Maximizing Your Potential
Notre Dame seeks to foster an environment of outstanding performance and lifelong learning through several professional development programs.
Skillport is an online professional development resource available to all benefit-eligible faculty and staff. The Skillport library contains thousands of courses, video programs, books and other materials that can be accessed from any web-connected computer.
The University offers all staff and faculty a full schedule of professional development workshops every fall, winter/spring & summer. Topics include Business Skills, Communications, Teamwork, Leadership, and more.
These multi-day programs and training workshops offer more in-depth development of interpersonal, professional, supervisory and management skills.
Career Services for Notre Dame Staff offers tools and resources to assist Notre Dame employees in determining their interests, exploring their career strategy, developing their professional skills, and searching for the right fit in their career.
The Learning at Work Academy is a multi-approach education program designed to encourage personal and career development for employees at all levels. Programs include the Computer Skills Training program, the English as a New Language (ENL) program, the High School Equivalency (formerly GED) program, the IVY Tech Community College program, and the Literacy program.
The University encourages the development of employees and managers through several Performance and Feedback Programs. The Performance Management program encourages growth by establishing individual development goals for non-faculty employees. The University also offers 360° Assessments and Upward Feedback programs to help managers and supervisors gain valuable insights and set development goals.
eNDeavor is the University’s online talent management system. eNDeavor integrates performance management, individual development planning, learning and talent profiles to assist with an individual’s career growth.
The Notre Dame Rotation Program develops current staff to take on greater leadership responsibilities in the University. Participants experience three six-month assignments in different departments across campus. These assignments allow the participants to learn about the university from a new perspective while providing valuable work to the host department.
Learn about our current Leadership Rotation Program Cohort