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Director of Graduate Medical Education

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Executive  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range $110k - $160k  

Job Description:

The Chicago School is a nonprofit private university with more than 6,000 students. The university is building the Illinois College of Osteopathic Medicine: Illinois COM (applicant status – seeking accreditation).

The Chicago School is hiring a Director of Graduate Medical Education (Director) to serve as a critical leader in developing and overseeing graduate medical education (GME) programs and partnerships for the proposed Illinois COM. The Director will help establish new residency and fellowship programs, secure and maintain accreditation, and facilitate partnerships with teaching hospitals. 

This is a remote position with frequent domestic travel required to support GME site development, program management, and accreditation activities. The Director will report to the Assistant Dean for GME and Residency Advising. 

Principal Duties:

GME Site Development  

  • Evaluate and identify hospitals with the potential to develop affiliated GME programs 
  • Actively work with hospitals to establish new GME programs
  • Assist hospitals with identifying the financial support needed for GME programs  

GME Program Development and Management

  • Oversee and support hospitals’ efforts to achieve accreditation and citations  
  • Prepare departments for accreditation site visits 
  • Facilitate necessary training for those involved in GME
  • Ensure timely management of agreements and contracts
  • Assist with recruiting necessary faculty and personnel

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s preferred      
  • 1-3 years of management experience in a medical education department

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to influence action and facilitate decision-making of stakeholders and teams     
  • Excellent written, verbal, management, administrative, and organizational skills      
  • Exceptional skill at analyzing situations, providing feedback, and designing effective solutions     
  • Proven ability to positively engage diverse audiences
  • Project management experience  
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Based in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., or Dallas

Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $110,000 – $160,000 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.


The Chicago School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students, and all who enter our facilities, The Chicago School strongly recommends that all employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 per CDC guidance.

About Organization

An innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 40 years, The Chicago School offers over 40 degree programs, opportunities for international experiences and hands-on training at campuses in Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX, Washington, D.C.; Southern California- including campuses in Los Angeles, Anaheim, and San Diego; and online. The Chicago School is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

The Chicago School is an affiliate of the nonprofit TCS Education System, which features a network of fellow nonprofit institutions, each backed by a model of education that prepares socially responsible professionals in applied fields such as education, psychology, and law.