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Assistant Professor of Aviation

Employer
Central Oregon Community College
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 24, 2024

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Assistant Professor of Aviation

Position Number: B1111PD
Starting Wage/Salary: $60,950 - $70,947 plus exceptional benefits for September - June. Additonally, faculty should anticipate Summer quarter assignments, typically paid $10,000 over July and August.
Close Date:

Primary Purpose:
The Assistant Professor provides instruction to students in the Aviation program, develops curriculum, assesses student learning, and provides student advising.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide instruction in area of discipline, using approved course outcome guides. Teaching assignments may be during the day (including early morning), evening, or weekend, and could include classes taught at any of the College campuses, online or remotely.
  • Provide student advising and assistance in areas of course selection, career planning, job placement and employment follow-up.
  • Hold at least five scheduled office hours per week for student help sessions and program assistance.
  • Participate in department meetings, curriculum revision, course assessment, program assessment, and program review.
  • Engage in regular professional growth activities, remain current in the field, and maintain current credentials or licensures as required by the program.
  • Participate in service to the college. This may include participating in College committees, taskforces, peer teams, or other activities.
  • Provide meaningful, professional service to the community, businesses, public agencies, and other organizations.
  • Perform other essential job functions as assigned that support the overall objective of the position.





Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the duties and responsibilities of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. The individual is expected to follow College work rules and policies.
  • Thorough knowledge in the field of taught discipline and demonstrated ability to apply this knowledge.
  • Ability to adapt and use a variety of teaching and assessment techniques including the use of technology to enhance student success.
  • Ability to observe, direct, and oversee students ensuring safety in the classroom or laboratory.
  • Ability to work with and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying diverse backgrounds, abilities, and learning styles.
  • Ability to effectively use Microsoft office suite, various course management systems, technology to teach traditional, hybrid, or online courses and other technology used in the instruction setting.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with diverse students, staff, and community members.
  • Ability to provide services to students in a manner which does not discriminate as to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual preference or marital status.
  • Willingness to travel and or teach at various hours and campus locations, as required.
  • Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and the willingness to work as a member of a team with faculty.
  • Excellent oral, written and electronic communication skills.


Minimum Requirements:
Education:
  • A bachelor’s degree or credential appropriate in the field of primary teaching assignment; or instructor has a minimum of 24 quarter hours (16 semester hours) of credit in the field of the primary teaching assignment.


Experience:
  • One-year Relevant experience working in the field of aviation, such as extensive piloting in commercial or military aviation environment.
Special Qualifications:
  • 100 hours of flight and/or simulator time within the past 12 months.
  • Evidence of excellence, or promise of excellence, in instruction, minimum of 1,000 hours of aviation instruction.
  • Current FAA flight review.
Certifications:
  • Current FAA certified flight instructor (CFI) and medical certificate required.
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor with instrument (CFII), multiengine (MEI), Airline Transport (ATP), Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI), and Instrument Ground Instructor ratings.


Preferred Qualifications:
Education:
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent level of practical experience.


Experience:
  • Unmanned Aeronautical Vehicle experience.


To apply, visit https://jobs.cocc.edu/postings/10201

The goal of Central Oregon Community College is to provide an atmosphere that encourages our faculty, staff and students to realize their full potential. In support of this goal, it is the policy of Central Oregon Community College that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran or military status, pregnancy or any other classes protected under federal and state statutes in any education program, activities or employment. Persons with questions about this statement should contact Human Resources at 541.383.7216 or the Vice President for Student Affairs at 541.383.7211.
This policy covers nondiscrimination in both employment and access to educational opportunities. When brought to the attention of the appropriate parties, any such actions will be promptly and equitably responded to according to the process outlined in general procedures sections N-1, N-2, or N-3.

In support of COCC’s EEO statement, bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is considered a plus, along with experience working in a diverse multicultural setting.



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About COCC:
Central Oregon Community College is a public, open door community college, offering lower-division transfer programs, career and technical education, and community education, as well as specialized training for business and industry. The College serves a large geographic area, including small towns, rural areas, and moderately-sized cities, with a total district population of about 140,000. COCC emphasizes quality education and access to opportunity for adult learners, serving approximately 10,000 credit students out of 18,000 total students annually, with an average student age of 28 years. The College's faculty are a committed, professional group of educators, highly qualified in their teaching fields, dedicated to serving their students and their communities.

COCC’s Mission:
Central Oregon Community College empowers students and engages communities through high-quality, equitable and accessible lifelong education. 

Vision:
At Central Oregon Community College, we are committed to fostering a culture of excellence in education that empowers all members of our communities to reach their full potential. We strive to promote equity, inclusion and sustainability in all aspects of our College, ensuring every student has access to needed resources and supports. By providing high-quality education and building strong community partnerships, we prepare our students to excel in their chosen fields and contribute meaningfully to the workforce needs of our region. 

Diversity and Inclusion:
Central Oregon Community College believes that diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and beliefs enrich the learning experience of our campus. As a result, we are committed to providing work and learning environments that respect and educate about cultural differences. Our success in this endeavor relies on our ability to recruit and retain diverse students, faculty, and staff, and by creating a respectful and inclusive campus community. All members of the College share in the responsibility to foster a climate that of mutual respect and caring.

Why Central Oregon:
Enjoy a career in Bend, Oregon, an exceptionally attractive location on the eastern slope of the Cascade Mountain Range, with spectacular views and easy access to mountain lakes, scenic rivers and forested wilderness areas. The sunny high desert climate is ideal for outdoor activities, and the region's tourist industry provides excellent recreational opportunities, including a major ski resort at Mt. Bachelor. The area supports a growing population, with a strong, diversifying economic base, and provides high-quality services, particularly in health care and education.

 

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