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Welcome to HR
The Office of Human Resources is responsible for the development of personnel policies and procedures. It also administers personnel functions including the employment process, position classification, record keeping, wage and salary administration, employee benefits, training and counseling. It is our vision to position the University of Dayton as an employer of choice by attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse, well-qualified, and effective workforce, guided by Catholic and Marianist values and traditions. Our mission is to be a customer-oriented human resources management provider committed to identifying and implementing best practices, policies, and programs that contribute to our being a Catholic leader in higher education. Our values & beliefs include:
- People are the most valuable asset of the University.
- People should be supported in doing a good job.
- People deserve to be treated with dignity and respected for their talents and for who they are.
- People need a work/life balance.
- People need to be recognized and compensated appropriately.
- People should be provided with opportunities to grow professionally, personally, and spiritually.
- Diverse people who come together in community create strong, vital organizations that benefit all.
- Catholic and Marianist values should permeate HR policies and procedures.
- HR must strive for balance in advising supervisors and advocating for employees.
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Your Benefits At UD
As a Catholic leader in higher education, the University of Dayton is a great place to making a living...and to make a life. Family-friendly, flexible benefits bring balance to your work...and the rest of your life. Whether you're just beginning your professional career, focused on the needs of a growing family or concerned with building a secure retirement, the University of Dayton offers a rich benefit plan designed to help you achieve your goals.
Our comprehensive benefit programs include medical, dental and vision plans; life insurance coverage for you and your dependents; flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care expenses; short term and long term disability plans; tuition remission benefits; and paid holidays, sick leave and vacation time.
To learn more about the options that are available to you, click the link in the For More Information box that best describes your role at the University
Compensation Philosophy at UD
The University of Dayton strives to have a compensation philosophy that is consistent with our mission as a Catholic/Marianist institution. It is our goal to be competitive with the market and provide for internal equity among employees. Our goal is to attract and retain faculty and staff who are:
- Supports the mission
Employees of the University can view compensation data by logging in with LDAP user name and password.
The Employee Relations staff is committed to promoting positive working relationships and effective communication among employees, working to increase employee morale, ensuring fair employment practices, and creating, implementing, and revising policies, procedures, and programs that are fair and accurate to all employees, to enhance the working environment.
The Employee Relations staff offers assistance in a variety of ways including:
- Providing advice and consultation in matters relating to policies and procedures
- Providing advice on how to manage performance and conduct issues
- Serving as adviser to employees in negotiating workplace conflicts
- Providing clear channels/processes for complaints and grievances
- Guiding and counseling managers with regard to routine people management issues, and serving as a high-level internal consultant regarding complex people management issues
- Obtaining information through exit interviews, climate surveys and general employee feedback sessions and using the data to assist in the creation of a more positive work environment
The University of Dayton - a great place to make a living and a life!
The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a Top Ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.
As Ohio's largest private institution of higher education, we have an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, including more than 7,100 full-time undergraduates. The university employs approximately 2,600 full-time and part-time faculty and staff.
Current job openings are posted daily online at jobs.udayton.edu. The University offers regular full- and part-time employment as well as temporary or casual employment opportunities. If you are a student at the University of Dayton and would like additional information about student employment opportunities, please visit Student Employment. For information about current faculty positions at the University, please visit the Associate Provost for Faculty and Administrative Affairs.
To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, persons with disabilities and veterans.
University of Dayton Nondiscrimination Policy
The University of Dayton does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status in the planning and administration of its admissions policies, educational programs, scholarships, loans, and other financial aid, athletic and other school-administered programs, services, and activities, or in employment. For more information, please see Notice of Nondiscrimination (pdf).
Learning & Development
In keeping with its Catholic and Marianist traditions, the University of Dayton is committed to the growth and development of its employees as reflected in our critical leadership competency of developing professional and technical skills. Through its own training/education programs and by funding other continuing education programs offered on campus, Learning & Development supports and encourages employees in their career development activities, including skills training and professional development.
Our commitment to fostering an environment of outstanding performance and lifelong learning is found in the Learning & Development policy in the Policies & Procedures handbook.
Learning & Organizational Development Manager
Available Resources for youThe Employee Resources tab serves to bring together many areas of the Human Resources website that are important to employees. You will be able to find forms, access handbooks, review policies, and check out discounts offered to UD employees. This information will help to answer questions you may have about working at the University of Dayton.
We are here to assist you
The Office of Human Resources is located in St. Mary's Hall rooms 118 and 315. Our main reception area is located in room 118 along with staffing, compensation, data processing and benefits. Learning and development, employee relations, HRIS, and the VP of Human Resources are located in room 315. To contact us, please call 937-229-2541 or fax at 937-229-2009. Please direct all correspondence to our main office at: