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Job: Education Logistics Manager – Bicycle Transportation Alliance

Posted by on July 15th, 2014 at 2:53 pm

Job Title
Education Logistics Manager

Company/Organization
Bicycle Transportation Alliance

Job Description
BTA Education Logistics Manager

Position Title: Education Logistics Manager
Status: 11 month position with possibility to be renewed. 92% Full Time Exempt (one month off unpaid July 2015)
Salary: $2100 – $2400/month DOE
Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance as well as generous paid time off and holiday benefits
Reports To: Education Director
Posted: July 15, 2014
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until July 25, 2014, or until filled.
Expected Start Date: August 1, 2014 or as late at August 11, 2014.
BTA Website: http://btaoregon.org/about/#team

Organizational Statement:

The Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) is a non-profit membership organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Oregon and SW Washington. Since 1990 the BTA has worked in partnership with citizens, businesses, community groups, government agencies and elected officials to create communities where people can meet their daily transportation needs on a bike. The BTA creates healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safer, more convenient and more accessible. Facilitate bike volunteer bike maintenance days one Saturday of every month (two months a year there is no maintenance day, traditional December and July, this is flexible).

Position Summary:

This is a 1-year position, the objective of which is to be responsible for delivery, support, and logistical needs of the BTA’s bicycle and pedestrian safety education programs and related initiatives conducted by the BTA. Education Logistics Manager will work closely with the Education Communications Manager to ensure the effectiveness of the program.

Primary Responsibilities:
Delivery, support, and management of bike and pedestrian safety education:

• Support teaching role in bike safety education programs to 4th and 5th grade students.
• Lead instructor in pedestrian safety education programs for 2nd and 3rd grade students.
• Represent the BTA at assigned workshops, trainings, forums, activities, events and other educational program opportunities.
• Build community support for bike safety education and the BTA as assigned.
• Engage program volunteers.
• Report activity to the Education Programs Director.
• Attend required meetings.
• Attend required trainings.
• Report logistical needs including equipment and supply inventory and maintenance of our bike fleet.
• Assist in managing and training Education Team.
• Review and refine program efficiency, process and outcomes.
• Assist with curriculum needs and assessments management.
• Manage bike and pedestrian safety educational program logistical needs including equipment and supply inventory, delivery and maintenance.
• Lead role in fleet maintenance and fleet maintenance volunteer management.
• Identify and pursue potential financial and in-kind donation opportunities as assigned.
• Manage a yearly inventory of bicycle fleets.
• Participate in team accountability structure.
• Lead role in creating yearly Safe Routes to School Education Schedule.
• Work with Education Director organizing fee-for-hire education programs.

Delivery and/or support of other BTA programs and efforts:

• Coordinate with other BTA staff.
• Assist with implementation of development, membership, programs, or advocacy efforts as assigned.
• Represent the BTA at assigned workshops, trainings, forums, activities, events and other opportunities as assigned.
• Engage volunteers.
• Report activity to managing BTA staff.
• Respond to general inquiries from the membership, partners and the media as assigned.

Qualifications:

• College degree in child development, education, physical education, outdoor recreation and/or public health or 3 years experience in education.
• Skilled bicycle riding ability and basic bicycle repair ability.
• Exhibits a passion for bicycle transportation and/or interest in creating livable, healthy, and sustainable communities.
• Must have an Oregon Drivers License.
• Must be able to operate a large rental truck to move bikes.
• Well-organized, self-motivated and reliable.
• Ability to work well with and inspire others.
• Ability to work closely with education and community leaders.
• Strong communications skills – writing and presenting.
• Ability to speak and write in one of the following languages well enough to teach classes to students is a plus: Spanish, Russian, Somali, Vietnamese, Mandarin.

Working Conditions:

• Able to lift 30 lbs above your shoulders.
• Able to walk or use a mobility device for one mile.
• Able to ride a bike or an adaptive bicycle at least ten miles in one day.
• Able to work one Saturday of every month.

This position requires statewide travel, which will include evening and overnight stays and requires periodically long and irregular hours of work both in and away from our office, so as a result the successful applicant will possess a willingness to work flexible hours, will possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record, and will possess a cell phone to stay in contact.

Non-Discrimination:

The BTA does not discriminate on the basis of: race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, physical or mental disability, or legal source of income.

How to Apply
Please send cover letter, resume completed BTA application form and sample of your work that best demonstrates relevant experience and capabilities in PDF format via email to sheilagh@btaoregon.org. No calls, please. BTA Website for application form: http://btaoregon.org/about/#team

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until July 25, 2014, or until filled.
Expected Start Date: August 1, 2014 or as late at August 11, 2014.

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