Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 03 – K – Exempt
  • 04 – L – Exempt
Work Unit:
Undergraduate Education
Undergraduate Admissions
Full/Part Time:


The Undergraduate Admissions Office has an excellent opportunity for a talented and driven senior Web Application Developer. Responsibilities include all stages of the application development life-cycle from design to implementation and support of enterprise-level Web applications, systems, and processes. A higher level position includes leading projects, mentoring other programmers, and serving as a liaison to other internal and external units when needed. Penn State has an excellent benefits package and is consistently ranked in the best college towns in America. This job will be filled as a level 3 or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Experience with object oriented development with MVC frameworks, knowledge of Angular, knowledge of ColdFusion and ColdFusion frameworks such as ColdBox, and content management system experience are strongly desired. Extensive experiences with web application platforms is required; this includes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, web services, SQL, and application development languages/platforms such as ColdFusion, PHP, Ruby, Java or Angular. The candidate must have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, initiative to seek creative solutions to problems, readily adapt to learning new systems and methodologies, have a strong commitment to and record of successfully meeting goals and deadlines, and have a desire to learn processes and policies related to undergraduate admissions at Penn State. The successful candidate must also be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088