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Instructor (Aviation Mechanic)

University of the District of Columbia
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 9, 2021

Number of Vacancies: 2

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Salary Range: salary commensurate with experience up to $81,000

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: Various Locations

Brief Description of Duties

The Aviation Maintenance Technology Instructor serves as a faculty member for the four-semester FAA Aviation Maintenance Technology Certification program. The individual reports to the Division Director for Math, IT and Engineering. All courses are held at the Airport location, 2801 Thomas Ave Hangar #2, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington, DC 20001. However, there may be times the individual could be expected to teach at another location. This is a regular, full-time position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Teaches course(s) as assigned by Program Director; Must be available to teach during the day M-F; occasional weekend work may be necessary to support student success. Evening courses may be offered in the future.
  • Conducts a minimum of five office hours per week.
  • Teaches related courses and maintains student records in compliance with Community College and FAA rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Engages in activities that facilitate student achievement of learning outcomes, such as ongoing feedback, and consultation as needed.
  • Collaborates with appropriate Student Services personnel to address perceived student issues, which may require special attention
  • Attends scheduled divisional, discipline, and faculty meetings, as required and Serves on at least one College-wide committee
  • Assists with ensuring tools, engines, and other instructional materials are in working order and well maintained; assists with required repairs.
  • Participates in curriculum development and revision to ensure course material is up-to date and reflects the current state of the aviation industry, per FAA standards.
  • Assists with ensuring Hangar #2 facilities are cleaned and well-maintained.
  • Familiarity with and conducts assessment of student learning outcomes at both course and program levels, according to the standards of the FAA, the Community College, and Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
  • Assists with the advising of student majors and with career counseling.
  • Answers student inquiries (emails and voice mail messages) in a timely manner.
  • Ensures students conduct themselves in a safe and courteous manner adhering to the student code of conduct at all times.
  • As assigned by the Program Director.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • The individual must hold a current FAA Mechanic Certificate with both Airframe and Powerplant ratings for at least the three (3) year period immediately preceding appointment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in this or a related field is preferred, but not required.
  • At least three or more years of experience teaching the subject matter is preferable.
  • Must demonstrate knowledge in maintenance fundamentals, aviation materials, electrical systems, engine theory and applications, aircraft metallic structures, systems and components, and other related topics.
  • Must also demonstrate familiarity with FAA regulations, particularly those associated with 14 CFR Part 147.
A candidate for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor shall be required to meet the following qualifications:

  1. An appropriate terminal degree or agree to complete this degree within a period of time to be specified in the terms of the initial contract; and
  2. At least three (3) years of full-time teaching experience, including two (2) years in an institution of higher education.

Appropriate professional experience and achievements may be substituted when formal teaching experience is limited or absent.

When formal teaching experience is limited or absent, the candidate shall be required to demonstrate verifiable potential for effective teaching.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not in the collective bargaining unit.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B ). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Talent Management at (202) 274-5380.

T he University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: .

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