Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources is dedicated to fostering a work environment that attracts and inspires excellence in faculty and staff, allowing WVSOM to successfully fulfill its educational mission. Under the direction of Leslie Bicksler, Vice President for Human Resources, the department is responsible for recruitment, hiring, and retention of a diverse, qualified workforce. The Office of Human Resources provides labor relation services along with employee training and evaluation programs. The Office of Human Resources' goal is the development of a highly qualified faculty and staff workforce and to help create a work environment which fosters individual achievement, teamwork, integrity, professionalism and accountability.

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is committed to fostering an educational environment that values the development of human potential, cultural and ethnic diversity, and understanding. WVSOM will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, genetic information, or other category that is protected under federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws in its educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment policies.  With respect to disability, the disability must not be such as would, even with reasonable accommodation, in and of itself require a fundamental change in the nature of the educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment.  WVSOM neither knowingly affiliates with nor grants recognition to any individual, group or organization having discriminatory policies or practices that violate federal, state, or local anti-discrimination laws. This rule extends to all WVSOM activities related to the management of its educational, employment, financial, business and other affairs. It applies to all personnel management practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, transfer, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, layoff and termination. WVSOM is committed to maintaining an atmosphere that is free of discrimination and harassment in any form. In education, equal opportunity on a merit basis is fundamental to equality therefore, commitment to equal opportunity and equality is required of every WVSOM employee.

Office Hours

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday (excluding observed holidays)

WVSOM Named a "Great Colleges to Work For" 2020 Honor Roll

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) has been recognized for the eighth time as one of the best schools in the nation to work for, according to a survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education’s annual report on academic workplaces. The school has also been included on the Honor Roll, which is a distinction awarded to institutions that are cited most often across all recognition categories.  WVSOM was recognized in 9 out of 12 categories.


Compensation Calculator

WVSOM Compensation Calculator

The Total Compensation Calculator provides a comprehensive view of everything included in your compensation - salary, benefits and retirement contributions, social security, FICA and Medicare contributions and other employment-related programs. WVSOM also offers many employee-paid voluntary benefits, such as dental, vision, and hearing insurance, supplemental life insurance, short and long term disability, supplemental retirement plans, supplemental life, dependent life, and pre-paid legal.

Disclaimer: This tool is for illustrative purposes only and provides benefits-eligible employees an estimate of their total compensation based on specific options selected. The actual value of total compensation may be different.  If you have questions, please contact WVSOM Office of Human Resources.