Schedule Information: Hours will vary depending on need
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation & Holiday Pay; Personal Business; Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense.
Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in nature. Periodic teaching, including outdoors is required. Must have familiarity with diagnosing equipment problems and making simple repairs. May move equipment between training site locations occasionally.
Duties of Position:
To coordinate all aspects of Motorcycle Rider Program operations and ensure that the motorcycle safety education and training courses within the Harper College training region are delivered in an effective and efficient manner. Duties include the direct supervision of program staff and faculty. Serves as the direct contact for the site sponsor staff responsible for class coordination and for the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Prepares project proposals; manages proposal costs; selects and equips training sites; procures and maintains training equipment including motorcycles; prepares reports for course evaluation; and documents costs for reimbursement purposes. Represents the program on statewide committees.
Supervises the Assistant Project Coordinator, Project Specialist, Accountant, Mechanic / Field Coordinator and any other staff assigned to the Motorcycle Rider Safety Program
Responsible for all elements of the Motorcycle Rider Safety Program including interfacing with the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Coordinates communications with site sponsors, instructors and other campus units
Evaluates operational needs and supervises acquisitions of equipment and supplies
Maintains equipment inventory records and submits reports as required
Oversees program planning, budget development, and expenditures
Develops and administers program policies and procedures
Acquires additional and replacement training facilities
Works with the College’s Public Relations and Marketing staff to promote the program through all available media outlets
Resolve student, staff and administrative issues, problems and concerns
Develops training schedules
Recruits, trains, supervises and evaluates instructional and field staff
Evaluates range designs and adjusts to ensure optimal educational and safety objectives are met and maintained
Teaches at least one Basic Rider Course and one Rider Coach Preparation Course annually
Oversight of motorcycle and equipment maintenance
Coordinates field operations and site logistics with the Mechanic/Field Coordinator
Participates in training site set-ups, maintenance and teardowns as needed
Assists in transferring equipment between operational locations
Operates trucks/cargo trailers on highways and congested metropolitan streets
Conducts quality assurance visits on a timely and regular basis as required by IDOT
Performs other duties as assigned
Educational Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. MSF Certified Rider Coach (or attained within 18 months of hire). Class DM driver’s license or equivalent from another state. Clean driving record.
Experience Requirements: Two years’ experience in Illinois Department of Transportation’s Motorcycle Rider Safety Training Program or equivalent. Technical knowledge of motorcycles; extensive motorcycle riding experience; previous experience in teaching, administration and supervision, effective verbal and written communication skills to correspond with staff, site sponsors, media, students, and the general public; proficient computer skills including competence in word processing, spreadsheets, data manipulation and analysis.
Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before: April 5, 2019
Required Documents:***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***
* Official transcripts required upon hire
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.
Internal Number: 493516
About Harper College
Harper College is a comprehensive community college dedicated to providing excellent education at an affordable cost, promoting personal growth, enriching the local community and meeting the challenges of a global society. The specific purposes of the College are: To provide the first two years of baccalaureate education in the liberal and fine arts, the natural and social sciences and pre-professional curricula designed to prepare students to transfer to four-year colleges and universities; To provide educational opportunities that enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to enter a specific career; To provide continuing educational opportunities for professional job training, retraining and upgrading of skills and for personal enrichment and wellness; To provide developmental instruction for under-prepared students and educational opportunities for those who wish to improve their academic abilities and skills; To provide co-curricular opportunities that enhance the learning environment and develop the whole person. Essential to achieving these purposes are all of the College's resources, support programs and services.