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Job Opportunities July 2021

The Jose Rizal Memorial State University – Katipunan Campus is delighted to announce for the opening of its vacant Plantilla Positions for Instructor I (Salary Grade 12-Annual Salary of 312,624).

We are in need of the following:

For the College of Business and Management

  1. One(1) Master of Business Administration

For the College of Agriculture and Forestry:

  1. One(1) Master in Forestry or Allied Programs
  2. One(1) Master in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering or Allied Programs

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and send to the address below not later than July 27, 2021.

  1. Original Copy of fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-size picture (CS Form 212 rev 2017) which can be downloaded at
  2. Certified true copy of Performance Rating in the present position for one(1) year (if applicable)
  3. Certified true copy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license; and
  4. Certified true copy of Transcipt of Records.


QUALIFIED APPLICANTS are advised to hand in or send through courier/email their application to:


University President

Jose Rizal Memorial State University System

Sta. Cruz, Dapitan City, Zamboanga del Norte



Campus Administrator

JRMSU Katipunan Campus

Brgy. Dos, Katipunan, Zamboanga del Norte


Please see image below for more information.

The New Normal for Ilustrados


  • Passengers are encouraged to adhere to the three components of the government’sprotocols on the resumption of operation of Public Utility Vehicles on areas declared under the more relaxed General Community Quarantine (GCQ) – safety, capacity, and
  • Passengers are encouraged to have their own hand sanitizers or alcohol.
  • Passengers are encouraged to wear face masks at all times.
  • Passengers are encouraged to sit one seat apart from each other. For tricycles or motor cabs there should only be up to two passengers per ride.
  • Passengers are encouraged to pay through “contact-less” or “no touch” method such as but not limited to wearing of hand gloves.



  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to maintain physical distancing while in their boarding houses.
  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to wear face masks outside and/or even inside their boarding houses.
  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to go outside their boarding houses only when necessary i.e. leaving for school/work, buying necessities such as foods and medicines, and emergency matters.
  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to maintain cleanliness at all times.
  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to disinfect frequently touched surfaces in their boarding houses such as door knobs, tables, chairs, and the likes.
  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to avoid convergence.



  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to purchase foods from food centers through “contact-less” methods only such as takeout and/or delivery services.
  • When at a restaurant or food center, students and/or employees are encouraged to maintain physical distancing and wearing of masks.
  • Students and/or employees should make sure that food center utensils are properly disinfected. For example, make sure that spoons and forks are doused with hot water.



  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to buy only the necessary supplies.
  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to maintain physical distancing and wearing of masks while in public places.
  • Students and/or employees are encouraged to follow the protocols and guidelines set by the establishments i.e. supermarkets, grocery stores, or public markets. For example, washing of hands and checking of body temperature before entering an establishment.



  • Students and/or employees are required to wear face mask
  • Students and/or employees must maintain physical distancing while entering the university premises.
  • Students and/or employees must sanitize their hands upon entering the university
  • Students and/or employees must undergo the thermal scanning procedure upon entering the university premises.




Office Transactions:

  • Clients are required to wear face mask and have proper hand sanitation before making any office transactions.
  • Physical distancing must be strictly observed. One-meter-apart distance must be strictly observed.
  • One-transaction-at-a-time must be strictly observed.
  • To minimize close contacts, transactions may be done at the office windows.


Inter-office Communication:

  • To reduce physical contact among employees, offices are advised to gradually adapt paperless communication limiting to only those which require original signatures of office heads.
  • Office Heads are advised to create a Skype account for inter-office communication.
  • Every now and then, ZOOM Meeting software and application shall be used for virtual meetings.


Classroom Utilization:

  • Professors and Students are encouraged to wear face masks inside the classrooms.
  • Professors and Students are encouraged to have their own hand sanitizers or alcohol and must sanitize their hands before entering the classroom.
  • Physical distancing must be strictly observed inside the classroom. A two-meter physical distance must be observed.
  • Students must only report to class on his/her designated schedule. Loitering along corridors, pathways and the likes is strictly prohibited after classes.
  • Disinfection after every class is encouraged.
  • Students who show signs and symptoms such as cough, fever, and colds must not attend his/her class and must inform their professor about it.

Source: JRMSU Main Campus

RIE – Singapore confers JRMSU prexy Senior Fellow

Dr. Edgar S. Balbuena

Last year, the President of this University was conferred FRIEDr and Fellow of the Royal Institute of Management (FRIM); this year, he clinched another title.

Dr. Edgar S. Balbuena, a full-fledged professor and President of Jose Rizal Memorial State University (JRMSU) was conferred Senior Fellow of the Royal Institute of Education (RIE) – Singapore.

The award was given by RIE-Singapore in recognition of Dr. Balbuena’s remarkable platform for higher education global networking and collaboration through information, technology, knowledge, ideas and skills exchange.

The awarding was held during the 8th Global Congress & Conferment Ceremony at the JKKN Auditorium, Sabah National Culture & Arts Complex, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia on August 12, 2016.

Source: JRMSU Main Campus

JRMSU became the first MikroTik Academy in Zamboanga Peninsula

MikroTik is a Latvian company which was founded in 1996 to develop routers and wireless ISP systems.

MikroTik Academies are educational institutions such as universities, technical schools, colleges, vocational schools, and other educational institutions offering semester time based Internet networking courses for their academic students using MikroTik RouterOS as a learning tool.

JRMSU main campus hosted MikroTik Certified Academy Trainer’s Course (MTCAT) held at 4 in 1 laboratory, JRMSU main campus, Dapitan City on October 29 – 31, 2016 and November 3 – 7, 2016

As part of the school’s vision to provide holistic, productive and globally competent graduates, Jose Rizal Memorial State University strives to build quality partnership with established institutions like MikroTik. In the field of information technology JMRSU made an essential stride with its ties with the institution.

Dr. Lanioso takes seat as new University VPAA

As mandated by Memorandum Order No. 102, Series of 2014, Dr. Aida O. Lanioso took her seat as the new Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) of Jose Rizal Memorial State University (JRMSU) effective October 3, 2014.
Dr. Lanioso
FRESH BREAKTHROUGH. Dr. Aida Lanioso gives her first speech as JRMSU’s new VPAA during the Main Campus’ flag raising ceremony.

Dr. Lanioso, 55, was introduced by Prof. Jay D. Telen, Dean of Student Affairs and Services (DSAS), on October 13 during the flag raising ceremony with the presence of Dr. Edgar S. Balbuena, University President, and Dr. Evelyn Campiseño, Vice President for Research, Extension and Development.

As the newly-designated VPAA, Dr. Lanioso is expected to carry out all educational policies, programs and projects as well as the supervision of the curriculum development of the University. Furthermore, it is also the VPAA‘s duty to attend the meetings of the Academic Council in the absence of the University President, and to oversee the campus administrators, deans and directors of JRMSU.

“I will really work hard so that the students will be provided with quality services. I will start building relationships with the faculty. I will encourage them to perform and give their full commitment as catalyst of change and take part in molding the stu-dents in preparation for their lives,” Dr. Lanioso stated.

Whence, Dr. Lanioso earned her degree in Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education (BSAE) at Zamboanga del Norte Agricultural College (ZNAC) in 1979, took her Master‘s Degree in Agricultural Technology Education at Central Mindanao State University (CMSU) in 1992, and graduated as Doctor of Education at Jose Rizal Memorial State College (JRMSC) –Dapitan in 2008.

In addition, the aforementioned VPAA became the former dean of the College of Agriculture in JRMSU-Katipunan for almost ten years, and the Campus administrator of the same school for five years.

“I will be working together with the deans of different colleges and with the directors under my stewardship to provide quality education, and to attain the vision and mission of the University,” Dr. Lanioso said in an interview.

Source: JRMSU Main Campus