BCOM would like to thank you for your interest in joining our team.  BCOM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals with varied backgrounds and experience to apply.

You can find our online application here.

The College does not discriminate in the conduct of its academic programs on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, religion, marital or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admission, or employment policies and practices. The College further extends its non-discrimination policies to such other protected classes as may be identified and defined by statute.

For specific questions about positions or employment at BCOM, please contact BCOM’s Human Resources Department at 575-674-2284 or hr@bcomnm.org.

Faculty Positions:

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Biochemistry Faculty Position (Assistant/Associate level)

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for a full-time (12-month), year-round faculty position in the Department of Biomedical Sciences.  BCOM’s inaugural class matriculated in August 2016, and the college is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with strong pedagogical versatility, and a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of biochemistry. The ideal candidate will be a PhD with postdoctoral experience and will have demonstrated, relevant teaching experience. Additional teaching experience in teaching topics in genetics and/or infectious diseases while not required is desirable.

The College’s mission is to improve health education and healthcare in Southern New Mexico, and throughout the Southwestern US by increasing the number of physicians trained in this region.  Teaching is the primary focus of our faculty.  The College implements a spiral, systems-based curriculum that effectively integrates disciplines, and incorporates interactive methodologies and an androgogical teaching philosophy.  The College will encourage student learning in a humanistic environment, and promote patient-centered, evidence-based medical care of the highest quality, in a manner consistent with these core values.

Successful candidates will function as member of a collaborative teaching team to develop and deliver their instructional content within an integrated curriculum.  The primary teaching focus of this position will involve teaching medical students through the systems-based courses of the  1st and 2nd academic year.  Responsibilities will involve the development of collaboratively designed and highly integrated curricular elements, in collaboration with other faculty.  Service to the College and the community will also be an essential function of the position, including committee membership, faculty development, student advising, interviewing prospective students, and community outreach.  Faculty are expected to engage in scholarship in their area(s) of emphasis, which may include educational scholarship. . A state-of-the-art laboratory facility is currently being established at Burrell College and provides laboratory space for faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (PhD, or other appropriate terminal degree)
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching Biochemistry in a medical school setting.
  • Evidence of, and the potential for growth in three areas: teaching, scholarly activity and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-doctoral training and/or 3-5 years of teaching experience
  • Evidence of scholarly activity with a record of publication and productivity, are preferred and valued credentials in prospective candidates.
  • A substantial record of success as an educator with experience in teaching foundational concepts, which are relevant to medical education.
  • Experience using innovative teaching methods which might include team-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, distance learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum learning management systems (e.g. Canvas), and proficiency in exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style).
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design.
  • Teaching experience in related areas, such as genetics and and/or microbiology

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Clincial Pathology Position

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s newest and most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for one full-time, 12-month faculty position in the Department of Physiology and Pathology.  BCOM’s inaugural class matriculated in August 2016, and the College is seeking to identify and hire an energetic, dedicated individual with strong pedagogical versatility, a passion for teaching and mentoring in the field of Pathology.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree (Ph.D, DO, MD) trained in Pathology
  • Evidence of commitment to teaching Pathology in a medical school setting, preferably during the first two years.
  • Evidence of, and the potential for growth in, teaching, scholarly activity and service.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A substantial record of success as an educator with experience in teaching foundational and advanced Pathology concepts.
  • Experience using innovative teaching methods which might include team-based learning, ‘flipped classroom’, problem-based learning, distance learning, interactive large group presentation, audience response systems, curriculum delivery systems (e.g. Canvas), and proficiency in exam item writing (USMLE and/or COMLEX-style).
  • Experience with curricular and instructional design.

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Staff Positions:

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Administrative Assistant

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for the position of Administrative Assistant.  The College is seeking to identify and hire energetic, dedicated individual with a strong administrative background to fill a full-time Administrative Assistant position.

Successful candidates will have the ability to take initiative to complete tasks in a timely and orderly manner.  The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the appropriate Dean/Department Head/Director or equivalent level supporting a department or group of professionals and requires the ability to exercise independent judgment and employ basic reasoning skills.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess outstanding customer service skills, compassionate, courteous, and helpful phone etiquette.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and data.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and planning skills that reflect the ability to prioritize competing demands and complete action items efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate ability to interact with individuals from different cultures and professional backgrounds, and exercise “people skills” verbally and written.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Three years of experience related to the standard duties.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year degree or certificate
  • Experience working in an academic/university setting
  • 3-5 years working experience as a Receptionist, Secretary or Customer Service Representative in a professional office setting.

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Admissions Advisor

The Admissions Advisor counsels’ prospective students on the medical school admissions process. The Admissions Advisor receives and evaluates application materials, makes admissions recommendations and coordinates communications and interactions between the college and applicants. The advisor notifies applicants of admissions decisions and coordinates with admissions, registrar and financial offices. The advisor assists prospective medical school applicants through the admissions process in an efficient, professional and supportive manner using the best practices in medical school admissions. The Admissions Advisor will coordinate interview day for prospective students and faculty. The Admissions Advisor must possess positive, high energy, exceptional communication skills, creativity and enthusiasm for an educational environment. The Admissions Advisor reports directly to the Assistant Director of Admissions.

Education and Experience:
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with AMP or similar CRM or Admissions management system preferred.
  • Experience working with students in an admissions-related environment preferred.
  • Experience/ability in giving presentations to large groups preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities which are not reflected in the competencies but are critical to the successful performance of the job. These may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with the position:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy in data entry with minimal errors.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work collaboratively.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and around deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to all stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a deep concern for others and the contributions they make to an organization.
  • Possess both polished and inviting interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Possess a disposition that genuinely enjoys all people.
  • Demonstrate openness to new ideas.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and able to provide a clear driving record (pass a back ground check, for example no DUI/DWI, no outstanding warrants).

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Associate Registrar

This position demonstrates daily Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine’s value for respect, trust, integrity and commitment. The Enrollment Services Specialist will report to the Registrar. The Enrollment Services Specialist assists and supports the Registrar in all operations and processes. This position provides technical and analytical support to the Registrar’s Office, with a particular emphasis on data integrity, reporting, best practices, process streamlining, training, and documentation as they relate to CAMS. The Enrollment Services Specialist is required to follow systems processes, understand academic policies, as well as handle sensitive and confidential information in accordance with Federal regulations and institutional requirements.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree in a relevant field strongly preferred.
  • 3-5 years of work experience requiring independent decision-making and the administration of complex processes, preferably within a higher education setting.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and administrative skills are essential along with the ability to effectively communicate to various constituencies.
  • In-depth knowledge of student information system, preferably CAMS, and experience working with records management and student information system integration, in a College or University setting as well as knowledge of the operational and functional aspects of student systems and integration with other campus systems.
  • Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), academic standards and protocol
  • Familiarity with Registrar best practices related to records and registration policies and procedures.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and other similar type of software programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster collaboration and effective communication across diverse groups of constituents, including current and former students, parents, faculty, and staff.

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Director of Simulation

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), a private college of osteopathic medicine in Las Cruces, New Mexico, seeks applications from experienced and enthusiastic professionals for the position of Director of Simulation and Standardized Patient Experiences.

The candidate should be a person who is passionate about teaching, creative curricular development, and enjoys working with faculty and students. This full-time position also includes oversight of personnel; budget; expenditures; internal/external customer relations and development; along with fulfillment of all system educational objectives. Collaborates in the development and implementation of simulation-based clinical education, standardized patient student practice encounters and OSCE’s, as needed. Works in conjunction with the appropriate Course Directors, Department Chairs, and Assoc./Assist. Deans to ensure these experiences align with curricular needs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a biomedical/clinical field (e.g. nursing), or a combination of a Bachelor’s degree plus education and professional experience.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in medical education and/or working with simulation/standardized patients.
  • Experience supervising employees.
  • Familiarity with the key functions of hospital, medical school, nursing school and/or medical staff departments or services.
  • Certified or interested in certification, or eligibility to be promptly certified, as an Instructor in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s, Doctorate degree or other professional degree in a related field (e.g. certified nurse educator, nurse practitioner, physicians’ assistant), with experience in simulation and/or medical instruction.
  • Five (5) years’ experience working in medical simulation and/or student clinical education with additional experience with high fidelity manikins.
  • Experience in the design and implementation of simulation-based education programs with prior experience in course development and education methodology.
  • Certified as an Instructor in Pediatric Advanced Life Support, International Trauma Life Support, and/or Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support.

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Educational Specialist

The Education Specialist will join a team of specialists that strive to enhance the effective/cognitive/social learning required by future physicians. The Education Specialist will provide instruction that will occur in student appointments, in seminars and workshops. Responsibilities and duties include assessing, evaluating, instituting strategies to improve student support services across the medical curriculum, managing didactic and practical tutoring, and to monitor the academic progress of medical students in collaboration with other Education Specialists and the Dean and Director of Student Affairs. The Education Specialist will work to support the office and maintain relationships and advise students within the policies and practices of the college. The Education Specialist will be a part of an inter-disciplinary team whose goal is to ensure the academic and professional success of students that matriculate into BCOM.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in higher education, science education, educational psychology, social work, education, student affairs, special education, basic sciences or related field.
  • Prior experience working with a diverse student population.
  • Experience with theory and practice in learning and instruction.
  • Knowledge of and understanding in student academic support services
  • Professional accomplishments which meet the responsibilities outlined
  • Experience providing professional development for faculty and/or students
  • Experience in higher education and with adult learners preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse students, faculty and staff
  • Demonstrated managerial and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with both large and small groups
  • Minimum of five years of experience in a related work environment
  • Preferred, experience in a medical school (not required)

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Financial Aid Advisor

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), a new private college of osteopathic medicine in Las Cruces, New Mexico, seeks applications from experienced and enthusiastic professionals for the position of Financial Aid Advisor.  The Financial Aid Advisor serves as the first point-of-contact for visitors to the Office of Financial Aid and provides excellent customer service, while efficiently handling a variety of administrative responsibilities. The position performs a variety of complex duties involved in providing financial aid services and recommending available alternative for students; process and verify student financial aid loan applications; develop and award student financial aid packages in accordance with prescribed policies, procedures, regulations and guidelines; exercise professional judgement to determine whether adjustments should be made regarding a student eligibility; investigate, analyze information, and solve problems with students, staff, and/or faculty. Positions assigned to this classification perform office-related and customer-assisting services that includes complex and varied task and requires a high degree of independent judgement. The Financial Aid Advisor reports directly to the Assistant Director of Financial Aid, while providing executive support to the Director of Financial Aid.

Preferred Qualifications:                

  • Previous experience in Osteopathic or Allopathic Medical College financial aid administration
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Title IV Verification experience highly preferred
  • Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the laws, regulations, and guidelines related to student financial assistance, as well as a good understanding of the technological support required for the efficient operation of the programs of the office, experience with CAMS preferred

Education and Experience:
An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field plus one to three years of related experiences
  • Strong oral and written communication skills are required
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in order to work well with potential applicants, advisors, etc.
  • Must have the ability to relate well with a diverse student population and other constituencies, particularly of the Southwestern US and Northern Mexico Border region
  • Ability to maintain high energy level and enthusiasm for BCOM
  • Ability to respond to difficult situations calmly and with credibility
  • Respect for and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to occasionally travel throughout the year, including weekends and evenings

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Faculty Affairs Coordinator

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), a private college of osteopathic medicine in Las Cruces, New Mexico, seeks applications from experienced and enthusiastic professionals for the position of Faculty Affairs Coordinator. Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs, the Faculty Affairs Coordinator is responsible for the administrative oversight of the Office of Faculty Affairs. The Coordinator provides assistance to constituents in domains including faculty recruitment, appointment, credentialing, promotions, faculty development, and other activities in accordance with college policies, regulations, and procedures. The Coordinator provides assistance to academic units on best practices specific to faculty affairs and contributes to process improvements, relevant training opportunities, and faculty development programs, as appropriate.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred)
  • At least 3 years’ experience in faculty support services preferred
  • Classroom experience or background in education are highly desirable.

Skills, Abilities, Competencies:

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Strong team player; able to work collaboratively with faculty and academic administrators.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Flexible and able to balance multiple projects based on urgency of assignments and timelines.
  • Able to self-start and self-monitor work projects.
  • Knowledgeable of higher education faculty support services.
  • Experience with computer programs for educational administration, including calendars, spreadsheets, and survey software. Willingness to learn new software programs as appropriate.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Commitment to BCOM mission and values.

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Purchasing Technician

The Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM), one of the nation’s most innovative medical schools, located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico, invites applications for the position of Purchasing Technician.  The College is seeking to identify and hire energetic, dedicated individual with a strong purchasing background to fill a full-time Purchasing Technician position.

The Purchasing Technician performs a variety of technical, mechanical, and clerical tasks to procure and process the procurement of supplies, services, and equipment. This position performs a broad array of duties related to purchasing. The Purchasing Technician provides support to the business office and reports directly to the Assistant Controller.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations governing
  • Exceptional attention to
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, written and
  • Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced
  • Must possess outstanding customer service skills, compassionate, courteous, and helpful phone
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and planning skills that reflect the ability to prioritize competing demands and complete action items efficiently with minimal
  • Demonstrate ability to interact with individuals from different cultures and professional backgrounds, and exercise “people skills” verbally and

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 3 years of experience in accounting/accounts
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year degree or certificate
  • Experience working in an academic/university setting
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP

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Why Las Cruces?
Las Cruces is

340 Days of Sunshine

Las Cruces is the proud home to several Art Museums and Galleries, A Nature and Science Museum, The Branigan Cultural Center, The Heard and Heritage Museum, and many other educational attractions!

Get to know the Community at the many free events that take place in Las Cruces! The Downtown Plaza frequently hosts a Farmers Market, Food Truck Fiestas, and many other events. The Mesilla Plaza also host many other free and fun festivities!

Las Cruces has over 100 beautiful parks that cover more than 700 acres! There are several biking trails, mountain hikes, and baseball parks for the community to enjoy as well.

Las Cruces is ranked 32nd Safest City in United States

WalletHub’s analysts compared 182 cities — including the 150 most populated U.S. cities, across three key dimensions: 1) Home & Community Safety, 2) Financial Safety, and 3) Natural-Disaster Risk.

Las Cruces' cost of housing is 12% below National Average

Avg. Home Price: $149,700.00
Avg. Mortgage Payment: $1,079.40
Avg. Rent Apartment Rent: $750.00