The Relationship between Perceived Institutional Support and Student Experience for Employer Selection, Employee Persistence, and Career Path among Community-Engaged Faculty and Staff Members

James Morgan Lewing


The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to explore the potential relationship between the employment decisions of faculty and staff members who participate in community engagement and their perceptions of organizational support for community engagement.  Findings indicated that perceptions of organizational support can influence employment decisions, especially for individuals who participated in community engagement activities as students. 


organizational support; recruitment; retention; service learning; outreach

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