Chair of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department

Marian University, a Catholic and Franciscan Institution of Higher Learning, seeks a Chairperson for its Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Department (OMM).  Reporting to the Assistant/Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, this position directs all activities related to the OMM department in the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) which includes teaching and learning, professionalism, teamwork, scholarship, the assessment and tracking of student progression, and quality assurance/improvement. The ideal candidate will be available to assume the position of Chair on July 1, 2019.



  • Coordinates the integration of OPP and OMT throughout the MU-COM curriculum
  • Coordinates with the Curriculum Committee, Registrar, Student Affairs, and the Office of the Dean all aspects of instructional and assessment activities, licensing examination preparation, and remediation
  • Oversees the collection, analysis, and preparation of materials and documentation required for accreditation for the COCA and HLC
  • Consults with GME programs that request assistance in the design, development, and/or implementation of Osteopathic Recognition
  • Supervises and evaluates the OMM faculty and staff 
  • Organizes and directs faculty development as related to OPP and OMT
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant/Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs or the Dean, MU-COM



  • Must possess DO Degree and AOBNMM certification or equivalent
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal skills and be extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Must possess excellent verbal and communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with students, faculty, staff, and hospital partners
  • Must have a history of demonstrated ability to concurrently manage and complete multiple assignments, meet deadlines, and exercise excellent judgment
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as faculty in a COM or a Residency Program preferred. Clinical experience and teaching may substitute.
  • At least three years of leadership experience preferred


Located 10 minutes west of downtown Indianapolis, Marian University’s mission is to be a great Catholic university dedicated to providing students with excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition. Marian University was founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, and the Franciscan Values that the Sisters ingrained into the university’s culture are still prevalent today. The university has experienced tremendous growth in the past 15 years under the leadership of President Daniel J. Elsener, including the opening of the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013 – the state’s first new medical school in 110 years.  Marian University’s football team has captured the NAIA national championship in 2012 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, the women’s basketball team won back-to-back NAIA national championships. Marian University is also home to the national’s most successful collegiate cycling program, which currently holds 42 USA Cycling collegiate national titles.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Applications require a current resume, a cover letter, and names and addresses of three current references.  All complete applications should be submitted electronically thru  No phone calls please.

Marian University is an EOE

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