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Notre Dame is just like your family...a lot of love there but also a little dysfunctional.

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Former Employee - Director-level in Notre Dame, IN
Former Employee - Director-level in Notre Dame, IN

I worked at Notre Dame full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great benefits, offer 50% tuition benefit to children of employees.
Overall solid leadership, a place you will be proud to work, an organization that tries to do the "right thing" at all times.
Impressive brand.
If you are an ND Football fan you will be in heaven. Nice discount on tickets and solid access to ticket through campus network.
Great place for someone at the end of their career to work (45+).

Cons

Old school. Probably about 25 years behind in terms of treatment and promotion of women.
Slow to act (but I believe this is a characteristic of institutions of higher learning.)
Does not deal with low performers. I have reflected on this a lot. I think it is because 1) they know they are the main employer in the area and they have compassion for people (ie. if they fire someone, that person would likely be looking at a relocation) and 2) the tuition benefit (again compassion for the employee (even if they suck) who has a child in school.)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Have the courage to part ways with poor performers. Period.

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    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Research Programmer in South Bend, IN
    Current Employee - Research Programmer in South Bend, IN

    I have been working at Notre Dame full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, full family health coverage, dental, eye, etc. Competitive salary for my position. Positive academic atmosphere.

    Cons

    I have no complaints about working here

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Everyone is so helpful here

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Notre Dame

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great support from the staff

    Cons

    low expectations, low amount of work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give us more flexibility with our projects

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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