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Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Employer
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Location
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 6, 2024
Job Description
The Opportunity:

The Daytona Beach Flight Training Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Chief Flight Instructor (formerly Training Manager). The Assistant Chief Flight Instructor is responsible for the overall administration of flight training including safety of training, quality of training, and student service. Individually manages all aspects of flight training for 25 Instructor Pilots and is responsible for the welfare of approximately 250 flight students.

Duties include:

Provide Management of assets and job functions of all assigned personnel.
  • Ensure the appropriate workload of assigned instructor pilots is maintained
  • Student Assignment
  • Student Tracking (Tracking student training progress)
  • Conduct weekly meetings with teams to coordinate flight operations and enhance Flight Department effectiveness.
  • Communicate changes in policy and procedures
  • Scheduling student and Instructor training events
Provide quality flight training and ensure normal progress of assigned students while promoting the initiatives of the university’s safety culture, through mentoring and management techniques.

Review, modify, and assist in the completion of required paperwork:
  • Progress Checks
  • Course Completes
  • Withdrawals
  • Extra Training
  • Performance Evaluations
Promote the Embry-Riddle Student Care and Customer Satisfaction programs by:
  • Counseling Students and Instructor Pilots as needed by regularly communicating with students about training progress
  • Developing and implementing a plan of action if needed
  • Monitoring student progress to ensure minimum standards are met
  • Fall orientation
Ensure compliance with University Policy and FAA Regulations:
  • Verify compliance with Part 141 and Part 142 regulations and Training Course Outlines
  • Notify the Chief Flight Instructor on any deviations to Training Course Outlines prior to any deviation.
  • Verify instructor pilots are conducting training during assigned days and times
  • Timely completion of required paperwork
Ensure the quality of training is maintained by:
  • Administering assigned phase checks
  • Conducting performance evaluations for FT IPs
Communicate with the appropriate personnel:
  • Weekly Reports
  • Weekly meetings
Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory responsibilities include: Responsible for assistant training manager(s), flight instructors, student assistants, and flight students assigned to the Assistant Chief Flight Instructor’s team.

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

At Embry-Riddle, we take pride in our position as the world's largest and most comprehensive university dedicated to aviation and aerospace. Located in Daytona Beach, Florida, and Prescott, Arizona, our esteemed residential campuses offer a prestigious educational experience. However, our commitment to education knows no borders as our Worldwide campus expands our reach globally, providing a world-class education online and at approximately 110 locations across the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central and South America. This breadth of reach ensures that students can access our exceptional programs without geographical limitations.

With a history spanning nearly a century, we have continually adapted to the dynamic needs of the industries we support. In the Academic Year 2022-23, we welcomed over 11,100 students to our residential campuses and over 19,000 students at our worldwide campus.

Join our global community and embark on a journey of academic excellence and limitless possibilities. Employees working more than 30 hours a week can enjoy medical, dental and vision benefits, an amazing retirement plan with immediate vesting that includes a 6% gift and up to 4% match, free tuition for employees and their immediate family members, and a generous personal leave program. To find out more about our benefits and why ERAU has been named a “Great College to Work For” for 13 consecutive years, visit our careers page .

Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred
  • 1-3 years’ related experience preferred
Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances
  • FAA Certificated Flight Instructor/Instrument CFI, CFII Airplane, Single Engine Land (Multi-engine Land preferred)
  • 500 hours dual instruction given
Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
  • Analytical skills with proficiency using Microsoft products to include; Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet.
  • Management, organizational, public relations, technical, problem solving skills required.

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