Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

Functions. The Extension Service Office is tasked to perform the following specific functions:

  • Carry out the extension service function of the University Implement policies, guidelines and mechanisms in performing extension service
  • Manage the University's Extension Service Program
  • Conduct research on the varied aspects of the extension service and its management
  • Create effective mechanisms that ensure productive extension service
  • Establish partnership with industries and government and non-government agencies and organizations for the attainment of sustainable development and economic upliftment
  • Develop and implement a continuing program of skills enhancement for extension workers
  • Augment the University's budgetary provision for extension service by tapping external sources of funds
Objectives

  • To formulate and implement an effective mechanism for planning, policy-making, financing, management, monitoring and assessment of the Extension Service of the University
  • To build and enhance the technological capabilities of the faculty for more effective extension service
  • To produce functionally literate, useful, self-reliant, and innovative citizens imbued with the values necessary to become effective members of a democratic society
  • To produce citizens who are equipped with vocational/ livelihood/technical skills that ensure productivity
  • To maximize the transfer of research-based technologies in the service areas
  • To create an environment that fosters dynamic involvement of the University, government and non-government organizations, and industrial establishments in developing the depressed communities
Duties and Responsibilities of the Extension Service Office Personnel

-The President. The President, being the Chairman of the Extension Service Council, provides leadership in creating an atmosphere that ensures a functional and productive Extension Service Program.

-The Vice President for Research, Development and Extension. The following are his/her duties and responsibilities related to extension service:

  • Serve as the Vice-Chairman of the Extension Service Council in coordination with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Vice President for Administration and Finance
  • Implement, monitor and evaluate institutional polices and plans pertaining to Extension Service
  • Supervise the Director for Extension Service in planning, implementing and evaluating the Extension Service Program
  • Perform other functions pertinent to extension service as may be necessary
The Director for Extension Services. The following are his/her duties and responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and measure the socio-economic impact of implemented extension PAPs and trainings in the University
  • Recommend appropriate measures to improve the implementation and monitoring of extension PAPs and training
  • Recommend the adoption of extension methodologies found suitable to specific PAPs
  • Evaluate specific extension PAPs and training, and coordinate with concerned campuses / colleges / schools /departments and external agencies in their implementation
  • Review and develop the University's integrated extension program on the basis of approved policies and guidelines
  • Direct, supervise and participate in the formulation and design of proposed extension PAPs and trainings
  • Direct, supervise and participate in the implementation of extension PAPs and training
  • Direct, supervise and participate in the preparation and dissemination of appropriate extension and training materials
  • Direct, supervise and participate in the development of procedures and techniques in determining and assessing community/ institutional / industry training needs
  • Direct, supervise and participate in the formulation of training curricula
  • Provide technical assistance to LGUs and NGOs on extension PAPs through formal and informal lectures and actual demonstrations
  • Act as resource person in training programs conducted by government and private institutions
  • Coordinate and/or establish linkages with other agencies for the purpose of tapping assistance/resources
  • Ensure effective extension service and training delivery
  • Direct, supervise and participate in the conduct of the community needs assessment, and research in line with extension service
  • Submit to the VPRDE report of completed and ongoing extension PAPs and other necessary reports
The Assistant Director, Office for Community Development Services. The following are his/ her duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the formulation and design of extension PAPs and training
  • Participate in the implementation of planned / proposed extension PAPs and in the conduct of training
  • Participate in the preparation and dissemination of extension PAPs and training materials
  • Provide technical assistance to agencies, LGUs and NGOs on Community Services through formal and informal lectures and actual demonstrations
  • Coordinate and/or establish linkages with other agencies operating in Community Services for the purpose of tapping assistance/resources and ensuring effective service delivery
  • Participate in the evaluation of the different extension PAPs and trainings
  • Recommend appropriate measures to improve the implementation of extension PAPs and training
  • Participate in the development of procedures and techniques in determining and assessing community/organizational training needs
  • Participate in the formulation of training curricula for Community Services
The Assistant Director, Office for Institutional and Industry Development Services. The following are his/her duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the formulation and design of extension PAPs and training
  • Participate in the implementation of planned/proposed extension PAPs and in the conduct of training
  • Participates in the preparation and dissemination of extension PAPs and training materials
  • Provides technical assistance to agencies, LGUs and NGOs on Institutional and Industry Linkages Programs through formal and informal lectures and actual demonstrations
  • Coordinate and/or establish linkages with other agencies operating in Institutional and Industry Linkages Program for the purpose of tapping assistance/resources and ensuring effective service delivery
  • Participate in the evaluation of the different extension PAPs and trainings
  • Recommend appropriate measures to improve the implementation of extension PAPs and training
  • Participate in the development of procedures and techniques in determining and assessing community/organizational training needs
  • Participate in the formulation of training curricula for Institutional and Industry Linkages Programs
The Assistant Director, Office for Gender and Development. The following are his/her duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the formulation and design of extension PAPs and training
  • Participate in the implementation of planned/proposed extension PAPs and in the conduct of training
  • Participate in the preparation and dissemination of extension PAPs and training materials
  • Provides technical assistance to agencies, LGUs and NGOs on Gender and Development Programs through formal and informal lectures and actual demonstrations
  • Coordinate and/or establish linkages with other agencies operating in Gender and Development Program for the purpose of tapping assistance/resources and ensuring effective service delivery
  • Participate in the evaluation of the different extension PAPs and trainings
  • Recommend appropriate measures to improve the implementation of extension PAPs and training
  • Participate in the development of procedures and techniques in determining and assessing community/organizational training needs
  • Prepare all the necessary reports pertaining to Gender and Development and other related programs for submission to higher offices and external agencies
  • Participate in the formulation of training curricula for Gender and Development Programs
The Campus Extension Heads. The following are their duties and responsibilities:

  • Initiate the planning, implementation and evaluation of extension PAPs in their respective campuses
  • Supervise the extension coordinators in the implementation and evaluation of extension PAPs
  • Assist the Deans in creating an atmosphere conductive to active and enthusiastic involvement of the faculty and students in implementing extension PAPs
  • Conduct research-related extension service
  • Perform other functions pertinent to extension service
The College Extension Coordinators. The following are their duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of extension PAPs in their respective college
  • Prepare and submit proposals and consolidated reports on extension PAPs of the college
  • Act as liaison between the College/Department and the community, including external agencies on matters regarding community and extension services
  • Perform other functions pertinent to extension service