Career Opportunities



Rocky Mountain College, Billings, Montana
Assistant Professor of Aviation
 
The Aviation Program at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, Montana invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2022.  The successful candidate must have a broad background in aviation and be able to adapt to teaching a variety of aviation courses.  These could include any FAA Part 141 ground school courses, aircraft systems and power plants, aviation safety, a variety of topics in aviation management, airline dispatch, etc.  A master’s degree in aviation, education, business or a related field is required.  FAA Certified Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane (CFI-IA) qualifications are desired.  Experience as a Commercial pilot is also desired, although applicants with different aviation backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Opportunities to teach as a CFI in an airplane could exist, if desired, but is not expected of the employee.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach a course load of 12 contact hours both fall and spring semesters. Starting salary will be in the low $60,000s and commensurate with experience.
 
The Aviation Program offers majors in Aeronautical Science (Professional Pilot) and Aviation Management.  Information about the Aviation Program is available at https://www.rocky.edu/aviation.  The College owns a fleet of nine aircraft located two miles away at the Billings Airport and trains students from private pilot through all flight instructor ratings.  Rocky Mountain College is a private, comprehensive, baccalaureate college. Information about Rocky Mountain College is available at https://www.rocky.edu.  Billings is the largest city in Montana.  It is a growing community of about 125,000 people located along the Yellowstone River, near the Beartooth Mountains and Yellowstone National Park that serves as the center of culture, commerce and health care for a multi-state region. 
 
Any questions regarding this position should be directed to the Director of Aviation, Dan Hargrove at dan.hargrove@rocky.edu or Human Resources at humanresources@rocky.edu  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
 
Benefits are available for this faculty position.  Benefits include medical, dental, and vision, life insurance, long term disability, short term disability, 403(b) retirement plan and tuition remission.
 
To apply, complete the Rocky Mountain College Faculty Employment Application (available at https://www.rocky.edu/sites/default/files/application-faculty%2009.pdf, or click here.).  In addition, submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and a list of at least three references to jobs@rocky.edu
 
Rocky Mountain College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.


Posted to UAA - 10/22/21
 
 



Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach 
Chair of the Department of Aviation Maintenance Science, College of Aviation

The College of Aviation (COA) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University—Daytona Beach invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair, Department of Aviation Maintenance Science. The College seeks a dynamic, nationally recognized academic leader with significant practical experience in the Aviation Maintenance Science (AMS) discipline to lead the second largest department within the COA.  This 12-month faculty appointment is at our campus in Daytona Beach, FL.

The COA has an FAA-approved Part 147 A&P Program contained within the AMS degree program, which provides greater opportunities for career advancement.  The AMS program at ERAU is taught by dedicated faculty who are also industry professionals. Together, they have more than 300 years of combined knowledge and experience.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Aviation, the Chair of the Department of Aviation Maintenance Science will be responsible for providing leadership in the development of faculty, academic programs, as well as participating in student recruitment, enrollment and retention efforts.  He/she will serve on the college leadership team, develop and maintain channels of communication with professional groups and industry to ensure that its program is providing appropriate educational preparation for its students. The Department Chair will support the faculty in the department to embrace new teaching methods and research opportunities.  The Department Chair will be responsible for the implementation of an effective safety management system to ensure the safety of all stakeholders.

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.  The successful candidate will have:
  • Earned a master’s or doctoral degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in leading a growing and dynamic organization.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining channels of communication with professional groups and industry to ensure that the program is providing appropriate educational preparation for the students.
  • Experience in maintaining academic excellence with respect to a department’s teaching and research efforts.
  • Experience in academic administration in scheduling courses, assigning faculty, evaluating faculty, ensuring appropriate recordkeeping and regulatory compliance, etc.
  • Experience in overseeing the operation of an engine repair station and other AMS laboratory functions.
  • Experience in develop a strong and competent faculty to meet the University curriculum requirements and high standards of the department.
  • Demonstrated successful leadership experience at a four-year institution of higher education focused on teaching, research, and service (preferred).
  • Have attained Tenure and attained the academic rank of Professor (preferred)
The Department Chair is expected to begin work no later than January 4, 2022; however, a later start may be negotiated.   Applications should include a CV and a detailed letter discussing aviation and administrative leadership experience as well as academic qualifications that demonstrate a fit with the AMS Department and the position. All materials should be submitted online through our application system at https://embryriddle.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Daytona-Beach-FL/Chair-of-the-Department-of-Aviation-Maintenance-Science--College-of-Aviation_R302105.

Posted to UAA - 10/18/21
 
 



Seneca
Chair, School of Aviation (SoA)

Seneca has renewed its mission with a focus on delivering great polytechnic education that combines rigorous academics with practical training across a huge range of careers and professions. Seneca is also one of Canada’s premier aviation schools and a national leader in aviation education. Renowned internationally for quality graduates, expert faculty and strong industry partnerships, graduates have a variety of career options, whether it be flight and airline operations, safety management or quality assurance. 
Seneca is actively seeking the next Chair, School of Aviation (SoA), Canada’s premier collegiate flight training and flight operations unit. The dynamic and effective leader will oversee the School’s operations, and growth.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Dean of Seneca Business, the Chair of the SoA is responsible for providing academic leadership and management at both the Peterborough and Newnham campuses. The incumbent works as part of the Seneca Business Leadership Team in the development and implementation of the Faculty’s strategic initiatives that are aligned with Seneca’s long-term objectives. 

The Chair is the primary contact on day-to-day operations of the School and works collaboratively with staff, faculty and Seneca Business colleagues on the development and implementation of Seneca’s strategic initiatives. The Chair leads all phases of the program development process for course/program planning and delivery. A dynamic, inclusive and pragmatic leader, the Chair will recruit, manage, coach, and mentor faculty/staff to achieve the School’s operational plans.

The Chair of the School of Aviation will develop and grow partnerships with business/industry and associations and will participate in external events and outreach activities that benefit both the School and Seneca.  As the senior leader of the School, the Chair will be required to support Seneca’s commitment to building an equitable institution by modeling behaviours that support anti-bias and inclusivity in programming, recruitment and retention of faculty, staff and students.


Qualifications
As the ideal candidate, the next Chair possesses, 
  • Minimum of 10 years related and progressive operational leadership/management experience in the aviation and/or related industry with management experience within a post-secondary educational environment strongly preferred. 
  • Minimum completed Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline, with a Master’s degree preferred and sound knowledge and/or experience of flight operations. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering academic excellence and student success, strong leadership competencies and solid experience working within a diverse, unionized work environment. 
  • Strong operational management experience, with the ability to prioritize, delegate and meet deadlines. A dynamic and resilient leader, the Chair of the SoA will have highly developed emotional intelligence skills with the ability to demonstrate diplomacy and tact. 
  • Candidates will possess excellent negotiation, mediation, conflict-resolution, communication, listening, and interpersonal skills, including well-developed interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Amorell Saunders N’Daw at asaundersndaw@kbrs.ca or Janet Rose at jrose@kbrs.ca, or submit your application online at: www.kbrs.ca/Career/14806. Please be aware that this is a reposting of the ad. If you have previously applied, you need not reapply.

Seneca is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially indigenous persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. View Seneca’s  Diversity Policy. Seneca College will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation because of a disability or for any other reason during the interview process, please contact KBRS.

Posted to UAA - 9/28/21
 
 



Ozarka College
Chief Flight Instructor
 

Ozarka College seeks applicants for a Chief Flight Instructor.  The Chief Flight Instructor, acting under the direction of the Director of Aviation provides leadership and oversight for flight training within the Associate of Applied Science in Aviation - Commercial Pilot and Associate of Science in Aviation - Professional Pilot program.  This position is a 12-month position. The Chief Flight Instructor will assist the Director of Aviation with all compliance requirements of the FAR Part 141 standards and managing agreements with local facilities with the overarching goal to increase student enrollment and completion in the professional pilot program at Ozarka College. 

Position Specific:
The Ozarka College Chief Flight Instructor responsibilities are as follows:
  • Monitor compliance with local, state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, and audits. 
  • Manage the Aviation - Professional Pilot Program ensuring that all Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 141 standards are met.
  • Certify student training records, graduation certificates, stage check and end-of-course test reports, and recommendation for course completion, unless the duties are delegated by the chief flight instructor to an assistant chief instructor or recommending instructor.
  • Ensure that each certificated flight instructor or certificated ground instructor passes an initial proficiency check prior to that instructor being assigned instructing duties in the College approved training course, and thereafter that the instructor passes a recurrent proficiency check every 12 calendar months after the month in which the initial test was accomplished.
  • Ensure that each student accomplishes the required stage checks and end-of-course tests in accordance with the College approved training course.
  • Maintain training techniques, procedures, and standards for the College that are acceptable to the Administrator.
  • Supervise full-time and part-time staff to include approving schedules and assignment of duties.
  • Recruit, screen, interview, hire, and evaluate aviation part-time instructors. 
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of aviation instructors through observation, review of class records, and formal as well as informal class evaluations. 
  • Monitor the progress of student flight training to ensure safety and to increase enrollment and completion rates.
  • Conduct flight instruction. 
  • Assist with student registration and advisement and participates in recruitment events.
  • Work with Director of Aviation, Provost and faculty to develop appropriate course schedules.
  • Prepare reports regarding student retention, status of flight accounts, and student progress to ensure program responsiveness.
  • Establish and maintain a positive, effective working relationship with students, staff, faculty and institutional representatives. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in aviation or aviation related field with at least three (3) years of relevant aviation experience (corporate, air carrier, flight training, military aviation, etc.). All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Hold all licenses required to be designated as Chief Instructor in accordance with 14 CFR 141.35(a) through 14 CFR 141.35(c) (MEI and ATP – Preferred).
  • Knowledge and understanding of FAR Part 141 and 61 requirements and flight school operations.
  • Minimum of 250 hours instructing in multi-engine aircraft strongly preferred.
  • Possess excellent organizational and decision-making skills.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in daily duties.
  • Ability to read and clearly interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures.
  • Ability to deal with regulators, respond to requests in a timely fashion, and maintain all records required.
  • Ability to work in a multi-faceted environment with airport personnel, students, faculty, staff, administrators, advisory board members, and community stakeholders.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments.
  • Knowledge and understanding of two-year college organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures preferred. 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled. Interviews will begin immediately  

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To apply, submit detailed letter of application, an Ozarka Employment Application, résumé, flight experience attachment, unofficial copies of transcripts, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references to:

Office of Human Resources
Ozarka College
P. O. Box 10
Melbourne, AR  72556
(870)368-2002/ Fax (870)368-2094
Ozarka College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


Posted to UAA - 9/17/21
 
 



Bill Noe Flight School / Marshall University
Certified Flight Instructor (Clinical Track) 2 positions available

Department
Aviation Program – MU2006

Location
Yeager Airport, Charleston, WV

Salary Range
Commensurate with education and experience

Job Description
The Certified Flight Instructor helps maintain quality instruction across the flight school by providing student training, consistent record keeping, and other duties as assigned by the Chief Flight Instructor.
 
Required Qualifications
4 year degree & meet applicable requirements of Part 61.195 FAA

Preferred Qualifications
4 year degree or equivalent & Part 141 Certified Flight Instructor experience, FAA MEI


Apply
Marshall University Employment Opportunities | Certified Flight Instructor (Clinical Track)- 2 positions available (peopleadmin.com)


Posted to UAA - 8/25/21
 
 



Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology
Chair of the Aviation Department

Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology, is inviting applications for the position of chair of the aviation department. The department is seeking a dynamic and vision-directed leader with an established record in the aviation field, a strong academic background, and a commitment to underserved populations. The department offers bachelor’s and associate’s degrees in aircraft operations, aeronautical sciences, aviation maintenance and aviation maintenance management.  Vaughn partners with an third-party to offer flight training.

The department chair acts as intermediary between the College community and the department while advocating for the mission of the department. In consultation with faculty, the department chair has the primary responsibility to:
  • Provide recommendations for hiring, tenure, promotion, and evaluation of faculty and department staff
  • Oversee the ongoing implementation of Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) accreditation, which the institution recently acquired, and to work with faculty and staff to maintain our status
  • Establish and maintain the annual department budget
  • Organize and preside at department meetings 
  • Formulate and recommend teaching assignments, class schedules and faculty workloads
  • Ensure that faculty in the department are fully engaged in departmental and general faculty duties
  • Assess departmental offerings, curriculum and new course proposals
  • Work with the department assessment coordinator to implement and manage the department assessment plan
  • Assist in the management and utilization of laboratories (simulator labs, technical equipment, instruments, etc.)
  • Oversee Vaughn’s liaison with our third-party flight training contractor to ensure that students receive high-quality flight instruction and make timely progress toward their licenses and ratings
  • Provide timely responses to student and faculty requests 
  • Promote Vaughn’s safety culture in both flight training and general safety
  • Implement and manage Federal Aviation Administration Part 141 courses and Restricted-Air Transport Pilot (R-ATP) standards
  • Promote and enhance the image of the department including participation in prospective student activities 
  • Work closely with the office of career services to establish and maintain industry partnerships 
  • Develop articulation agreements with other colleges
Requirements
A doctoral degree in aviation or a related field is required with a minimum of 10 years' experience in the aeronautical field. Teaching experience as well as a background that includes commercial aviation is desirable. In addition to a resume and cover letter, please include a statement of your teaching philosophy, commitment to AABI accreditation and underserved populations along with the contact information for three professional references is required.


Posted to UAA - 8/9/21
 
 



Southern Utah University

Lecturer of Aviation Sciences

Job Description
Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, is seeking applications for a non-tenure track Lecturer of Aviation Sciences in support of the successful and rapidly growing Department of Aviation Sciences. The individual in this position will teach aviation maintenance courses related to the Aviation Maintenance Technician A.A.S. degree. This is a resident position that will require teaching regular classes on the SUU campuses located in Cedar City, Utah.

Job Requirements
The individual in this position will teach a variety of undergraduate courses concentrated toward the area of aviation maintenance technician. An FAA Aircraft Maintenance Technician certificate with both Airframe and Powerplant ratings is required. A Master’s degree or equivalent industry experience is required. Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes excellent benefits. This position will start January 10, 2022, or as soon as practical. See additional details on the Southern Utah University employment website.

Salary Range
Commensurate with experience

Travel
minimal (between classroom and lab locations)


Posted to UAA - 7/19/21
 

 



University of Alaska
Faculty Position Available
The University of Alaska Anchorage Aviation Technology Division (ATD) represents the latest in aviation education technologies in a large facility with state-of-the-art classrooms and labs. The mission of the ATD is to enhance, promote, and provide quality aviation education, research and service worldwide. The ATD offers a Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Aviation Administration, Professional Piloting, or Aeronautical Studies as well as Associate degrees in Aviation Maintenance, Air Traffic Control, and Professional Piloting. Additionally, the ATD offers two Undergraduate Certificates in the Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program, an Aircraft Dispatcher curriculum, and a Minor in Aviation Technology.

The Division seeks a qualified individual for the position of Term Instructor/Assistant Professor of Aviation Administration/Professional Piloting.  This position will teach classes in support of the Bachelor of Science in Aviation Technology degree. Potential courses to be taught within this position include but are not limited to; Aerodynamics (upper & lower division), Introduction to Aviation Technology, Aviation Safety, Resource Management, Human Factors in Aviation, and Elements of Weather. Depending on credentials/certificates the position may include teaching of Pilot Ground, ATC, or Aircraft Dispatch courses.

Anticipated start date is; August 9, 2021.


To view position details and make application, please use the following link:
https://careers.alaska.edu/cw/en-us/job/517009/term-assistant-professor-of-aviation-technology


Posted to UAA - 6/18/21