A career at the Colorado Community College System’s administrative office comes with great perks. As you help the operations of our 13 colleges continuously improve, you will reap a rewarding experience with being a part of an enterprise which assists thousands of students to elevate their lives each year. We are confident – when you consider all the tangibles and intangibles – you will want to make the next, and final, stop of your career the Colorado Community College System.

You will admire the friendly culture of our system office and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits (15 hours of annual leave and 10 hours of sick leave accrued each month – based on fulltime status); our employees stay because of the work/life balance they are able to obtain here.
  • Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.
  • An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.
For a complete overview of our benefits, visit the benefits section of our website (https://internal.cccs.edu/human-resources/employee-benefits/).
Job Details
Director, Applications Development
APT (Administrative, Professional-Technical)
Information Technology
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae


1. Utilize expertise in necessary applications, including Ellucian Banner architecture to manage the day-to-day operations of the Portal, Banner and Web Application Development product/service line function. Provide oversight and management of specific projects, staff, and deliverables. Drive the collaboration with relevant IT departments either contributing to or impacted by current services and projects. 2. Manage staffing (recruiting, interviewing, selection), Performance evaluations and corrective actions as needed for staff. Enable the professional development of staff to improve individual and organizational performance and productivity. 3. Contribute to the establishment of operating standards, product roadmaps, development and implementation methodologies, documentation and timetables. Contribute to the refinement of these areas as needed and enable their incorporation into established IT governance. 4. Plan, direct, track, and manage progress, resolve issues, and manage changes in current services and projects for the application development team. Escalate problems as needed to appropriate groups (executive, leadership, and client). Effectively negotiate changes and provide supporting documentation as needed. 5. Provide oversight review and evaluation of project work that is performed by application developers. 6. Provide after hours on-call support for critical development and application issues. 7. In conjunction with Business Technology staff, consult with clients in assessing and framing their requests for technical support and projects and in defining business and functional requirements of application development projects. 8. Resolve issues and manage conflict with client departments to affect positive long-term working relationships. 9. Review User needs and requests develop proposed solutions to needs and Requests for Enhancements (RPE’s) where required, participate in the development and adherence to project schedules. 10. Assume leadership role in the testing and installation of development programs. Design, develop and implement application enhancements while ensuring adherence to detailed programming procedures and change controls. 11. Develop and implement metrics to allow accurate estimation of resource requirements as new demands, techniques or technologies are realized. 12. Prepare and distribute status report for various stakeholders, management groups and Information Technology management. 13. Participate in planning, communication, and leadership and problem-solving activities as requested. 14. Participate in coordinating with all other areas of CCCS-IT and CCCOnline when required for Banner upgrades, maintenance, change management, documentation, and requests for enhancement/change and problem resolution. 15. Work with Project Managers, Infrastructure Team, DBAs and other team members to effectively complete projects.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:             Master’s degree in Computer Science, or foreign equivalent

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:           12 months of experience in job offered

PLEASE MAIL RESUMES TO: HR (Attn: CCCS-3), 9101 East Lowry Boulevard, Denver, CO 80230


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Applicant materials must be received by the close date and you will need to upload all of the requested documents, in order to ensure full consideration. 

Colorado Community College System
Human Resources 9101 E Lowry Blvd. Denver CO 80230-6011