• Motorcycle Safety Instructor Pool - Adjunct (Part-time)

    Location US-WI-Eau Claire
    Posting #
    Adjunct Faculty - Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
    FLSA Status
    Hourly Pay Rate/Salary
    $30 per instructional hour (includes a built-in preparation time factor)
    Hours per Week
    Each course assignment will be for a total of 10 – 16 hours within a one-week period. Instructional hours vary from 4 – 8 hours per day depending on number of days scheduled.
    Work Schedule
    Instructional schedules are flexible and will be assigned based on instructor request. Options include day, evening, and/or weekend hours. Courses run April through early October.
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to be considered when adjunct and/or substitute instructors are needed to teach motorcycle safety courses. Needs may become available prior to or during each semester. Course information can be found at https://www.cvtc.edu/continuing-education/seminars-training/motorcycle-traffic-safety.


    Upon successful submission of your application, resume, and transcripts, you will be considered for future adjunct and/or substitute teaching opportunities. CVTC will keep your application on file as a prospective candidate who could potentially fill a position when a need arises. If the need shall arise and review of your application materials result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.


    Adjunct instructors are hired on a per course basis. All interested candidates must live within driving distance of the CVTC campuses.




    • Maintain positive rapport with the public, training sites, community and promote motorcycle safety and safety equipment.
    • Stay current with First Aid training and CPR certification and be prepared to respond to crashes and injuries during a course.
    • Wear appropriate apparel and safety gear while instructing in the classroom and range.
    • Design and implement effective learning strategies and environments.
    • Deliver instruction of high quality.
    • Assess student learning.
    • Advise students.
    • Maintain classroom and equipment as appropriate.
    • Participate in college activities and pursue ongoing professional development.
    • Please view the Adjunct Instructor Position Description for additional roles and responsibilities of adjunct instructors at CVTC.

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability to spend extended periods of time (five hours) on the range.
    • Ability to up-right a training size motorcycle.
    • Ability to perform basic motorcycle maintenance.
    • Ability to operate a five-pound dry chemical fire extinguisher
    • Ability to plan for and deliver quality instruction.
    • Ability to facilitate and assess student learning.
    • Ability to manage the classroom effectively.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with the internal community.
    • Ability to establish and maintain partnerships with external external community.
    • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
    • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
    • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
    • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
    • Basic to intermediate knowledge of and skills with technology used for communication, grade entry, and teaching; including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint and SIS.


    • Proficient motorcyclist riding a minimum of 9,000 miles each 3-year Wisconsin Certification period.
    • Own and maintain one’s own motorcycle.
    • Possess and maintain a valid Motorcycle license and satisfactory driving record.
    • Successful completion of a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) RiderCoach Instructor preparation course, or completion within 6 months of hire if not already completed. The college will assist in facilitation of certification process. More information can be found at: https://www.msf-usa.org/ridercoaches.aspx
    • CPR and First Aid certified or be willing to obtain certification within 6 months after attaining RiderCoach Certification.
    • Meet MSF Standards and follow the RiderCoach Code of Ethics as well as the Wisconsin Administrative Rule Trans 129.
    • Subject to an instructor qualification evaluation at least once every three years upon receiving authorization from the DOT.
    • Prior teaching or training experience preferred.

    In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform duties of position.


    As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

    Benefits Summary

    This position is not eligible for benefits.



    CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711


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