Career Opportunities

SEARCA is seeking to appoint a non-Filipino Southeast Asian leader to the position of Deputy Director for Programs (DDP). Reporting to and supporting the Director, s/he will provide strategic leadership and direction to SEARCA’s Program, ensuring high quality, responsive, and timely implementation of the core programs of the Center, particularly in the areas of education, research, innovation, technology transfer, and knowledge management. The DDP will be a key player in driving innovation and industry engagement and ensuring the delivery of the program agenda to meet the Center’s new vision of academe-research industry interconnectivity.

Posted at the SEARCA Headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, the DDP will be supported by the heads of the following: Education and Collective Learning Department, Research and Thought Leadership Department, Emerging Innovation for Growth Department, and Applied Knowledge Resources Unit.

Responsible for all areas related to the general marketing, maintenance, and operations of  SEARCA's lodging, housing, and conference facilities; directs and oversees all activities and functions of the Facilities Management Unit, including but not limited to front office and room operations, guest services, tenant requirements, laundry and housekeeping services, events management and catering.

Regular position Facilities Management Unit (FMU)

Identity, conceptualize, and develop project proposals/bids including all necessary support activities and tasks to concretize and materialize the project; when required, provide technical assistance in the monitoring and/or implementation of the project including dissemination of results. 

Regular position Project Development and Technical Services (PDTS)