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Job: Program Manager – Community Cycling Center

Posted by on October 4th, 2012 at 8:49 pm

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Job Title
Program Manager

Company/Organization
Community Cycling Center

Job Description
Program Manager

About the Community Cycling Center
The Community Cycling Center is a 501(c) 3 organization. Our mission is to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits. Our vision is to build a vibrant community where people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected. We believe that a bicycle is a tool for empowerment and a vehicle for change.

The Community Cycling Center is energetic and collaborative, and values a diverse and inclusive workplace environment. Visit www.CommunityCyclingCenter.org for more information about us.

The Community Cycling Center promotes an inclusive culture and encourages people with diverse backgrounds and abilities to apply.

General Position Summary
The Program Manager is responsible for managing the successful delivery of direct service programs including Bike Camp, after-school programs and community-based education programs. The Program Manager will report to the Program Director.

To effectively deliver programs in the community, the Program Manager will have the responsibility to develop and oversee collaborations with social service agencies that offer comprehensive employment programs; develop and coordinate direct service programs, conduct evaluations, write reports; recruit, hire, train and manage part-time instructors and other program staff; work closely with an array of diverse volunteers and program participants.

Responsibilities:
• Work to ensure across-the-board excellence in direct-service program delivery and management;
• Recruit, hire, train, and manage seasonal instructional staff.
• Promote a successful day camp bicycling program
• Oversee equipment procurement.
• Maintain strategic partnerships to ensure positive, productive collaboration to expand access to bicycling in Portland;
• Collaborate with the Program Director and development team to research, prepare proposals and write reports for government, foundation, and corporate funders.
• Compile evaluation data.
• We believe that fundraising is everyone’s job. There is an expectation that all employees will support fundraising activities.

Successful candidates will have experience teaching, be highly organized, have experience with bicycles, and enjoy working as part of a team.
Percentages of time listed below will adjust seasonally.

Bike Camp 65%
• Develop innovative and successful bike-related programs for children ages 6 to 17;
• Develop and implement a creative and strategic bike camp marketing plan;
• Recruit, hire, train, evaluate, and manage skilled program staff to implement programs;
• Manage delivery of Bike Camp including development of staffing schedules, route plans, registrant materials, and oversee day-to-day operations of Bike Camp;
• Organize and oversee Bike Camp registrations and scholarship opportunities, including on-line registration, scholarship applications, waitlists, cancellations, schedule changes, tracking, and reporting;
• Train Program Support Specialist to needs of day camp;
• Work closely with marketing and communications staff to create and execute a successful promotional plan;
• Develop and manage Bike Camp program budgets;
• Implement systems for tracking all direct-service program outcomes, registration, inventory, and supplies;
• Ensure Bike Camp policies and procedures meet local, state and federal guidelines;

Create a Communter (CAC) 25%
• Recruit, hire, train, and supervise a Create a Commuter Coordinator;
• Work with Create a Commuter Coordinator to ensure systems are in place to manage tracking program outcomes, budgets, registration, inventory, and supplies;
• Manage program delivery for CAC, including partnership development , recruitment of participants, development of lesson plans, curricula, reporting, and outreach materials;
• Manage logistics of bike delivery needs with the shop production team to ensure adequate numbers and varieties of bicycles and supplies for all programs;
• Develop, manage, and oversee CAC budgets;
• Maintain an active and engaged group of 8-15 social service partner agencies that will be capable of reaching approximately 100-180 adults annually;

Bike Club/After School programs 10%
• In conjunction with the Program Director, develop and maintain positive agency partnerships;
• Recruit, hire and train part-time staff to provide quality programs;
• Oversee the organization and delivery of all program supplies and inventory;
• Develop and manage systems for tracking program outcomes, budgets, registration, inventory, and supplies;
• Manage logistics of bike delivery needs with the shop production team to ensure adequate numbers and varieties of bicycles and supplies for all programs;

Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree in education, outdoor education, recreation, or related field; or equivalent experience.
• Two years experience teaching experiential education to both youth and adults in a health, transportation, environmental, or related education setting;
• Experience working with diverse cultures and communities of color;
• Minimum of two years experience in field of organized camping;
• Experience with developing strategic business plans;
• Ability to communicate effectively with parents, community agency representatives, and diverse populations over the phone, in writing and in person;
• Experience with program content development including but not limited to basic bicycle maintenance, safe riding skills;
• Computer skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (strong skills in Excel desired);
• Experience working with and motivating volunteers;

Requirements:
• Ability up to lift 30 pounds and walk up and down stairs carrying a bike.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weeknights and weekends.
• Background check required (Criminal record, driving record, and sexual offender registry)
• Valid Driver’s license.
• Access to reliable transportation.

REPORTS TO: Program Director

Pay rate & benefits
Status: Regular, Full-Time, exempt
Compensation: Salary: $31,200 – $34,000 DOE. Benefits include paid-time-off (PTO), health, dental, life, 401K and employee discounts at the Community Cycling Center’s Bike Shop.

This position will be open until filled.

How to Apply
Send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@CommunityCyclingCenter.org.
No calls, please.

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