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Chair, Commercial Aviation

Delta State University
Mississippi, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 29, 2024

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Delta State University

Chair, Commercial Aviation

Position Type: Administrative

Department: Commercial Aviation

Posting Number: 201201477

Full or Part Time: Full Time

Tenure/Non-Tenure: Non-Tenure Track

Salary Basis: 12 month

The successful candidate will facilitate faculty engagement in undergraduate and graduate program planning, including collegiate curriculum planning, academic program planning and assessment and accreditation, oversee airport activities, teach aviation courses, assume administrative duties for the division, lead the effort to secure Aviation Accreditation Board International accreditation status, create an environment that oversees and supports scholarly activities, externally funded research and faculty professional development, oversee activities to enhance student enrollment and retention with an emphasis on student academic excellence and diversity, coordinate outreach activities including assisting in fundraising and developing pertinent external constituencies, supervise staff, and assume other duties as assigned by the dean.

The chair will provide leadership and direction in the planning, development, and delivery of the Commercial Aviation program. This position directs and coordinates the academic, operational, personnel, student, and selected budgetary activities of the division. The chair will communicate needs, opportunities, and risks regarding the Commercial Aviation Division with the dean and other senior administrators.

Candidates must have at least a Master’s degree in Aviation or a related field from an accredited institution, and at least 5 years experience in an aviation related field and excellent communication and organizational skills.

12 monthCommensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please include the names and contact information of 3-5 references. Letters of recommendation are optional. If you would like to add a letter of recommendation please upload them with your application under optional documents. You may also have them emailed to Once letters are received we will add them to your application materials.

Additional Information:

Open Date: 03/27/2024

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Click Here

Delta State University is committed to a policy of equal employment and educational opportunity. Delta State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy extends to all programs and activities supported by the University. jeid-49e2bc7bbaf23247abde3110cd968fa5

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