Applications Developer - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Jerry Sue Thornton Center

Job Responsibilities

Partners closely with end-users to obtain solution requirements prior to development activities

Designs and implements web applications in a variety of languages (C#/.NET, Java, Groovy, etc.) that interact with database back-ends (Oracle, MS SQL Server, etc.), SharePoint lists, and authentication services (CAS, LDAP / AD, etc.)

Designs and implements integration applications in a variety of languages (C#, Java, Groovy, etc.) that interact with database back-ends (Oracle, MS SQL Server, etc.) and web services to perform batch-like activities

Designs and implements online forms, and associated back-end user interfaces, as needed

Develops testing plans and actively participates in code reviews

Uses HTML, CSS, and Javascript to enhance the College’s online presence

Uses out-of-the-box SharePoint tools to enhance the College’s intranet and extranet environments

Develops scripts (shell, perl, etc.) as necessary

Identifies new development opportunities to improve operational efficiencies

Develops custom reports as necessary to support College operations

Provides analysis, consultation, and recommendations to project teams, especially as they relate to the need for custom development

Responds to, investigates and resolves issues reported by end-users for all custom solutions

Develops and maintains code documentation, including troubleshooting guides and user guides

Updates the associated application architecture diagrams as environmental changes are made

Monitors and optimizes the performance of all custom solutions

Maintains and upgrades custom solutions as necessary, especially to address security issues and browser incompatibility. Cross-trains team members to ensure support continuity

Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


Associate’s Degree in I.T. or related field and/or a minimum of five years of direct programming experience

Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team

Demonstrated effectiveness in a role requiring dynamic and abstract problem solving methods in adaptive situations


Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently

Possesses comprehensive knowledge of programming theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus

Adept at learning new programming languages quickly with little oversight

Demonstrated basic Visio skills

Demonstrated basic Project Management skills

Demonstrated advanced proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Access

Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity

Ability to collaborate, persuade, gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects

Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects

Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality

Possesses strong organizational and time-management skills

Possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to foster a team environment and work collaboratively

Ability to research and analyze issues and develop solutions

Works accurately with great attention to detail

Excellent customer service skills and proven ability to develop and sustain productive customer relationships

Critical thinker with ability to identify and implement efficiencies within daily operations

Sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population

Customer Service
Continuous Improvement / Innovation
Quality of Work

Flexibility / Adaptability
Results Focus

Servant Leadership
Collaboration / Inclusion
Time Utilization / Organization

Preferred Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree in I.T. or related field

Demonstrated basic Blackboard or Banner System skills

Work Schedule

Standard College hours of operation, M-F 8:30am – 5:00pm

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 09/29/2015

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • ITS
  • Applications Developer
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Programming/Analyst
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter