Motorcycle Safety Program Assistant Coordinator

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Work type: Full time
Location: Harper Professional Center (Schaumburg)
Categories: Professional/ Technical
Salary: $44,468 - $55,585
Division: Workforce Solutions
Department: Continuing Education

Grant Funded Position


Schedule Information

Hours will vary depending on need

Hours per Week 37.5

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. Conduct of class quality checks may be conducted both indoors and outdoors. Familiarity with diagnosing equipment problems and making simple repairs preferred. May occasionally be directed to move equipment between training site locations.

Duties of Position

Assists in coordinating all aspects of Motorcycle Rider Program operations and ensuring the motorcycle safety education and training courses within Harper College’s training region are delivered in an effective and efficient manner.

At the direction of the Program Supervisor, 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. May represent the program on statewide committees.

Administration and business operations

Oversees day-to-day program operations

Provides direction to Program staff as required

Completes monthly, quarterly, annual and miscellaneous reports

Assists with program planning, budget development, and expenditure oversight

Assists in development of program policies and procedures

Evaluates office operations and recommend adjustments to work assignments

Assists with communication tools to support students, staff, and administration

Resolves student, staff and administrative issues, problems and concerns

Procures and manages motorcycles and other training equipment


Assists in the development of course schedules       

Assists with recruiting, training, and evaluating CE instructional staff

Assists in locating and creating agreements for additional and replacement training sites

Evaluates curricula

Conducts one Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic RiderCourse and one Instructor Prep Course or 4 Basic Rider Courses and 1 Instructor Prep Courses per year as a part of regular job duties as required by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Site Support

Directly participates in training site set-ups, maintenance, and teardowns

May be directed to operate trucks/cargo trailers on highways and congested metropolitan streets


Is knowledgeable of the coordinator’s responsibilities and acts as proxy in his/her absence

Represents the program on statewide committees

Other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor 

Educational Requirements

MSF RiderCoach certification required at time of hire. RiderCoach Trainer Certification must be attained within 18 months of hire if not held at the time of hire. Class DM driver’s license or equivalent from another state and a clean driving record are required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Experience Requirements

Must have extensive motorcycle riding experience. Previous experience with motorcycle instruction is required. Effective verbal and written communication skills to correspond with staff, site sponsors, media, students and the general public is required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products required. Previous supervisory experience is preferred.

Application Review Date

Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given
to applications received on or before: August 9, 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.

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