Brown University — Learning Technologist

Job Description:

About Brown:
Brown University is a leading research university distinct for its student-centered learning and deep sense of purpose. Our students, faculty and staff are driven by the idea that their work will have an impact in the world.

Brown University offers a flexible work/life balance; summer hours, winter break and a comprehensive Benefits package including time off, annual paid holidays; benefits offerings including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, wellness, employee discounts and more.  To learn about Brown University’s benefits, visit the University Human Resources web page here for further information.

About the Opportunity:
The Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning seeks to provide a place where all learners at Brown University can grow, interdisciplinary collaborations can form, and educators can experiment with different modalities of teaching and learning. At the core of our work is a commitment to educational excellence, equity and access through evidence-based, reflective practices. Through educational partnerships at Brown and globally, we advance the university’s mission and create teaching and learning communities dedicated to improving learner success and supporting educators’ professional growth.

We seek a Learning Technologist to join the Digital Learning & Design (DLD) team. The DLD team is comprised of learning designers, learning technologists, educational media producers and academic technology specialists supporting Brown faculty in exemplary methods of integrating technology into the teaching environment for all Brown courses. This position is responsible for support of learning technology services, documentation and training. This role will participate in research and deployment of learning technologies.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • 2-3 years experience providing academic support as an learning technologist preferably in a College/University setting.


  • Knowledge of web development tools.
  • Ability to understand and implement the fundamentals of learning technology concepts.
  • Project management skills, such as detail orientation and attentiveness to timelines.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
  • Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student and faculty population.
  • Conversant in the literature on inclusive, evidence-based teaching and learning.
  • Reflective practice (e.g., openness to feedback and input, attentive to professional development needs.
  • Strong commitment to collaboration and collegial interactions.
  • Highly effective listening, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to support a community of diverse perspectives and cultures in an inclusive environment.

Additional Information:
Applicants are asked to include a resume and cover letter.

This position requires work on Brown’s campus in Providence, with some flexibility to work remotely.

Brown is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Recruiting Start Date:

Job Posting Title:
Learning Technologist

Teaching and Learning/Sheridan Center

Grade 9

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Time Type:
Full time

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Position Classification:
Hybrid Eligible

Submission Guidelines:
Please note that in order to be considered an applicant for any staff position at Brown University you must submit an application form for each position for which you believe you are qualified. Applications are not kept on file for future positions. Please include a cover letter and resume with each position application.

Vaccination Requirements:
In order to maintain 90% or greater universal vaccination rates on campus, all newly hired employees at Brown University must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work, unless they are approved for a medical or religious exemption. All employees must also receive a COVID-19 booster within thirty (30) days of becoming eligible. For more information, please visit the Healthy Brown site.

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EEO Statement:
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As an EEO/AA employer, Brown University provides equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination, harassment and retaliation based upon a person’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law, and caste, which is protected by our University policies.

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