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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 Qualified applicants will be considered; no telephone calls or search firms, please. The AOA is proud to be an EEOC employer.

Message from the AOA CEO

Thank you for your interest in joining our AOA team! “We’re building a great future, and we’d love to build it with you,” says the AOA’s new CEO Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, in a welcome message to those applying for jobs at the AOA.


Social Media Specialist

The Social Media Specialist is responsible for development and distribution of AOA branded content across multiple communication platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and more. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, versatile writer and team player who can leverage written and visual storytelling to communicate the distinctiveness of osteopathic medicine and support the organization’s strategic plan through social media.

The Specialist will collaborate with subject matter experts both inside and outside the organization to create differentiated content, graphics and on-brand activations that communicate news and issues relevant to healthcare consumers, osteopathic physicians, and medical students. They will deliver and respond to content in real-time to meet organizational priorities and brand initiatives, as well as monitor outcomes and use metrics to guide future engagement.

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Manager, Physician Payer Relations

The Manager, Physician Payer Relations is responsible for providing a wide range of project, programmatic and administrative support functions for the Physician Services Department. This position will devote his/her time to providing support to members and their practice staff as well as the AOA Affiliates. He/she will also handle a variety of different tasks, many of which will vary on a day-to-day basis.  The Manager will regularly interact and work collaboratively with members, insurers, AOA/AOIA leaders, and other affiliated organizations on matters of strategic importance to AOA/AOIA member physicians and their practices.

The Manager, Physician Payer Relations will be responsible for: continuously monitoring key sources for changes in industry practices and policies; helping develop and refine materials and tools to keep internal and external stakeholders informed of emerging issues; and maintaining an in-depth awareness of members’ payment- and/or practice-related concerns.  He/she will serve as the conduit between the AOA, its members and private insurers. Will be responsible for managing and overseeing operational initiatives underway related to private insurers. He/she will be required to handle a large and diverse portfolio of work, which will involve simultaneously serving as an individual contributor, and a subject matter expert and resource for other teams and departments within the broader AOA/AOIA organization. The individual will help advance the mission of the AOA/AOIA and support the organization’s member physicians by developing, assessing, and enforcing policies, procedures and response processes that ensure all payment- and practice-related issues are addressed in an accurate, comprehensive and timely manner by the Physician Services Department.  He/she will also develop and launch a strategic plan to ensure AOA members are acutely aware of and well informed on contemporary payment- or practice-related issues, which may include: payment methodologies and delivery models; network contracting and participation; revenue cycle management; operating a private practice; patient engagement and population health; billing and collections; and coding and documentation.

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Logistics Manager

The AOA Logistics Manager is responsible for managing the mail room, mail and package delivery, and all mail room logistics. This position will oversee room set-up for large meetings and logistical needs for the organization.

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Member Services

Coordinator, Member Resource Center

Serves as coordinator/service representative in the Member Resources Center (MRC) to deliver service excellence to DOs and members of the osteopathic family in  the areas of policy and processes for continuing medical education credits, membership policies and dues payments processing and troubleshooting internet access issues. Makes recommendations for process improvement and enhancements that better serve AOA’s customers. Must demonstrate teamwork, integrity, initiative, adaptability and a willingness to gain new knowledge.

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Director, Executive and Internal Communications

Working with the Vice President, Communications and other department leaders, the Director of Executive and Internal Communications develops key messages, talking points, presentations and reports to drive awareness and understanding of the AOA and its strategic priorities. The Director gathers and disseminates news from departments including Certifying Board Services, Education, Membership and Affiliates for organizational stakeholders through various AOA channels. This role also provides presentations, talking points, speeches and thought leadership assistance to the CEO, President and President-elect and AOA Trustees.


Marketing Communications Manager

The Manager, Brand Marketing serves as a marketing consultant to business units within the organization, to help develop and execute marketing plans that increase awareness and usage of AOA products and services. He/she will collaborate with Department of Communications colleagues to execute integrated, multi-channel campaigns that promote AOA membership, board certification and events to key audiences, and will track and evaluate campaign effectiveness. This role reports to the Director of Brand Marketing.


Graphic Design Manager

The Graphic Design Manager is the driving force behind the visual brand identity of the American Osteopathic Association, and is responsible for concept development and design execution of integrated marketing campaigns to promote AOA products and services. Requirements include applying brand guidelines across the organization to ensure visual consistency across channels and collaborating with departments to create effective/impactful visuals for print and digital channels (email, web, social, video) that support the brand. Experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment is a requirement.


Vice President, Accreditation

The Vice President of Accreditation serves as the secretary to the AOA’s Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), an independent body, which serves the public by establishing, maintaining and applying accreditation standards and procedures to ensure that academic quality and continuous quality improvement delivered by the colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) reflect the evolving practice of osteopathic medicine. The scope of the COCA encompasses the accreditation of the COMs. The Vice President directs the operations and administration of the Department of Accreditation, which is responsible for providing staff support to the AOA’s accreditation program for COMs.

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