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Education Program Manager

Posted: 01/22/2023

BikeWalkKC seeks a Program Manager for our Education program, including Safe Routes to School and adult education programs.

REPORTS TO: Director of Education
STATUS: Full-time, exempt (some evening and weekend work required)
LOCATION: 1106 East 30th Street, Kansas City, MO - with extensive travel to schools and program sites around the metro area

The Education Program Manager assists the Director of Education in leading adult and youth education programs, and serves as the immediate supervisor for Instructors.


  • Manages instruction staff (8-10 part-time positions)
  • Administrative tasks:
    • Tracks program and class data in the program database
    • Approves bi-monthly time sheets for instruction staff
    • Submits monthly education team reports to Director of Education
  • Onboards new instructors
  • Conducts instructor trainings
  • Conducts field training with new instructors
  • Holds bi-annual 1-on-1 meetings with instructors in order to develop teaching ability
  • Sends weekly organizational updates to all instructors via email


  • Provides general oversight of youth and adult education program delivery
  • Responsible for working toward education goals established in the annual strategic plan
  • Actively develops new curricula and expand programs in order to further BWKC’s mission
  • Ensures lessons and key concepts are taught
  • Assists with Safe Routes to School outreach and implementation
  • Organizes and lead pre/post-semester briefs and debriefs for instructor team
  • Assists Outreach Coordinator in scheduling instructors and coordinating schedules for people and equipment resources



  • Responsible for staffing programs based on capacity, need, and demand
  • Responsible for fulfilling youth education grant deliverables (specific foundation grants beyond MODOT & KDOT)
  • Responsible for ensuring program quality and professional reputation
  • Oversees curriculum development and program evaluation


  • Oversees curriculum development and program evaluation
  • Oversees Bike Maintenance Apprenticeship (in coordination with other education staff)


  • Development: assists Director of Education with funding requests and grant reports with the help of other education staff
  • Communications: assists the marketing and communications team with education program storytelling with the help of other education staff (photos, blog posts, social media, etc.)


  • Detail-oriented and diligent, but also flexible and adaptable
  • High level of cultural competency and comfort working in highly diverse communities
  • Ability to work independently towards defined goals and tasks
  • Good driving record
  • Passion for our mission and work


  • Experience managing employees
  • Experience in education and instructional settings
  • Experience with Google Workspace and online database systems


The Education Programs Manager will work with the Director of Education to establish an annual work plan both individually and for the education team. They will meet quarterly to define goals and objectives for the next quarter and evaluate the progress toward the previous quarter’s goals and objectives.


BikeWalkKC has an open office in Midtown Kansas City, MO. We are a mission-based organization with a collaborative and supportive work culture. This position requires extensive travel around the KC metro area to schools and other program sites. Some remote work is possible, but this position requires extensive on-site and face-to-face work.


  • Salary range of $40,000 to $45,000 per year
  • Health insurance reimbursement
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Phone stipend
  • Eligible for SIMPLE IRA after 12 months, with up to 3% employer match
  • Discounts on outdoor gear including bikes, bike accessories, clothing, and more

To Apply

Applications are accepted online through the Breezy.HR system. Click here to see the full job description and apply for this position.

The Organization

About BikeWalkKC

BikeWalkKC is the region’s professional advocacy and education organization. We are a growing team of passionate and hard-working advocates, educators, planners, and social entrepreneurs making Kansas City a better place to live, work, and play. Our culture is collaborative and supportive, encouraging risk-taking, excellence, and constant learning. You will work hard, have fun, and make an impact on the community.

Commitment to Equity and Diversity

BikeWalkKC has a commitment to support diversity and equal opportunity in its services, administration, employment, research, and activities. As such we strive to foster a working environment that values contributions from team members regardless of race, color, creed, gender, religion, culture, sexual orientation, sexual identity, mental disabilities, physical disabilities, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary Range: $30,000 - 49,999