Certified Flight Instructor
Certified Flight Instructor
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This is a full-time benefits eligible position. Benefits include
competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD
& D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3
weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement;
and generous education assistance for employee, spouse and
dependent children taking classes at UCM .
Completed UCM online application for employment required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of
this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Monday-Friday 8:00am -5:00 pm
Occasional nights and weekends
Open Until Filled
Provide flight, simulator, and ground instruction in accordance
with UCM and FAA regulations and procedures. Prepare schedules,
maintain records, and ensure that course standards, training
requirements, and objectives are met by each student in each flight
UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES – Our core behaviors all employees are expected
to model. During the annual review process, all employees will be
rated on how well they model these behaviors.
Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful
involvement of employees and students.
Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and
Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her
sense of purpose.
Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and
challenges of tomorrow.
Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to
engage in their education and jobs.
Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the
Education & Formal Training
High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor's degree (Specify
field(s) of study below), Formal training (specify)
Other Education & Formal Training
Bachelor’s degree is preferred. In Aviation, Safety, or related
Formal training: Flight Training, Must be FAA Certified Flight
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Other - Scheduling software and
Flight tracking software
One (1) year experience as a Certified Flight Instructor with 500
hours Flight Instruction of which 125 hours must be instrument
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Subject to random drug testing,
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, &
FAA Certified Flight Instructor with Second Class Medical
Certificates, CFII required and MEI preferred.
Pre-employment drug screening required.
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral,
written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment
preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Physical
abilities: special vision and/or hearing requirements (specify),
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines,
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Ability to see information in print and/or electronically, ability
to distinguish colors.
Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision
making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.
Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively in a team
Comprehensive knowledge of FARs relating to pilot schools and
flight operations and FAA regulations concerning Part 141 Flight
School Operations and Part 61.
Developed skills in flight safety and flight instruction.
Aircraft piloting skills including familiarity with and ability to
perform required flight maneuvers and procedures.
Knowledge of and ability to apply effective instructional technique
in the classroom and in flight.
Knowledge of appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations and
University Academic, administrative, operational procedures and
Ability to work well under pressure in fast-paced and noisy
environment while exercising sound judgment at all times.
Strong customer service skills.
UCM CORE LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES
Listed below are the core leadership skills and traits at UCM . For
all UCM leaders, a portion of their annual review focuses on the
development and modeling of these competencies.
Builds High Performance Teams
Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme
temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to
heights, Exposure to loud noises
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Lifting frequently up to 10lbs and occasionally requires lifting up
to 50 lbs.
Excessive standing and/or walking both indoors and outdoors
regardless of weather conditions.
Occasionally requires climbing or balancing,
stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting up to 50
Special Working Conditions:
Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in
Other Special Working Conditions
Externally imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one’s control;
interruptions influence priorities; difficult to anticipate nature
or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting of
deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to
position; may involve conflict-resolution or similar interactions
involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis.
Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.
Other Special Qualifications
Must maintain FAA Certification as Flight Instructor. (Airplane
Multiengine with Instrument Rating.)
Must maintain medical certification as required by the University
of Central Missouri.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you understand that the university requires a background
check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected
candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
- * Do you understand that you must pass the Pre-Employment Drug
Screening for this position and that you will be subject to random
drug testing throughout your employment?
- Cover Letter