the Senior Manager, Immersive Technologies and Simulation (the “Senior Manager”), provides strategic leadership to experiential learning activities across the College through the Centre of Excellence in Immersive Technologies (CEIT). The incumbent oversees the design, implementation, assessment, and ongoing quality improvement of immersive technologies (CEIT) and simulation lab activities (Faculty of Health Sciences, Community Studies and Public Safety) to ensure they align with the College’s strategic goals, and meet the needs of students, staff, and faculty. The Senior Manager manages the portfolio budgets and leads the associated capital planning process. In collaboration with Associate Deans, the Senior Manager will provide subject matter expertise, consultation and operational leadership for College-wide immersive technology and other experiential learning activities in the labs.

The incumbent innovates, shares, and utilizes best practices from other lab and clinic environments and industry experts through organizing, leading and ongoing participation on a Professional Community of Practice Committee (PCPC). In addition to implementing and overseeing experiential learning activities for various internal programs, the Senior Manager will build and foster relationships with revenue-generating external partners.

The Senior Manager will play a critical role in Fanshawe’s strategic vision and priority to integrate immersive technologies into the learning environment. They will develop and execute an immersive technology strategy, research, and recommend appropriate XR investments, seek funding and partnerships to support XR expansion, lead projects and committees, and oversee XR asset management. The incumbent will work with program areas across the College to pilot XR solutions using an evidence-based approach to inform long-term investments.



  • Master’s degree in Science, Education or related field of study
  • Relevant health professional designation is an asset
  • Minimum 7 years’ of related, progressive work experience is required
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered; preference will be given to applicants meeting the education requirements
  • Required experience in leading simulation and extended reality learning
  • External simulation educator training required
  • Experience in a teaching and learning environment
  • Knowledge and experience in Health, Community Studies and Public Safety-related equipment, related technologies, advanced computer skills, along with curriculum development and supervisory experience required
  • Advanced knowledge of immersive and simulation technology is required
  • Solid skills and experience in human resource management, conflict management, leading change education, using simulation as an adjunct to learning, budget planning, forecasting and resource allocation
  • Excellent problem-solving, customer service, team building and communication skills
  • Demonstrated critical thinking, analysis and innovation skills are necessary
  • Effective ability to lead, influence, collaborate, negotiate, resolve conflict and manage change

While transcripts are not required for the interview, they are mandatory prior to any offer of employment.

How to Apply

IMPORTANT: DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE JOB BOARD ON THIS SITE. In order to be considered for this position you must apply through the Fanshawe College website online application system. See information on how to apply below.

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those chosen for an interview will be acknowledged.

Fanshawe College is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to equity, value diversity, and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Fanshawe College provides accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If a job applicant requires an accommodation during the application process or through the selection process, the hiring manager and the Recruitment Coordinator leading the recruitment will work with the applicant to meet the job applicant's accommodation needs.