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:
Office of The Vice President for Research
Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness
Full/Part Time:


The Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness is currently seeking a Lead Developer to lead our dynamic team of developers in establishing and maintaining best development and design practices for a wide variety of web-based learning products. This position will require an experienced developer to work with users to analyze requirements; provide specialized guidance to other staff; design, develop, test, implement, debug, and modify new or existing applications, and prepare test plans and write documentation. This candidate should have a strong background using MEAN/LAMP. Familiarity with Ruby is a plus. 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. Additionally, the candidate should have experience developing and working with RESTful APIs. Knowledge of git workflow techniques is preferred. The successful candidate must possess strong writing and oral communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal, project management, and managerial skills. The candidate must be able to work efficiently and effectively in both independent and collaborative settings. The candidate will actively develop at the expert level, implement, review, and evaluate results on complex work assignments and provide technology leadership in the advancement of the Clearinghouse’s technology needs. For the right candidate, and under the appropriate circumstances, the option for remote work is available. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with the possibility of re-funding.

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