Rowan University is a comprehensive state-designated research institution with approximately 16,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20-miles southeast of Philadelphia, and it has a branch campus and medical school in Camden and a second medical school in nearby Stratford. Rowan is only the second university in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical-degree granting programs. The School of Osteopathic Medicine has a faculty practice plan (Rowan Medicine) that serves approximately 200,000 patients throughout Southern New Jersey. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Its business incubator also supports that mission. The University boasts eight colleges —Rohrer College of Business and colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Graduate and Continuing Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics—and has been called upon by the state to create a College of Health Sciences.
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM) is currently seeking a Chair for the Department of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. As an important member of our management team, you will lead the Department toward excellence in teaching, research, patient care delivery, administrative services and community activities. Your keen interpersonal skills will allow you to work closely with other Department Chairs to improve the quality, service and financial performance. The clinical arm of the department is within the NeuroMusculoskeletal Institute (NMI) and this position is accountable to the Director of the NMI to ensure delivery of the clinical mission. The scope of your responsibilities will encompass everything from communication of our mission, vision and values, to supporting faculty pursuit of research and scholarly activity, to developing and managing the Department’s budget. In addition, you will motivate your team by assessing their strengths and weaknesses, and as chief mentor, you will identify the needs of students, faculty, patients, staff, affiliates and communities, and you will take decisive actions to meet those needs. A vital part of your success will be your ability to ensure the school is prepared for medical excellence and innovation.