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Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences - Illinois

Job Summary

The Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences (known herein as the "CHAIR" unless otherwise stated) provides vision and strategic direction for the development of clinical instruction for the Chiropractic, Naturopathic, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine professional programs.  The Chair is responsible for all educational operations of the Department and for implementation of the curricular programs established by the Dean of the College of Professional Studies.  The Chair also serves as part of the College of Professional Studies administrative team through active participation in various School and Institutional planning, implementing and evaluating activities.


Includes the following with other duties as assigned by the Dean

  • Direct, mentor or delegate oversight to clinical science faculty members coordinating the teaching of courses and other clinically-oriented work with specific oversight to programs of chiropractic, naturopathy, acupuncture and oriental medicine.
  • Develop budgetary and personnel projections to maintain and/or expand departmental programs.
  • Serve on executive and planning committees as determined by the Dean and/or the President.
  • Direct and/or mentor faculty development as related to the clinical sciences.
  • Direct or oversee delegated responsibility for all professional, technical and support personnel.
  • Collaborates with Assistant Deans, Chiropractic, Naturopathic, and Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to ensure that the curricular needs of each program are fulfilled.
  • Conduct regular meetings of the department to disseminate and receive communications that directly or indirectly impact the department's functions.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students.
  • Evaluate each clinical science faculty member and make recommendations to the Dean for continued employment and/or promotion.
  • Works closely with the Chair of the Department of Basic Sciences.
  • Teaches Clinical Science courses as assigned.



  • A terminal degree in a health care profession.
  • Five (5) years of experience in health care practice or education
  • Administrative management potential
  • The ability to lead with informal authority          


  • Experience in higher education.
  • Evidence of a significant commitment to continuing education.
  • Board certification in one or more specialties.
  • Evidence of significant scholarly activities.

How to Apply

To apply, please forward curriculum vitae, letter of interest, copy of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and license to


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