ICOM will assemble an experienced academic and administrative leadership team with defined responsibilities necessary for the delivery of the osteopathic degree program.
ICOM maintains an organizational structure and position descriptions for each role and commits to a fair and equitable process in the selection of academic and administrative leaders within the organization. (See Non- Discrimination). ICOM hires individuals for leadership position who meet specific requirements as seen below.
Administrative Leadership Roles
- Chief Executive Officer (CEO) – the CEO will have a minimum of five years of experience in senior administration in an institution of higher education or healthcare setting and be appointed by the Board of Trustees.
- Chief Financial Officer (CFO) – the CFO will have a minimum of three years of experience in financial management in an institution of higher education or healthcare setting and be selected by the President.
- Chief Legal and Compliance Officer (CLCO) – the CLCO will hold a Juris Doctorate credential and will have familiarity with education law.
Academic Leadership Roles
- Chief Academic Officer (CAO) – the qualifications of the Dean are described in the Dean Qualifications policy. All appointments to the faculty and positions of academic leadership will be made by the Dean upon the advice of the faculty and with approval of the President of the College.
- Associate and Assistant Deans – associate and assistant deans will have experience in advancing learning, assessment, educational design and evaluation, scholarly activity, and academic leadership in a medical education setting as may be appropriate for the position.
- Department Chairs – department chairs will have a minimum of five years’ experience in teaching and academic leadership in a medical education setting. For clinical department chairs, the Chair will have an active medical license and active AOA or ABMS board certification in his/her specialty.
- Primary Care Leadership – the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and the Chair of Primary Care will have an active medical license, active AOA or ABMS board certification in his/her specialty, and must have minimum of five years of experience in teaching and academic leadership in a medical education setting.
- OMM/OPP Leadership – the Assistant/Associate Dean of Osteopathic Integration will be a full- time Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine with a minimum of three years full-time faculty experience, hold an active medical license and active board certification from the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (AOBNMM) or a Certificate of Special Proficiency in OMM (C- SPOMM). Their principal duties include developing the osteopathic content for ICOM’s curriculum.
PRIMARY POLICY OWNER:
Director of Human Resources