We currently have the following staff openings at the Sheridan Center. If you are considering any of these positions, you may be interested in Brown's Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP), Sheridan's DIAP and strategic plan, Brown's generous moving, tuition, and other benefits, as well as life in Providence, RI. Currently, all of these positions are hybrid-eligible but please note that these designations are regularly reviewed by the University.
If you have questions, please email [email protected]. We will put you in touch with the appropriate hiring manager.
Associate Director, Bridge Scholars
We seek a founding Associate Director for Brown’s Bridge Scholars Program to bring vision and leadership to development of a new summer bridge program, building on the work of Brown's 2020-21 Task Force on Anti-Black Racism. This new program will incorporate best practices in the field and will center the experiences of PEERS (persons excluded because of race and ethnicity) to increase diversity among future leaders. Initial programming will include a 6-7-week residential Summer Bridge program, offering for-credit and community-building experiences to develop a campus culture of equity. The Associate Director will hire and supervise a program manager and hire and coordinate the work of participating faculty and student workers. This position will work collaboratively with Sheridan staff and campus partners to develop and evaluate this initiative. This is a three-year term appointment with possibility for renewal. For candidates who seek to teach a course in the program, there is also the possibility of a non-tenure-track faculty appointment. For additional information and application, see the Brown Career site (REQ181106). Please submit a cover letter and CV, bundled as a single .pdf. For full consideration, please apply by September 2, 2022, but applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For questions about the position, please contact Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning Mary Wright at [email protected].
Educational Media Producer, Editor
The Educational Media Producer, Editor, is a member of the Digital Learning & Design team, within the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning that includes learning designers, technologists, educational media producers, and support specialists who partner with Brown faculty to develop courses and integrate learning technology to create engaging learning experiences. The position works to produce educational media content for Brown courses, including course content video, interviews, audio podcasts, voiceover recordings, motion graphics, animations, graphic elements, and screencast tutorials. The majority of the Educational Media Producer, Editor’s time is spent editing, creating motion graphics and animations, and managing other post-production tasks. This individual brings video and audio stories to life by making structural, creative, and selective editorial decisions. They create motion graphics and animations to visualize complex concepts and ideas, and also design and implement static and interactive graphic assets for course pages and websites. The Educational Media Producer, Editor works on multiple projects at once and may participate in planning and pre-production. They may serve as project lead on certain media projects ensuring that deadlines and outcomes are met. Additionally, they work with colleagues to support instructors by providing one-to-one consultations and contributing to group training sessions and the development of media guides and documentation. As part of a team, the Educational Media Producer works to design and develop media that is accessible and inclusive of diverse audiences, and reflects Brown’s commitment to high-quality, accessible course and media design. For more information and to apply, please see the Brown Career site (REQ176634). Please submit a cover letter and CV, bundled as a single .pdf, and link(s) to samples of work that you feel would be relevant to this position. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Brown University has an exciting and immediate opportunity for a Learning Technologist to work as part of a team dedicated to engaging in new online program development within the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning. The core responsibilities of this position are to explore, evaluate, recommend, and support learning technologies that enhance online instruction and foster learner success. The successful candidate will have a passion for developing interactive online experiences, knowledge of the administration and integration of current learning technologies, as well as current accessibility standards, and demonstrated technical and interpersonal skills. At the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, the successful candidate will be joining a team of educational developers with diverse perspectives and experiences who are each committed to educational excellence, equity, and access at Brown. Staff within this vibrant center thrive on interdisciplinary collaboration, genuine curiosity, and evidence-based, reflective practices. For more information and to apply, please see the Brown Career site (REQ175174). Please submit a cover letter and CV, bundled as a single .pdf. For full consideration, please apply by January 5, 2021.
Learning Technologies Administrator
Brown University seeks a future-focused technologist to collaborate with as our Learning Technologies Administrator. This position is a member of the Digital Learning & Design team, within the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, that includes learning designers, learning technologists, and digital media producers supporting Brown faculty in exemplary methods of integrating technology into the teaching environment for all Brown courses. The Learning Technologies Administrator position administers and manages our learning management system (Canvas) and its associated integrations. The person in this position will collaborate with their colleagues on the Learning Technologies team to provide support, training, and documentation for our learning platforms for all Brown instructors. This role also partners with departments and academic programs that use Canvas for their course needs to identify, streamline, and coordinate how to best leverage our technology resources to meet their needs. This position also participates in the research, integration, and deployment of new learning technologies as the landscape of available platforms and learning needs change.
Successful candidates will have experience working with stakeholders to assess learning technology needs as well as a background in supporting users of a learning management system (LMS). In addition to the identified qualifications, the Sheridan Center is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment toward building an equitable and diverse environment.
For more information and to apply, please see the Brown Career site (REQ180090). Please submit a cover letter and CV, bundled as a single .pdf. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.