About CPSC

The Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC) is an Inter-governmental International Organization for Human Resources Development. It aims to assist its member countries in developing and enhancing their technical education systems.

CPSC maintains the active membership of 16 countries that are provided with capacity-building programs in technical and vocational education and training (TVET).

The main functions of CPSC include:
  • Provide training programs of further professional education and training to persons responsible for the planning, development, administration, and supervision of TVET and persons in key supporting roles;
  • Conduct conferences, symposia, and workshops on various aspects of TVET;
  • Manage customized programs on TVET planning, development, and evaluation;
  • Undertake research and development projects for knowledge sharing and benchmarking in TVET;
  • Assist member countries in developing their technical teacher education and training facilities;
  • Collect and disseminate information on technical education and training; and
  • Act as a facilitator of member countries in the transformation of the TVET framework by modifying the training and development strategies, program offerings, and research and development efforts.

Duties and Responsibilities of the IT Support Staff

The IT Technical and Development Staff is responsible for providing technical IT support to all staff members, and during program implementation. He/She is also in charge of the preventive maintenance and basic troubleshooting of computers and other IT equipment of the Staff College.

Specific Duties
  • Perform regular check-ups and maintenance of all desktop computers and accessories, laptops, audio/video (conference display and sound system) equipment, printing machines, and cameras;
  • Perform computer repairs and replacement of defective computer components; reformat computers and reinstall/update necessary software;
  • Perform maintenance and upgrade of local network, internet and wifi, and telephone network; ensure internet connectivity of all desktop computers at all times;
  • Record and maintain ICT equipment inventory;
  • Prepare program materials master copy, print, and bind program books, and other materials;
  • Print various documents such as periodic reports, GB materials, brochures, books, and publications, etc.;
  • Assist in preparation and administration of the CPSC learning management system (ONCOURSE) of each program;
  • Provide IT technical support during a program implementation;
  • Assist in photo and video documentation during programs and other activities;
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Qualifications and Requirements

Education and Experience
  • Diploma in Information Technology, Computer Servicing, with at least one (1) year relevant working experience; or a University Degree in any related fields of Information Technology, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering.
  • Skills and experience in multimedia development is an advantage.

Technical Competencies
  • Knowledge in computer hardware and software troubleshooting
  • Knowledge in Wired and Wireless Local Area Network Administration
  • Knowledge in Local Telephone System Administration
  • Basic knowledge in HTML and CSS
  • Ability to read, speak and write in the English Language
  • Experience and working knowledge in the content management systems or learning management system is an advantage
  • Experience or working knowledge in multimedia development is an advantage

Behavioral Competencies
  • Proven ability to prioritize workload
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Shows initiative and is proactive
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized
  • Ability to work with very little or no supervision
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills, and exhibits multi-skilling qualities
  • Responds positively to feedback
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Remains calm, in control, and good-humored even under pressure
  • Ability to understand and execute basic instructions
  • Tactful and diplomatic even in difficult situations

Core Competencies
  • Displays Honesty and Integrity
  • Displays Professionalism
  • Client-Oriented and Customer Focused
  • Collaborates and Fosters Teamwork
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills

Remuneration and Benefits
  • Starting gross monthly salary: Php 26,000 to Php 33,000 depending on the applicant’s qualifications
  • 13th-month pay
  • SSS, HDMF, Philhealth
  • HMO and accident insurance coverage
  • Daily meal allowance
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • International and local travel opportunities

Duration of Contract
An initial period of one (1) year; may be extended and/or advance to regularization and promotion to the ICT Officer position based on relevant qualifications and performance

Application Process
Interested applicants may send their duly completed Application form (click here) and Comprehensive Resume in PDF Format, via EMAIL to:

The Director General
(Subject: Application to VA03-2223 IT Assistant - [your full name])

Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education
Building Block C, Department of Education Complex
Meralco Avenue, Pasig City 1600, Philippines
E-mail: [email protected]

Deadline for Application
3 March 2023

This position is for Philippine nationals or permanent residents of the Philippines only.

Applications received via Facebook and/or with incomplete application documents will not be considered.

Only Shortlisted applicants will be notified.