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If you're a talented individual interested in working with caring physicians within a growing member association, the AOA may be the place for you. 

Select a position below to submit an online application or send your resume with cover letter and salary requirements to: Department of Human Resources, American Osteopathic Association, 142 E. Ontario St., Chicago, IL 60611-2864; or email recruiter@osteopathic.org. Qualified applicants will be considered; no telephone calls or search firms, please. The AOA is proud to be an EEOC employer.


Director of the JAOA

The Director supervises the editorial production and business of the JAOA, including budgets, subscriptions, circulation, production and advertising. Serves as the primary liaison for the JAOA with the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) and Associate Editors and assists in the work of the Editorial Board and Peer Reviewers. Recommends enhancements and policy changes to ensure the JAOA is aligned with evolving standards of scientific journals, and implements changes as directed by JAOA leadership. Ensures the quality of the JAOA by enforcing the use of style guides and writing standards. Oversees the manuscript-tracking and peer-review processes. Edits peer-reviewed clinical manuscripts and other scientific manuscripts. Helps promote the JAOA, especially to researchers to recruit quality, high-value manuscripts.

Certifying Board Services

Certification Specialist

Under the direction of the Certification Manager, the certification specialist assists in providing certifying services to the CBS. This position requires the ability to interact tactfully with professionals on all levels within the association and with the board members, the ability to handle confidential material, deal with sensitive situations, and possess a high degree of attention to detail. The successful candidate will need the ability to understand a complex system of inter-related activities, and to draw independent conclusions based on information provided by candidates/board members and to interact meaningfully with the Certification Manager based on those assessments.


Director of Brand Marketing

The Director of Brand Marketing is an experienced marketing campaign strategist and manager, responsible for elevating stakeholder awareness of, and engagement with, the AOA/osteopathic brand. Leads development and execution of marketing strategies that promote AOA membership and board certification to physicians and medical students, and build awareness of osteopathic medicine among consumers and other stakeholders. Collaborates with multiple departments to develop, execute and measure high-impact marketing and advertising that supports strategic priorities and promotes AOA programs, services, products and events.

American Osteopathic Foundation

Director of Finance/Controller

The Finance Director/Controller is responsible for the financial management of the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF), which includes financial governance reporting; annual audit preparation; monthly reports and reconciliations; annual financial statements and 990; accounts payables and receivables; payroll and benefits; annual policy review; and all other financial needs.


Assistant Director, Educational Business Opportunities

The Assistant Director of Educational Business Opportunities (AD) will support the AOA’s growth opportunities in osteopathic medical education. The AD must have in-depth knowledge of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the process for becoming an osteopathically recognized program. In addition, the AD will be familiar with continuing medical education for physicians, AOA and Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) continuing medical education (CME) accreditation requirements; be able to provide guidance and technical assistance regarding CME programs; and assess short- and long-term effects of the AOA’s Joint Providership ACCME program.


Publications Specialist, JAOA

The Publications Specialist is an integral member of the AOA’s Communications (JAOA) team, acting as the primary contact in all issues related to print and online circulation of the AOA’s publications, including the JAOA, The DO, and all AOA custom publications. This position is responsible for overseeing distribution lists, updating subscription records in the AOA’s database, processing subscription payments, and responding to claims for back issues.

Certifying Board Services

Medical Editor

The Medical Editor is an integral member of the AOA’s Certifying Board Services (CBS) team. This position requires the ability to interact seamlessly with professionals on all levels within the association and the certification process; the ability to handle confidential material with the utmost discretion; and meticulous attention to detail. The Medical Editor will support the development of medical board certification assessments by providing expertise in editing and proofreading of examination related material and test items for both initial and continuous medical certification programs.

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