Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth
largest of NC. Community College System's 58 institutions. On our
six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve
approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color.
We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational
outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including,
but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual
orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to
cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes,
develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an
exceptional leader, who shares our institutional values, to join
the team as our Director of Aviation Programs.
The Director of Aviation Programs provides leadership that supports
the mission, vision and strategic goals of the College. The
position is responsible for the development, implementation,
evaluation and management of assigned instructional programs (both
credit and non-credit), services, budget and employees. The
Director will provide leadership in curriculum development,
academic assessment, strategic planning and budgeting. He or she
employs enrollment management and retention strategies and fosters
collaborative working relationships with internal and external
counterparts to communicate and coordinate initiatives that support
College and local economic development initiatives. The job
includes oversight of the following programs: Aviation Maintenance
Technology (Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic), Aviation Electronics
Technology, Aviation Management, Career Pilot, Aerospace
Manufacturing and various short-term customized aviation programs
in the non-credit area.
- Master's degree in an Aviation related field from a regionally
accredited post-secondary institution.
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) professional
certification in an Aviation related area
- Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary
- Current FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification
- Three years of post-secondary teaching experience in an FAA
regulated aviation program (i.e., part 141 or 147).
- Three years of progressive academic administrative experience
in a postsecondary institution.
- Experience with faculty supervision including performance
- Experience in budget development and management
- Experience with enrollment management, curriculum/program
development, and assessment.
- Experience in building collaborative community/workforce
- Experience with programmatic accreditation and/or regulatory
- Greater than three years of post-secondary teaching experience
in an FAA regulated aviation program (i.e., part 141 or 147).
- Greater than three years of progressive academic administrative
experience in a postsecondary institution.
- Community college teaching and/or administrative
- Experience with distance learning modalities and