Job Summary: The Chair of OPP is directly responsible for the administration of operations of the Department of OPP, which includes the delivery of curricular materials that relate to Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, management of a Fellows Program in OPP and potentially oversight of clinical activities of the OPP Faculty and Fellows.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Promote the mission of the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine to all faculty, staff, students and to the community at large;
Promote effective working relationships among faculty, staff and students;
Participate on college committees;
Provide leadership for the Department of OPP by:
o Directing the hiring and supervision of OPP faculty and staff
o Performing assessment of curriculum content to assure desired delivery and integration of content within the curriculum
o Performing faculty/ staff performance evaluations
o Preparing operations budget and overseeing its implementation
o Contributing to the delivery of curriculum content as appropriated
o Assure safe operations of the all laboratories
o Assist in program planning and expansion as requested; i.e. Research, Graduate and other Professional programs.
Serves as a member of the Clinical Sciences Council to provide leadership in establishing a Strategic Plan consisting of goals, objectives and strategies for the Division of Clinical Sciences.
May also serve as the Asst./Assoc. Dean of Clinical Sciences.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and communication skills; demonstrated the ability to complete multiple tasks /assignments and exercise good judgment and leadership skills.
Applicants submit a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position and curriculum vitae to:
Heath Parker, DO. Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences at firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualifications: Required: D.O. from an accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine and must be AOA board-certified through one of the AOA Specialty Colleges and the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculaoskeletal Medicine or have received a Certificate of Special Proficiency in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (C-SPOMM). They must be licensed in or eligible for license in Alabama. They should have demonstrated administrative and teaching experience in an academic setting. Preferred: 7-10 years experience in a Department of OPP at a COM.
Internal Number: 0001
About Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
The Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine is a private, non-profit, osteopathic medical school located in Dothan, Alabama. The college is an academic division of Southeast Health and was founded to help address the state’s primary care physician shortage. Southeast Health was named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers for 2019. Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine is the state’s first osteopathic medical school with a class size of up to 210 students. The college is nationally and internationally known for its award-winning simulation program, with a first-of-its-kind clinical simulation fellowship for medical school students.