Development Team Lead

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7123095
Posted: February 6, 2023
Application Deadline: February 24, 2023

Job Description

Digital Corps
Development Team Lead
Ball State University

The Ball State University Digital Corps is an on-campus creative agency powered by students. We’re problem solvers and big thinkers. As part of the IT family, our primary goal is to serve as a catalyst to the campus community using technology in creative, innovative, and immersive directions to advance the goals of the University. The role of Development Team Lead is a one-of-a-kind position that combines the best of developing technologies and computer science with the altruistic aims of empowering students to learn, grow, and succeed in their creative discipline. Ideal candidates will have a shared passion for student success and computer science. Part teacher, part coder, part mentor, part techie… this position requires face-to-face work with undergraduate students and hands-on work with code.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function: Provide regular training and guidance to Digital Corps students focused on development and technology disciplines; serve as department authority on matters of development and technology, including software, trends, certifications, and industry standards; and oversee the development process and technology tools of Digital Corps projects from inception to completion.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university by date of appointment.
Or, in lieu of Bachelor’s degree: Associate’s degree plus an additional combination of education or experience in IT equivalent to two years. Or high school diploma or GED plus an additional combination of education or experience in IT equivalent to four years.
At least two years of full-stack web development experience. Knowledge of JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML, CSS, Git, and a relational database (e.g. MySQL/Postgres).

Minimum Other: Excellent interpersonal, collaboration, and communication skills. Ability to lead, train, and coach undergraduate students in the field of computer science and project development.

Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with functional React, knowledge of WordPress development, Redhat Linux, Microsoft Azure/Amazon Web Services.

Minimum salary for this position: $56,000

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
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Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to: Hiring Manager. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through February 24, 2023.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.