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Asst Chief Flight Instructor (Commercial)

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 21, 2024

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Asst Chief Flight Instructor (Commercial)

Eastern Kentucky University


Title: Asst Chief Flight Instructor (Commercial)

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

Search Type: External - minimum 7 days

Department: 25R000 - Justice, Safety & Military Science

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Richmond Campus

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week:

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 49

Retirement: KTRS

Contact Person: Dennis Sinnett

About the College/Department:

As the only program of its kind in Kentucky, EKU Aviation provides the aerospace industry with the best-trained and safest professional pilots, and the most forward-thinking managers coming out of academia today. As the state's only FAA-approved 1,000-hour Restricted-Airline Transport Pilot (R-ATP) certified flight school, students will earn their Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, CFII, Multi-Engine and Multi-Engine -Instructor ratings. EKU's flight training operations, based out of Central Kentucky Regional Airport, a short 15-minute drive from the main campus.

Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Assistant Chief Flight Instructor assists in overseeing Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multi Engine, CFI/CFII/MEI certificates and ratings in the collegiate Part 141 program. The Assistant Chief Flight Instructor assists in the administration and oversight of flight operation and flight course portions of the aviation program. The candidate must possess and maintain a strong working knowledge of all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) for Part 141, and will assist with all FAA related paperwork and documentation.

Successful candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Aviation or a closely related field. Degree(s) must be from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited or internationally recognized institution. They are expected to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills with undergraduate students and the university community.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor's degree is required.

Experience: Two years of directly related experience.

Licensure & Certifications: Certified Flight Instructor CFI, CFII and MEI - Requirements of FAR Part 141 for Assistant Chief Flight Instructor - Possesses and can maintain a 2nd class medical certificate

Preferred Qualifications:

Successful candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree and relevant aviation flight experience in Aviation. Degree(s) must be from a regionally (SACS, Middle States, North Central, etc.) accredited or internationally recognized institution.

Job Duties:
  • 40% - Assists as directed with all EKU Aviation flight training activities. - (Essential)
  • 30% - Monitors compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) in the training of students and the supervision of flight instructors. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Providing leadership and guidance for flight instructors. - (Essential)
  • 10% - Collects feedback to be used to review and update the flight training program and training materials. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Assists as directed with scheduling and dispatch activities related to flight students, instructors, and aircraft for flight training. - (Essential)
  • 5% - Assists as directed with scheduling and dispatch activities related to flight students, instructors, and aircraft for flight training. - (Essential)

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.


To apply, please visit: https://careers.eku.edu/jobs/417d16f4-42ed-43bd-a479-148ff26d03fa



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