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Flight Supervisor

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Mar 21, 2023
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is now accepting applications for the position of Flight Supervisor in the Flight Training Department at our Daytona Beach Campus. This position Provides direct and immediate supervision of all flight operations conducted at the Daytona Beach ERAU campus. This duty relies on a high degree of aviation operational experience regarding fight training aircraft/personnel dispatch procedures, flight operations, and real-time aviation weather analysis.

The Flight Supervisor is the on-scene representative of the Chief Instructor. The primary focus of the position is operational flight safety, as the Duty Flight Supervisor constantly monitors and evaluates all flight operations. In the event of an emergency, the Duty Flight Supervisor coordinates with ERAU Flight Safety and Security personnel, the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Transportation Safety Board, and State/Local Law Enforcement agencies to the extent required. The monitoring of physical security of the ERAU training aircraft fleet and ERAU’s ramp is also tasked to the Duty Flight Supervisor.

The Flight Supervisor will:
  • Constantly monitor the weather and the real-time trend analysis of the weather.

  • Verify qualifications, endorse and approve flight students that are scheduled for solo flights

  • Monitor the ERAU Aircraft Ramp Security/Safety and the physical security of the training fleet of aircraft

  • Work with in-flight emergencies of ERAU aircraft; coordinate with Chief Instructor, Maintenance, Director of Safety and other ERAU Management; Coordinate with Airport Operations and FAA Air Traffic Control to the extent required.

  • Constantly monitor and evaluate all flight operations

  • Issue Visitor Ramp Badges

  • Issue assignments for Progress Checks and Check Rides

  • Maintain and update rental files; verify qualification and schedule rental flights

  • Approve, check, edit activities

  • Ensure the Flight Supervisor Manual is up to date with current procedures

  • Keep an adequate supply of forms and update them as needed

  • Act as “on call” delegate in understaffed situations

  • Mentor and guide students with decision-making and judgment regarding the weather

  • Other duties as assigned

The available shift is Wednesday through Saturday 1400- 0000.

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

  • CFI/CFII required.

  • Excellent communicative skills both written and oral.

  • The ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously is required.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office is preferred.

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