Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
Commensurate with rank and
salary commensurate with experience up to
Open Until Filled
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
Minimum Job Requirements
- 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
- Collaborates with appropriate Student Services personnel to
address perceived student issues, which may require special
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Answers student inquiries (emails and voice mail messages) in a
- 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.
- 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
- 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
shall be required to meet the following
- An appropriate terminal degree or agree to complete this degree
within a period of time to be specified in the terms of the initial
- 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
When formal teaching experience is limited or absent, the candidate
shall be required to demonstrate verifiable potential for effective
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union):
This position is not in
the collective bargaining unit.
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
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.
Applicants claiming veteran's
preference must submit official proof at the time of
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
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.
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.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Talent Management
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