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Welcome to HR

The Office of Human Resources is committed to being a customer-oriented, human resources partner implementing best practices, policies, and programs that contribute to the University's mission.  We offer expertise through our work in the functional areas of human resources including employment services and risk, benefits and compensation, employee relations, learning and development, human resources operations, human resources information systems, and more.  We contribute to the goal of being a Catholic leader in higher education through these efforts, and by helping to balance the needs of our individual community members and those of the institution as a whole.

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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

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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:

  • Diverse
  • Well-qualified
  • Supports the mission

Employees of the University can view compensation data by logging in with LDAP user name and password.

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Employee Relations

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
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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).

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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. 

Celine O'Neill
Learning & Organizational Development Manager

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Available Resources for you

The 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.
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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, which is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, is located in room 118 along with staffing, data processing, learning and development and benefits.  Compensation, employee relations, HRIS, and the Vice President 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:

University of Dayton
Office of Human Resources
St. Mary's Hall RM 118
Dayton, Ohio 45469-1614