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Assistant Professor, Web Development and Digital Media

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Credit Instruction

Position Title

Assistant Professor, Web Development and Digital Media



Academic Affairs


Position Type

Full-time Faculty, Exempt


Number of openings



Work Schedule, Hours per week

Varies, 40 hours per week


Position Grade



Pay Range




Overland Park Main Campus


Job Summary

Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

The selected candidates will teach 15 credit hours per semester in the Web Development and Digital Media department, a program within Computer Science and Information Systems.

The selected candidates will teach the WEB-prefixed courses that fulfill the requirements for our two-year Web Development and Digital Media AAS degree. The degree includes three built-in certificates depending on the course path chosen by the student: Web Technologies, Web Development, and Digital Media.

Additional duties expected of full-time faculty include maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; training faculty in new curriculum as needed; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; developing and maintaining relationships with industry and academic partners; participating in college, division, and department meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned. Teaching assignments could be any combination of face to face (day or evening), hybrid or online, and are subject to change as needed. On-campus presence is required.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Web Design, Web Development, Computer Programming, Web Technologies or related field.

At least two years of discipline-related work experience (non-teaching); or
Discipline-related course work at a level above the course desired to teachWeb Design.

Demonstrated ability to be a lifelong learner, particularly in the area of web-related technologies and digital media concepts and methods.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Ability to work well in a team of diverse skills and viewpoints.


Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in related field
Teaching experience
Experience creating training or instructional materials
Ability and desire to teach introductory courses that include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, digital media concepts, user interface concepts, and development of digital media assets
Ability and desire to teach current web development tools including browsers, code editors, client/server communication tools, as well as digital media software related to photographic (film, video, still) and audio assets
Ability and desire to teach professional skills needed by the digital developer including written and oral communication skills, problem solving, and project management
Ability and desire to teach courses beyond the introductory level such as web analytics, search engine optimization, JavaScript libraries and frameworks, PHP, MySQL, web application development, user experience concepts, or any other web-related emerging technology, digital media skill, or web application development best practice
Experience with learning management systems and online teaching
Familiarity with the mission of community colleges as well as the diversity, goals, and learning styles of community college students


Required application documents


Cover Letter

Unofficial Transcripts

Statement of Teaching Philosophy



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 Careers Page.

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