Posting Job Title
Web Developer Front End
Number of openings
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
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
• 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.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or
Minimum two years experience working as a front-end web
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
Version control fundamentals
API and database fundamentals, REST, SQL, MySQL/MariaDB,
Linux shell, Windows command-line, or macOS terminal
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
Experience working in a higher education setting
SaSS, Bootstrap, jQuery
git, GitHub version control systems
Apache Velocity templating language
Cascade Server content management system
PHP programming language
Required application documents
Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts required upon
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
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
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 Hr@jccc.edu.
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