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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 (in this case the Middle States Commission on Higher Education) and the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). The Won Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

OPEN POSITIONS

COORDINATOR FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES /
CONTINUING EDUCATION IN ACUPUNCTURE AND ORIENTAL MEDICINE

Description

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies, the only regionally accredited Buddhist institution of higher education on the east coast, seeks applicants for the part-time position of Coordinator of Professional Development Activities / Continuing Education in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Position Requirements

The Coordinator of PDA will organize and manage at least four (4) Professional Development workshops for licensed acupuncturists and OM practitioners every year. The Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Development and Marketing to ensure that these revenue-generating activities are advertised widely across the state and the region.

The successful candidate will hold a master’s degree in acupuncture from an ACAOM accredited institution and be currently licensed as a practitioner in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The practitioner should also be certified and/or endorsed in Oriental Medicine.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable record of successful workshop and event coordination as well as a history of working closely with the state-level professional association (APA). Candidates should have a thorough understanding of Pennsylvania regulations as they affect the practices of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and be proficient in spoken and written communications and the use of social and other forms of digital media.

The Coordinator will report directly to the Academic Dean. The Coordinator will work closely with the Institute Registrar to ensure the proper transcripting of PDA / CEU units and hours and to make certain that all participants receive their signed certificates in a timely fashion. The Coordinator will also work with the Institute Budget Officer to ensure that billing of participants and payment of presenters take place efficiently and quickly.  

The position will require between eight and ten hours of commited work each month. Weekday hours will be flexible and much of the work can be done remotely. The position will also require that the Coordinator be onsite at the Institute to assist with the registration and management of PDAs and other continuing education activities (sometimes on weekends and evenings). The position pays $5000.00 for ten months and will additionally remunerate the Coordinator at a rate of 10% of net profits realized from participant registrations.

The Won Institute of Graduate Studies admits students and employs staff 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.

Please submit a cover letter and current curriculum vitae with three professional recommendations to: [email protected] on or before Friday, November 16th.

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