Front End Web Developer - iCIT - 17342

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 14, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of Instructional, Communication, and Informational Technology at the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater is seeking a Front End Web Developer (IS SPECIALIST).

This will be a fixed term appointment and reappointment for subsequent terms is dependent upon needs of the position, university funding and external forces.


This position performs front end developer tasks under general supervision of the Manager of Web Operations. Duties include: system analysis, design functions and programming tasks, as well as consulting with, assisting, and instructing functional users in the use of Information System applications and tools.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience programming with object-oriented techniques using C#/ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC for web application development.
  • Experience in using Razor, HTML, JavaScript, Bootstrap and CSS to develop websites based on provided graphical designs.
  • Experience using CSS and table-less HTML to create web pages and template from graphic designs.
  • Experience with version control systems.
  • Experience using current versions of Visual Studio.
  • Knowledge of web development design concepts.
  • Knowledge of browser behaviors including Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari and other emerging web browsers for both Windows and Macintosh operating systems.
Highly Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with implementing Web Accessibility standards.
  • Experience documenting user requirements with use case diagrams.
  • Experience implementing all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
  • A 4-year undergraduate degree in computer science or related degree.
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Experience working in Ingeniux
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds

60% A. Website Development, Infrastructure Administration, Configuration and Coding
  1. Apply advanced knowledge of modern web development standards to implement website designs using HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript, and C# .NET (XML, XLST, MVC, and Bootstrap knowledge also preferred).
  2. Update and maintain existing Razor, HTML, CSS and JavaScript templates for campus websites
  3. Use responsive design techniques to ensure content adapts appropriately to mobile devices and browsers
  4. Understand and apply browser specific compatibility issues and Web accessibility requirements
  5. Manage, configure, update, and maintain the Web CMS and other enterprise web systems, in coordination with other iCIT and external vendor teams
  6. Using provided content and graphic designs, design and develop code to render web components and pages using XHTML, CSS, XSLT, MVC, Razor View Engine, Bootstrap and JavaScript.
  7. Analyze and maximize the implemented search functionality
  8. Construct reusable page templates in the Web CMS using page components and standardized designs.
30% B. User and production support and maintenanceManage user accounts and permissions for enterprise web systems and applications.
  1. Maintain existing applications as necessary to ensure data integrity, standards compliance and information relevance.
  2. Analyze software release notes/read me files to identify and communicate relevant features, bug fixes, and changes.
  3. Coordinate software upgrades or problem resolutions with functional users in departments, vendors, and other iCIT units.
  4. Provide documentation for customers on the use of iCIT-developed applications.
  5. Provide Tier 2 support to enterprise web systems users.
  6. Review log files to identify errors and anomalies, recommend solutions, and implement recommendations.
5% C. Project Planning and Management
  1. Follow Software Development best practices for assigned, projects, including the development for formal project plans, the identification and estimation of tasks, and the establishment of timelines.
  2. Communicate information and requests to project team members, management, and impacted parties in a timely manager using appropriate methods.
  3. Develop detailed implementation plans for the installation of web systems, in conjunction with other iCIT teams.
  4. Design and develop tests and testing procedures, document test criteria, and conduct tests according to plans, and document results.
5% D. Participate in professional development programs.
  1. Instruct staff in information systems techniques and new methodologies, tools, and techniques.
  2. Read articles to improve understanding of existing and new information technologies.
  3. Attend appropriate seminars, classes, training sessions, and workshops to increase technical knowledge and communication skills.
  4. Will be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills

Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. In the fall of 2018, as a result of the University of Wisconsin System’s restructuring of the state’s 13 two-year campuses formerly known as UW Colleges, UW–Rock County began operating as a branch campus of UW–Whitewater under the new name of University of Wisconsin–Whitewater at Rock County. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Main Campus and Rock County Campus are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offers the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs. UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the state. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater is a Division III NCAA university. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( ).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.

To learn more about UW-Whitewater's competitive benefits packages go to our: ALEX webpage, which is our interactive benefits decision support tool.


UW-Whitewater embraces AAC&U’s LEAP principles ( ) and emphasizes student, staff and faculty participation in High-Impact Practices ( ). The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs ( ) provides support for faculty scholarly and creative activities as well as other opportunities to apply for reassigned time and/or other resources to support research activities. UW-Whitewater faculty and staff also have access to technology transfer and research resources provided by WiSys ( ).


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings is targeted to be implemented mid-2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater has the authority to implement temporary workforce reduction and cost saving measures to address financial challenges resulting from the COVID-19 Crisis, consistent with Wisconsin law and Board of Regents, UW System, and UW-Whitewater policy and procedure.


Applications received by August 15, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Christa Vrabel
Web Coordinator


Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
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