UAS Drone Instructor

Posting Job Title

Non-Credit Instructor


Continuing Education and Organizational Development

Position Type

Part-time Salaried

Number of openings


Job Summary

The UAS Drone Instructor will teach participants the mechanics of actually flying a drone and where they can fly them safely within the legal framework of the FAA. The instructor must be knowledgeable about topics related to successfully operating a drone such as FAA regulations, weather, privacy issues, battery maintenance, and various drone applications including use of drones for inspections, geological mapping, aerial photography, surveys construction, utilities, pipeline, etc.

This is a part-time contract position. A background check, including motor vehicle record, will be required upon hire.

Required Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent
FAA Part 107 Certificate
2 Years of sUAS Experience
Expertise in one of the following areas: sUAS for public safety, sUAS for industrial inspections, sUAS for mapping, professional photography and videography, broadcast media, BVLOS or fixed wing sUAS
Experience teaching
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to host a fun, engaging, interactive class

Preferred Qualifications

Prior teaching or training experience at a college or university

Required application documents


Hours per Week

Varies depending on department need

Work Hours/Days

Saturdays and Sundays

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 27 Jan 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 01 May 2021 Central Daylight Time

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