Des Moines University seeks an Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. The Associate Dean will report to the Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and is responsible for oversight of the 3rd and 4th years of the clinical education in the D.O. curriculum. The position requires oversite and execution of academic, administrative, financial and public relation functions of Clinical Affairs in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. This includes recruitment of new sites, clinical site placement, residency match education, assisting in clinical faculty development, securing/renewing affiliation agreements, and ensuring compliance with Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation standards. Candidates must be able to manage Clinical Affairs staff and provide continuous quality improvement.
Founded in 1898 in Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines University is a postgraduate medical university comprised of three colleges – College of Osteopathic Medicine, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery and College of Health Sciences– offering a total of eight graduate degree programs. Des Moines University combines the top advantages in medical education available today: an expert faculty, a rigorous and relevant curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, a dynamic and diverse research environment, and a vibrant community of students and faculty active in learning and service. Named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and a “Top Iowa Workplace” by the Des Moines Register in 2016, Des Moines University continues its vision of being a leader in innovative health education that promotes life-long learning.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply by submitting a CV, cover letter and statement of leadership philosophy to www.dmu.edu/employment. CV review and/or interview scheduling will commence immediately and continue until position is filled.
For a more complete job description, fulltime benefit summary or more information on Des Moines University and/or its programs, visit www.dmu.edu/employment.
Des Moines University is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). Applications from candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.