Remuneration & entitlements
Generous parental leave
Eligible staff can access up to 26 weeks paid parental leave for primary carers and 2 weeks paid leave for non-primary caregivers.
Benefits for staff working at Broome
Staff working at the Broome Campus receive remote location benefits, two weeks additional leave and $1,000 location allowance each year.
Continuing and fixed-term staff members receive 13% employer superannuation contributions and access on-site UniSuper superannuation advice, seminars and support.
Career Development Fund
General Staff can apply for financial support to undertake career development activities to develop their professional skills and knowledge in their current position and to enhance their career.
Professional Development Leave
Staff can access up to 5 days leave to undertake approved professional development activities.
Staff can develop their skills through LinkedIn Learning’s online educational platform of over 15,000 online courses to develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos. Discover, complete, and track courses related to your role and build your professional skills to in your role and career aspirations.
Study for free at Notre Dame and access study time
Eligible staff can study for free by applying for fee remission for up to 2 standard semester length units per year of approved undergraduate and postgraduate degrees undertaken at Notre Dame. Staff can also access study time of up to 4 hours per week to complete an approved qualification to enhance their professional development.
Family enrolment discounted fees at Notre Dame
The University offers 25% tuition fee assistance to dependent children (younger than 21) of eligible staff members for the duration of their first degree or diploma course.
Generous long service leave
While Notre Dame doesn’t recognise prior service from other Australian higher education institutions, staff are entitled to generous long service leave provisions after 7 years of service.
Extended Study Leave
Academic Staff can apply for the opportunity to take an extended period of leave to undertake research and other scholarly work to develop in their current position and to enhance their career.
Staff can access Library resources from our six libraries located across the Fremantle, Broome and Sydney Campuses to assist you in your academic role or studies.
Community and belonging
Morning teas and social clubs
Regular morning teas are hosted on each campus, along with other social gatherings held throughout the year as an opportunity to get to know each other and build community.
Daily mass services are offered on each campus for staff, students and members of the public to attend.
Health and Wellbeing
Discounted Bupa Health Fund membership
Free Flu Vaccinations
Staff can obtain free annual flu vaccinations on campus or obtain a redeemable pharmacy voucher for staff unable to attend on the day or for those based at rural sites
Gym and fitness programs
Staff on the Sydney Campus can access discounted gym and pool memberships with:
- Fernwood Broadway
- Anytime Fitness Glebe
- Victoria Park Pool and other local swimming pools
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Staff can access free confidential counselling services through our EAP provider, Access Wellbeing Services, to assist staff with personal and work-related situations that are impacting on their wellbeing.
Recognising staff achievements
The University rewards and recognises outstanding achievement and sustained high performance of academic staff through the annual academic promotions process. Academic staff have the opportunity to apply for promotion to the next level of appointment, with assessment based on merit and academic achievement.
The Vice Chancellor’s annual program of Promoting Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Supervision Awards promotes, recognises and rewards high quality teaching practices and learning outcomes of individuals, teams and Schools.
Joint Consultative Committee
For more information, see Joint Consultative Committee.
Notre Dame offers salary packaging which allows you to pay for everyday items out of your gross salary, with before tax-dollars. Salary packaging can reduce the amount of tax you pay and increase your take home salary. The tax outcome of each staff member will vary depending on their individual circumstances.
As a staff member you have access to salary package these incredible benefits:
- Relocation benefits
- Disability/Income Protection
- Professional Membership Fees/Subscriptions
- Remote Area Benefits
- Trade/Professional Journal Subscriptions
- Novated Leases
- Portable Devices
- Airport Lounge Membership
- Additional Superannuation Contributions (which can also be internally packaged through Payroll)