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Academic Assistant Des Moines
Responsible for providing clerical and administrative support for COM Academic Clinical and Basic Science department faculty and other duties as assigned. This includes preparing documents, correspondence, compiling course materials, scheduling meetings, tracking budgets, and maintaining organized files and records.
Research Assistant Des Moines
This is a grant-funded, part-time position that ends June 30, 2021. The research assistant will be expected to participate in the preparation and execution of research activities as directed by the principal investigator.
Anatomy Lab Specialist Des Moines
The position will supervise and provide instruction for anatomical laboratories. Laboratories will span several medical and allied-health fields, so the individual will interact with physical therapy, osteopathic, physician assistant, podiatry, and Master of Anatomy students.
Examination Coordinator Des Moines
The Examination Coordinator will implement advanced technology in the support of course based activities, support and assist Academic Assistants and faculty in the use of advanced technology and in maintaining and improving data stewardship within courses. This position will be responsible for developing project planning and completion records, contributing to the design of processes and protocols, and assuring policy and procedural compliance. The Examination Coordinator will periodically participate in advanced training to support these activities.
Faculty Behavioral Health Clinic (Psychiatrist) Des Moines
Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Behavioral Medicine, Medical Humanities & Bioethics, this physician is responsible for developing and maintaining a clinical practice within the Des Moines University Clinic to support the educational priorities of the department and University, as well as participation in the academic mission of the department. This individual will have a significant role in the development of the new Behavioral Health Clinic at Des Moines University.
Standardized Patient Des Moines
Standardized patients (SPs) are trained to portray a patient during medical and mental health scenarios that teach and assess clinical and interpersonal skills of learners in a safe and controlled environment.  SPs simulate the physical condition and emotional personality characteristics in a standardized way for a specific illness. To accomplish this with accuracy SPs are responsible for memorizing a script and recalling actions performed by learners in order to document performance and rate skills of each learner consistently. Student encounters are performed in small groups on campus where the students can experience what it will be like to care for patients in an office setting.
Associate Dean Clinical Affairs Osteopathic Medicine Des Moines
The position of Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs will oversee all aspects of student clinical activities including 3rd- and 4th-year clinical rotation management. The position requires oversight and execution of academic, administrative, financial and public relation functions of the College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) Clinical Affairs department that includes recruitment of new sites, student placement at clinical rotation sites, assisting in preceptor professional development, securing/renewing affiliation agreements, and ensuring compliance with Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) standards related to student clinical rotations. This position will oversee the Clinical Affairs staff and will provide direction of continuous quality improvement plans. This position reports directly to the COM Dean and is subject to an administrative contract.
Chief Human Resources Officer Des Moines
As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) will lead human resources initiatives to support the University mission and overall strategic plan. Responsibilities include oversight of human resources strategy, processes, policies, and services; specifically in the areas of talent acquisition, benefits administration, performance management, engagement, employee/labor relations, compensation and training/development. Serves as a collaborative, innovative and trusted partner across the University.
Faculty Surgery 0.3 FTE Des Moines
Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Specialty Medicine, the physician is responsible for provision of educational lectures, laboratories and other educational modalities, consistent with the Surgical scope of practice, within the University to support the educational priorities of the Specialty Medicine Department and Des Moines University. In addition to the duties assigned by the University, this physician is expected to maintain a clinical practice outside of the University Clinic System. This is a part-time (0.3 FTE) academic Surgery position with the focus entirely on the education of students. There are no assigned clinical responsibilities with this position.
Technical Project Manager Des Moines
The Technical Project Manager is responsible for planning, managing, and implementing medium to large, complex technology and customer oriented projects in accordance with departmental practices and procedures to ensure consistency with Des Moines University strategic goals.
Department Chair, Family and Internal Medicine Des Moines
Reporting to the College Dean, the Department Chair is responsible for executing functions related to the administrative, educational, research and clinical functions of the Department; managing all faculty, including full-time, part-time, adjunct, emeritus, volunteer, and guest faculty; providing leadership for the department in supporting curriculum instruction and scholarly activity, including research, publications, and funding.
Dean College of Health Sciences Des Moines
The Dean of the College of Health Sciences (CHS) is responsible for providing collaborative and consultative academic leadership and management within CHS. The Dean's primary responsibilities include the academic oversight of all programs within CHS including curriculum, planning and management of the operating budget, and development and implementation of strategies to promote the growth of the College's currently existing as well as new programs.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information and other characteristics protected by law (“protected class”). The EEO is the Law poster is available here. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Jeanne Clery Act - In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Des Moines University is required to disclose crime statistics for the past three years to prospective employees. This information is summarized in the Campus Crime Safety Report. For a copy of the report, click here, or if you have any questions please contact the building services manager at 515-271-1471.

Nonexempt employees applying for permanent positions please review the Union Contract, Article XVIII (18) Seniority, Section 5: Work Force Change

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