Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Job Position Open at Tsegyalgar East

Tsegyalgar East is in search of a practitioner in our community interested in the Secretary position at Tsegyalgar East. The Secretary position is physically located in the Gar’s Schoolhouse in Conway, Massachusetts. This is a paid position of up to 30 hours per week at a gross hourly rate of $13. The position appointment is for up to 3 years, with renewal possible on Gakyil approval.

During Rinpoche’s visit to the Gar this past summer, 2015, He communicated His wishes for us to grow and develop our North American Dzogchen Community. For this reason, our intention is for the new incoming Secretary to spend up to half of these 30 hours working with the Tsegyalgar East Gakyil and North American community to create a foundation, centered on human connection and proactive communication, for persons newly interested in Choegyal Namkhai Norbu’s Teachings.

Responsibilities also include working with the Gakyil and local community in the daily operations of the Gar. In addition to a substantial focus on welcoming and serving as a connective and informative base for newly interested persons, specific tasks will also include:

·         Working with the Blue Gakyil on:
o   Managing Gakyil meeting agendas and taking minutes
o   Providing logistical support for local programs, courses, & practices
o   Communicating with community teachers and assisting with travel logistics and teacher care
o   Promoting open communication with the public and DCA practitioners and members
·         Working with the Red Gakyil on:
o   Documentation of scheduled inspections
o   Communicating with and keeping the Geko informed
o   Keeping list of contracts for contractors and maintenance persons
·         Working with the Yellow Gakyil on:
o   Handling Dzogchen Community of America membership
o   Collaborating with the bookkeeper/financial administrator
o   Answering questions about membership
o   Handling course registration monies

Communication, oral and written, is essential for success. The Secretary serves as a central figure and presence of Tsegyalgar East. Comfort and general knowledge of our Dzogchen Community is needed. Experienced practitioners are encouraged to apply.

Interested persons can send a letter of interest and resume to Applications are now being accepted.

Tsegyalgar East Gakyil

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