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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.

The Won Institute is the only regionally accredited Buddhist institution of higher learning on the Eastern seaboard and one of only six institutions nationwide which are accredited by both a regional accreditor and the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (ACAHM). The Won Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Won Institute is a qualifying employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

Open Positions

Won Institute President


The Won Institute of Graduate Studies seeks applicants for the position of President. The small, non-profit graduate school located north of Philadelphia is founded upon Won Buddhism. Therefore, applicants for this position should meet the following criteria:

● Understand and respect the religious and spiritual roots of the Institute, namely the principles of Won Buddhism and the practice of meditation.
● Understanding of the academic programs of the Institute: Won Buddhist Studies, Acupuncture Studies and Chinese Herbal Medicine, their enrollment plan, and business applications
● Hold previous experience in higher education administration with effective leadership skills and appreciation for the direction of mission and the maintenance of quality through accreditation
● Have experience in fundraising and donor relationship building with ability to work in a culturally diverse environment
● Possess an earned professional degree, e.g., (JD, MD, DAc, DO) or an earned terminal academic degree (PhD, EdD)

Note: Preference will be given to applicants who are Won Buddhists in good standing and who are bilingual in Korean and English.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter explaining how they meet the qualifications listed above along with a current resume and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Those documents should be submitted by March 31, 2023. The successful candidate should be prepared to start by the end of June 2023. EEOC STATEMENT – In accord with federal law and applicable Pennsylvania statutes, the Won Institute does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status in employment or in any program or
activity offered or sponsored by the Won Institute.

Applications are to be emailed to: [email protected]

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or differentiation, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or disability.


Marketing Manager


Won Institute of Graduate Studies, a growing accredited graduate school in the suburbs of Philadelphia, is seeking a Marketing Manager to join our team. Won Institute is primarily known for offering specialized academic degrees at the certificate, master’s, and doctoral levels, but the Institute also has a reputation for impacting the local community through various acupuncture & herbal medicine clinics, meditation and tai chi classes, continuing education, and community events. Over the past few years, the Institute has accomplished several noteworthy achievements: 

  • Enrolled the largest cohort to date in the Master of Acupuncture Studies program

  • Relocated to a modern, spacious new building including a state of the art herbal dispensary, allowing the school to educate more students and have a larger community impact

  • Added a Doctor of Acupuncture program with an online completion track, that has now enrolled four cohorts of students

  • Collaborated with Salus University to provide Occupational Therapy fieldwork supervision and DAc experiential program.

  • Achieved programmatic accreditation for the new doctoral program, and received renewal of programmatic accreditation in 2022

  • Launched Won Buddhist Studies continuing education series

  • Began providing cosmetic acupuncture services including microneedling, facial rejuvenation acupuncture, and  facial cupping/gua sha

  • Go To Them Project interns and professional acupuncturists provided over 2,500 free acupuncture treatments to veterans and others who are unhoused, people in recovery, and the professionals who care for them.

Position Summary: 

The Institute is now looking for the right individual to lead and elevate the organization’s marketing efforts. The Marketing Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing all marketing activities for the Institute. The Institute values collaboration and consensus-building, and the Marketing Manager will work with the Enrollment Management Team, Program Directors, Clinic Director, and other Institute constituencies to create, lead and manage implementation of an integrated marketing plan focused on prospective student recruitment, as well as promoting other Institute initiatives, clinical services and events. 

The Marketing Manager will provide leadership in website optimization and management as well as the institute’s overall digital and social media marketing campaigns, creation of print advertising and promotional materials, with assistance from marketing support staff and/or contracted marketing services. 


  • Develop and implement a comprehensive institutional marketing strategy to support institute recruitment and enrollment goals and clinic goals

  • Manages the website, digital media and advertising to drive website traffic, increase conversion rates and generate qualified leads for academic programs and enhance brand awareness, with support from marketing support staff and contracted services

  • Manages social media across all platforms including Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Youtube

  • Ensures all marketing and communications materials reflect the Institute’s mission and values, and advance its brand in a consistent, coherent manner following brand guidelines

  • Implements applicable trends in marketing and advertising, serving as an internal resource/expert on current practices

  • Works with support staff to create all marketing and promotional materials, including but not limited to flyers, viewbooks, banners and other branded materials 

  • Manage overall marketing budget and track expenditures

  • Monitors and assesses the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of marketing initiatives

  • Hires and manages marketing support staff and/or external contractors to support marketing initiatives

  • Manages student ambassadors in support of marketing initiatives and goals

  • Works with local Chamber of Commerce and other constituencies to establish Won Institute’s presence and generate awareness within the local community

  • Ensures Won Institute is present at local community events such as health fairs,  wellness events, Stand Down, etc., 


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in marketing, communications, advertising, PR or related field

  • 5+ years of experience with a track record of successfully developing and implementing integrated cross-channel marketing campaigns with measurable results

  • Familiarity with key digital media disciplines/tools with an understanding of integrated media campaigns, social media and analytics

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of current branding concepts, trends and practices

  • Project management and budget management skills, with the ability to handle multiple priorities and demands

  • Solution and detail oriented person who can think critically and use analytical skills to support marketing plans and strategies

  • Experience working in a diverse, collaborative, team oriented environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working within higher education preferred; experience supporting enrollment and admissions departments 

  • WordPress or similar CMS experience 

  • Experience with Google Suite, Gmail, Google Drive, G-Suite applications

  • Experience using Canva  or other equivalent graphic design application

  • Digital Media Marketing: SEO, email marketing, remarketing/retargeting campaigns, search and display ads, banner ads (paid & organic) preferred

  • Google Ads & Analytics, Google Data Studio, Google Certifications


This position reports to the Senior Director of Enrollment. The Marketing Manager will manage any external contractors and will supervise any hired support staff (Marketing Coordinator/Specialist as well as Student Ambassadors)


Salary range: $60-$65k

Applicants should submit their resume to [email protected]


This is a full time position. Benefits include PTO and vacation time, Vanguard 403(b), health, dental, and vision insurance. Won Institute offers a flexible work environment with a hybrid work from home/in office schedule. Occasional weekend and evening hours may be required.

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or differentiation, marital status, military status, veteran’s status, or disability.

Chinese Herbal Clinic Supervisor

Position: Chinese Herbal Program Clinic Supervisor
Time: Part-time; Various shifts and times; includes on-site and telehealth (as needed) presence during CHP student clinic
Reports to: Coordinates work with Clinic Director and CHP Director
Supervises: Student Clinic Interns


Must be PA L.OM. licensed and a degree in Chinese Medicine from ACAOM accredited program. In practice for 5 or more years. Previous experience teaching or supervising is preferred. Should have experience with Microsoft Office/Google applications; experience with email and Internet communications. Proficient in visual identification of Chinese medicinal herbs and their therapeutic use. Proficient knowledge of TCM patterns, diagnosis and formulas. CPR certification and PA Child Abuse Training. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree in Chinese Medicine from ACAOM accredited program.
  • Higher education teaching experience.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Experience in Chinese herbal dispensaries
  • Knowledge of cGMP’s
  • Ability to work well independently and under supervision with a multitude of clerical tasks.
  • Experience with telehealth service provision and intern supervision

Including but not limited to

  • Assuring the provision of high-quality patient care
  • Providing education to interns
  • Measuring clinical competence of interns
  • Assuring that all legal and safety guidelines are followed
  • Supporting the function of the Institute Student Clinic

Please submit your resume or curriculum vitae to [email protected]

Acupuncture Clinic Supervisor

Position: Adjunct Faculty : Clinical Supervisor 
Time: As per the faculty contract
Reports to: Clinic Director
Supervises: Student Interns and Observers

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree in acupuncture from a school accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, or equivalent Licensed Acupuncturist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Three to five years of relevant clinical experience preferred
  • Experience in the areas of responsibility, or equivalent.
  • CPR and PA child abuse training

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in an ACAOM-accredited school

  • Clinical supervision experience in an ACAOM-accredited school

  • NCCAOM Diplomate in acupuncture


The clinical supervisor is responsible for patient safety and well-being for educating interns to be safe and effective practitioners of acupuncture. The clinic supervisor is also responsible for maintaining current licensure, Malpractice insurance, CPR training, and OSHA/HIPAA training as well as providing documentation of this in a timely manner.

Please submit your resume or curriculum vitae to [email protected]

Apply Early! Priority Deadline for All Programs March 1!