Announcement, UP Vargas Museum

Museum Assistant Position

The University of the Philippines Vargas Museum announces the opening for a:


LOCATION: Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines-Diliman

A non-UP contractual position reporting directly to the Curator.

The MUSEUM ASSISTANT will perform the following tasks:
1. Front desk duties including (but not limited to) receiving guests at registration, responding to queries, and answering phone calls
2. Prepare monthly visitor profile and survey reports
3. Consolidate e-mail addresses from guest books for input in electronic mailing lists
4. Oversee the Museum Shop
5. Accomplish financial reports for gate passes and museum shop items
6. Assist in preparing and installing of artworks and wall texts for exhibits
7. Assist in receiving, dismantling, and packing artworks and other objects for temporary exhibits
8. Assist in group tours and invigilation of the ground floor galleries of the Museum
9. Do daily rounds in the exhibition spaces to check on captions, lights, and other logistical details
10. Maintain the Vargas bulletin board at the Faculty Center
11. Other duties instructed by the Curator

1. Must have a background in Art Studies/ Humanities/ or museum work
2. Civil service eligibility sub-professional/ professional is an advantage
3. Must have good interpersonal skills
4. Must be proficient in MS applications

1. Cover letter stating interest in the position. Please address the letter to:

The Curator
Jorge B. Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center
Roxas Avenue, University of the Philippines-Diliman

2. CV or resume with recent photo

Please hand in the requirements at the Reception Desk of the Vargas Museum or e-mail This position is urgent.


About Jorge B. Vargas Museum

It aims to preserve its collection donated by Jorge B. Vargas and conducts research, exhibitions, publications, and educational programs. The Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center houses a museum, archives, and library devoted to the Philippine history, art, and culture from the late 19th century until the post-war era. Its main beneficiaries are students, faculty, researchers and scholars of the Philippines and Asia.


5 thoughts on “Museum Assistant Position

  1. Hi! Is there a vacant position right now?

    Posted by Cha | February 4, 2015, 12:16 pm
  2. Is there a vacant position right now?

    Posted by Jek | March 16, 2012, 3:40 pm
  3. The application period for the Museum Assistant position has passed. Thank you for your submissions. Our gratitude also to those who helped us disseminate the announcement.

    Posted by Jorge B. Vargas Museum | October 20, 2010, 10:03 am

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