Career Opportunities

 

Stephen F. Austin State University
Tebure Track Faculty (Open Rank)- Aviation Sciences
This is a full-time, nine-month, faculty position responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate aviation courses.

Terminal degree in aviation sciences or a related field is required. Evidence of extensive experience in the aviation industry is required. Applicants must have the ability to teach aviation courses in any of the following areas: Accident Investigations; Airport Management; Aerodynamics; Human Factors; Airline Management; Physiology; and Safety. This position may sponsor one of the student organizations such as Alpha Eta Rho, National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA), etc. Ability to utilize current and future technology to enhance classroom instruction is required.

Possession of FAA Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI) certification is preferred. Familiarization with simulators is preferred. Experience in a Part 141 program is preferred.


Essential Job Functions:
1. Performs an equivalent of twenty-four teaching load credits for the combined fall and spring semesters; reduction of teaching load through reassignment of duties is possible under certain circumstances.
2. Engages in research/scholarly/creative and service activities at levels that are appropriate to faculty rank and departmental tenure/merit criteria.
3. Provides services to the university and the profession.
4. Participates in promotion review of lower-ranked faculty members within the department.
5. When tenured, participates in tenure review of candidates for tenure.
6. May conduct supplemental instructional activities such as independent studies, internships, advising, and thesis/dissertation supervision.


Non-Essential Job Functions:
1. May receive course load reassignment when assigned administrative duties in support of the department/college/university.
2. May receive course load reassignment when assigned to prepare course material during the first semester/year when included as part of initial contract.
3. May receive course load reassignment when approved to conduct research/scholarly/creative accomplishment and service which exceed normal expectations.
4. May supervise the work of student and/or graduate assistants.
5. May serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Assistant Professor:
1. Extensive knowledge in the field in which the individual will be teaching.
2. Ability to effectively teach undergraduate and/or graduate students.
3. Ability and commitment to conduct research and/or scholarly/creative accomplishments and service.
4. Ability to work within a collaborative faculty environment.
5. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
6. Ability to work effectively and patiently with students.


Associate Professor/Professor:
1. Extensive knowledge in the field in which the individual will be teaching.
2. Skill in effectively teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students.
3. Skill in conducting recognized research and/or scholarly/creative accomplishments and service.
4. Ability and commitment to conduct research and/or scholarly/creative accomplishments and service.
5. Ability to work within a collaborative faculty environment.
6. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
7. Ability to work effectively and patiently with students.


Assistant Professor:
Terminal degree in the field in which the individual will be teaching is required. ABD candidates may be considered if Ph.D. is earned prior to start date.

Associate Professor/Professor:
Terminal degree in the field in which the individual will be teaching is required.

Location: 
Nacogdoches, Texas
 

Application Instructions: 
To view the full posting please visit: https://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/11610

Submit an application with CV/ resume, cover letter, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and FAA certificates.

Stephen F. Austin State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Posted to UAA on 06/12/24

 
 

Stephen F. Austin State University
Clinical Instructor- Aviation Sciences
This is a full-time, nine-month, faculty position responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate aviation courses.

Master's degree in aviation sciences or a related field is required. Evidence of extensive experience in the aviation industry is required. Applicants must have the ability to teach aviation courses in any of the following areas: Accident Investigations; Airport Management; Aerodynamics; Human Factors; Airline Management; Physiology; and Safety. This position may sponsor one of the student organizations such as Alpha Eta Rho, National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA), etc. Ability to utilize current and future technology to enhance classroom instruction is required.

Possession of FAA Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI) certification is preferred. Familiarization with simulators is preferred. Experience in a Part 141 program is preferred.


Essential Job Functions:
1. Prepares and delivers classes to undergraduate and/or graduate students.
2. Compiles, administers, and grades examinations.
3. Provides services to the university and the profession.
4. May conduct supplemental instructional activities such as independent studies, internships, and advising.


Non-Essential Job Functions:
1. May supervise the work of student and/or graduate assistants.
2. May serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
3. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
1. Extensive knowledge in the field in which the individual will be teaching.
2. Ability to effectively teach undergraduate and/or graduate students.
3. Ability to work within a collaborative faculty environment.
4. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
5. Ability to work effectively and patiently with students.


Required Education:
Master's degree in the field in which the individual will be teaching is required. Some fields may allow applicable practical experience to substitute for Master's degree.

Required Experience and Training:
Practical experience sufficient to teach at a university level, through teaching or profession, is required.
Stephen F. Austin State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Location: 
Nacogdoches, Texas

Application Instructions: 
To view the full posting please visit: https://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/11676

submit an application with CV/ resume, cover letter, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and FAA certificates.

Stephen F. Austin State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.


Posted to UAA on 06/12/24

 




Lone Star College 
Professional Pilot Full-Time Professor
Teaching faculty provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and community. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning. The faculty member's role also encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, professional development, and institutional service.

Essential Job Functions:
 • Teaches assigned pilot training courses and labs at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.
 • Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.
 • Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines.
 
• Ensure safety standards are met in accordance with the FAA, AABI, and institution requirements.
 • Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course objectives, and which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles.
 • Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course.
 • Submits required college reports and forms. 
 
• Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials.
 
• Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community
 • Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication, and other appropriate methods.
 • Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean.
 • Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 
Associate degree or higher in any field; current FAA certifications of both Certified flight Instructor Airplane and Certified Flight Instructor Instrument OR both Advanced Ground Instructor and Instrument Ground Instructor; at least 3 years of nonteaching industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Bachelor's or Associate degree in Aviation or a related field. Current FAA certificates as above and a current Airline Transport Pilot certificate. Experience as Chief or Assistant Chief Flight Instructor. 4+ years of experience as an aviation instructor or as a commercial pilot. Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Desire2Learn or Blackboard.

Location: 
Conroe, Texas
 

Application Instructions: 

All interested and qualified applicants please navigate to www.lonestar.edu/employment/, submit an application with resume, cover letter, teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and FAA certificates.
 

For full consideration, please apply by July 8, 2024.

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer.  All positions are subject to a criminal background check. 
www.lonestar.edu/employmentLone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.


Posted to UAA on 06/05/24



 

Gallatin College at Montana State University
Program Director for the Aviation Program 
The Program Director oversees the Associate of Applied Science in Aviation. The Program Director for Aviation has teaching responsibilities and will administer overall operations for the program.

Gallatin College at Montana State University (MSU) is Southwest Montana’s two-year college, offering associate degrees and one-year professional certificates. Gallatin College complements the four-year programs at MSU and ensures access to workforce development that promotes a vibrant local economy. Gallatin College strongly supports open access, affordability, and responsiveness to local needs.

The mission of Gallatin College’s Aviation programs is to prepare students with the skills necessary for employment as pilots in the aviation industry. Gallatin College provides a comprehensive, accessible, responsive, student-centered learning environment that facilitates and supports the achievement of individuals’ professional and personal goals, and enhances the development of Montana’s citizens, communities, and economy.


Duties & Responsibilities
 • Recruit, hire, supervise and manage non-tenure track adjunct faculty to ensure quality of instruction meets industry and accreditation standards in accordance with college policies.
 • Coordinate program activities alongside Gallatin College administration, faculty, and staff.
 • Develop and implement the request, purchase and maintenance of instructional equipment for the program.
 • Foster positive student and community relations, including coordination of the Aviation Advisory board.
 • Monitor and research national trends in aviation programs to ensure quality services and course offerings to a broad range of students.
 • Evaluate success of program on an annual basis to include current student, alumni, and employer satisfaction, based on assessments of students, and employers.
 • Make the necessary improvements to the program.
 • Teach twelve-thirteen credits per semester.
 • Seek relevant industry certification that ensures quality and industry connection.
 • Prepare reports as necessary for internal and external review (FAA).
 • Coordinate with flight training provider and understand the value of this model of flight training.
 • Serve on campus committees to foster a supportive institutional climate and an informed faculty and staff support network.
 • Serve on aviation related committees.
 • Work close with Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport.
 • Attend University Aviation Association (UAA) conference.
 • Work closely with State agencies related to aviation.


Qualifications
 1. Hold a current Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) certificate.
 2. Meet Chief Flight Instructor requirements as outlined in FAA Part 141
 3. Hold a commercial pilot certificate or an airline transport pilot certificate.
 4. Associate degree in Aviation.
 5. Ability to learn flight management software.
 6. Attention to detail to maintain detailed records for FAA approved ground school.

To apply, or learn more about the position, visit 
https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/41652


Posted to UAA on 05/22/24
 

Indiana State University

Instructor Multi-Year
Indiana State University’s Aviation Technology Department is seeking applications for a capable full-time faculty member. Primary duties include teaching and supporting the Aviation Management degree program. Secondary duties within the Unmanned Systems degree program are desirable. Other tasks as assigned. Skilled teaching of undergraduate courses in the Aviation Department degree programs is crucial. This is a nine-month position with the possibility of summer teaching assignments.

Required Relevant Education & Experience: 
• Master’s degree in Aviation, Public Administration, Management, or Business.
• Aviation-related career experience.

• At least one degree in an aviation-related discipline 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Submit application materials online a
 https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/47418

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring people with many varied backgrounds, identities, and characteristics to join our institution; additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. View our stance on equal opportunity employment at https://www.indstate.edu/policy-library/equal-opportunity-and-affirmative-action-policy.


Posted to UAA on 04/29/24

 
 

Middle Tennessee State University
Asst Flight Training Manager
Serve as Assistant Flight Training Manager for all MTSU flight courses. Assist the Flight Training Manager in the effective conduct of all University flight lab courses and Assist in the supervision of line flight instructors in the deliverance of these courses. Track progress of students through all University flight lab courses. Perform stage check, end of course checks, flight instructor upgrade and ground training for those flights. Perform administrative tasks as assigned, as related to the flight training function of the Aerospace Professional Pilot program.

Department                             Salary
Flight Training Program              $63,668 - $80,116


Required Education
Bachelor's degree required.


Required Related Experience
Possess a Commercial SEL, MEL and FAA Flight Instructor and Instrument Instructor Certificate. Minimum of 200 hours of dual flight instruction given. Flight Instructor experience to meet FAA 141 check instructor qualifications.


Desirable Related Experience
Flight Instructor experience to meet FAA 141 Assistant Chief Flight Instructor qualifications. Two years Part 141 flight instruction experience, including training of both primary and advanced students.


Desirable License/Registration/Certification
FAA Multi-engine Instructor Certificate preferred.


Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required


MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  
 • Sick Leave
 • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
 • 13 paid University holidays
 • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
 • Retirement plans
 • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
 • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents


Click here for additional information. 

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2023AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424. MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.


For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Posted to UAA on 04/18/24

 
 

Colorado Northwestern Community College (CNCC)
Chief Flight Instructor  


Salary: 
$90,000.00 / Year

Annual Leave:             Sick Leave: 
15 Hours Per Month         10 Hours Per Month 

Location: 
Rangley, Colorado

Primary Duties:
 • Meet all scheduled flights and be fully prepared for each flight with students.
 • Evaluate students’ work in a thorough and equitable manner.
 • Keep accurate records and maintain up-to-date files on course policies/syllabi.
 • Maintain student flight schedules and work with Program Coordinator in maintenance of flight schedules.
 
• Attend all meetings appropriate to the assigned position.
 
• Work with AVT maintenance department on scheduling of fleet maintenance and monitor plane usage. 
 • Assist in programmatic needs relating to assessment, curriculum development, course scheduling and program evaluation as needed.
 • Serve as an Academic Advisor for Aviation Technology students.
 
• Certify each student’s training record, graduation certificate, stage check and end-of-course test report, recommendation for course completion and application.
 
• Ensure that each certificated flight instructor and certificated ground instructor passes an initial proficiency check prior to that instructor being assigned instructing duties in the school’s 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 school’s approved training course.
 
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director and/or Dean.
 
• Maintain training techniques, procedures, and standards for the school that are acceptable to the FAA Administrator.
 • Ensure compliance with 14 CFR Part 141.93 (Enrollment), 141.95 (Graduation Certificate), and 141.101 (Training Records).
 • Ensure all Part 141 records are accurate, complete, and current for FAA Inspection at any time.
 • Be available at the school, or if away from the school, be available by telephone, radio, or other electronic means during the time that training is given for an approved training course. If not able to comply, ensure that an Assistant Chief Flight Instructor is designated to cover this duty.
 • Assist in renewal of the Part 141 Operating Certificate.
 • Schedule, post, and meet five (5) office hours each week.
 
• Attend all meetings and trainings appropriate to the assigned position.
 
• Actively serve on college committees as appropriate and necessary.

Minimum/Essential Qualifications

Education and Training -  Minimum or Required:
 
• Associate degree from College or University
 
• Commercial Pilot Certificate with Airplane Single and Multi-Engine Instrument Airplane, Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument

Flight Hours:
 • In accordance with Part 141.35 (a-e)

Application Instructions:

All interested and qualified applicants please contact the Aviation Technology Program Director, Nathan Hardin, at 970-675-3291 or Nathan.Hardin@cncc.edu or apply at https://www.cncc.edu/home/employment-opportunities.

Posted to UAA on 04/11/24