Solomon Fantaw (Assistant Professor)
Director, Community Services Directorate
Phone: +251937402246
Email: or

Responsibility of the Directorate

  • Coordinates all community services organized at the university level.
  • Support and follow up the community service providers under 11 College/institute/ Faculty and School and Community service provision centers like free legal aid centers, youth centers, etc. of the university.
  • Ensures that the implementation of community service activities in line with the university’s core missions and objectives
  • Ensures that the communities are primary beneficiaries of the planned and executed community services.
  • Organize workshops, forums, symposia, exhibitions & consultative meetings, related to issues of community services.
  • Assessing the community service needs, and check the quality of the service.
  • Coordinate and create conducive environment for community service provision
  • Build institutional capacity for productive and sustainable community service delivery
  • Develop working documents, and guidelines/standards/forms appropriate for implementation of community service
  • Facilitate necessary material, financial and institutional conditions for planning and implementation of community service
  • Facilitate short term trainings for the staff under his/her supervision, and provide feedback
  • Perform other tasks given from the Community Service Executive Director