Announcing the search for a new Director of the Museum

Announcing the search for a new Director of the Museum
Florante A. Cruz

The search for the new Director of the UPLB Museum of Natural History is now ongoing! The Search Committee is now inviting stakeholders to nominate potential candidates for the position.

Who may nominate?

  • Personnel of the unit
  • Curators, students and other stakeholders of the unit
  • Alumni of the unit

Who may be nominated?

The nominee must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • Five (5) years of satisfactory service to the University, or equivalent experience
  • Commitment to the University and to the unit
  • Unquestionable moral integrity
  • Leadership qualities, and administrative or managerial capability
  • Professional maturity

When is the nomination period?

Nominations will be accepted from January 15 to 22, 2021

What are the nomination documents needed?

  1. Nomination letter
  2. Three-page summary of curriculum vitae of nominee
  3. Vision and plans for MNH of nominee

The hard copy of the nomination documents shall be submitted to OVCRE Annex Building until January 21, 2021, 5:00 PM. The e-copy of the nomination papers shall be emailed to [email protected]

What is the schedule of the whole search process?

Please be guided by the schedule of activities below: 

1. Meeting of Search Committee to schedule meetings, consultations and other activities January 15, 2021 (Friday)1:00 PMOVCRE Annex/Zoom
2. End of Term Report (2015-2021) of the MNH Director January 19, 2021 (Tuesday)3:00 PM Via Zoom
3. Submission of nominations to the Search Committee Members January 15-21, 20215:00 PMOVCRE Annex
4. Presentation by the nominees of their visions, plans, programs and priorities for MNHJanuary 22, 2021 (Friday)2:00 PMVia Zoom
5. Interview with the selected MNH constituents, (Curators, REPS, administrative staff and other stakeholders) by the Search CommitteeJanuary 26-27, 2021(Tuesday & Wednesday)1:00 – 5:00 PMOVCRE Annex/Zoom
6. Interview with the nominees by the Search Committee  January 29, 2021 (Friday) 2:00 PMOVCRE Annex/Zoom
7. Consolidation of information by the Search CommitteeFebruary 1-10, 2021
8. Preparation of the report by the Search CommitteeFebruary 11-14, 2021
9. Submission of report to the ChancellorFebruary 15, 2021 (Monday) 

Who can be contacted for further questions?

You may get in touch with the following members of the Search Committee or email the recording Secretary, Ms. Ruth M. Almario at [email protected]

Members of the Search Committee

  1. Dr. Merdelyn C. Lit, OVCRE, Chair
  2. Dr. Edwino S. Fernando, CFNR, Member
  3. Prof. Jerry R. Yapo, DHum, CAS,  Member
  4. Dr. Mary Grace B. Dacuma, IBS-CAS,  Member
  5. Ms. Visitacion C.  Huelgas, IPB-CAFS, Member
  6. Mr. Noel H. Tan Gana, BIOTECH, Member
  7. Ms. Ruth M. Almario, OVCRE, Secretary

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