As part of the University's function to provide quality service, he DHVSU Administrative Services Office held an orientation for 164 newly-hired faculty and non-teaching staff on August 13, 2019 at the University Hostel.

Hosted by Mr. Plato B. Mercado of the Laboratory High School, the half-day event was focused on giving the attendees a glimpse on what to expect in their career as new members of the DHVSU community. Of the 164 new-hires, who are mostly faculty members, 26 are from the College of Arts and Sciences, five (5) from the College of Business, six (6) from the College of Computing Studies, 17 from the College of Education, 15 from the College of Engineering and Architecture, four (4) from the College of Hospitality Management, four (4) from the College of Industrial Technology, 17 from the College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, two (2) from the Laboratory High School, 11 from the Sto. Tomas Campus, eight (8) from the Lubao Campus, 17 from the Mexico Campus, nine (9) from the Porac Campus, and 23 non-academic personnel.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs Engr. Reden M. Hernandez kicked off the program proper with an eloquent welcome message, after which Engr. Rohel S. Serrano, Vice President for Administrative Services, was called upon to expound on the University’s mission and vision.

Later, Prof. Anna C. Dayrit, Chief Administrative Officer, introduced the University’s Administrative Council and laid out the school’s rules and regulations for employees along with the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (RA 6713), the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007 (RA 9485) and the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018 (RA 11032). Further details on remuneration and benefits were clarified as well. She also explained DHVSU’s Balanced Scorecard, where an employee gets points for their progress in instruction, research and development, community service, management of resources and student welfare development, while at the same time upholding the University’s core values that includes professionalism, good governance, excellence, gender sensitivity and disaster resiliency.

Next, Dr. Riza B. Lintag, Dean of the College of Education presented the Standard Operating Procedure for the Teaching Profession and imparted knowledge on effective teaching, communication skills, and classroom excellence.

Mr. Luisito B. Reyes, Dean of the College of Business Studies, subsequently took the podium to talk about classroom management and the Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession, followed by Mr. Ranie B. Canlas, Vice President for Research, Extension and Training, who emphasized the importance of research, as well as extension and training services, in today’s setting.

Afterwards, Dr. Dolores T. Quiambao, Vice President for Student Affairs and Services and Dean of the Graduate School, familiarized the newly-hired workforce with the University’s Gender and Development Department, along with its objectives, services and activities. This was followed by an overview of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 and the University’s take on it by Mr. Jayson G. Magat, the school’s Public Information Officer.

The orientation closed with a message from the Vice President for Administration and Finance, Dr. Reynaldo C. Nicdao, read by Prof. Dayrit.

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