Employment Opportunities

Part-Time Clinical Receptionist

Part-time position
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings 4pm-8pm, occasional Saturdays 9am-3pm

The part-time Clinical Receptionist reports to the Lead Clinical Receptionist, the Director of Academic Information Systems and the Clinical Director. The Clinical Receptionist is the first administrative contact for patients, current students, prospective students and event attendees. The Clinical Receptionist uses Google Apps for Education systems to coordinate various clinics for students and faculty members. The Clinical Receptionist uses Google mail, calendars, and drive extensively as well as an Internet based financial tracking system and therefore must have strong technological skills.

The Clinical Receptionist must possess a high school diploma or GED. Candidate should have strong written and oral communication skills. The Clinical Receptionist must also have highly developed technological skills to effectively manage the scheduling of clinics. S/he must have the ability to understand and maintain institutional compliance with regulations regarding the aspects of medical record keeping. As such, s/he must be organized and efficient. S/he must possess strong multi-tasking skills. The Clinical Receptionist must also be able to work well within our culturally diverse community of students, staff, and patients. The Clinical Receptionist must be able to relate and communicate with students, staff, and patients in an efficient and effective manner.


Applicants can submit a cover letter and resume to the Director of Academic Information Systems at


Assistant Chaplain

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies (Glenside, PA) is a graduate learning institution offering three Master’s degree programs: Won Buddhism, Applied Meditation and Acupuncture Studies. The Assistant Chaplain will further the spirit of ecumenicity among all religious groups and provide spiritual counseling to the Institute family; promote the value and practice of spirituality from experiential meditative, ecumenical religious and health and healing perspectives; guide Won Buddhist Studies students’ practicum in collaboration with Won Buddhist Studies program chair; preside at Won Buddhist Dharma Service; conduct Won Buddhist rituals, including weddings, funerals and memorial services; and coordinate the Institute’s Dharma Hall activities to accommodate different forms of meditation.

- Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Buddhist Theology, Buddhist Studies, Won Buddhist Studies or a related field.
- Knowledge and practice of meditation.
- Must be ordained as a Won-Buddhist Minister.

Hours: 40 per week - Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. To apply, please send resume to Rev. Insun Park at


Acupuncture Department Chair

TIME: Full time, exempt
REPORTS TO: Academic Dean
SUPERVISES: Clinic Director, Acupuncture/Herbal Department lead faculty, Acupuncture faculty members, and program support personnel

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies in Glenside, Pennsylvania is seeking a highly qualified department chair for our Acupuncture Studies Master Degree Program. The Mission of our program is to educate students to become qualified acupuncture practitioners who are grounded in a holistic model of healing that includes the ability to diagnose and treat patients using diverse acupuncture techniques and traditions, integrated with compassion, spiritual awareness, and an understanding of meditation techniques. These diverse traditions include Five Element, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Traditional Korean Medicine, and recently the addition of a certificate program in Chinese Herbal Medicine. The Won Institute is a multi-cultural institution with additional Master Degrees in Won Buddhist Studies and Applied Meditation Studies. Focus on the student’s personal development and the inclusion of non-denominational sitting and moving meditation within the curriculum are key components of all programs.



The acupuncture department chair assists the Academic Dean in carrying out the mission of the Institute. The acupuncture department chair is responsible for classroom and clinical education of acupuncturists and for oversight of the Chinese Herbal Medicine Certificate. The acupuncture department chair oversees advising of students and providing appropriate retention and academic standards for student achievement.



Evaluation / Assessment


Academic Records / files:

Transfer Credits

Accreditation and approval standards

Other duties as assigned

To Apply:
Please send cover letter, CV and salary requirements by June 15, 2014 to:
Dr. Janet Leidy, Acupuncture Department Chair
Won Institute of Graduate Studies
137 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038


Chinese Herbal Dispensary Assistant

TIME: Part-time in Chinese Herbal Dispensary
REPORTS TO: Herbal Dispensary Manager

The Chinese Herb Dispensary Assistant will assist the Dispensary Manager in the expansion and maintenance of the herb dispensary, dispensary practices, and electronic/printed documentation required to support the ongoing development of the Chinese Herb Dispensary.


Including but not limited to:


Proficiency with Microsoft Office/Google applications; experience with email and Internet communications. Proficient in both visual identification and therapeutic use of Chinese medicinal herbs.


L.OM license in Pennsylvania.
Degree in Oriental Medicine from ACAOM accredited program.
Excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills.
Highly proficient in Microsoft-based computer applications, email, and Internet.
Ability to work well independently and under supervision with a multitude of clerical tasks.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies admits students of any race, color,religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or disability to all the rights, privileges, programs,and activities generally accorded or made available to students. It shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin,age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, military status, veterans status,or disability in administration of its educational policies, admission policies,employment policies, scholarship or loan programs, and other education related programs administered by the Institute. The Affirmative Action policy of the Won Institute is that all educational,admission and employment practices reflect the statements in the Policy of Non-Discrimination.