The Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program is seeking Motorcycle Safety Instructors. These are hourly, part-time (variable FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty positions. 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.
Motorcycle Safety 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 delivers and teaches motorcycle safety courses using approved Team Oregon curricula and 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.
Typically requires Motorcycle riding experience, routinely riding two-wheeled motorcycles. Completion of Team Oregon Instructor Preparation Range Training and Range Apprenticeship Program. First-aid certification. This position must possess and maintain a current, valid motorcycle endorsement.
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 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 OSU Standard 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.
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 OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
Ability to lift tipped-over training motorcycles (standing bike up, not lifting off ground), 60 pound boxes containing instructional material, and gas cans weighing up to 40 pounds.
Ability to push/pull training motorcycles weighing approximately 300 pounds.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with training, education, and experience
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