Career Opportunities


Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Assistant Professor (Avionics) School of Aviation
The College of Health and Human Sciences at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking applicants for the anticipatedAssistant Professor (Avionics) position beginning Fall 2023. This is a nine-month, continuing, tenure track appointment. Promising new faculty in CHHS are offered competitive startup packages, including graduate/undergraduate assistant support, course releases, and summer salary designed to jump-start research scholarship.

Required Qualifications: 
Earned master’s degree, required by time of appointment, and minimum professional experience of three years full-time employment in aircraft maintenance, avionics maintenance, repair or installation, aircraft/engine manufacturing or product support environment. One earned degree in an aviation or related discipline. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
Earned doctorate. Valid FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant Ratings. Successful post-secondary teaching experience in aircraft maintenance and avionics and/or product support. FCC certification. Demonstrated history of scholarly productivity in Aviation Technologies or related fields. FAA Mechanic Certificate obtained as the result of completing an FAA approved Part 147 curriculum. 

This position will support the baccalaureate degree in Aviation Technologies developed to prepare aviation technicians with advanced technical skills. 

The School of Aviation, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is nationally recognized, FAA approved, and offers programs in Aviation Flight, Aviation Management and Aviation Technologies. The school offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees. Carbondale is located 100 miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri, and is adjacent to the Shawnee National Forest, many clean lakes and some of the most picturesque terrain in Illinois. Additional information regarding the Aviation Technologies Program is available at

Application Deadline: December 1, 2022, or until filled. 

To apply
Go to Create a profile and upload a letter of application specifying the position to which application is being made and including research interests, current resume or vitae, and names, addresses and telephone number of five references.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Posted to UAA on 10/1/22


Morningside University
Dean of Aviation

Morningside University is seeking candidates for its inaugural Dean of Aviation. This administrative staff position will be responsible for overseeing, managing, and leading all aspects of Morningside’s Aviation Program. This includes primary oversight of the ground component of our FAA Part 141 Flight program. This position is expected to begin August 1, 2023, but may begin sooner, and is a full-time 12-month position.


  • Work closely in collaboration with Oracle Aviation to deliver the Professional Flight air and ground schools as well as the Aviation Administration major and ensure compliance with all FAA regulations regarding Part 61 and 141 operations.
  • Hire and supervise Aviation department faculty and staff in ground instruction and coordinate curriculum development and offerings in conjunction with the instructional staff at Oracle Aviation.
  • Assist with the marketing and recruitment of students to Morningside’s aviation program.
  • Teach ground school classes as needed.


  • A Master’s degree in Aviation or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • The ability to satisfy the requirements of 14 CFR 141.35(a)-(e) for Chief Flight Instructor qualifications is strongly preferred.
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor rating with ground instructor ratings for instrument, commercial, flight instructor, and multi-engine. 
  • Experience in a higher education setting.

About Morningside
Morningside is a private university located in Sioux City, IA, recognized for providing undergraduate students with exceptional active learning experiences on a beautiful 69-acre residential campus bustling with events, activities, and athletics. The university is also well regarded for its online graduate programs, flexible post-baccalaureate programs, and an online bachelor’s degree completion option. Learn more at

Apply on-line only by submitting an email to entering “Aviation Search” in the subject line, and attaching PDF or Microsoft Word files for the following documents: a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and a list of three professional references (name, phone number, and email). Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Darrel Sandall, Dean of the School of Business (712-274-5290 or

Posted to UAA on 9/29/22


Airlines for America
Airline Traffic Management Coordinator
The Airline Traffic Management Coordinator, working at the FAA ATC System Command Center (ATCSCC) in Warrenton, Virginia, is the primary advocate for all A4A member airlines working collaboratively to ensure implementation of appropriate solutions to operational problems while maintaining the safety and integrity of the National Airspace System (NAS).

Safety, Security & Operations/Air Traffic Management

Reports To
Director, Airline Operations

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate seamless communication between A4A member carriers and FAA ATCSCC on all pertinent traffic management initiatives. 
  • Review tactical and strategic system efficiency constraints and collaborate with member carriers to heighten situational awareness. 
  • Facilitate the A4A daily conference call with A4A member carriers to develop a daily strategic plan of operation on behalf of member airlines situational awareness.
  • Participate in daily FAA ATCSCC Telcons, Event Reviews and National System Reviews (NSR). 
  • Represent A4A as required in various air traffic forums. 
  • Participate in A4A Council meetings and activities as directed. 
  • Develop and foster relationships between the aviation industry and the FAA Air Traffic Organization. 
  • Provide support to member airlines by exploring ways to increase safety and efficiency while reducing costs. 
  • Provide analyses of daily NAS operations for A4A leadership.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related aviation/safety field or equivalent experience. 
  • Strong knowledge of airline operations control and air traffic management system operations required. 
  • FAA Flight Dispatch Certification and/or FAA ATC experience preferred.
  • Three-years of experience at FAA FAR 121 carrier preferred. 
  • Must be able to effectively facilitate communication and advocate positions on behalf of Airlines for America member carriers in a positive, even-tempered and non-confrontational manner.
  • Must be able to work with absolute integrity and sense of fair play to represent a diverse A4A membership. 
  • Must be available for various shifts, which includes evenings, weekends and holidays and on-call. 
  • Must be available for occasional travel, including travel to A4A headquarters as directed. 
  • Must be US citizen to obtain required security clearance. 

Work Environment
All A4A employees must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. 

Competitive Benefits
Choice of medical plans, plus free life, dental and vision coverage. 401(k) with matching contributions, airline travel privileges, tuition reimbursement plan, and 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave.

How to Apply
Interested applicants, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to attention JOA# 22-09

Posted to UAA on 9/28/22


Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Assistant Professor of Aviation Management 
The School of Aviation at Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor of Aviation Management to contribute to our undergraduate and graduate degree programs. This tenure-track position is a nine-month, continuing annual appointment beginning August 14, 2023. SIU Aviation consistently ranks among the best aviation programs in the U.S. Learn more about SIU Aviation Management at Promising new faculty in CHHS are offered competitive startup packages, including graduate/undergraduate assistant support, course releases, and summer salary designed to jump-start research scholarship.

Required Qualifications
A graduate degree in aviation-related fields of study with at least three years of aviation work experience or post-secondary teaching experience. Candidates who hold a master’s degree in non-aviation-related fields of study will also be considered if they have some combination of at least five years of post-secondary or workplace instructional experience and aviation-related work experience. 

Preferred Qualifications 
The applied nature of aviation management means that ideal candidates will hold some form of aviation industry certification. An earned doctorate in aviation, transportation, public administration, education, or business is preferred to accommodate the research workload associated with this position. An active research agenda and publication history are also considered preferred qualifications for this position. Preferred candidates will demonstrate evidence of aviation-related professional membership and/or service to aviation-related advocacy groups. 

The successful candidate will teach at least three of the following Aviation Management courses: 
    • Legal Aspects of Aviation 
    • Air Traffic Control 
    • National Airspace Systems 
    • Fiscal Aspects of Aviation 
    • Aviation Labor Relations 
    • Airport Management 
    • Airport Planning, or 
    • International Aviation. 

Assistant Professors of Aviation Management also conduct research in the discipline leading to publication in peer-reviewed, academic journals, presentations at national/international conferences, grants, and other scholarly activities. This position also requires service activities in support of the University, the profession, and the community. 

Application Deadline
November 1, 2022 or until filled 

Application Procedure
Visit to create an account and apply. 

Required Documents
To apply, upload letter of interest that identifies two courses you feel qualified to instruct; current vitae/resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references 

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Posted to UAA on 9/23/22


Oklahoma State University
Assistant Professor, Aviation and Science
The College of Education and Human Sciences, School of Educational Foundations, Leadership & Aviation, is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in Aviation and Space.

August 2023

The successful candidate will engage in scholarly activity and teach graduate and undergraduate program courses, specifically in areas appropriate to the program needs. Additional responsibilities will include supervising graduate students and serving as a resource to the school, college, and university. The required teaching load is three courses per nine-month academic year (2-1) in the first two years of employment and four courses per nine-month academic year (2-2) thereafter. This position is assigned to the Stillwater campus; however, AVED faculty may also teach in an online or hybrid delivery format and occasionally on the Tulsa campus.

Oklahoma State University is a comprehensive land-grant university with an enrollment of more than 23,000 students. The Aviation and Space Program is housed in the College of Education and Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University, and is seeking an outstanding professional to assume the role of Assistant Professor. The position will be located at the main campus in Stillwater, Oklahoma, home of a fully supported and growing flight center that includes a growing fleet of Cirrus SR-20’s, Cessna 172’s, Cessna 152’s, Piper Seminoles; and a strong group of growing enthusiastic and talented students. The aviation and space program has 550 undergraduate and graduate students. The newly constructed, 23,000-square foot, Ray and Linda Booker OSU Flight Center opened in spring 2022. Stillwater provides a combination of large city amenities but maintains the charm of a smaller community. Stillwater is ideally situated to Oklahoma City and Tulsa. A short drive provides an opportunity for dining, cultural, and professional sporting events. Stillwater is a remarkable community and offers affordable housing, excellent schools and has been ranked as one of America’s safest cities. The Oklahoma State University Aviation and Space Program offers four undergraduate degree options: professional pilot, aviation management, technical services management, and aerospace security. In addition, the program offers an online Master of Science in Aviation and Space degree, as well as a Doctor of Education in Applied Educational Studies – Aviation and Space specialization.

Applicants seeking this position must have an earned doctorate with an emphasis in aviation/aerospace or a closely aligned area.

Preference will be given to applicants with: (1) licensed pilot familiar with current FAA and Part 141 requirements and 1,500 or more logged flight hours, (2) aviation experience in either the United States military and/or civilian air carrier industry, (3) experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students, (4) a clearly articulated research agenda and/or (5) peer-reviewed research publications. Applicants should demonstrate an interest in the university’s land grant mission and a desire to make a positive impact on the community through scholarship, teaching and service.

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

The process of reviewing applications will begin December 1, 2022 and will continue until a successful candidate has been selected. To apply, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, two sample publications and reference contact information to

For more information on the Aviation and Space Program, please visit our website at or for specific information you may contact Dr. Mallory Casebolt at

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

Posted to UAA on 9/14/22



Liberty University
The School of Aeronautics currently delivers residential undergraduate courses and flight and ground instruction (including simulators) for Private, Instrument, Commercial, and Certified Flight Instructors, Aviation Maintenance, Aviation Safety Management, Unmanned Aerial Systems, and Aviation Administration. Residential Faculty member will have the education, experience, a Biblical worldview, and a passion to support our mission of training Champions for Christ to impact the aviation community. 

We assign qualified faculty to instruct Aeronautics courses in one or more of the following disciplines: 
   • Flight training academic courses (ground instruction, weather, flight course faculty of record)
   • Human Factors
   • Aviation Safety
   • Aerodynamics
   • Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
   • Aviation Management
   • Aviation Dispatch
   • Aviation Research
   • Other Aviation-related courses

Minimum Qualifications 
A minimum of 5-years’ experience in aviation-related disciplines, a Master’s Degree in Aeronautics and/or a Doctorate with Aviation-related coursework/research (ABD acceptable) is preferred. 

Must have a completed Master’s Degree and a minimum of 18 hours graduate-level Aeronautics coursework, along with a strong aviation practitioner background spanning at least 5 years. Applicants with an Aeronautics Masters, currently working on or having completed a Doctorate, and a calling to serve in a ministry-related academic role are most highly sought.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate with Aviation-related coursework/research (ABD acceptable) is preferred.

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Posted to UAA on 9/13/22


Baylor University 


Baylor University seeks a Lecturer to start August 2023. Details for this position can be found at

The Institute for Air Science at Baylor University seeks an outstanding aviation professional at the rank of Lecturer. Aviation Sciences is a growing and dynamic program at Baylor, and we are looking for a candidate who can augment our capabilities and help us continue our pursuit of excellence in collegiate aviation. This is a full-time lecturer position with responsibilities teaching courses in the Aviation Sciences Program beginning Fall 2023. Teaching assignments will include Aviation Ground School courses and other Aviation-specific courses.

Located inWaco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of around 21,000 students,Bayloris one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named anR1 institutionby the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" fromTheChronicle of Higher Education, Baylor offers competitive salaries andbenefitswhile giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan,Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor'smissionof educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. 

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. 



Tulsa Community College
Chief Flight Instructor
$57,452.00 - $66,250.00 Annually
Tulsa, OK
Job Type
School of Science & Mathematics
Job Number
Riverside Community
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and on-call beyond regular work hours to include weekends, early mornings, late nights as needed.
Job Summary
The Chief Flight Instructor, under CFR 141.85, bears the responsibility to certify each student’s training record, graduation certificate, stage checks, end-of-course test reports, and recommendation for course completion. Ensures that certificated flight instructors, certificated ground instructors, or commercial pilots (with a lighter-than-air rating) pass an initial proficiency check and perform a recurrent proficiency check every 12 calendar months. Assures that FAA approved curriculum, training techniques, procedures, and standards are met, reviewed, and modified when needed.

This is a Safety Sensitive position pursuant to Oklahoma Statute OKLA. STAT. tit. 63, § 427.8 (2020).  

Essential Duties
1. Oversee flight school's part 141 and part 61 FAA approved documents and processes, including simulators.
2. Develop, maintain, and communicate all procedural and policy changes to the flight instructor cadre. Collaborate with the Dean to ensure procedure and policy aligns with College guidelines.
3. Oversee the initial selection, training, and testing of all new hires. Conduct upgrade and transition training for instructor pilots.
4. Counsel instructors and students concerning the progress of flight training courses. Provide coaching and/or the implementation of action plans as necessary.
5. Ensure all instructors conduct themselves in a professional manner in accordance with established College policies.
6. Administer stage checks, end of course checks, and oversee end of course checks performed by part time flight instructors.
7. Delegate tasks as needed. GPS checks, record audits, talon, vendor communications related to flight operations.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an aviation related field.
  • Flight training civilian and/or military of 3 years and 1000 hours or 1500 hours dual given.
  • Require 2000 flight hours PIC (pilot in command).
  • 2 years as an Instrument Instructor and 250 hours instrument dual given or 400 hours instrument dual given.
  • 100 hours of actual or simulated instrument time.
  • Ability to fly FAA flight evaluations in outdoor conditions from subfreezing windchill to heat indices up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Must be able to fly in daily Oklahoma weather conditions.
  • Ability to hold an FAA Class 3 medical certificate.
  • Ability to be on call outside of typical working hours, including weekends, early mornings, and late nights

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in an aviation related field.
  • Experience as a Chief Flight Instructor at 141 school.
  • Experience instructing in a Garmin-1000 aircraft.
  • Ability to move aircraft manually using tow bar or with John Deere all purpose utility vehicle.
  • Experience with MS Office 365, Talon, and Jeppensen Distribution Manager.



Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Aviation Management and Flight Program, Assistant Instructor (Executive Air Transportation Pilot)

The College of Health and Human Sciences at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Instructor (Executive Transport Chief Pilot). This is a 12-month fiscal, term, non-tenure track appointment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide transportation services to faculty, staff, and administrators in the Department’s Cessna 340,
310, and 421C. Provide excellent customer service including arrangement of hotels, rental
cars, and transportation. Occasional nights/weekends and overnights away from home. Provide
flight and ground instruction in AF220, Air Transportation course. Manage 1-4 people, including: Office Manager, students, and alternate pilots. Serve as an Assistant Chief in SIU’s part 141 curriculum. Conduct stage checks and end-of-course tests. Manage a team of instructors under SIU’s 141 curriculum. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree


  • High altitude endorsement and experience

  • Second Class Medical Certificate

  • 100 hours high performance multi engine PIC

  • 1,000 hours total time

  • 500 hours dual given

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree (For an individual holding a Master’s degree, the appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Lecturer)

  • ATP Multi-Engine

  • Previous 135 or corporate aviation experience

  • 2,000 hours total time

Application Deadline: September 15, 2022 or until filled

Application Procedure: Go to, create profile and apply to position. Upload letter of interest, current resume/vitae which includes verifications of the above qualifications and flight hour summary, copies of certificates, copy of college transcripts, and names, addresses/email
addresses and phone numbers of three references to:

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.



Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Assistant Professor, Flight Program

The School of Aviation at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position within the School’s Aviation Flight program beginning January 1, 2023. This is a nine-month, continuing, tenure-track appointment. SIU Aviation Flight program is consistently ranked as one of the best in the nation.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned master’s degree in aviation, or in a more generic field such as education combined with aviation flight career, training, licensure or special work experience. Minimum three years teaching experience in a university or college based FAR 141 flight-training program. Commercial pilot or airline transport pilot certificate, with single engine rating required. Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and Instrument (CFII) required. Minimum of 1,000 hours of flight instruction experience, with 100 hours in the preceding 12 months. Meet the applicable requirements of FAR 141.36 (b), (c), and/or (d). Demonstrated interest in, and a plan for, aviation flight-related research/creative activities.

Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctorate in aviation, transportation, public administration, education or business. Multi engine instructor (MEI) in addition to single engine. Evidence of aviation-related professional service.

Responsibilities: To teach both flight and flight theory classes at the undergraduate level. To conduct duties as an Assistant Chief Flight Instructor (including stage and end of course checks, operational supervision). To supervise and counsel flight instructors. To assist in planning, developing, revising, and assessing flight theory course curricula and training aids, as needed. To engage in aviation flight-related research/scholarly activity. To participate in professional service activities related to aviation flight. To engage in indirect instruction such as: student advisement, recruitment, retention, assessment, and program development. To engage in professional service activities related to aviation flight. To participate in program, school, college, and university service activities. To engage in duties as assigned by the School Director.

Application Deadline: October 31, 2022, or until filled.
Application Procedure: Visit to create an account and apply.

Required Documents: To apply, upload letter of interest, current vitae/resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references; transcripts and pilot certificates.

SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.



Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Program Coordinator (Chief Flight Instructor) School of Aviation

Description of Position: The College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for an anticipated position with CHHS's Aviation Flight program. This is a 12-month term, Administrative/Professional appointment.

Required Qualifications: Earned bachelor's degree in Aviation, Aviation Management, Aviation Technologies, Transportation, Public Administration, Human Factors, Psychology, Education, or related field. Three years experience in a FAR 141 setting. Must be able to conduct FAR part 141 check flights and meet FAA proficiencies listed below:

  1. Candidate must have logged the following minimum times:
    a. 2000 flight hours PIC with 100 flight hours in simulated or actual instrument conditions.
    b. 3yearsofflighttrainingexperiencewithatleast1000flighthoursofdualinstructiongiven,or less than 3 years of flight training experience with at least 1500 flight hours of dual instruction given
    c. 2 years of instrument flight training experience with at least 250 flight hours of instrument dual

    instruction given, or less than 2 years of instrument flight training experience with at least 400 flight hours of instrument dual instruction given.

  2. Candidate must pass, within a reasonable period of time, the chief flight instructor proficiency test on instructional skills conducted by an FAA inspector.

  3. Candidate must possess the following ratings: Commercial or ATP certificate, instrument rating, CFI, CFII.

Responsibilities: Certifies training records, graduation certificates, stage and final test reports and recommends students for pilot certificates and ratings in compliance with FAR Part 141. Conducts FAR 141 proficiency flights of faculty and staff instructors. Supervises faculty and employees engaged in flight and ground instruction. Prepares, updates or supervises the preparation of flight instruction syllabi and course materials including FAA Training course outlines. Conducts knowledge and flight stage checks of flight students in compliance with FAA regulations. Teaches in the Aviation Flight program, as appropriate. Supervises the aviation maintenance shop and line service functions in the Aviation Flight program. Provides annual evaluations of flight faculty and shop staff to the School Director.

Responsible for maintaining a positive program relationship with the FAA FSDO, the TSA and the local air traffic control tower. Maintains the certification requirements of the flight training devices in accordance with FAR Part 60. To engage in research/scholarly activities at the department, college and university levels. To engage in other duties as determined by the School Director.

Application Deadline: Until position is filled.

Application Procedure: send letter of interest, current resume/vitae which includes verification of the above qualifications and flight hour summary, copies of certificates, transcripts, and names, addresses/email addresses and phone numbers of five references to:

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.



Louisiana Tech University
Unit Head, Department of Professional Aviation

The University is seeking a Unit Head to lead our accredited collegiate aviation team. This is a 12-month, full- time faculty position that reports directly to the Dean, College of Liberal Arts. The Department of Professional Aviation Unit Head provides leadership and oversight of the daily academic activities and Part 141 flight training operations conducted within the academic unit. The individual will work with faculty and staff to manage the Department and flight operation budgets to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory guidelines and University policy. This individual will be responsible for approximately 6 faculty and 20+ staff. This individual will provide guidance and support toward continued reaffirmation of accreditation by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) and direction for the enhancement of the flight operations, facilities, equipment, employee training, and laboratory safety practices. The individual will also develop relationships with the aviation industry and foster opportunities to provide professional training opportunities with external partners. The Unit Head will teach five courses during the calendar year. The Unit Head will serve as administrative and fiscal officer of the Department. He or she will represent the Department and its programs in the College as well as the University and the community at large. The Unit Head will coordinate teaching, curriculum, development, research, and service programs. The Unit Head will engage in teaching, scholarly research, outreach, and professional service activities commensurate with the position of Unit Head. He or she will serve as an effective liaison with the Dean's office and other academic units and will engage in other assignments as determined by the Dean of the College. The Unit Head will also serve as primary leader of Department recruitment and admissions activities and preside over the selection of candidates admitted into the B.S. Professional Aviation and B.S. Aviation Management programs. The Unit Head will be the primary liaison with student families and alumni, and serve as an ex-officio member of the Department’s Industry Advisory Board.



  • Broad understanding of the aviation industry, with specific experience in flight operations
  • Effective communication, organization, and administrative skills
  • Work well under high pressure and constantly changing conditions
  • Ability to multi-task, collect information, analyze data, define challenges, set priorities, and draw valid conclusions in a timely manner
  • Excellent computer skills: Microsoft Word and Excel especially, experience with flight operations dispatch/scheduling software preferred
  • No history of FAA certificate enforcement actions
  • Must be able to work varied hours during on and off campus events and be able to respond during aircraft emergencies.

APPLICATION: Interested and qualified persons are encouraged to send a fully detailed resume containing education, teaching and flight experience, and publications. The resume will suffice for an initial expression of interest. The review process will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree, experience as full-time faculty, and flight instructor/FAR Part 141 experience.


HOW TO APPLY: A successful candidate’s complete application package will consist of a letter of application describing how their professional history qualifies them for this position, current resume, contact information for three (3) current professional references that are familiar with the professional experience and qualifications of the candidate, and copies of all required certifications.
Screening of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.
Background check required.

Louisiana Tech University is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Posting Close Date: This position will remain open until filled.
Please Note: Applications must be completed by 11:59 p.m. on the Job Closing Date to ensure consideration.

Note to Applicant:

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions at the Louisiana Tech University may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Apply at: Department-of-Professional-Aviation_R-483



Louisiana Tech University

The Department of Professional Aviation at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track, nine-month Assistant Professor within the College of Liberal Arts. The position will begin on September 1, 2022.

Qualifications: The position is required to teach undergraduate aviation classroom courses and work as a flight instructor within the Part 141 flight education program. Required: Master's degree, current CFI/CFII and current Third Class Medical Certificate. Preferred: Doctorate, Master's in aviation related field, AGI/IGI/MEI, prior experience as a 14 CFR 141 flight instructor and experience with collegiate aviation accreditation through the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI).

Additionally, there are expectations that the individual filling this position will participate in departmental, college, and university committee structures where appropriate. The individual will also be required to help with academic advising, assisting with planning, development, and revision of flight and ground school curricula. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in research and professional service within the guidelines of the University and other duties as required by the Unit Head.

Application: To apply, send a single PDF that includes: cover letter, current curriculum vitae, flight time

summary, description of teaching experience and interests, and the names and contact information for at least three references.

Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System.

Louisiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity I Affirmative Action/ ADA Employer and places a high priority on the creation of an environment supportive of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Posting Close Date: This position will remain open until filled.

Please Note: Applications must be completed by 11 :59 p.m. on the Job Closing Date to ensure consideration.

Note to Applicant:

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the required and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.
This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions at the Louisiana Tech University may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Apply at: Aviation---Associate--Assistant-Professor_R-508



Austin State University
Stephen F. Austin State University is seeking a full-time program director and clinical instructor in aviation sciences. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting an emerging four-year aviation program, teaching undergraduate courses in aviation, fostering a spirit of collaboration with our flight training provider, working with industry partners, and recruiting new students.

For more information, view the complete job posting:


Western Michigan University
Western Michigan University seeks an experienced and accomplished leader to serve as Dean of the College of Aviation. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the dean is responsible for providing visionary and innovative leadership and effective administration, while advancing the mission of the College. The dean will have responsibility for developing a collegial environment and will recognize the importance of consensus building, interdisciplinary collaboration, partnerships, student success, alumni relations, and external funding in defining the College’s role in the broader mission of the University. The dean serves on the Provost’s Council, which is engaged in university-wide policy and planning.
Western Michigan University (WMU) is an institution on the move. Located in Southwest Michigan, WMU is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment of over 19,000. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching classifies WMU as a doctoral university and one of just 185 public universities in the nation conducting research at a high level. U.S. News & World Report has named WMU among the country’s best national universities since 1991.
The College of Aviation at Western Michigan University is located in Battle Creek, Michigan, and offers the only comprehensive aviation program at a public university in Michigan. The College offers undergraduate programs in aviation flight science, aviation technical operations, and aviation management and operations. With just over 1,100 undergraduate students it is one of the largest aviation programs in the nation. In fall 2021, the College dedicated its new 22-million-dollar Aviation Education Center to address current and future enrollment needs, putting the University ahead of the pack to meet growing industry demand. Backed by 80 years of aviation experience and an excellent industry reputation, the WMU College of Aviation is a powerful force in the future of aviation training. 
Instruction is provided by 14 tenured, 10 tenure track, and one non-tenure track faculty, with additional instruction provided by six part-time faculty, two chief instructors, 80 temp and student flight instructors, and 38 staff members who provide crucial support to the college.
Applicants should have an appropriate earned degree from a regionally accredited institution, combined with industry experience; demonstrated experience in a field related to aviation; record of excellence in leadership; professional career activities demonstrating the highest ethical standard; demonstrated commitment in the areas of personnel engagement and success;  demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; record of administrative experiences, including management of budgets and personnel; demonstrated ability to foster interdisciplinary community and industry partnerships and programs to advance organizational goals; demonstrated record of enhancing the domestic image and reputation of an entity; and, excellent analytical, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills that are adaptable to a diverse range of audiences.
More information on the position can be found at:
Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, please submit application materials by September 15. An application should include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names of five references with titles, addresses, business telephone numbers and e-mail addresses included. Applications, nominations, and inquiries should be directed to:
Steve Leo, Managing Director
Vicki Henderson, Senior Associate
Storbeck Search
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WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.



National Business Aviation Association

NBAA (National Business Aviation Association) is looking for a summer intern to work in our Education, Training and Workforce Development Division. This intern position is designed to expose an undergraduate college student who is interested in business aviation to various aspects of the industry and NBAA’s professional development opportunities. The intern will engage with staff, members and volunteers to assist with professional development projects including the Safety Manager Certificate, the Business Aircraft Scheduler Certificate, the Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation Program, the Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) program and assist with duties related to the NBAA Learning Management System (LMS). The intern will also perform administrative tasks related to E,T, & WD Division projects. This internship requires a commitment of 35 hours a week for 8 weeks at $18/hr and can be remote or located at our DC headquarters office.


To succeed in this internship, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide administrative support to the E, T & WD Division and assist with special projects as needed such as the Student Edition of Business Aviation Insider, Certificate Program administration, scholarship process assistance, and NBAA Committee projects/deliverables

  • Assist in moving the Professional Development Program Certificate to Accredible software

  • Provide administrative support to the Sustainable Flight Department Accreditation:

    • Review and compile feedback from Pilot Program, Environmental Subcommittee, and first year applicants regarding program process, documentation, educational resources, etc for Year 2 improvements where possible

    • Update Accreditation statuses as applicants undergo audits

    • Assist with customer service to manage program inquiries and identify areas where additional

      support, information, and program education is needed. Assist with sending program emails that

      cannot be automated.

    • Monitor documentation submissions (via NBAA Gravity Forms) and assist with initial review of

      required documentation

  • Reviews NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Program files to ensure they are in compliance with

    certain accreditation criteria

  • Communicates with members regarding their CAM credit and status

  • Provides administrative support to the Division such as reviewing the NBAA website content for accuracy

    and makes suggestions for potential updates with direction from E,T, and WD Division staff

  • Follows and administers all company policies and acts as a role model in adherence to policies

  • Supports other divisions with administrative tasks such as monitoring the Ops Service Group etc.

  • Supervision Received: The intern will be provided with detailed instructions for each project that is

    assigned. Once a project is assigned, minimal direct supervision will be provided and the intern is expected to work independently in achieving the project goals. All the intern’s work product will be closely reviewed by the supervisor.

  • Decision Making – Scope of Authority: Works closely within clearly defined procedures

  • Contacts: Interacts daily with all levels of the organization, mostly with specialists, managers, directors and

    vice presidents to gather information from them. However, there are times when reporting information is also required.


    Specific requirements include but are not limited to:


• Effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to interact successfully with coworkers

Summer Intern, Ed, Trng, WFD Division

Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team as well as independently Strong customer service skills
Strong attention to detail
Good decision making and problem-solving skills

Solid mastery of Google Suite
Ability to utilize (e.g., search, enter data, create and obtain reports) NBAA’s membership database, (training is provided)
Familiarity with a variety of office equipment such as calculators and copier machines
Excellent organizational skills


• Currently enrolled in or a graduate of an accredited bachelor’s degree program


• Experience with organizing projects effectively and successfully managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously


  • Business aviation experience (through an internship or temporary employment) in a flight department, charter operation, or service center

  • Minimum of FAA- private pilot certificate or dispatcher’s license

  • Aviation major

  • Interest in aviation safety and/or aviation sustainability

  • Member or leader of a student chapter of a national aviation organization including but not limited to

    Women in Aviation (WAI), Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP), American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), Alpha Eta Rho (AHP), National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA) and/or University Flight Team or other

    Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to: