Motorcycle Rider Coach

Community College of Rhode Island
Warwick, RI

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Position Title:

Motorcycle Rider Coach


Division of Workforce Partnerships

Position Category:


About CCRI:

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best:

Job Summary:

Provide Instruction to new, unlicensed Motorcyclists who are getting certified for a RI Motorcycle License. This is a part-time position with a flexible schedule. Classes are offered nearly every day from April through October. Potential candidates would be teaching the 16.5-hour Basic Rider Education Course mandated by the State of RI. Successful candidates would be responsible for instructing the classroom and riding portion of the training program, which prepares students for the road.

Teaching a motorcycle safety course is physically demanding. It requires long hours, inclement weather, standing for extended periods of time, walking approximately 5 miles in the course of a day, continuous bending and stooping to place cones, and sometimes the need to push inoperable motorcycles for distances up to ¼ mile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Engage in high-quality instruction in a diverse, inclusive, environment.
•Prepare and deliver effective lesson plans and provide supplemental material to achieve course objectives and address student needs.
•Integrate technology and active learning strategies to enhance instruction.
•Use technology to enhance instruction, communicate effectively with students and colleagues and complete program record keeping and reporting requirements.
•Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and adhere to CCRI’s policies and procedures for responding to student requests for accommodations.
• Keep detailed and organized records of students’ attendance, assessments, and progress.
•Attend in-service training, program meetings and other program-related events as needed.
•Maintain positive rapport with the public, CCRI students, community and promote motorcycle safety and safety equipment.
•Stay current with First Aid training and CPR certification and be prepared to respond to crashes
•Wear appropriate apparel and safety gear on the street and while instructing on the range.
•Maintain classroom and equipment as appropriate.
•Maintain all Motorcycle Safety Foundation Certifications and adhere to Rider Coach Rules of Professional conduct.
•Meet MSF Standards and follow the Rider Coach Code of Ethics as well as the RIREP Policy guide.

Minimum Requirements:

•A minimum of 21 years of age.
•Successful completion of a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Rider Coach Instructor preparation course. This 80-hour course is offered through CCRI for a fee. To learn more visit:
•Must be a licensed, experienced motorcycle operator with a minimum of 3 years riding experience.
•Must be an avid motorcyclist with a minimum of 1,000 miles riding experience each Rhode Island Certification period (2 years).
•Must have a clean driving record with no alcohol related traffic violations, and no driver’s license suspension, revocation, or denial within the three years preceding the date of application to become a rider coach.
•Must be able to spend extended periods of time (min. five hours) on the range.
•Must be able to up-right a training size motorcycle.
•Must be able to perform basic motorcycle maintenance.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Certification in First Aid and CPR
•Teaching or training/coaching experience (Must be willing to obtain certification within 6 months of hire).


The most suitably qualified candidate will possess the following competencies:
•Proficiency in classroom and administrative technology including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
•Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies and techniques.
•Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
•Outstanding communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills required.
•Work collaboratively with students and colleagues.
In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience, which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.

Reports To:

Coordinator, Motorcycle Education Program

Campus Location:

Multi-Campus Locations



Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information:

Part-Time (up to 19 hours per week)

Work Schedule:


Desired Start Date:


Number of Vacancies:


Application Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to be considered when Rider Coaches are needed to teach motorcycle safety courses. Needs may become available prior to or during each semester. For course information visit:

Upon successful submission of your application, and resume you will be considered for future Rider Coach Opportunities.

CCRI will keep your application on file as a prospective candidate who could potentially fill a position when a need arises. If the need shall arise and review of your application materials result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.

To learn more about Transportation Education Programs at CCRI visit:

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.

EEO Statement:

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.

CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at: [email protected]

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available here:


Community College of Rhode Island, the largest public, two-year, degree granting college in New England, offers educational opportunities for all Rhode Islanders and is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution.community_college_of_rhode_island1.jpg

The College provides a variety of career, technical and academic programs at four main campuses in Warwick, Lincoln, Providence and Newport. A secondary Providence Campus is located in the historic Shepard Building in the heart of downtown Providence and courses are also offered at a satellite facility in Westerly.

CCRI offers more than 80 degree and certificate programs to its approximately 18,000 students and its non-credit classes for workforce training or personal enrichment through the Center for Workforce and Community Education receive more than 32,000 registrations annually.

Thirty percent of recent CCRI graduates who are continuing their education at least part time are attending more than 50 colleges or universities across the country and also are working at least part time. More than 92 percent of recent graduates are employed, continuing their education or a combination of both.community_college_of_rhode_island3.jpg

Community College of Rhode Island grants the Associate in Arts (A.A.), the Associate in Science (A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.), the Associate in Applied Science in Technical Studies (A.A.S.-T.S.) and the Associate in Fine Arts (A.F.A.) degrees. Several one-year certificates are also awarded.

CCRI opens its facilities for public use, sponsors programs on issues of public concern, and offers workshops and seminars for small businesses, for government agencies and for individuals seeking to improve their skills or enhance their lives.

In every sense, CCRI strives to be Rhode Island's community college meeting the educational needs of the people of this state.community_college_of_rhode_island2.jpg


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