Motorcycle Safety Instructor Pool - 2014

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Apr 24, 2014

Appointment Type: Administrative/Professional Faculty

Department: Hlth Hum Sci SW Outreach 323020 HHS

Position Summary: The Department of Health and Human Science SW Outreach invites applications for hourly, part-time (variable FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Motorcycle Safety Instructor positions for TEAM OREGON. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Director.

TEAM OREGON has 24 motorcycle safety training locations across Oregon. TEAM OREGON instructors deliver and teach classroom and/or on-cycle courses for motorcycle rider training students of all levels from novice to advanced police. Instructors are responsible for student safety and delivering effective coaching during on-cycle instructional periods. Instructors conduct site and motorcycle maintenance and repair, deliver equipment and collaterals to training sites using program vehicles and trailers, train other instructors and conduct site compliance audits. Instructors evaluate training and initiate appropriate action. Instructors fulfill course and activity reporting and are lead workers for community outreach.

This position will deliver and teach motorcycle safety courses using approved TEAM OREGON curricula following established procedures and policies. The incumbent will collaborate, promote and deliver public information, awareness and outreach. The incumbent will be responsible for the security of all motorcycles and equipment in facilitation of the program, as well as maintaining service equipment, facilities and collaterals.

Position Duties: 70% EDUCATIONAL DELIVERY:
Collaborate with faculty to determine overall program goals and objectives.

Work independently to develop and deliver educational programs.

Conduct educational and outreach presentations at fairs, dealer and community events.

Provide classroom management practices as necessary to assure courses are delivered accurately and effectively, in accordance with TEAM OREGON guided discussion principles.

Teach motorcycle safety training classes using TEAM OREGON approved curricula and methods.

Provide coaching, counsel and remediation to students to facilitate learning and maintain student safety.

Coordinate and assist with training of new staff, volunteers, interns or apprentices.

Assign, plan and review work of lower level staff as directed by supervisor.

Coordinate the recruitment and selection of vendors and instructors.

Coordinate educational program with instructors and stakeholders.

Ensure all TEAM OREGON policies and procedures and site security measures are followed for classroom and range facilities and equipment.

Explain and interpret the program, policies and procedures to new employees, students, stakeholders and media.

Clean and refresh painted marks on training range as needed to ensure training compliance and safety.

Fuel and provide minor repairs and adjustments to program vehicles and equipment.

Deliver equipment and collaterals to various class locations throughout the state, and to repair facilities.

Collaborate with faculty to identify partners, opportunities and methods to engage the community.

Promote and market the educational program using mixed-media in conjunction with faculty.

Give public presentations and provide information to the news media upon request.

Compile and summarize program data and reports. Share program evaluation data with stakeholders and decision makers.

Maintain TEAM OREGON active instructor status and first-aid certification.

Maintain knowledge of assignments.

Produce course roster and associated paperwork prior to each course. Record student course status, test scores and related documentation on-site and online during and at the completion of each course. Report site needs.

Position Duties (continued):

Working Conditions/Work Schedule: Ability to lift tipped-over training motorcycles (standing bike up, not lifting off ground) 60 lbs., boxes containing instructional material, and gas cans weighing up to 40 lbs.

Ability to push/pull training motorcycles weighing approximately 300 lbs.

Ability to bend repeatedly, hold hand/arm signals, and/or signs upright, and jog (not run) when needed.

Ability to stand for long periods of time (up to eight hours).

Operation of vehicles including TEAM OREGON trucks, trailers and motorcycles.

Classes are taught at various locations throughout the State of Oregon. Travel may be required in order to complete assigned courses.

Classes are held outdoors, and are conducted rain or shine. May have exposure to rain or sun for up to eight hours at a time.

Classes are most often taught on the weekends and in the evening.

Minimum/Required Qualifications: Motorcycle riding experience, routinely riding two-wheeled motorcycles.

Completion of TEAM OREGON Instructor Preparation Range Training and Range Apprenticeship Program prior to hire date.

First-aid certification prior to hire date.

Must possess and maintain a current, valid motorcycle endorsement prior to hire date.

This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per OAR 576-056-0000 et seq.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications: Knowledge of program policies, procedures and operations.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing motorcycle safety.

Demonstrate ethical leadership style with a strong commitment to inclusiveness, collaboration and teamwork across all levels in program administration, instructor corps and stakeholder community.

Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 01-01-2014

For Full Consideration Date: 09-30-2014

Closing Date: 12-31-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Posting Number: 0011787

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