Job Postings: Bike Education Manager

October 18, 2021

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We are currently seeking several people to join the Bike Education team, please see other job postings at StreetWise Manager job posting page and Bike Education Coordinators posting.

HUB Cycling is a charitable not-for-profit organization that has spent more than two decades removing barriers to cycling in Metro Vancouver, while cultivating the health, environmental, and economic benefits that active transportation can bring. HUB Cycling has educated and motivated thousands of people, and championed improvements that #UnGapTheMap to create a more connected cycling network.

HUB Cycling’s mission is to get more people cycling more often. We make cycling better through education, action and events. More cycling means healthier, happier, more connected communities. We’re leading the way in making cycling an attractive choice for everyone.

HUB Cycling is committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive organization. Diversity is integral to this commitment. Diversity among our members, volunteers, staff and Board of Directors allows us to better understand, connect to, and respond to the needs of HUB members and the broader communities we engage with. HUB Cycling encourages women, Indigenous people, people of colour, and LGBTQIA and individuals from other diverse communities to apply, and we encourage you to self-identify in your applicationRead here our recent update on how we're addressing diversity, equity and inclusion at HUB Cycling.

About HUB Cycling’s Bike Education Programs

HUB Cycling delivers bike education programs to thousands of youth and adults across Metro Vancouver each year. Our courses are customized for various ages and skill-levels and are delivered by our team of trained instructors at schools, community centers, and workplaces. Participants build the skills and confidence needed for safe and enjoyable urban cycling, and consistently report cycling more often after taking a course. 

HUB Cycling has two primary education programs: Bike to School and StreetWise.  Bike to School includes courses run in Metro Vancouver elementary and middle schools along with the provincial Everyone Rides Grade 4-5 program. StreetWise includes online and in person courses for the public as well as specialized courses for specific communities and workplaces. 

Position Summary:

The Bike Education Manager will report to the Director of Bike Education and will supervise Bike Education Coordinators (2-5 staff).

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the hiring, training and ongoing supervision of Bike Education Coordinators

  • Support the Director of Bike Education with funder, school board, and external stakeholder communication including preparation of proposals, reports and presentations.

  • Understand all details of HUB Cycling’s Bike Education program delivery, including course delivery, contract targets, and municipal school systems.  

  • Oversee all aspects of Coordinator deliverables such as school outreach and booking process including all program logistics, ensuring best practices are consistently applied.

  • Oversee coordination of storage and equipment for programs, including vehicles, bikes, activity materials, prizes, give-aways, and related items, including fleet maintenance. 

  • Set overall program schedules ensuring effective use of staff and equipment resources.

  • Improving outreach, coordination and program delivery systems and processes as necessary

  • Coordinating longitudinal outcome surveys for programs as necessary. 

  • Assisting in compiling and analyzing program data, and reporting.

  • Provide strategic and operational input to the future planning of HUB’s bike education programs.

  • Assist with bike education marketing and promotion plan, including coordinating photoshoots, press releases and regular email newsletters, with Marketing Manager support.

  • Assist with communications, social media and website updates as necessary.

  • Willingness to become an on-call Bike Education Instructor to sub for programs from time to time.

  • Support the hiring and training of new Bike Education Instructors or Bike Education Intern.

  • Support additional tasks as needed and as agreed upon with the Director of Bike Education.

     

Required Qualifications:

  • Committed to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion

  • 2+ years of relevant experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in leading a team to strong results and with high retention.

  • Experience working with public school systems.

  • Friendly, professional and an excellent communicator who enjoys being a central point of contact for internal contacts and working as part of a close-knit team.

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and skilled at working with many moving parts and logistics to run effective and efficient programming.

  • Flexible and able to adapt to the peaks and flows of seasonal programs. 

  • Confident and efficient using computer programs, primarily Google Workspace (mail, calendar, sheets & docs)..

  • Ability to meet the requirements of a Bike Education Instructor including being certified in Standard First Aid & CPR-C, completing Advance Your Ride training course and holding a current Criminal Record Check for working with vulnerable populations (or are willing to obtain).

  • Generally knowledgeable about urban cycling rules and trends, cycling instruction methodology, and related matters.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Proficient with communication tools such as MailChimp and website updates.

  • Familiarity with conducting program evaluation.

  • Experience working in a non-profit organization.

Perks:

  • 3 weeks vacation and an additional 5 wellness days annually 

  • Competitive extended health and dental benefits after 3 months

  • Flexible hours and time off in lieu

  • Computer and basic office set up 

  • $500 towards your home office set up and $25 a month towards internet costs while we work remotely (after a 3 month waiting period) 

  • A supportive and inclusive environment where people from all backgrounds and identities are welcome 

Terms: 

30 to 35 hours/week with compensation of $23-27/hour depending on experience. This is a permanent employee position with an anticipated start date is in November 2021 (with some flexibility). All staff are expected to work remotely part-time due to COVID-19. Office space is available several days a week on an optional basis. In order to remove your mask while working in our shared office or attending some events, full vaccination is required.  It is expected that the applicant has a personal cell phone and a reliable home internet connection.

 How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume (in one PDF document) to jobs@bikehub.ca with “Bike Education Manager Application” as the subject line. Please ensure the file name follows the convention: “BEdM21_Firstname_Lastname.pdf”. 

Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.  Please apply ASAP to ensure you are considered.   We thank all the applicants for your interest. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.