Best Places to Work in IT 2016 Employer Profile

No. 6, Large

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Ind. [North Central]
University of Notre Dame
Credit: Katie Rose

Why you want to work there

Top 10 rankings: No. 7 for training
Building on a foundation characterized by a strong sense of community, a family atmosphere and a tradition of excellence, this Indiana educational institution offers its IT employees competitive compensation, top-notch resources and advancement opportunities. Notre Dame also recognizes employees' achievements through awards programs and maintains a commitment to work/life balance. Additionally, IT staffers can take advantage of the unique benefits that come with working at a university, including generous tuition coverage for workers and their families, a beautiful campus and free or discounted tickets to shows at the school's performing arts center -- not to mention the opportunity to cheer for championship-caliber NCAA Division I athletic teams.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 6,060

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 260

IT employee turnover in 2015: 4%

IT promotions in 2015: 8%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2015: 5

Training budget per IT employee in 2015: $2,100

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%