Jacinta graduated with a Ph.D. in Management from the Faculty of Business and Law, Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Currently she is the Director of the President Development Centre, the training and consulting arm of the University. She was former Director of the Internship and Career Centre for six years, and Head of the Academic Bureau for three years. She was a recipient of the prestigious Endeavour Awards for higher degree by research (PhD) by the Australian Government, and the New Zealand Development Award for post graduate studies by the New Zealand government.

Jacinta has 12 years of experience as an academic and 16 years of experience in the government sector for policy development, project implementation, and handling international projects. Other than that, she also has eight years industry experience having work with telecoms industry and consulting industry.

Her research interests are in leadership; academic leadership and governance; human resource management; career management; work life balance, organizational development; training and development; and gender studies using qualitative research.


Jacinta is interested in teaching the following subjects:

  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Organisation and Management
  • Principles of HRM
  • Leadership
  • Organization Development
  • Industrial Relations
  • Performance Management
  • Career Management
  • Strategic Issues in HRM
  • Training and Development
  • Industrial Psychology.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Management) Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

  • Master of Management – Human Resource Management, Massey University Palmerston North, New Zealand

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (Graduated with Distinction), Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Development Administration Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

  • B.A. in Political Science, University of the Philippines

Publication ()

  • Arquisola, M.J. (2011). Employee participation in healthy and safe workplaces: A review of best practice interventions. Ekonomi, 2, 6, 145-170.
  • Arquisola, M.J. & Situmorang, N. (2009). Identifying the key characteristics and work expectations of GEN Y students of President University. Journal of Management, 1, 1, 25-45.
  • Surbakti, I.M. & Arquisola, M.J. (2007). Report on Wage Inquiry in the Construction Sector of the Province of Aceh, Indonesia. Jakarta: International Labour Organization.
  • Surbakti, I.M & Arquisola, M.J. (2004). Labour Standards under Decentralization and Globalisation: The Impact of the Minimum Wages Policy in West Java, Indonesia. Palmerston North, Massey University.
  • Surbakti, S., Imawan, W. & Arquisola-Surbakti, M.J. (Eds.) (1996). Maternal, infant, and under-five mortality in Indonesia. Jakarta: Biro Pusat Statistik (BPS).

Dr. Maria Jacinta Arquisola, BA, MHRM.

President University Campus, Jababeka Education Park, Jl. Ki Hajar Dewantara, Kota Jababeka, Cikarang Baru, Bekasi 17550, Indonesia.

Telephone : +62 21 8910 9762-63

Email : mjarquisola@president.ac.id