Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 11, Large

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Ind. [North Central]
University of Notre Dame
Credit: Casey Kiel

Why you want to work there

Notre Dame IT employees are able to work on interesting, challenging projects that support the Indiana university's educational mission. Staff, spouses and retirees can take one graduate course per semester with 100% of tuition waived, or one undergraduate course per semester with 90% of tuition waived. Additionally, children of faculty members and other employees who have worked at Notre Dame for at least five years receive 50% off the cost of tuition at Notre Dame or other accredited four-year institutions. One fringe benefit of having a job at Notre Dame is the opportunity to work on a beautiful campus that offers a wealth of diversions, such as cultural activities and athletic events.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,282

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 270

IT employee turnover in 2016: 4%

IT promotions in 2016: 7%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,061

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 25

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 35

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 84%