Job: Education Manager – Community Cycling Center

Job Title

Education Manager

Company / Organization

Community Cycling Center

Job Description

For nearly 30 years, we have been a nonprofit organization on a mission to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits. Our vision is to continue building a vibrant community where people of all backgrounds use bicycles to stay healthy and connected. We believe that all Portlanders should have the opportunity to experience the joy, freedom and health benefits of bicycling. In addition to delivering dynamic programs that benefit underserved communities, we operate a retail shop, offer classes to our community, and we operate a membership DIY workspace where members can work on their bikes.

Here at the CCC we value and support one another through the work we do and are committed to working collaboratively to meet our goals. We are proud that people of color, women, neuro-divergent, gender non-conforming and LGBTQIA+ folks choose to work at our organization. Having a diverse team is a priority for us, and we encourage people from varied and diverse backgrounds to join our lively, talented team.

The Education Manager orchestrates the successful delivery of our bike safety education programming through offsite summer Bike Camps, after-school Bike Clubs, and various other projects to improve safe access to schools through active transportation. The Education Manager will: Organize and revise curriculum; recruit, hire, support and manage instructor staff; oversee budgets and track program outcomes data for their programs; assist with equipment procurement; and generally ensure that youth programs are being effectively delivered. Successful candidates will have classroom or outdoor education teaching experience, staff supervision experience, strong organization skills, have a passion for bicycles, and enjoy working as part of a team.

The Education Manager directly supervises 2-3 instructors who work year-round at an average of 32 hours per week.

Please note that the percentage indicators below represent an estimate of how much time each week will be spent fulfilling these functions. In terms of importance, all areas are valued equally.

Hire and Support Staff (40%)
– Work in tandem with the STEM Education Manager to recruit, hire, and manage skilled instructor staff to implement our youth-centered, school-based programs. Each Program Manager is responsible for managing and supporting 1-3 instructional staff at a given time
– Share an equal division of staff supervision duties with Programs Leadership Team
– Conduct regular check-ins and site visits with staff working at elementary and middle school Bike Club, Bike Camp, and Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program sites to ensure they are supported, concerns are addressed, and opportunities for growth are provided
– Lead annual and periodic evaluations for all elementary and middle school Bike Club, Bike Camp, and SRTS program instructors
– Involves occasionally filling in as an instructor as needed

Administration & Other (40%)
– Work in tandem with the STEM Education Manager to lead program administration for school-based Youth Programs including development of staffing schedules, delivery of supplies, and coordination with community partners
– Lead efforts to develop and maintain elementary and middle school program manuals, lesson plans, curricula, and learning materials with a focus on culturally responsive practices, equity, and student-centered learning
– Collaborate with the Shop Leadership Team around supply procurement and transportation logistics to ensure adequate program materials are available and accessible for Youth Program needs at all times

Tracking and Reporting (20%)
– Collect, track and share accurate Bike Club, Bike Camp, and SRTS program outcomes data (participants, demographics, etc.) in a timely manner, in accordance with deadlines.
– Collaborate with the Programs Director and Development team to prepare proposals and reports for government, foundation, and corporate funders
– Work with Programs Director and Finance Director to create an annual budget for elementary and middle school Bike Club, Bike Camp, and SRTS programs


– 2-3 years of classroom-based or outdoor education instruction experience, including a technical understanding of pedagogy and strong group management skills
– Strong project and time management skills; includes proficiency in Google Suite and Sharepoint
– Experience supervising, training, and supporting staff
– A base-line knowledge and passion for bicycle safety and bicycle commuting
– Professional or lived experience organizing and working with low-income communities of color and/or immigrant/refugee communities
– Ability to maintain composure and effectively collaborate with others during high stress situations
– Capacity to work independently and deliver on objectives with minimal prompting
– A demonstrated commitment to equity and social justice
– Driver’s license required
– Criminal background check required

– Experience as a Title I school classroom teacher or administrator
– Experience with creating budgets, tracking spending, and analyzing progress against goals
– Ability to communicate in Spanish
– Experience with grant writing and reporting processes
– Working knowledge of evaluation methods and systems including but not limited to logic models, theories of change, quantitative and qualitative methods, and program assessment
– Proficiency in Canva, Adobe, Lightspeed, Salesforce

REPORTS TO: Programs Director
STATUS: Full-time
LOCATION: Portland, OR
SALARY: $50,000 – $53,000
BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401k

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Community Cycling Center, we value having a team with varied strengths, skill sets, and areas of expertise. We encourage you to apply even if your professional experience doesn’t match every qualification listed above. You may be exactly who we are looking for!

How to Apply
Send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Education Manager”. We will ask for two to three references from candidates who make it to the second round of interviews.

We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

The Community Cycling Center is an equal opportunity employer. We will not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sensory disabilities, physical disabilities, mental disabilities and/or any other bases protected by state and federal law. We take proactive measures to ensure against discrimination in hiring, compensation, promotions, and termination of staff, selection of volunteers (including board members) and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, customers, clients, volunteers (including board members), subcontractors, vendors, and other members of our community.

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Education Manager”. We will ask for two to three references from candidates who make it to the second round of interviews.