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Tulsa Community College

Assistant Professor – Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Job Summary   

Tulsa Community College’s Aviation Center is seeking applications for a full-time faculty position as an Assistant Chief Flight Instructor.

As the primary function, the full-time faculty member serves as a catalyst in the learning process by keeping current in the aviation field, presenting course content in an organized and motivating manner, and responding to students as distinct individuals with varied interests, needs, and abilities.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s Degree in an appropriate field of study required with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the discipline. Professional certification may be substituted for the Master’s Degree in highly specialized disciplines. Philosophy is compatible with that of a comprehensive urban community college.

Applicant must be currently eligible or able to become eligible for FAA Assistant Chief Flight Instructor check-ride within the first six months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications
Prefer teaching experience at the community college or university level.

Please visit to apply. TCC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce.

Posted to UAA 4/25/19

Louisiana Tech University

Unit Head to lead our accredited collegiate aviation team

(Required) Master’s degree; (Preferred) Doctorate; minimum of three (3) years in a full-time faculty role; FAR 141 Flight Instruction experience; and, minimum of five (5) years as a flight instructor.  The successful applicant must have a broad understanding of the aviation industry, with specific experience in flight operations, effective communication, organization, and administrative skills.  He or she must work well under pressure and constantly changing conditions.  Must have the ability to multi-task, collect information, analyze data, define challenges, set priorities, and draw valid conclusions in a timely manner. No history of FAA certificate enforcement actions. Must be able to work varied hours during on and off campus events.

Send a cover letter, discussing qualifications, and a curriculum vitae with the name and contact information of 3 references as an email attachment with subject heading Professional Aviation-Head to Donald P. Kaczvinsky, Dean, College of Liberal Arts at  Only electronic submissions accepted. To guarantee full consideration, applicants should apply by April 30, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary is competitive based on qualifications and experience. Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. Louisiana Tech University is a member of the University of Louisiana System.

Posted to UAA 3/25/19

Utah State University

USU Rotorcraft Chief Flight Instructor

The Utah State University Aviation Technology program is seeking a Rotorcraft Chief Flight Instructor who has experience in the aviation industry or military, as a pilot with all applicable FAA Certificates. The applicant must be currently qualified to act as Chief Instructor (FAR PART 141) and teach CFI initial applicants as outlined in the FAR's (both part 61 and 141). The Chief position will oversee the rotorcraft flight instructors.  Courses responsibilities include- but are not limited to, FAA Part 61 and 141 Pilot Ground Schools and Flight courses. This is a full-time benefited position at Utah State University. The Aviation programs are located within the School of Applied Sciences, Technology & Education within the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University. To apply to this position please follow this link

  • The Rotorcraft Chief Flight Instructor will be responsible to the Director of Airport Operations for all aspects of the Rotorcraft program for USU. They will oversee the University’s Rotorcraft Aviation courses to ensure they meet PART 141/61 and University requirements, track all Rotorcraft Ground Schools, Rotorcraft ground training sessions, perform stage checks, and any other specialized training courses. They will be the mentor to other instructors helping to develop a robust cadre of flight instructors, staff and other support personnel. They are part of the Aviation Program leadership team, providing input and guidance to the future of the entire aviation program.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief will be responsible for the teaching of part 61/141 courses as part of the USU Aviation Rotorcraft Professional Pilot 4-year degree: Private Pilot Ground, Instrument Ground, Commercial Ground, and CFI Ground. Other courses may be assigned as needed.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief Instructor will assist in training and supervising Rotorcraft employees. This duty will include the hiring, training of personnel, and maintaining all required records.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief will supervise and monitor the flight training schedule including aircraft, student, and flight instructor schedules.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief will maintain standardization, instructor training, and 141 annual Checkrides. They will also maintain their own currency and proficiency according to the FARs.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief will perform Part 141 Stage Checks.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief will monitor all FAR 141 and 8710 (IACRA) paperwork for compliance and completeness.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief will aid in student recruitment and program marketing.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief will also assist in maintaining the Standardization and Safety programs.
  • The Rotorcraft Chief will be part of an "on-call" rotation for flight tracking of all USU assigned aircraft flights.

Other specific responsibilities include

  • Coordinate with the maintenance and airport training directors to insure a consistent, coordinated program for all aviation students.
  • Coordinate an annual Assessment Program to insure all requirements are completed.
  • Recruit, supervise, and train instructors as necessary for course implementation.
  • Develop, construct, and harmonize curricular changes for University approval.
  • Represent the program to all visitors, requests for tours and perspective students coordinating with our academic adviser and public affairs department.
  • Coordinate schedule to provide ground school, ground training, and flight training rotorcraft students.
  • Keep office hours to insure students have an avenue for their concerns and counseling needs.
  • Coordinate with University, College and Department administration, the Federal Aviation Administration, the University Veterans Affairs Office and others representing the program and presenting progress and update reports.
  • Support the outreach and recruiting efforts, including open house, school visits, and summer camps.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree with five years' aviation industry experience
  • Commercial Certificate with Instrument Rating. 
  • Certified Flight Instructor and CFII Certificates- must meet the 141.35 minimums (please show how you meet the minimums in your resume.)
  • Previous Part 141 experience
  • Aviation teaching experience and knowledge of curriculum subjects
  • Excellent computer skills, including electronic scheduling and grade book experience
  • SFAR 73 Endorsements for both Robinson R22/R44.
  • Minimum Flight hours of 1,001
Posted to UAA 3/7/19

The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Chief Flight Instructor

The College of Professional and Continuing Studies School of Aviation Studies is accepting applications for full-time Chief Flight Instructor. Applicant will serve as the Chief Flight Instructor for part 141 Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, CFI, CFII, MEI certificates
and ratings. Will oversee cadre of flight instructor staff and ensure quality flight training and producing graduates achieving professional excellence. The OU School of Aviation Studies is active in aviation and aerospace research critical to the safety of the National Airspace System. The Chief Flight Instructor serves as a key subject matter expert for university research and oversees the schedule and operations of research flights for aviation, meteorology, and engineering. OU serves as Technical Lead of the FAA's Center of Excellence for Technical Training and Human Performance and academic partner for the FAA's UAS Integration Pilot Program with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Our program supports research flights for weather, advanced radar, air traffic management, situational awareness, performance-based navigation, and safety studies. 

Minimum Education
Bachelors degree

Minimum Experience
3 years directly related civilian/military

Salary Range
$75,000 to $90,000

License and Certifications
CFI, CFII, MEI; meet FAA part 141 requirements for Chief Flight Instructor

We invite applications from individuals that embody a commitment to diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status and other protected status as required by law.

Contact / 405 325-7017

Web site
Chief Flight Instructor Aviation - Job Number: 190440
Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus

Posted to UAA 3/7/19

Eastern Kentucky University

Chief Flight Instructor

The Department of Applied Engineering and Technology (Aviation program) at Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for Chief Flight Instructor. The successful applicant will serve as the Chief Flight Instructor for Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi-Engine, CFI/CFII/MEI certificates and ratings in the collegiate Part 141 program. The Chief of Flight Instruction is responsible for providing and ensuring quality flight instruction as well as overseeing, mentoring, and evaluating the flight instructor staff. This individual will need to possess and maintain a strong working knowledge of all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) for Part
141 and will provide leadership and mentorship to both instructors and students.

The Chief Flight Instructor duties will include but are not limited to:
• Supervising all EKU Aviation flight training activities;
• Reviewing and updating all aspects of the flight training program; ensuring training materials are current.
• Ensuring compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) Part 141 in the training of students and the supervision of flight instructors;
• Providing leadership and guidance for flight instructors;
• Monitoring and mentoring flight instructors
• Conducting initial proficiency checks of each instructor to be used in a course of instruction;
• Conducting annual recurrent proficiency checks in accordance with FARs;
• Supervising the scheduling and dispatch activities related to flight students, instructors, and aircraft for flight training;
• Conduct training with students, stage checks, end of course checks, and staff training.
• Monitoring overall student progress; being available to flight students desiring advice or consultation.
• Certifying student training records,
• Conducting student stage checks as required
• Maintaining currency with regulatory and procedural changes in the flight training environment;
• Advising/mentoring Professional Flight students;
• Accurately maintain all appropriate records including student training records and computer records;
• Recommend curriculum and course improvements when appropriate;
• Recruitment and retention of students;
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education
Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience
3 years directly related

Minimum Licensure and Certification
CFI, CFII, MEI; All requirements of FAR PART 141 for Chief Flight Instructor

Desired Qualifications
Demonstrated leadership experience,
Demonstratedability to provide quality flight instruction, Ability to represent EKU Aviation in a professional, positive manner, Effective organizational skills, commitment to detail and follow-up, and exceptional motivational skills, Effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Special instructions
If you have any questions about the Chief Flight Instructor position, please contact Dennis Sinnett ( at 859-622-1010.

Web site

Posted to UAA 2/26/19

LeTourneau University

Assistant Professor of Aircraft Systems


  • Teaches freshman-to-senior level aircraft systems lecture and laboratory courses as assigned and according to policies stated in the University Faculty Handbook.
  • Prepares course materials and assessments.
  • Conducts classroom and laboratory instruction conforming to best practices.
  • Maintains an understanding of current technologies which are applicable to the courses being taught.
  • Serves as an advisor to Aviation students.
  • Designs and implements new laboratory projects for instruction in laboratory courses and undergraduate research.
  • Participates actively in the university learning community.
Office hours are primarily weekdays, but responsibilities require additional hours and flexibility that can include evenings and weekends. The position is for nine months, with the possibility of summer school teaching. Classes and other responsibilities are conducted primarily weekdays but will include some evening classes and independent studies. Attendance will also be required for some evening and weekend events.

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning. 

LeTourneau University operates a CFR 14 part 147 Federal Aviation Administration, approved Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic program as part of its’ B.S. in Aircraft Systems.  Minimum professional qualifications are:
  • B.S. degree, M.S. degree in aviation desirable
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic certificate
  • Significant aircraft maintenance experience
  • Teaching competencies must include the ability to design course material for lecture and lab formats including syllabi and assessments.
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively and professionally interact with students, colleagues, and administrators in a university learning community.   This includes significant skills in academic advising.
Desirable professional qualifications and experience:
  • FAA Inspection Authorization
  • Background in aircraft electrical systems, avionics, and electronics.
  • Graduate course work or industry experience in one or more of the following area. Aircraft electronics installation or repair, avionics installation and repair, airline operations, aviation safety, and aviation human factors.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications. LeTourneau University provides
asignificantbenefits package, which includes medical and life insurance and contribution to a retirement program.

July 1, 2019

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University are considered for employment without regard to race, age, sex, handicapping condition or national origin.

Applications are required and are available from or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX.  Send completed application and a current résumé to:
Dr. Steve Mason
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
LeTourneau University
P.O. Box 7001
Longview, Texas 75607-7001
FAX (903) 233-3259   Phone (903) 233-3200
Web Address:
E-mail address:

Posted to UAA 2/22/19