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Web Developer Front-end

Johnson County Community College
Kansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other, Editing & Publications Management
Employment Type
Full Time
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Posting Job Title

Web Developer Front End



Position Type

Full-time Salaried

Number of openings


Job Summary

As a front-end web developer, you will be responsible for implementing visual and interactive elements within web applications or websites. This position combines the art of design with the science of programming. You will be providing advanced technical services in the areas of design, development, analysis, and support of enterprise web applications and websites. You will have the opportunity to provide innovative ideas and solutions to improve the delivery of services to students, faculty, and staff.

Typical responsibilities include the following:
Translation of user interface/user experience (UI/UX) design wireframes into actual code.
• Provide technical leadership as it relates to the visual and interactive elements within a web application or website.
• Provide development support for various content management systems including WordPress and Cascade Server.
• Work collaboratively with technical staff, and marketing and communications staff to drive student journey for mobile and desktop experiences.
• Participate in cross-functional team meetings that involve planning, executing, and strategizing development work.
• Review project approach and designs with the project team, analyzing the feasibility of the approach, identifying potential risks/issues, and making appropriate recommendations.
• Participate in web accessibility analysis for internally developed and vendor delivered software.

This position is expected to work independently to meet tight deadlines following design guidelines. Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, usability, and emerging technologies is critical to success.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field

Minimum two years experience working as a front-end web developer

HTML, CSS, JavaScript

CSS concepts including flexbox, grid, and box model, responsive design, and media queries

Computer science fundamentals including object oriented programming, the software development life cycle, abstraction, common algorithms and data structures, model-view-controller and other design patterns

Web server fundamentals including how the web works, HTTP, and the client/server relationship

Version control fundamentals

API and database fundamentals, REST, SQL, MySQL/MariaDB, Oracle

Linux shell, Windows command-line, or macOS terminal

Adobe Photoshop

Experience with a content management system

Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational skills

Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision and make independent decisions

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in a higher education setting

SaSS, Bootstrap, jQuery

JavaScript-based web application frameworks such as Angular, Backbone.js, React

git, GitHub version control systems

Apache Velocity templating language

Cascade Server content management system

PHP programming language

Adobe Illustrator

Required application documents


Cover letter

Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts required upon hire)

Portfolio that showcases five to ten small projects, one to two large projects, and ideally, a case study, postmortem of past projects where you talk about the problem, the process you used to solve it, the obstacles encountered, what you learned, what was fun and interesting, and what wasn't.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 23 Jul 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 20 Aug 2021 Central Daylight Time

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