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Service-Learning & Volunteer Programs

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Service-Learning & Volunteer Programs

Office Location:
715 S. New St.
Commonwealth Hall, Lower Level
Enter at Student Health Services
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-3379
Fax: 610-430-5600

Service-Learning Faculty Associate

The Service-Learning Faculty Associate is an Alternate Work Assignment (3 credits per semester) for which WCU faculty may apply for a one-year appointment.

 

Job Description

The Service-Learning Faculty Associate works with the Director of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs in a collaborative effort between the Divisions of Academic Affairs and Student Affairs to promote, increase, and assess service-learning on campus.

Responsibilities

1. Develop strategies to strengthen existing partnerships and establish new relationships with academic departments to provide assistance to faculty with service-learning pedagogy, instructional design/course development, and access to resources

2. Coordinate service-learning faculty development opportunities and serve as Co-Chair of the Service-Learning Faculty Work Group

3. Conduct an annual assessment of service-learning, disseminate results to relevant stakeholders, and provide recommendations based on findings

4. Educate the campus community as well as community agencies on the differences between community service and service-learning courses. Link agency requests with potential service-learning courses. Initiate outreach to academic departments with little or no service-learning courses.

Current Faculty Associate

The Service-Learning Faculty Associate for the 2018-2019 academic year is Dr. Katie Solic. 

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