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
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 2020-21, there were over 10,700 undergraduate,
graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's
residential campuses and approximately 32,700 students in total
enrolled with the University around the world.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus has
openings available for Certified Flight Instructors to join our
Team. Embry-Riddle's Prescott Campus is respected worldwide for
cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow’s aviation,
aerospace, security, and intelligence leaders. Prescott is a
mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather
excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80°F in the summer and
45°F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild
climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national
forests. The university is a small, private, residential university
in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students.
Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central
theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and
120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.
Provide flight, simulator, and ground instruction in accordance
with ERAU syllabi and FAA regulations and procedures. Prepare
schedules, maintain records, and ensure that course standards,
training requirements, and objectives are met by each student in
each flight course.
Perform the duties of a certificated flight instructor as
authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration in accordance
with the approved Training Course Outline. Ensure all students
understand and practice all aspects of ERAU's Aviation Safety
Program. Regularly schedule each assigned student to ensure
satisfactory progress through the course and immediately inform
your supervisor of any delays in training or satisfactory progress.
Be responsible for accurately maintaining all appropriate records
to include student training record, student logbook, and computer
records. Ensure that course standards, training requirements, and
objectives are met by all assigned students as stipulated in the
applicable Training Course Outline. Initiate stage check and
End-of-Course requests for assigned students. Be responsible for
the timely course completion of all flight students assigned
including completion of required paperwork. Monitor the maintenance
condition of the training aircraft and inform ERAU maintenance
personnel of any questionable items. Recommend curriculum and
courseware improvements when appropriate and develop new curriculum
or courseware as assigned. File incident reports as necessary to
report any observed safety violations or situations that may affect
the safety of flight. Attend administrative, standardization,
in-service training, and instructor development meetings as
assigned. Perform duties as a stage check instructor when permitted
and as required, after receiving FAA approval. Assist with special
projects to include but not limited to: TCO rewrites, changes to
ERAU ops manual, aircraft standardization manuals and SOPs,
participate in working groups and flight evaluation boards.
Complete other duties as assigned.
ERAU benefits include:
- Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a
6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions
- Two BC/BS health plans – PPO and high deductible plan with a
health savings account
- Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent
- Use of various campus services: fitness center, library,
mailroom and enjoy observation flights
FAA Certified Flight Instructor for Airplane Single-engine land
(required) and instrument airplane (Preferred). Proficient with
aircraft piloting skills including familiarity with and the ability
to perform required flight maneuvers and procedures at the
commercial pilot level. Knowledge of and ability to apply effective
instructional knowledge and technique in the classroom and in the
airplane. Knowledge of appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations and
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Academic, administrative,
operational procedures and requirements. Ability to work well under
pressure in fast-paced and noisy environment while exercising sound
judgment at all times. Must hold at a minimum a current second
class FAA Medical Certificate.
IP I - FAA Certificated Flight Instructor Airplane Single Engine
Land (no degree required).
IP II - FAA Certificated Flight Instructor for Airplane
Single-Engine Land and Instrument Airplane.
IP III - FAA Certificated Flight Instructor for Airplane
Single-Engine Land and Instrument Airplane. Plus have a minimum 750
hours of Dual Flight Instruction Given.
IP IV - FAA Certificated Flight Instructor for Airplane
Single-Engine Land and Instrument Airplane. Plus have a minimum
1200 hours Dual Flight Instruction Given, and a recommendation from
the Chief Flight instructor.
IP V - FAA Certificated Flight Instructor for Airplane
Single-Engine Land, Multiengine Land, and Instrument Airplane. ATP
certificate, Plus have a minimum of 2000 hours Dual Flight
Instruction Given, four years cumulative experience as a
Certificated Flight Instructor, and a recommendation from the Chief
A Bachelor's degree in Aeronautical Science or a related field is
required for any employee in the IP-2, IP-3, IP-4, & IP-5
classifications. A Master's Degree is required for the IP-4 and
IP-5 classifications. Relevant aviation experience may be
substituted for a Master's Degree at the discretion of the
University for the IP-4 classification.