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Job Opportunity @ UP CIDS: Senior Office Assistant

The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) is looking for one (1) Senior Office Assistant under a Contract of Service, with a monthly rate of Php 32,399.84 (gross).  Application deadline is 7 February 2024.

Duties and Responsibilities

Core Functions (Finance):

    • Assist with processing salaries of UP CIDS programs and core staff
    • Assist with monitoring the progress of finance and administrative documents in the University Information System (UIS) and Document Routing System (DRS)
    • Track the status of Disbursement Vouchers (DVs)
    • Assist with updating the LIB monitoring sheet
    • Assist with updating the Finance monitoring sheet
    • Assist with 2021-present LIB and Research Monitoring

Support Functions (Administrative):

    • Assist with records management of finance documents (digital and hard copies)
    • Assist with correcting DV attachments when necessary
    • Assist in daily administrative operations
    • Assist with Personnel Records Management
    • Perform other pertinent duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director


  • Possess a strong knowledge of government accounting, financial processes, and systems
  • Has a degree in business administration, accounting, finance, or other related fields
  • At least two years of experience in administrative and financial management

Terms and Work Set-Up

  • Contract may be finalized sometime in March 2024. Applicants should be ready to report to work then.
  • Contract ends June 2024, and may then be renewed every six months thereafter, subject to performance review and/or necessity of UP CIDS.
  • Work is face-to-face, Mondays to Fridays, 8 working hours a day

How to Apply

Interested applicants may send the following requirements to [email protected]:

    • Letter of intent addressed to Rosalie Arcala Hall, Ph.D., Executive Director, UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies;
    • Curriculum Vitae with work and character references; and
    • CSC eligibility (if available)
    • Recommendation letter from supervisor or peer/colleague


The UP Center for Integrative and Development Studies (UP CIDS) is a policy research unit of the University that is mandated to encourage collaborative and rigorous research addressing issues of national significance. Download all UP CIDS publications for free.