Career Opportunities



Florida Institute of Technology
Non-Tenure Track Aeronautical Science and Technology Faculty Positions Available
 
Positions: The College of Aeronautics is seeking three full-time faculty members for the undergraduate and graduate aeronautical science and technology programs. Selected applicants should be in place by the first week of August 2022 for the fall 2022 semester.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Teach courses as assigned such as:
  • Private, instrument, commercial, and/or instructor pilot ground schools.
  • Aerodynamics
  • Introduction to aircraft systems
  • Advanced aircraft systems and operations
  • Aviation physical science
  • Aviation safety
  • Aviation security
  • General aviation operations and management
  • Airport management
  • Aviation law
  • Unmanned aerial systems
  • Air traffic control
  • Meteorology
  • Advise undergraduate and graduate students on academic matters and career planning.
  • Teach selected courses in person and via distance learning (Canvas) in international and domestic extended-campus programs.
  • Serve on division, college, and university committees as assigned.
  • Teach graduate courses according to qualifications.
  • Supervise students conducting scholarly activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree.
  • FAA Advanced Ground Instructor (or Certified Flight Instructor) and Instrument Ground Instructor (or Certified Flight Instructor Instrument) certificates.
  • Experience in fields applicable to aviation.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Ability to apply current instructional technology in classroom and distance learning.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Doctoral degree in a field applicable to aviation or commitment to pursue such a degree (required for assistant professor position)
  • Extensive aviation experience.
  • University teaching experience.
  • Current pilot qualifications.
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
 
To Apply: Qualified applicants should submit an application package to College of Aeronautics, Dr. Korhan Oyman, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32901-6975, email: koyman@fit.edu. The application package should consist of (1) letter of application noting specific qualifications and interests related to the list of responsibilities above, (2) resume or CV, and (3) names and contact information for at least three professional references. On request, applicants will need to provide official academic transcripts for all degrees.
 
Florida Institute of Technology is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.



Utah Valley University
Faculty (Tenure Track) – School of Aviation Sciences
 
The School of Aviation Sciences at Utah Valley University is seeking qualified aviation professionals to join our faculty.
 
UVU is located on the Wasatch Front between beautiful Mount Timpanogos and Utah Lake in one of the fastest growing economies with world class summer and winter recreation. The university was founded in 1941 as a technical school and has grown to more than 35,000 students, establishing itself as the largest 4-year institution in the state, with a focus on engaged learning and student success. UVU is a teaching institution that does not require grant funded scholarship but places a high emphasis on undergraduate research and student mentoring.
 
The School of Aviation Sciences has educated thousands of aviation industry professionals since 1988 and offers Bachelor’s degrees in Professional Pilot, Aviation Management and Aerospace Technology Management.  The School’s self-funded flight training center is located at our Provo Airport Campus allowing semi-autonomous operations only a 10-minute drive from UVU’s main campus. The Global Aviation online program provides funding and travel opportunities supporting faculty directed initiatives. Aviation faculty benefit from a highly competitive benefits and retirement package as well as flexible in-person and online teaching schedules with a focus on quality-of-life. All faculty take on a leadership role in the School of Aviation Sciences and we are proud of the collegial culture fostered between faculty, staff, and students.
 
UVU operates 20 Diamond DA-40 single-engine trainers and 4 Piper Seminoles twin-engine aircraft all equipped with Garmin G1000 avionics and six Frasca flight simulators. The School’s two modern hangars provide a professional and comfortable training environment for our FAR 141 flight training center and FAR 145 repair station. The facilities house faculty and advisor offices, a student call center, dedicated aviation classrooms, simulation labs, and flight briefing rooms with a spacious lobby providing direct flight line access and views of the surrounding Wasatch Mountains.
 
https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/25598



NBAA
Career Opportunity – Operations Manager with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) – Washington, DC/Telecommute flexibility
 
The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), one of the most exciting associations that facilitates some of the largest international conferences, is seeking an Operations Manager to provide legislative, regulatory, technical, and flight operations information to members. Requires a HS diploma, an FAA-certificated private pilot certificate, dispatcher’s license, or A&P certificate, and a minimum of two years of relevant work experience. Exposure to Business Aviation strongly preferred.
 
This position offers flexible hours and generous telecommute options. NBAA offers generous benefits, bonuses, and a collegial work environment in the heart of the nation’s capital.
 
For additional information and to apply, please click here (or copy/paste link to a new window):
https://career4.successfactors.com/career?career%5fns=job%5flisting&company=nbaa&navBarLevel=JOB%5fSEARCH&rcm%5fsite%5flocale=en%5fUS&career_job_req_id=992&selected_lang=en_US&jobAlertController_jobAlertId=&jobAlertController_jobAlertName=&browserTimeZone=America/New_York&_s.crb=h0FsqtoXccrTRNeoc1SYqtzcgpRN%2fNAJ%2fGjxveLpg8U%3d



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.

 

Liberty University
Faculty Job Summary/Basic Function

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.

Quicklink

https://jobs.liberty.edu/postings/35509



University of Alaska Anchorage
Assistant Dean of Aviation Technology Division

https://careers.alaska.edu/cw/en-us/job/518608/assistant-dean-of-aviation-technology-division

The Division of Aviation Technology of the Community and Technical College (CTC) at the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), provides coursework in Aviation Maintenance Technology, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Management and Professional Piloting for students pursing Certificates, Associates, and Bachelors degrees. The Division seeks an experienced individual for the position of Assistant Dean of the Aviation Technology Division, with an anticipated a start date of July 1, 2022.

Duties:

Supervise and recruit division personnel. Oversee the care and maintenance of the Aviation Technology Division facilities. Assign faculty workload and oversee the creation of semester class schedules. Lead department planning and resource allocation activities in consultation with faculty/staff to benefit all programs. Provide effective leadership of division faculty and staff. Lead the division in establishing strong curriculum and scheduling sequences. Oversee the implementation of appropriate student learning outcomes in consultation with faculty with each certificate and degree program. Implement a strong student advising program in coordination with the division's student success coach and faculty. Implement effective program assessments and reviews for each of the division's certificate and degree programs. Assist faculty with outcomes assessment and program review activities. Develop, analyze and maintain balanced budgets in consultation with the Fiscal Director and/or division program assistants'. Administer all fund expenditures in compliance with university human resource and board of regents' regulations. Ensure all laboratory and flight activities are conducted in accordance with sound risk management principles and in compliance with FAA regulations and university policies. Project and plan for special needs including equipment maintenance and replacement, space requirements, faculty professional development and new program needs. Perform critical analysis and lead flight and simulator operations to continuously refine cost recovery and recharge models to sustain and improve the efficiency and quality of the aircraft fleet and simulators. Oversee membership and meetings of the Aviation Technology Division Industry Advisory Committee. Act as the liaison between the Office of the Dean and the faculty and staff. Serve as the liaison between the aviation programs and aviation industry partners in Alaska and beyond. Serve on college and university committees and work cooperatively with constituent groups to promote and support division goals. May be expected to teach one or more courses in related fields. Participate as a member of the college leadership team. Provide leadership in meeting academic accreditation standards and FAA certification standards as well as other national standards that may apply to the division programs of study. Lead division interactions with the FAA and respond to FAA initiatives to maintain positive and productive memberships. Faculty advisory for aviation students enrolled in internships. Faculty record for all UAA flight courses. Update the FAA, as necessary, to meet obligations related to UAA's.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Academic preparation or extensive experience in one or more of the following aviation disciplines or closely related fields: Aviation Maintenance Technology, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Management or Professional Piloting.
Evidence of effective leadership, administrative and supervisory skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Evidence of effective management in a highly regulated environment.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Possess high professional regard for and understand roles and responsibilities of post secondary faculty.
Possess a high level of professional discretion.
FAA certificated pilot at the CFI or ATP level or FAA certified Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, or certified professional controller (CPC), either en route or terminal.
Working knowledge of the FAA regulatory regime as it applies to Part 141 Pilot Schools, Part 147 Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools and Part 65 Dispatcher Training/ATC education.
Working knowledge of the Alaskan aviation industry/community post-secondary teaching, instruction and/or training experience in an aviation discipline.
Experience with curriculum development, academic program review, and accreditation process.
Experience with faculty governance systems and processes.
Experience with distance learning and distance learning technologies, such as Blackboard Learning System, or similar web-based educational software.
The ability to effectively teach complicated technical content to non-engineering students.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
Demonstrated commitment to student success.
Strong collaboration skills.

Typical Experience:

Experience administering post secondary education and or training programs.
Experience with cost benefit analysis.
Experience with public relations and community networking.
Experience with building and maintaining effective partnering relations.
Experience working in a diversified workforce in a multi-cultural setting.
Experience with managerial finance and budget practice.
Experience managing an air agency from a leadership position.
Experience in personnel management, performance management and recruitment.
A minimum of five years experience in an aviation field is required.

Required Education or Training:

Minimum of Master's degree required in aviation, education, or educational administration or a related field.
A minimum of three years experience in a post-secondary teaching or training environment.
A minimum of five years of organization leadership experience including responsibilities for personnel management, budget management, public interactions, regulatory coordination, inter-agency coordination, public and community partnership development.

This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on January 24, 2022. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time, 1/23/2022.  Applications received after this date may not be considered. Please include a cover letter, current vitae, and (3) three professional references.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.



University of Alaska Anchorage
Assistant Professor of Aviation Technology

https://careers.alaska.edu/cw/en-us/job/518616/assistant-professor-of-aviation-technology

The Aviation Technology Division (ATD) of the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is seeking two (2) highly qualified candidates to fill a full time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Aviation Technology faculty position. The workload for this position is bipartite to include teaching and service, with an anticipated start date of August 2022.

Service: The position is required to provide service to the Division, the College, the Profession, and/or the University. This service may include curriculum development, service on committees, or other service as approved by the Division director. 

Teaching: This position carries a full-time instructional workload during the academic year. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching a full load (typically 24 to 27 credits) of undergraduate courses in a manner consistent with the specific course content guide description. Faculty are also expected to provide academic counseling to students, hold office hours appropriate for the course(s) being taught, and be proactive in developing and modifying curriculum for delivery in assigned teaching modalities. Course topic areas may include but are not limited to the following: • Aviation Safety • Aviation Security • Airline / Airport / General Aviation Operations and Management • Resource Management • Human Factors in Aviation • Elements of Weather • Air Transportation Seminar

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Documented successful post-secondary teaching experience.
The ability to effectively teach complicated technical content to non-engineering students.
Demonstrated commitment to excellence.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
Demonstrated commitment to student success.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Strong collaboration skills.

Typical Experience:
Minimum five years significant experience in airline, corporate, government, or general aviation, OR a minimum three years significant industry experience and two or more years faculty experience is required.
Three or more year of experience as an aviation faculty member with an accredited college or university is preferred.
Experience and proficiency using computer, online course management systems, and other instructional technologies is preferred.

Required Education or Training:

Earned Master’s degree from an accredited university is required.
Bachelor, or Masters, or Doctorate degree in Aviation, Aviation/Business Management, or related field with extensive industry experience is preferred.
Advanced FAA Pilot and/or Certified Flight Instructor Certificate(s), and/or FAA Dispatched Certificate is desirable.

This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on January 24, 2022. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm Alaska Standard Time, 1/23/2022.  Applications received after this date may not be considered. Please include cover letter, Current Vitae, and three (3) professional References.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.



Southeast Missouri State University

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) OR Instructor (Regular Non-Tenure Track)

Aviation Department of Engineering & Technology

 

Southeast Missouri State University is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time faculty position to develop and support an aviation program in the Department of Engineering & Technology.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Support and develop the Pilot Program
  • Teach undergraduate courses in aviation and potentially other areas as assigned and qualified
  • Maintain a working relationship with our flight training partner
  • Establish a productive research program to support undergraduate degree programs as an Assistant Professor
  • Develop relationships with the aviation industry and community
  • Advise students and provide service to the Department/College/University

 

Required Qualifications

 

For Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track):  MS or MBA (preference for a doctorate) in Aviation, Aviation Education, or closely-related field.  Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university.

OR

  • For Instructor (Regular Non-Tenure Track):  MS or MBA earned in any Field.  ABD will also be considered.  Degree must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university.   
  • Current FAA flight instructor certifications
  • Demonstrated ability to teach high-quality courses in aviation
  • Demonstrated experience in the aviation industry
  • Evidence of effective communication skills (including oral, written, and interpersonal)
  • For Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track):  Demonstrated ability to conduct and publish research and other scholarly activities

OR

For Instructor (Regular Non-Tenure Track):  Demonstrated ability to stay up-to-date in the aviation field, including in instructional techniques

  • Demonstrated ability to advise and mentor students and promote the department
  • Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the University community
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

 

As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model.  Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning.  Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention, and degree completion.

Application Deadline:  The position is available August 1, 2022 and will remain open until filled. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 17, 2022.

 

Required Information: To apply, submit the following items online at:

https://agency.governmentjobs.com//semoedu/default.cfm?promotionaljobs=1

 

Letter of interest addressing position required qualifications and how you learned of this position.

  • Current curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of no more than one page on how your research, professional experiences, and related activities could contribute to the program.
  • Statement of no more than one page introducing your teaching philosophy.
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required when an offer of employment is accepted).
  • Name and contact information of three references.

 

Departmental Information: Additional information regarding the Department of Engineering & Technology can be found at

http://www.semo.edu/eng-tech/




Oklahoma State University

Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Aviation and Space
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 OSU College of Education and Human Sciences and is seeking an outstanding professional to assume the role of Assistant Professor.

The position will be located on 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. Scheduled to open by spring 2022 is the newly constructed, 12,000-square foot Ray and Linda Booker OSU Flight Center. 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 dining options, cultural experiences, and 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 OSU Aviation and Space program offers four undergraduate degree options: professional pilot, aviation management, technical services management, and aerospace security. Additionally, 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.

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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be given to applicants with:

  • Pilot license and familiarity with current FAA and Part 141 requirements and 1,500 or more logged flight hours
  • Aviation experience in the U.S. military and/or civilian air carrier industry
  • Experience teaching undergraduate and graduate students
  • A clearly articulated research agenda
  • Peer-reviewed research publications

Applicants should demonstrate an interest in OSU's land-grant mission and have a desire to make a positive impact on the community through scholarship, teaching, and service.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will engage in scholarly activity and teach graduate and undergraduate program courses, specifically in areas appropriate to the program's needs. Additional responsibilities 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 nin- month academic year (2-2) thereafter. This position is assigned to the OSU-Stillwater campus; however, AVED faculty may also teach in an online or hybrid delivery format and occasionally on the OSU-Tulsa campus.

SALARY & BENEFITS

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



Florida Institute of Technology
Dean, College of Aeronautics
 
Job Description Summary
 
As the senior academic administrator for the college, the dean reflects and supports the University's mission and strategic plan.  Working collaboratively with department chairs and faculty, the Dean directs the development, assessment, financial affairs, and oversight of all the College's academic programs, education, research and initiatives.  Provide leadership for the College's curricular initiatives, professional training, and the recruitment and retention of high quality faculty, staff, and student talent. The Dean is accountable for the quality of the College's academic programs and faculty, aligning the priorities of the College with those of the University.
 
Job Description
Establishes goals for the College and ensures that these goals are consistent with the mission and strategic plan of Florida Tech and have measurable benchmarks for success.  
Works with department chairs in the development of departmental mission and vision statements and the development and assessment of departmental goals and learning outcomes.
Develops and maintains strong partnerships and relationships with alumni, businesses, industry partners, organizations and donors.
Works with Enrollment Management in the recruitment of new students, works with faculty and other university offices to retain students to graduation. 
Achieves enrollment growth with new program development and successful implementation of initiatives. 
Oversee the activities necessary to maintain the College's accreditations. 
Serves as Executive Director for FIT Aviation LLC, providing oversight for flight training, FBO operations, and fleet maintenance.
Serves as the EASA Accountable Manager, establishing and maintaining a management system and ensuring its ongoing effectiveness.
Developing and maintaining the college's financial performance, investment priorities, and goals
Dean overseas the flight training operation.
A doctoral degree in aviation or a related field is required with a minimum of 10 years' experience in the aeronautical field with a background that includes commercial or military aviation.  
Significant teaching experience and academic work experience is required.
An academic management/leadership background such as assistant/associate dean, dean, academic VP, faculty senate leadership, department head, interim/acting dean should be desirable.  
AABI accreditation experience is desirable. 
Familiarity to international contract environment is desirable.
Any additional tasks as assigned.


Middle Georgia State University
Department Chair
School of Aviation                                                                                                                
 
JOB SUMMARY
 This position is responsible for directing the operations of the Department of Aviation Science and Management.

MAJOR DUTIES
 
  • Administration (55%)
  • Leadership of specialized accreditation, clinical practice, lab or alternative instruction oversight as needed by the department and assigned by the dean
  • Complete annual departmental assessment reports
  • Assists the Dean in the development and maintenance of curriculum and courses representative of the discipline and supportive of the educational objectives of the college.
  • Assists the Dean in evaluating, recruiting and recommending the appointment of faculty.
  • Monitors student success, including student retention and progression data.
  • Develops semester course schedules.
  • Produces a variety of reports.
  • Ensures consist pedagogy in science subjects across all campuses.
  • Ensures all relevant courses are in compliance with USG and SACSCOC policies.
 
  • Personnel Management (25%)
  • Ensures all personnel decisions are in compliance USG and MGA faculty and staff policies.
  • Reviews problems between faculty members or between faculty and students.
  • Recommends faculty for tenure, promotion, or non-renewal contract status as appropriate.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • Assigns mentors to new hire faculty and staff members.
  • Completes annual evaluation of faculty and staff performance.
  • Approve faculty and staff work schedules and leave requests within a timely manner
 
  • Other Duties (15%)
    • Teach one 3 or 4 credit hour course per semester using face-to-face, hybrid, or online learning formats.
    • Attends meetings scheduled by the Dean, Provost, or other relevant administrators as a representative of the department.
    • Participates in strategic planning development and initiatives as needed.
    • Addresses and resolves student appeals and complaints
    • Ensure departmental representatives are available during summer sessions and campus recruitment events
 
  • Budget Management (5%)
    • Assists in the development of the department budget recommendation; supplies data and statistics; administers assigned budgets.
    • Ensures proper equipment and supplies are ordered in a timely manner with the assistance of the Administrative Coordinator or Administrative Assistant in accordance with budgetary guidelines and parameters
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the aviation industry and completion of a Master degree in aviation related field.
  • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
 
  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a Doctoral degree in aviation related field.
  • Certified Flight Instructor or Commercial Pilot
 


Middle Georgia State University
Assistant Professor of Aviation                                                 
Department of Aviation Science & Management
 
The Middle Georgia State University School of Aviation, home of the Institute of Applied Aerospace Research, is a nationally recognized leader in aviation education and research. The Aviation Maintenance Technology and Aircraft Structural Technology programs offer both degree and certificate options. The Bachelor of Science and Aviation Science and Management, Advanced Flight (Airplane) is accredited by the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI), the accreditation body for collegiate aviation programs.

JOB SUMMARY
 
This is a full-time, tenure track, 10-month academic position in the Department of Aviation Science and Management in the School of Aviation. This position involves teaching, scholarship, and service. Dependent upon degree, teaching responsibilities involve teaching undergraduate courses.
 
MAJOR DUTIES
  • Dependent upon degree, teach various undergraduate courses (12 – 15 semester hours per semester) in areas to include, but not limited to: aircraft systems, crew resource management, flight operations, and FAR Part 141 ground school courses.
  • Advise aviation students on academic and career aspirations.
  • Participate in research in a variety of aviation-related subjects consistent with education and experience.
  • Participate in college committee activities.
  • Perform other duties assigned ty the Department Chair or designee.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in Aviation, required with extensive experience in Aviation.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and develop broad array of aviation training courses.
 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Doctorate Degree in Aviation preferred.
  • Civilian aviation experience with a background in FAR Part 121 or 135 operations preferred.
  • Although this position does not involve flight instruction, possession of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certificated Flight Instructor rating (CFI) and/or Ground Instructor certificates (AGI, IGI) is preferred.
 

Middle Tennesse State University

Aerospace (Maintenance Management), Tenure-Track Faculty

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Aerospace at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Maintenance Management. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

Required Education
A Master’s degree in Aerospace, Aviation, Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field by the appointment date

Required Related Experience
A minimum of one year of aerospace/aviation industry or collegiate teaching experience is required.

Required License/Registration/Certification
Applicants must have FAA Airframe and Powerplant certifications.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline). NOTE: In addition to the REQUIRED documents listed above for successful application, applicants must include copies of their FAA Airframe and Powerplant certifications attached as Other Document 1.

Special Instruction to Applicants
If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Dr. Chaminda Prelis at Chaminda.Prelis@mtsu.edu.


South Dakota State University
Assistant Manager, Aviation Program, School of Health & Consumer Sciences

South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students.  The Assistant Manager for the Aviation Program is responsible for developing flight schedules, monitoring flight operations, monitoring financial transactions, scheduling and proctoring FAA exams, budget forecasting, supervising student workers, and administrating flight scheduling software.  For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, 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.  Learn more about Brookings by visiting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT8OnH5eIgQ&feature=youtu.be.
The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.  SDSU is an AA/EO employer.



South Dakota State University
Instructor of Aviation Education

South Dakota State University is the state’s largest, most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12,000 students. This position will hold a standard teaching load with assignments through the various levels and types of courses offered in the program, including teaching flight-related courses as well as performing some Flight Instructor duties authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration Regulations in accordance with program needs and in accordance with approved Training Course Outlines. For a complete listing of the minimum and preferred qualifications, the application deadline, contact information for questions on the 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.  Learn more about Brookings by visiting https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT8OnH5eIgQ&feature=youtu.be.  The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty and staff.  Women, veterans, minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.  SDSU is an AA/EO employer.


Middle Tennessee State University
Aerospace (Technology or UAS Operations), Tenure-Track Faculty

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Salary
Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Aerospace at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position (#101010) at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Technology or UAS Operations. The start date for the position is August 1, 2022. The position is contingent upon funding.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach classes in the Technology concentration or the UAS Operations concentration, undertake collaborative and multi-disciplinary research within the department and university, and be actively involved in university and professional service. The successful UAS Operations candidate will be required to teach classes in traditional on-campus classrooms, UAS Operations Lab, online, and off-campus outdoor locations.

Required Education

Technology: Master’s degree in aerospace engineering, aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering science, flight test engineering, aviation systems, or closely related field by appointment date

UAS Operations: Master's Degree in aerospace, aviation, or closely related field by appointment date

Required Related Experience
Technology: Minimum of two (2) years of aerospace/aviation industry or collegiate teaching experience

UAS Operations: Minimum of two (2) years of civilian or military UAS experience

Required License/Registration/Certification
Technology: Applicants must have either an FAA pilot, FAA airframe, or powerplant certificate.

UAS Operations: Applicants must have an FAA Remote Pilot certificate.

Other Desirables

Technology: Candidates who possess aerospace or flight-testing industry experience; collegiate teaching experience; the FAA CFI, CFII, and MEI certificates, and/or those with a doctorate or ABD in aerospace engineering, aeronautical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering science, flight test engineering, aviation systems, or a closely related field will receive special consideration.

UAS Operations: Candidates with a total of five (5) years civilian UAS experience, which includes flight operations, maintenance, data collection, and interpretation will receive special consideration. In addition, those candidates with an FAA Private Pilot certificate with instrument rating and/or an FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate or those with prior university teaching or aviation industry training experience will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline). NOTE: In addition to the REQUIRED documents listed above for successful application, applicants must include copies of all aerospace/aviation certifications held attached as Other Document 1.

Special Instruction to Applicants
If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Dr. Chaminda Prelis at Chaminda.Prelis@mtsu.edu.




Middle Tennessee State University
Aerospace (Pro Pilot), Tenure-Track Faculty

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity, and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Salary
Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Department of Aerospace at Middle Tennessee State University invites applicants for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant/associate professor. The start date for the positions is August 1, 2022. The positions are contingent upon funding.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach classes in the Professional Pilot concentration, undertake collaborative and multi-disciplinary research within the department and university, and be actively involved in university and professional service.

Required Education
Master’s degree in Aerospace, Aviation or closely related field by appointment date

Required Related Experience
One year of aerospace or aviation industry experience is required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Applicants must have :
1) FAA Commercial - Multi-Engine, and valid Flight Instructor Certificates (CFI, CFII, MEI) OR
2) FAA ATP with 14 CFR Part 121 or Part 135 Pilot-in-Command (PIC) experience.

Other Desirables

Candidates who possess industry or collegiate teaching experience and those with a terminal degree or ABD in Aerospace, Aviation, Education, Business, or other industry-related fields will receive special consideration.

Documents Needed to Apply

In order to successfully apply, applicants are required to include the following documents as separate attachments at the time of online application submittal: a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of Teaching Philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities (as appropriate to the discipline). NOTE: In addition to the REQUIRED documents listed above for successful application, applicants must include copies of FAA Certifications held attached as Other Document 1.

Special Instruction to Applicants
If you need help in applying, please contact the Faculty Recruitment Specialist at (615) 898-5128.

If you have position-specific questions, please contact Dr. Chaminda Prelis at Chaminda.Prelis@mtsu.edu.
Application Review Date: 11/22/2021



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