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 is
hiring a Lead Flight Supervisor to support the Flight Department.
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.
This position will be responsible for the daily management and
support of the Company's fleet and the operation by managing the
processes, training, personnel, and duties associated with the
Flight Supervisor duty position. The Lead Flight Supervisor will
report directly to the Chair, Flight Department and requires the
individual to reside in Prescott, AZ or outlying areas.
Additionally, after one year of experience, occupant will qualify
as Airman Certification Representative (ACR). Assist in management
functions of Flight Department as assigned by Chair. Position
directly supervises 70-90 positionally qualified students and/or
Manages all aspects of “Flight Supervisor” position in support of
the CoA Flight Department.
- Directs training for all flight supervisor and dispatch
qualified individuals (instructors and students)
- Ensures scheduling of flight supervisor positions
Manage and perform Flight Supervisor duties to maintain currency in
current flight procedures and operations
- Efficiently communicates and provides operations expertise to
the Flight Chair, the Chief Instructor, and Director of Mx
- Coordinating scheduled maintenance and the re-positioning of
- Coordinating resources to achieve efficient operations at all
- Monitoring pilot qualifications and currencies to match the
specific operation and regulatory requirements
- Overseeing dispatch and the exchange of information between the
pilot-in-command and the dispatcher for each flight
- Coordinating aircraft diversions and recoveries
- Oversee the distribution of revisions and other company
- Initiate company emergency notification protocol
- Ensure the safe and orderly process of flight operations
- Provide advisory information regarding weather and operational
considerations for in-flight decision-making, in accordance with
the Embry Riddle Flight Operation Manual
Perform systemic analysis of topics related to Flight Department
and/or CoA as required.
Mentor, coach, and hire students for dispatch operations, with a
concentration in streamlining the efficacy in safe operations, as
well as, building the next generation of flight supervisors in fair
and accepted practices.
Oversee the company shuttle service and ensure it is meeting the
required movement of the students to and from campus.
ERAU benefits include:
- Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a
6% gift and will match up to 4% of employee contributions
- Two BCBS 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
Bachelor’s degree. Area of study: Aviation or related field.
Minimum of three to five years of work related experience.
Required licenses, certificates, and /or security
FAA Certified Flight Instructor; Capable of Flight Supervisor
duties; Maintain FAA certification as Designated Pilot
Examiner—Administrative (ACR for ERAU).
Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
Analytical skills with an in depth knowledge of information systems
and technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Access,
Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet end-user