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Wellness Center screenings now available, on-campus screenings begin Aug. 20

Published: Tue Aug 5, 2014 at 08:00AM

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Take charge, check up, and cash in!

Health screenings are now available at the Notre Dame Wellness Center, and on-campus screenings by Memorial Health and Lifestyle begin August 20.

Benefit eligible faculty and staff who complete a screening and Your HRQ by Nov. 7 will receive an automatic $120 credit Read full article

Free High School Equivalency Diploma classes for staff

Published: Mon Aug 4, 2014 at 06:00PM

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Formerly the GED program, this preparation program will help employees obtain the skills and knowledge needed to complete the High School Equivalency Diploma examination. All courses are taught on Notre Dame’s campus by South Bend Community School Corporation instructors. Read full article

English as a New Language (ENL) classes for staff

Published: Mon Aug 4, 2014 at 05:00PM

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ND.jobs upgrade and transition set for Sept. 2

Published: Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00AM

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On the evening of September 2, 2014, the University will upgrade the applicant tracking system that drives the University’s employment website, ND.jobs (http://nd.jobs). The upgrade is expected to bring a better user experience to applicants and improve the candidate review process for University users.

Because no data will migrate from the outgoing system to the new system, the upgrade will require a period of transition between the two. The current system will close on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, and the new system will go live Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

Read more about impacts to applicants and University users. Read full article

August Be Well Series: Reducing Future Risks (cont'd)

Published: Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 08:00AM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Read full article

Notre Dame named Great College to Work For

Published: Mon Jul 21, 2014 at 07:00AM

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2014 is University’s sixth consecutive year on honor roll

For the sixth year in a row, the University of Notre Dame has been named to the honor roll of Great Colleges to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

The Great Colleges program is the premier recognition program in higher education. The results, released today in The Chronicle’s annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than 43,000 employees at 278 colleges and universities. The primary factor in determining whether an institution received recognition as a Great College to Work for was the employee feedback.

Read more at News.nd.edu Read full article

Wellness Center’s patient portal adds features

Published: Tue Jul 1, 2014 at 03:00PM

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The Notre Dame Wellness Center recently added several features to its online patient portal (wellnesscenter.nd.edu). The new tools and links make the website a more comprehensive resource for patients seeking to manage their care.

“Our goal is to make the portal more robust and bring its features in line with Notre Dame’s culture of wellness,” says chronic condition management nurse Maureen Jamieson, “not just by providing care, but by helping patients take charge.” Just as the Wellness Center’s Medical Home model coordinates more of a patient’s care under one roof, Jamieson says, Read full article

Reminder to parents: apply now for fall tuition benefit

Published: Tue Jul 1, 2014 at 11:00AM

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A reminder to parents using the portable tuition benefit for their children: now is the time to submit your tuition benefit application for the Fall 2014 semester.

To get started, review the tuition benefit policy Read full article

Fidelity retirement counseling at Eddy Street Commons

Published: Tue Jul 1, 2014 at 10:00AM

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Retirement counseling is available weekdays at Eddy Street Commons.

A Fidelity Planning & Guidance Consultant, a retirement professional who understands the new Notre Dame 403(b) Retirement Plan and its features, is available weekdays at Fidelity’s convenient Eddy Street Commons location to help you: Read full article

New policy on temporary positions

Published: Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 04:00PM

Under previous University policy, temporary positions were limited to a maximum of 999 hours per year. The University has implemented a new policy regarding temporary positions effective July 1, 2014. The new policy, included in the Staff Compensation Policy page on the HR website, limits temporary positions to a maximum of 900 hours in the first anniversary year and then in any fiscal year thereafter. Read full article

Salary notifications available June 23 via insideND

Published: Tue Jun 17, 2014 at 05:00PM

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Salary notifications for fiscal year 2014-15 will be available to all staff beginning June 23 on insideND.

To review your notification:

  • Log in to insideND with your NetID and password
  • Click the “My Resources” tab
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UPDATE: Staff Picnic RESCHEDULED for Thursday, June 12

Published: Mon Jun 9, 2014 at 08:00AM

Save the date! The 2014 Staff Picnic Beach Party will be:

  • Wednesday, June 11
  • 11am-1pm
  • Note new location: South Quad!

Grab your shades and come enjoy free food, ice cream, steel drums, and fun in the sun with friends. Read full article

How to Safely Share the Road With Cyclists

Published: Tue Jun 3, 2014 at 02:00PM

A message from Liberty Mutual Insurance
Liberty Mutual is proud to partner with the University of Notre Dame to provide you with relevant auto and home safety tips for the way you live today.

How to Safely Share the Road With Cyclists
By Lee Michael Katz

Pedal power is growing all over the country. Bike lanes are popping up everywhere and bike-riding has more than doubled in some cities. But the mismatch between a massive vehicle and a lightweight bicycle frame can have tragic consequences. Here are some ways to reduce the danger when sharing the road with cyclists: Read full article

Team Irish Award nominations open through June 27

Published: Thu May 29, 2014 at 01:00PM

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Call for nominations

The Presidential Team Irish Award program publicly recognizes staff teams that exemplify the University’s core values on behalf of their department and the University. A winning team is recognized during each of the home football games. Read full article

Weight Watchers: new day, time, and location begins June 11

Published: Tue May 27, 2014 at 03:00PM

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Weight Watchers is moving to a new time and place!

Beginning June 11, meetings will move to Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m., at Rolfs Sports Rec Center, Lower Level.

Come learn more about the Weight Watchers program and Monthly Pass discount for Notre Dame faculty, staff, and spouses. Cost to participant with Notre Dame subsidy is just $29.96 per month!. Read full article

School physicals available at Notre Dame Wellness Center

Published: Tue May 6, 2014 at 12:00PM

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If your child needs a physical exam before participating in school sports or other activities, schedule one with the Notre Dame Wellness Center pediatrician, Dr. Toni Medaglia, on:

  • Saturday, May 17, 8:00 a.m. – noon
  • Wednesday, June 11, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, July 9, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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Reminder: graduation may affect dependent eligibility

Published: Mon May 5, 2014 at 02:00PM

If you have a graduating child covered under your dental, vision, or dependent life insurance plans, take note: Dependent children may remain on these plans from age 19 up to the age of 25, as long as they are unmarried and remain in full-time student status. Full-time student status is classified as 12 credit hours or more. Read full article

Staff: apply now for $1,000 Fred Freeman scholarship

Published: Mon May 5, 2014 at 10:00AM

The Fred Freeman Staff Scholarship awards up to $1,000 in tuition assistance per semester to eligible Notre Dame staff pursuing a college degree, or other post-secondary education or certification. All full-time, non-exempt employees who are pursuing post-secondary education and who have worked for the University for three years* are encouraged to apply. Read full article

May Be Well Series - Hypertension

Published: Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 08:00AM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Read full article

UND 403(b) Retirement Plan Update

Published: Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 10:00AM

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The University recently announced changes to the University of Notre Dame 403(b) Retirement Plan that will take effect January 1, 2015. In the coming months, participants will have several opportunities to learn more about these changes. Read full article

Identity Theft Prevention Lunch & Learn April 15

Published: Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 02:35PM

Date: Tuesday, 04/15/2014
Time: 7:15am and 12:00pm
Location: LaFortune Student Center – Dooley Room

Liberty Mutual Insurance is hosting an interactive 30 minute Identity Theft Prevention seminar for faculty and staff. Chick-fil-A food and beverage will be provided for both sessions along with a giveaway. Sponsored by the Office of Human Resources. Read full article

Morris Inn Job Fair - Wed., April 2

Published: Mon Mar 31, 2014 at 02:00PM

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Job Fair
Wednesday, April 2
4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Summer is coming, and so is football season! Morris Inn is now hiring servers, dining room attendants, bartenders, and more. See positions and apply online at www.ND.jobs Read full article

April/May Be Well Series - Stress Awareness

Published: Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 06:00PM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Read full article

Tax Witholding, Direct Deposit to go paperless in May

Published: Mon Mar 24, 2014 at 01:00PM

Elections and change requests must be made online beginning May 1.

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Two new self-service applications, now available on insideND, provide the convenience of making or changing direct deposit and tax withholding elections online 24 hours a day. The online applications increase sustainability and improve the security of personal information by eliminating the use of paper forms. Read full article

IVY Tech Associate Degree Information Meeting - March 25

Published: Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 04:00PM

The Notre Dame Learning at Work Program offers Notre Dame staff the opportunity to earn an IVY Tech Associate Degree in Applied Business. Tuition, technical fees, and books are funded by the University, and courses are conveniently located at Notre Dame.

Come learn more about this benefit for Notre Dame employees. Read full article

March Be Well Series - Nutrition

Published: Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 09:00AM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Read full article

TIAA-CREF retirement counseling sessions announced

Published: Wed Feb 12, 2014 at 10:00AM

Experienced TIAA-CREF Financial Consultants are available on-campus to confidentially discuss your financial circumstances and help you achieve your financial goals.

An individual counseling session and evaluation will help you answer these questions:

  • Are you setting realistic goals for key life events and retirement?
Read full article

Wellness Center receives Medical Home accreditation

Published: Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 04:00PM

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The Notre Dame Wellness Center, operated by Take Care Health Systems, has received Medical Home accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC).

Considered to be among the highest achievements for a primary care center, the recognition affirms the Wellness Center’s position as a first-choice provider of primary care services.

“The term ‘medical home’ is relatively new,” says Melanie Smith, Wellness Center occupational health nurse. “For the non-medical community, it’s essentially synonymous with a primary care physician – your ‘go-to’ care provider.” Read full article

2014 Presidential Award nominations due Feb. 21

Published: Tue Feb 11, 2014 at 03:00PM

Presidential Award nominations are now open. Recognize a colleague with a nomination for one of three 2014 Presidential Awards:

  • The Presidential Values Award recognizes an individual who lives the University’s mission and is a role model exemplifying the University’s core values.
  • The Presidential Leadership Award recognizes a staff supervisor for outstanding servant leadership.
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February Be Well Series - Heart Health

Published: Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 04:00PM

The Be Well Series is a monthly health and wellness education series for benefit-eligible faculty and staff and their spouses. From high blood pressure to skin cancer to home safety, these quick on-campus programs are designed to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Read full article