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Description and Duties of the Director of Service-Learning

The Director of Service-Learning (hereafter called the Director in this document) directs and administers all operations and activities of the university's Office of Service-Learning. This office promotes student learning and development by facilitating service-learning projects in which students solve 'real-life' problems by applying theory and skills learned in the classroom. The director works with faculty, staff, students and community partners to coordinate and implement relevant service-learning projects. S/he serves as a university liaison to the community. The director serves on the University of Louisiana System Council on Service-Learning and is responsible for disseminating pertinent information about resources, projects, and professional development opportunities for NSU faculty and staff. The director is also responsible for administering the UL-System's annual service-learning survey. S/he serves on the university's Academic & Student Affairs Council as well as the University Retention and Internship Committees. The Office is housed under Student Affairs. The director is responsible for other duties as assigned including academic advising and teaching at the undergraduate level.