On December 19, 1949, Universitas Gadjah Mada was officially established as a national university. Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) serves as the establishment of Pancasila and the University of Trustee in Indonesia.
At the time, Universitas Gadjah Mada had only six faculties. UGM currently has 18 Faculties and one Postgraduate program, namely, master and doctoral programs. Universitas Gadjah Mada is among the oldest universities in Indonesia, located on The Bulaksumur Campus of Yogyakarta. Most faculties within Universitas Gadjah Mada consist of several majors and study programs. UGM activities, as the embodiment of Tri Dharma Higher Education, consisting of Education and Teaching, Research, and Community Service.
In addition to the establishment of faculties throughout the year, UGM also established the Head Office of Business (KPTU). KPTU consists of Directorates and Offices that help the process of implementing Tri Dharma Higher Education. The Directorate of Human Resources (DSDM) is one of eight directorates regulated within the KPTU of Universitas Gadjah Mada. Based on the regulation, the Directorate of Human Resources carries out duties, among others are to:
- develop, implement, monitor, evaluate, and develop human resource management systems.
- compile implementation instructions and technical instructions for human resource management.
- determine the policy of planning human resource needs.
- carry out reception activities, appointment, placement, development, coaching, dismissal of employees.
- coordinate and facilitate efforts and activities to improve the quality of human resources.
- prepare and coordinate the implementation of a performance evaluation system.
- prepare career development plans.
- develop reward and punishment systems.
- compile and monitor the implementation of remuneration and performance-based welfare system.
- provide technical support for the implementation of construction and the enforcement of the apparatus.
- maintain and develop integrated human resource information systems.
- develop programs and monitor the implementation of Learning and Development Center activities.
- monitor and evaluate the implementation of human resource administration.
In carrying out these various tasks, the Directorate of Human Resources organizes several functions, namely:
- planning for the human resource needs policy.
- formulating system policies and procedures for the acceptance, appointment, placement, construction, development, and dismissal of employees.
- coordinating the implementation of human resource administration.
- developing the human resource administration management system based on information technology.
- monitoring and evaluating the implementation of human resource management systems.”