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University of Alaska Anchorage

Asst. Professor of Aviation Maintenance Technology (Term) 

The Aviation Maintenance Technology program (FAA Part 147 approved) at the University of Alaska Anchorage is seeking highly qualified candidates to fill a full time, term faculty position. The workload for this position is bipartite to include teaching and service.

For details and application: ?http://careers.alaska.edu/

The Universiry of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to non-discrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of non-discrimination available at http://www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Posted to UAA 1/18/18



Lewis University

Director of Aviation Services


Lewis University, a comprehensive, Catholic university located in Romeoville, Illinois, is seeking a Director of Aviation Services to be responsible for the safety and proper maintenance of fleet aircraft and aircraft records. In addition, the Director of Aviation Services is responsible for establishing and supervising the daily activities and business operations of the Aviation Services staff.

Lewis University is a dynamic, coeducational university offering more than 80 undergraduate majors and programs of
study, 35 graduate programs, and accelerated programs for working adults. Lewis is a national leader in aviation
education and our programs are FAA-approved and nationally recognized. Lewis is one of 60 schools sponsored by
the De La Salle Christian Brothers with over 320 years of teaching experience in the Lasallian tradition. The main campus
is situated on 410 beautiful acres 35 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, with other campus sites located in Hickory
Hills,
 Oak Brook, Tinley Park
, and Albuquerque (New Mexico). Lewis has an enrollment of 6,700 undergraduate and
graduate students, with 210 full-time faculty.

Responsibilities:
  • Safely plan, prioritize, participate in and/or delegate maintenance work on aircraft in accordance to FAA standards and regulations including, but not limited to: periodic aircraft service checks, dismantling, overhauling, repairing, fabricating and installation of aircraft parts and components.
  • Oversee the proper inspection of aircraft; maintain all aircraft records in accordance to FAA, Part 141 requirements; revise and update all aircraft repair manuals.
  • Spearhead initiatives to improve operational efficiency and safety of the Services Parts Department and the Flight Program.
  • Prepare all associated FAA maintenance documentation.
  • Collaborate with University administration and faculty to recommend purchase of Flight School Aircraft and Equipment.
  • Oversee the management and development of the Aviation Services Parts Department.
  • Provide recommendations and collaborate for the expenditures of parts, supplies, tools, and equipment.
  • Prepare paperwork for Aircraft Services billing in collaboration with the Department Chair(s).
  • Notify the Chair(s) of the Aviation and Transportation Department, the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and other administrators, as appropriate, of any situations and/or problems that arise which negatively impact the goals and objectives of Aviation Services.
  • Provide direction and training to support staff and clearly communicate performance output expectations in collaboration with the Department Chair(s) of Aviation and Transportation.
  • Safely coordinate and oversee the daily opening and closing (i.e. lockup) of Aviation Services facilities.
  • Safely oversee the movement of aircraft to and from the Aviation Services hangars and taxi-ways.
  • Perform and/or assign the proper maintenance and cleaning of aircraft, hangars, taxi-ways, etc.
  • Prepare the annual budget for Aviation Services for review and approval through the standard budget approval process.
  • Prepare and submit reports to the Department of Aviation and Transportation, the College, and/or the University to address institutional and/or FAA requests.
Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management or other relevant field is required. Additional requirements include possession of a valid FAA Airframe and Power plant License with inspector ratings; a minimum of five years progressively responsible (light single and twin engine) aircraft maintenance, troubleshooting and inspection experience; and previous experience with aircraft parts and inventory control management. Must possess the ability to lead teams and collaborate with faculty, staff and department chairs to find solutions to aviation and operational problems. Must be physically able to lift, bend, stood, climb and reach. Must be able to react quickly and responsibly in emergency/crisis situations. The capacity to organize, direct and encourage personnel in performing maintenance tasks in a safe, courteous and professional manner is needed. Working knowledge and experience in fiscal/budgetary management are necessary. The ability to communicate well both orally and in writing is essential.


How to Apply:
For a full description and to be considered for this position visit http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/2850?

Inspired by the University’s Mission values of Wisdom, Knowledge, Justice, Fidelity and Association, the Lewis Community declares that Lewis is a Sanctified Zone where people are committed to working to end racism, bias and prejudice by valuing diversity in a safe and nurturing environment.

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply, however applications will only be accepted from individuals currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States.


Posted to UAA 12/21/17



Central Washington University

Assistant/Associate Professor in Aviation

Position Description:
Central Washington University-Department of Aviation is seeking a tenure-track assistant/associate professor in aviation beginning in fall 2018. The faculty member is responsible for providing instruction to a diverse student population. Instruction includes classroom lessons, flight simulation and practical flight experience.

Responsibilities: The responsibilities for this position include the following:
  • Teach assigned aviation courses and labs
  • Develop new courses, prepare and update course outlines as required
  • Maintain student records and assessment tools for student learner outcomes
  • Ensure safety standards are met in accordance with the FAA, AABI, and institution requirements
  • Implement innovative pedagogical tools, including Online learning models
  • Provide academic advising for aviation students
  • Assist with the admissions evaluations of incoming aviation students as required
  • Assist with marketing and recruitment of new students
  • Conduct scholarly research as per tenure and promotion guidelines
  • Serve on University and Department committees
  • Assist department with ongoing accreditation process
  • Maintains office hours in accordance with University policy

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Aviation or other related field
  • Current FAA Certified Flight Instructor certificate with airplane single engine and instrument airplane ratings (or)
  • Current FAA Instrument and Advanced Ground Instructor certificates
  • Experience and demonstrated commitment to diversity
  • Strong writing skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in Aviation or related field
  • Airline Transport Pilot certificate
  • Airplane Multi-engine rating
  • Bombardier CL65 type rating
  • Meets FAR141.35(e) or 141.36(e) requirements for Chief or Assistant Chief Ground Instructor
  • Chief or Assistant Chief Flight Instructor experience
  • College teaching experience
  • Online teaching experience
  • Student recruiting experience
  • Experience with MyFlightTrain program or similar
  • Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Canvas or Blackboard

Salary:          
•       Commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a tenure track, full-time nine-month salaried position with benefits. Possibility for summer teaching contracts when required.

Application Information: Qualified candidates should submit an online application including a letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position, current CV, complete contact information for a minimum of three professional references, and copy of transcripts for the highest degree held. Any query on the position to be directed to Dr. Sundaram Nataraja, Chair, Department of Aviation, Central Washington University, 400 E. University Way, Ellensburg, WA 98926, at Natarajas@cwu.edu.  For additional information please contact the Department Secretary at 509-963-2364.


Department Chair Information: Dr. Sundaram Nataraja, Professor and Chair Department of Aviation, NatarajaS@cwu.edu
(509) 963-2364



Posted to UAA 12/19/17



Lewis University

Certified Flight Instructor

The Department of Aviation and Transportation Studies at Lewis University, a comprehensive, Catholic university located in Romeoville, Illinois, seeks a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI).  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) CFI is responsible to the Chief of Pilot Training for teaching flight laboratories and Ground School as assigned, according to FAA approved syllabi. In addition, the CFI is responsible for providing such services as assigned by the Chief of Pilot Training that are deemed necessary for the smooth and successful operation of the flight education Program.

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is a vigorous and growing institution located 25 miles SW of Chicago. Lewis University provides students a liberal arts-based and career-focused education, engaging students in the exploration and creation of academic, professional and personal opportunities in a supportive community. As a Catholic university in the Lasallian tradition, our approach is values-based and ethically-focused.  For additional information see our website at http://www.lewisu.edu.
 

Responsibilities
  • Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission in Catholic and Lasallian higher education.
  • Teach individual flight lessons exactly as indicated in the appropriate FAA approved flight course
  • Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI-A, CFI-I, Multi-engine, and CFI-ME.
  • Teach aviation ground school, etc.
  • Write and revise syllabi as required.
  • Act as an Instructor on Duty when requested.
  • Attend CFI/Ground Instructor meetings.
  • Perform other duties as required by Chief of Pilot Training or designated representative.

Job Requirements:
  • B.S. Degree with the following minimum hours of flight time: Total 500 CFI-A 100 Hour requirements from FAR 141 school preferred.
  • CFI-I 50 must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Must possess manual and finger dexterity.
  • Must be able to critically analyze flight student weaknesses and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to delegate involving evening and weekend hours.

Certificates and Ratings:
  • Commercial Instrument Airplane Single and Multi-engine Land CFI – Airplanes CFI – Instrument CFI – Multi-engine (preferred)

How to Apply:  For a full description and to be considered for this position, please visit http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/2621

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity. Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply, however applications will only be accepted from individuals currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States.


Posted to UAA 12/14/17



Lewis University

Full-time Tenure Track Faculty Aviation and Transportation Studies


The Department of Aviation and Transportation Studies at Lewis University, a comprehensive, Catholic university located in Romeoville, Illinois, seek an Assistant Professor to teach Aviation Maintenance. This is a full-time, tenure track role.

Lewis University, located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, is a national leader in aviation education. Our programs are FAA-approved and nationally recognized. The department of Aviation and Transportation Studies is student-centric and committed to providing an excellent education in a personal environment. We seek energetic and enthusiastic individuals who love teaching and share our vision of excellence in teaching and student service. For additional information, please see http://www.lewisu.edu.

Primary Responsibilities:
Teach a total of 12 credit hours per semester at the undergraduate level.  Advise undergraduate students on program progression and on academic success. The candidate will also advise undergraduate students on professional development.  Actively participate in department meetings, student advising, professional and scholarly pursuits, and other duties as assigned by the Department Chair(s).

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in aviation or related field. Extensive experience in aviation system’s within corporate or airline aviation maintenance programs. Candidate must be able to stay abreast of current industry trends and developing aerospace technologies. Candidate must also possess FAA certification’s including an FAA aviation maintenance technician certificate. Required to gain Lewis University certification and online training utilizing the Blackboard technology delivery system.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidate should have advanced avionics skills, a background in safety management systems, safe shop and aircraft maintenance practices.  It is critical that the candidate model the safe operation of highly technical equipment within a laboratory environment.

How to Apply:
For a full description and to be considered for this position visit http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/2829    
  

Lewis University is an increasingly dynamic institution. We offer competitive salaries and a complete comprehensive benefits package including generous health care and tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents. 

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply, however applications will only be accepted from individuals currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States
.

Posted to UAA 12/12/17



Lewis University

Faculty Aviation and Transportation Studies

The department of Aviation and Transportation Studies at Lewis University is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor to teach Aviation Flight Management. This is a full-time, non-tenure track role.


Lewis University, located 25 miles southwest of Chicago, is a national leader in aviation education.  Our programs are FAA-approved and nationally recognized.  The department of Aviation and Transportation Studies is student-centric and committed to providing an excellent education in a personal environment.  We seek energetic and enthusiastic individuals who love teaching and share our vision of excellence in teaching and student service.  For additional information, please see http://www.lewisu.edu.

Primary Responsibilities:
Teach a total of 12 credit hours per semester at the undergraduate level.  Advise undergraduate students on program progression and on academic success. The candidate will also advise undergraduate students on professional development.  Required to gain Lewis University certification and online training utilizing the Blackboard technology delivery system.  Actively participate in department meetings, student advising, professional and scholarly pursuits, and other duties as assigned by the Department Chair(s).

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in aviation and a minimum of four years’ experience in aviation systems in general, corporate, military, or airline aviation flight programs. Candidate must be able to stay abreast of current industry trends and developing aerospace technologies. Candidate must also possess FAA certifications including an FAA Advanced Ground Instructor Certificate.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidate should possess a Master’s degree, a Certified Flight Instructor Certificate, an Air Transport Pilot Certificate, or other credentials pertinent to aviation flight training.

How to Apply:
For a full description and to be considered for this position visit http://jobs.lewisu.edu/postings/2801     

Lewis University is an increasingly dynamic institution.  We offer competitive salaries and a complete comprehensive benefits package including generous health care and tuition reimbursement for self, spouse and qualifying dependents. 

Lewis University, sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, is an equal opportunity employer, and is committed to diversity.  Applicants of a diverse background are highly encouraged to apply, however applications will only be accepted from individuals currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the United States.

Posted to UAA 12/5/17




South Dakota State University

Academic Instructor of Aviation Education

The Aviation Education Program seeks to fill a nine-month Academic Instructor of Aviation Education appointment through an open search for all qualified and interested candidates.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

TEACHING: The Academic Instructor of Aviation will hold a standard teaching load with assignments through the various levels and types of courses offered in the program.
SERVICE: The Academic Instructor of Aviation will serve on committees at all levels and take leadership in ongoing assessment processes. 
Additional responsibilities are outlined on the application website at: https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates will hold a Master’s degree in Aviation or closely related field. Candidates must also demonstrate effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Additional qualifications are outlined at the application website at: https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Open until filled with full consideration given to application materials received by December 14, 2017.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site. To apply, visit https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, view the job announcement and click on “apply for this posting. They system will guide you through the electronic application form.  Email applications will not be accepted. SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experience of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.


For questions about this position contact Search Committee Chair, Maria Julius, at (605) 688-4366 or Maria.Julius@sdstate.edu

South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing HR@sdstate.edu. SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities. Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact: Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007. Phone: (605) 688-4128.

Posted to UAA 12/4/17

 
 

South Dakota State University

Manager of Aviation Facilities

The College of Education and Human Sciences at SDSU invites applications for a Manager of Aviation Facilities in the Aviation Education Program to begin as soon as possible. The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty.  Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. ?

Required Qualifications:                                                                                                                    
  • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation, Public Administration, Business, Education, or related field completed by start date;
  • At least 3 years of related experience in one of the following areas:  Aviation, Public Administration, Business, or Education; 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to manage multiple complex daily tasks, from working with students to working with the FAA, the VA, to aircraft acquisitions.
Preferred Qualifications:                                                                                                                    
  • Master’s degree with Aviation, Public Administration, Business, Education, or related field;
  • Five years in aviation training, aviation education and/or an aviation-related facility management position;
  • Five years of full time work experience in higher education or aviation-related facility;
  • Ability to work well with students, staff, and others who walk through the door;
  • Budget/forecasting/auditing experience;
  • Experience with accreditation/assessment;
  • Demonstration of effective customer service.

For a complete listing of primary functions and responsibilities, the application deadline, contact information for questions on position, and to apply, visit https://YourFuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process.  For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128.  SDSU is an AA/EEO employer.

Posted to UAA 12/4/17




Minnesota State University

Aviation, Associate/ Assistant Professor

Responsibilities

• Teach courses in undergraduate Aviation program, including
Aviation Management courses.
• Teach standard teaching load of 24 credits per academic year with
demonstrated competence in professional pilot and management
areas of specialization.
• Engage in research/scholarship and service.
• Advise undergraduate students.
• Participate in managing flight-training vendor.
• Contribute to program and course development, including
assessment of student learning.
• Participate in Aviation Department activities including student
recruitment, retention and completion and maintaining Aviation
Accreditation Board International (AABI) accreditation.
• Contribute to department as program or department coordinator
(potential duties).


Required Qualifications
• M.S. in Aviation, Aerospace,'Aviation Management, or
Aeronautics.(Conferred on an official transcript at the time of
application.)
• Demonstrated experience of highly effective teaching in an aviation
program.
• Private Pilot, Instrument, Multi-Engine, and Commercial Flight
ratings, and Flight Instructor ratings.
• Demonstrated leadership abilities sufficient to perform duties as
program or department coordinator.


Preferred Qualifications
• Doctoral degree in Aviation, Aerospace, Aviation Management, or
Aeronautics.
• Professional Pilot and/or instructor pilot experience.
• Evidence of potential to maintain an active scholarly agenda.
• Preparation for and demonstrated competence in teaching in
Aviation Management.
• Breadth of teaching that include multiple interests within the
aviation field.
• Experience using data to make informed decisions and to generate
goals and reports.
• Demonstrated ability to foster a collaborative team environment.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and
learning environment.


Additional Information
The Aviation department at Minnesota State University, Mankato
offers the only AABI accredited 4-year BS in Aviation in Minnesota
enjoying a diverse population of approximately 270 undergraduate
students. The program includes an emphasis in Professional Flight,
Management, or Aeronautics with the majority of students pursuing the
Professional Flight emphasis. We have an active partnership with North
Star Aviation located at the Mankato Regional Airport for FAA Part
141 flight training and utilize, in addition to single and multi-engine
aircraft, Redbird and jet flight simulators as part of the Professional
Flight training. Additional information on Minnesota State University,
Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To apply for this position, please
continue the process via this website or directly at:
http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html. A complete online
application will include the following attachments. Incomplete
applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

• Cover Letter
• Resume/Curriculum Vitae
• Contact information for three (3) references
• Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree


*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining
agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html.

Posted to UAA 11/30/17


 
 

Piedmont Airlines, Inc.

Recruiting Intern in Salisbury, MD


This paid internship is from January to May. Actual dates will vary based on individual intern's needs. Interns work normal business hours Monday through Friday. Interns are responsible for providing their own housing and transportation

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: Interns will have the opportunity to learn about and be exposed to each function of an Airline Pilot Recruiting Department. This position will be responsible for assisting with travel arrangements and logistics for recruiting events.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to event registration, catering arrangements, shipment of event materials, as well as on-site assistance at events as necessary.  Other duties as assigned.   After successfully completing the internship, the intern will have an overall knowledge needed to understand all elements of Pilot Recruiting and what goes into  the pilot staffing process.

Minimum Qualifications:     
  • Minimum of one year of progress towards a degree with a major or minor in human resources.
  • Excellent communication and Microsoft Office Suite skills required. 
  • Organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, handles multiple tasks, problem solving skills, and the ability to set and meet deadlines.
Work Environment:
  • Standard office environment, computer and other office equipment
  • Some travel is required (up to 20%)

Physical Requirements: Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.

The above statements provide a brief description of the general nature of work performed and not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position. Duties and expectations are subject to change as needed.

Employment is contingent upon a clear Driving Record, 10-year Criminal History Records Check, and Drug Screen as required. We also require proof of High School or GED completion.

Benefit package includes family travel on the American Airlines network.

Click here to apply

Posted to UAA 11/17/17


 

 


Utah Valley University

Faculty - Associate Professor - Aviation Science, DC

The Aviation Science Department at Utah Valley University invites applicants for the position Faculty/ Department Chair. Serves as Department Chair, with a minimum half-time release from teaching. The chair is responsible for all aspects of academic administration in the department including oversight of personnel management (faculty and staff hiring, annual reviews, etc.); curriculum development and instruction; student recruiting, orientation, advising, and problem resolution; budgeting and expenses; and other activities such as marketing, running meetings, promoting safety, etc. In addition, the Chair supervises flight and flight records to ensure effective and efficient operations and coordinates with the Assistant Chair to oversee dispatch, maintenance, and facilities. The Chair promotes the well-being of the students, staff and faculty of the department; and supports and seeks ways to fulfill the guiding concepts for the college embodied in the philosophy, mission, values, and vision of shared governance at UVU. The Chair also models excellence in education, training, and certification, and demonstrates successful scholarship and collaborative service.
  • The chair is the representative and advocate of an academic department, its faculty, staff, and students. Manages or designates the management of the affairs of the department, such as accreditation, program learning outcomes, contracts, budget/finance, and employee reviews. This also includes issues relating to instruction, staffing, human resources, finances, and facilities. Provides leadership and support for programs, degrees, faculty, and students, and facilitates innovation and creativity among members of the department and provides reports to the college and the university.
  • Establishes and maintains regular and consistent office hours and addresses issues relating to scholarships, college and university events, and other obligations as they arise.
  • Teaches classes based on qualifications and departmental needs. Plans, prepares, and follows an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught. Prepares instructional materials as necessary and maintains a desirable classroom environment and student-centered approach. Evaluates instructions and learning by means of written, oral, and other assignments and tests. Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.
Seeking a candidate who is qualified to receive tenure upon appointment. Candidates who already have tenure at a regionally accredited university or equivalent are preferred. Looking to hire someone as soon as possible and will this position will remain open until filled.

A master’s degree in aviation or related discipline is required with a strong history of aviation industry experience. Doctorate in a related field with at least five years of aviation industry experience is preferred. A doctorate will not be accepted in place of aviation industry experience. Professional certification in one of the department’s focus areas.
Prior Department Chair or administrative experience is preferred.

Area of expertise including but not limited to aerospace engineering / manufacturing, unmanned aerial systems, aviation systems technology, air traffic management, airport management / operations, aircraft dispatching, airline management / operations, fixed base operation (FBO) management, aviation safety, aircraft accident investigation, aviation law, and aircraft maintenance management.

 
  • Knowledge of Department Chair duties.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methodology of teaching techniques.
  • Knowledge of current FAA policies, regulations, and procedures.
  • Skills in representation and management of department issues relating to instruction, staffing, human resources, finances, and facilities.
  • Skills in assisting counselors and other department heads in maintaining an effective program.
  • Proven skills as an accomplished teacher.
  • Ability to provide leadership and support for programs, degrees, faculty, and students.
  • Ability to develop curriculum and teach design courses.
  • Ability to assist in the development of effective business and educational partnerships at the campus, local, state and national levels.
  • Demonstrated capabilities in teaching, research/ creative activities, and service are required.
  • Ability to communicate (written and oral) with a wide variety of students, faculty, and others.
  • Ability to supervise others, including students and employees.
  • Ability to work closely with others.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Generally, 8 am – 5 pm, with occasional activities and events at night or on weekends.
  • Work may, on occasion, involve exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.


Posted to UAA 11/13/17


 
 

Utah Valley University

Faculty - Assistant Professor - Aviation Science

 

The Department of Aviation Science at Utah Valley University invites applications to apply for a tenure-track position. The individual will teach courses and assesses performance of aviation education, training, and certification; participate collaboratively and professionally with other faculty and staff in scholarly research; promote the general well-being of the School, faculty and the college, and the collective and individual interest of its staff and student body; support and seek always to fulfill the guiding concepts embodied in the philosophy, mission, values and vision adopted by UVU. Demonstrated capabilities in teaching, research, and service are required.

  • Teaches classes based on qualifications and departmental needs.
  • Plans, prepares, and follow an approved course of study that includes measurable objectives for each course taught.
  • Prepares instructional materials (mock-ups, visual aids, and instruction sheets) as necessary.
  • Evaluates instructions and learning by means of written, oral, practical, and performance test.
  • Maintains a desirable classroom environment.
  • Instructs, manages and supervises individuals and groups in classrooms and laboratories by the following methods: demonstration, discussion, visual aids, etc.
  • Maintains a student-oriented approach to education.
  • Maintains and submits accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability, attendance, performance, and follow-up. Coordinates cooperative work experience programs and students as assigned.
  • Develops and writes grants requests related to aviation.
  • Performs other appropriate university and professional services, which may include visiting secondary schools, attending national conferences, offering workshops and adjudicating. Serves on committees and attends faculty and other meeting as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited institution with Master’s degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Subject matter knowledge and expertise in the application of best practices including, but not limited to, the following related disciplines: aviation business management, or management and operational experience in such areas as airports, airline operations, Fixed Base Operations (FBO), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commercial or corporate flight operations, air traffic control (ATC), aircraft dispatch, aviation law, etc
 
  • Knowledge of the principles and methodology of teaching techniques.
  • Knowledge of current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policies, regulations, and procedures as related to best practices in business.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis and research methodology.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content.
  • Knowledge of teaching issues, challenges and completion strategies.
  • Skills in recruiting, interviewing and placement of students.
  • Skills in assisting counselors and other department heads in maintaining an effective program.
  • Proven skills as an accomplished teacher/performer.
  • Ability to develop curriculum and teach design courses.
  • Ability to develop effective business and educational partnerships at the campus, local, state and national levels.
  • Ability to communicate (written and orally) with a wide variety of students, faculty, and others.
  • Ability to harmonize instruction with standardized industry practices and department safety objectives.
  • Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students and their instruction.
  • Ability to teach college/university level aviation courses with the knowledge and skill to encourage a high degree of interactivity with students and department staff using a wide variety of methodologies. 
Aviation-related degree. Higher education experience with online teaching preferred.

Physical requirements include frequent standing, sitting, grasping, and fine hand manipulation with continual talking hearing, and seeing. May be required to lift up to 25 lbs.


Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.


Posted to UAA 11/13/17


 
 

Pasco-Hernando State College

Instructor, Aviation Administration and Aviation Maintenance Administration Program Director

Required:
Master's Degree in Aeronautical Science, Aeronautics, or an Aviation discipline, or related degree required with at least 18 graduate semester hours in Aviation, or a Bachelor's degree in Aviation plus FAA license, or Associate's degree in Aviation plus 2 years work experience in field plus FAA license. Degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution; must have excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills; satisfactory criminal history background check must be able to work occasional evening hours, split schedule. Applicants who claim a right of Veterans' Preference must upload documentation of eligibility and attach it to their on line application. 

Preferred: Two years of related work experience in the appropriate discipline; two years of postsecondary teaching experience; current aviation maintenance, airframe and powerplant certifications, current pilot license, or related aviation certifications. 

Salary range: $40,737 • $56,487.60 (for two terms): the maximum salary is based on a dodorate education level and 8 years of verifiable full-time professional work experience and/or full-time teaching experience. Salary will be determined at hire date. 

DUTY DAYS: 80 days Term II • This position is for one academic term from January 3, 2018 - May 2, 2018. *This position is normally a two terms (82 days Term I and 80 days Term 11) position. It will return to a two terms (162 duty days) position for the 2018- 2019 academic school year.

APPLY ONLINE: at www.phsc.edu/jobs. Position is opened until filled. ALL SUPPLEMENTAL / ADDITIONAL APPLICATION MATERIAL MUST BE UPLOADED VIA THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM. 

Required are: (1) cover letter, (2) current resume, (3) copy of transcripts, (4) copy of license or certification, (5) Educational Philosophy Statement, (6) DD-214 (if claiming Veterans' Preference), and must be uploaded. The application review process can be initiated with the copies of transcripts; however, official transcripts must be received before the interview and/or hire date.

Posted to UAA 10/26/17


 
 

National Business Aviation Association

Spring Intern, Operations Division


NBAA is seeking an Operations Division Spring Intern to assist subject matter experts with activities related to the operation of business aircraft. This is a full time or part time internship.

NBAA is a nonprofit trade association serving a dynamic and growing industry. From our headquarters in downtown Washington, DC, staff members deliver top-notch customer service to our members across the world.

NBAA seeks candidates who have outstanding interpersonal communication skills, strong problem-solving abilities and exceptional attention to detail. Candidates must be currently enrolled in or a graduate of a four-year accredited
bachelor’s degree program and will preferably have aviation experience (through an internship or temporary employment) in a flight department, charter operation, airport FBO as well as an aviation-focused major.

If you or a student you know wishes to hone business skills while learning about important issues within the business aviation industry, NBAA wants to hear from you.


Submit resume and cover letter at: https://www.nbaa.org/about/careers/

The application deadline is: October 29, 2017. NBAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted to UAA 10/5/17


 
 

Oklahoma State University

Assistant Professor, Aviation & Space

POSITION:
The School of Educational Foundations, Leadership and Aviation within Oklahoma State University’s College of Education, Health and Aviation is seeking a Teaching Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure Track) in Aviation & Space.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The primary responsibility will be teaching in areas appropriate to the candidate’s expertise and the program needs. The assignment may include some research or outreach and service as determined by the School Head. Additional responsibilities may include serving as the primary accreditation and assessment resource to the school, college, and university for the Aviation & Space program. A normal teaching load for this position is eight courses per nine-month academic year. This position is assigned to the Stillwater campus; however, instructional opportunities may also include the Tulsa and Oklahoma City campuses.

GENERAL INFORMATION: Oklahoma State University is a comprehensive land-grant university with an enrollment of more than 23,000 students. The university offers 86 programs of study leading to a bachelor’s degree, 70 master’s programs and 46 programs at the doctoral levels at campuses in Stillwater and Tulsa. Stillwater (http://stillwaterchamber.org) is approximately 65 miles from both the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas. The program offers a B.S. in Aerospace Administration and Operations with options in Professional Pilot, Aviation Management, Technical Services Management, Aerospace Security, and Aerospace Logistics. Additionally, we offer an M.S. in Aviation and Space and an Ed.D. in Applied Educational Studies: Aviation.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualifications include an earned doctorate in an aviation- relevant area and a record of excellence in teaching. Candidates will have expertise in theories, technologies, and methods associated with collegiate flight training, as well as a demonstrated interest in the university’s land grant mission and a desire to make a positive impact on the community through academic and professional excellence.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with education, experience and qualifications. Benefits include comprehensive medical and retirement plans.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: The process of reviewing applications will begin no later than January 2018, and will continue until a successful candidate is selected.

To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, two sample publications, and reference contact
information to http://jobs.okstate.edu.


For more information on the Aviation & Space program, please visit our website at https://education.okstate.edu/aado or direct specific inquiries to Dr. Susan Stansberry, School Head, at 405.744.6632.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU Stillwater is a tobacco free campus.

Posted to UAA 10/4/17


 
 

Northwestern Michigan College

Aviation Recruiter/Advisor

Northwestern Michigan College is hiring an Aviation Recruiter/Advisor.  The position provides admissions and student advisory services, including Aviation department recruitment, admissions/advisement, new student orientation and serves as a conduit and key contact point to a variety of markets for the dissemination of educational information and benefits intended to increase overall enrollment.


TO APPLY: Applications submitted by 4:30 pm on October 11, 2017 will receive first consideration. Join NMC for a career where you will be part of an organization with history, a legacy, and possibility! Applications must be submitted online at jobs.nmc.edu.   For assistance call 231-995-1377 or 1-800-748-0566 x51377 or email hr@nmc.edu.
 

Non-Discrimination Policy Notice
Northwestern Michigan College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, height, weight, marital status or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities and admissions. 
 nmc.edu/nondiscrimination Michigan Law requires that a person with a disability or handicap requiring accommodation for employment must notify the employer in writing within 182 days after the need is known.


Posted to UAA 10/2/17

 

 


Purdue University, Purdue Polytechnic Institute School of Aviation & Transportation Technology 


Aviation Management/Aeronautical Engineering Technology/Professional Flight Technology/UAS

Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, is accepting applications for multiple tenure-track positions beginning in Fall 2018. These faculty appointments are in the School of Aviation & Transportation Technology, the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. 
 
DESCRIPTION:
Job duties include: (1) Develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in aviation technology; (2) Collaborate with other academic units at Purdue, and other organizations externally, to engage with community, government and industry to obtain externally-funded applied research in the areas of teaching, discovery, and engagement; (3) Serve on graduate committees; (4) Perform faculty assignments and student mentoring; (5) Demonstrate a commitment to inclusion and transformational education.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. or earned doctorate at time of hire, or completed within one year of hire in aviation & transportation technology or related field. Applicants must possess FAA certificates related to CFR Part 147 for Aeronautical Engineering Technology. For Professional Flight Technology the candidate must have an FAA commercial pilot certificate, and must be eligible to obtain additional flight ratings. Applicants for UAS must be eligible to obtain the CFR Part 107 certificate. Applicants for the Aviation Management position must have expertise necessary to perform assigned duties in areas related to, airline finance, business management, asset management, security, infrastructure, or operations. Candidates for all positions must provide history of academic teaching, curriculum development, scholarly publications, or conference presentations.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION:
 Purdue University is a land-grant university dedicated to learning, discovery, and engagement. The School of Aviation and Transportation Technology is home to seven undergraduate majors, including Professional Flight Technology, Aviation Management, Aeronautical Engineering Technology, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Aerospace Financial Analysis, all leading to a B.S. degree. Students may also pursue M.S., M.S. online, and Ph.D. degrees. The Professional Flight, Aviation Management, and Aeronautical Engineering Technology programs are professionally accredited, and are nationally recognized for educating graduates who become successful leaders in a wide variety of aviation, aerospace, and space careers. A balance of hands-on teaching, scholarship, and funded engagement is the key to this success, and the successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the ability to make effectual and noteworthy contributions to the discipline in each of these three success areas.
 
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary and rank will be commensurate with the education, experience, and qualifications of the candidate.  Benefits will include comprehensive health and retirement plans.
 
APPLICATION INFORMATION:
The process of reviewing applications is to begin November 1, 2017, and continues until candidates are selected.  Proposed date of hire is for the Fall 2018 semester. Purdue Polytechnic/School of Aviation & Transportation Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests and activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A background check is required for employment in this position.
 

To apply, submit the following: a letter of application. In the subject line, indicate which of the following positions you’re applying for: 1) Asst. Professor, Financial Sustainability (AV Management), 2) Full Professor, Workforce Development-Leadership (AV Management), 3) Asst./Assoc. Professor, Workforce Development-Advance Qualifications (Professional Flight), 4) Asst./Assoc. Professor, Avionics & Systems (AET), 5) Asst./Assoc. Professor, Autonomous Systems (UAS); curriculum vitae (including academic experience, publication/ scholarship record, and research interest areas); a letter addressing commitment to diversity; and a list of five references (with contact information) to Theresa Martin (mart1280@purdue.edu).
 

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Posted to UAA 9/25/17


 
 

The University of Nebraska at Kearney

Assistant/Associate Professor - Aviation Systems Management

Job Description or Duties: 
The University of Nebraska at Kearney, Aviation Systems Management program, is searching for a full-time, tenure-track, faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This position will assume overall leadership of the Aviation Systems Management program as part of a succession plan. The planned start date will be January or August, 2018. 
 
The successful candidate will join a program having a strong history of service and developing aviation professionals.
 
In addition to their teaching and research activities, the successful candidate will also provide the vision and leadership required to support and enhance the mission of the Aviation Systems Management program. Primary administrative responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Program development/management;
  • Supervision and mentoring faculty and students;
  • Assessment and accreditation leadership;
  • FAA and UNK International Studies liaison;
  • Coordination of student recruitment and retention efforts;
  • Lead and develop aviation industry relations; and
  • Coordination with flight training vendor. 
Required:
Doctorate in a related field. Individuals that are ABD or a Master’s qualified interested in a “Grow Your Own” program resulting in expeditiously earning a Doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have significant relevant aviation industry experience and a passion for teaching. Applicant must hold at least a current Advanced and Instrument Ground Instructor certificate.

Highly Preferred:
Experience in assessment / outcomes based accreditation and working with international students. A current Flight Instructor Certificate with Airplane Single Engine, Multiengine and Instrument Airplane ratings and third class or higher medical certificate is highly desirable.

Posted to UAA 9/25/17