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Job ID: 182121

Senior Web Developer
Austin Community College District


Date Posted Mar. 22, 2022
Title Senior Web Developer
University Austin Community College District
Austin, TX, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Classified Staff
  • Information Technology
 
 

Austin Community College is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each Fall and Spring semester.  We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement.  We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriate applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
 
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:

  • Reflects the diversity of our community
  • Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching
  • Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities
  • Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for under-represented populations
  • Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others
  • Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC

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*Commitment to Equity and Inclusion*_

ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and under represented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.

As an open access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. In 2017 our faculty adopted a Statement of ACC Faculty Values. This Statement affirms that ACC’s faculty members value collaboration, service, agency, scholarship, inclusion, and teaching, all of which attest to our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our mission.

Job Posting Title:
Senior Web Developer

Job Description Summary:
Designs and develops website user interfaces for the Austin Community College main website and subsidiary sites that follow ACC web and brand guidelines and requirements.

Job Description:

Description of Duties and Tasks

  • Collaborates with backend developers, user experience designers, web analytics specialists, content developers, system administrators, and others to produce and deploy website user interface designs that enhance ACC’s public-facing website content and provide a brand forward, positive user experience. 
  • Ensures quality and consistency through content components as well as technical and usability compliance with state and federal accessibility requirements. 
  • Designs, develops, and distributes content component standards to ensure consistency and accessibility across various platforms at the college.
  • Assists in prioritizing software development projects, setting timelines, and assigning tasks to team members.
  • May be asked to lead, support, manage, and supervise the daily workflow of web production staff.
  • Collaborates with cross-college teams to function as the web-based visual brand management expert and contribute to the formulation of web design policies and procedures that protect the college brand.

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of user interface principles, including intuitive navigation schemes, accessibility, and usability.
  • Advanced knowledge of UX principles and best practices.
  • Advanced knowledge of the fundamental methods, theories, and practices that form the basis of UI design.
  • Advanced knowledge of web design, web typography, and color principles.
  • Knowledge of common web CMS technologies and how web design is implemented within these environments.
  • Advanced knowledge of the presentational languages of websites including HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Advanced knowledge of mobile and web user experience and user interaction design.

*Skills *

  • Proficient in producing visually appealing and brand forward web designs utilizing UX research, wireframing, and mock-up technologies. 
  • Proficient in project management techniques and team management
  • Proficient in producing high-quality, front-end code bases via HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for various web frameworks including but not limited to the WordPress CMS code base.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard design and prototyping tools.
  • Able to communicate with clients and stakeholders intended functions of elements to be incorporated into finished products. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Effectively using interpersonal communication, including tact and diplomacy.
  • Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

Technology Skills

  • Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.

Required Work Experience

  • Three years related work experience.

Preferred Work Experience

  • Three years experience in web and UI design

Required Education

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  • Work is performed in a standard office environment.

Safety

  • Work safely and follow safety rules. Report unsafe working conditions and behavior. Take reasonable and prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices.

Pay Range
$52,717 – 75,311

Number of Openings:
1

Job Posting Close Date:
April 4, 2022

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*ACC Benefits Overview*_
Full-time faculty and staffing table employees who work in full-time and/or part-time positions at the college are eligible for ACC medical benefits effective the first of the month after their first 60 days of employment. Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, retirement plans and AD&D.
 

ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty and Administrators Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by federal law.

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*EEO Statement*_
The Austin Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, political affiliation or other protected categories.

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*Clery Act*_
As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.

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*Disclaimer*_
The above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


 
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