Assistant Professor and Chief Flight Instructor Jobs in Miami Gardens, FL at Florida Memorial University
Title: Assistant Professor and Chief Flight Instructor
Company: Florida Memorial University
Location: Miami Gardens, FL
The Assistant Professor and Chief Flight Instructor shall have the primary responsibility of teaching a full load (12 credit hours minimum) in aviation related courses including but not limited to FAR Part 141 flight ground courses. In coordination with the Third Party Administrator (TPA) flight training provider, the Assistant Professor and Chief Flight Instructor shall be responsible for maintaining FAR Part 141 records for flight students. The Assistant Professor and Chief Flight Instructor shall maintain the TCO certificates and curriculum for the University’s Air Worthiness FAR Part 141. This position shall perform as the program’s faculty advisor for students enrolled in the B.S. degree in Aeronautical Science with a concentration in flight education. This student centric position shall be responsible to deliver service excellence support to meet the needs of the University and industry community.
Under minimal supervision, manages the day-to-day operations:
Provides instructions to students for the B.S. degree in Aeronautical Science with a concentration in Flight Education. Teaches full-time course load of minimum 12 credit hours per major (Fall and Spring) semester.
Chief Flight Instructor. Maintains all FAA related records for the flight training program; including student flight records in coordination with the TPA flight training provider.
Oversees the flight safety protocols and maintains the TCO certificates and curriculum for the University’s Air Worthiness FAR Part 141.
Maintains FAR Pat 141 records for flight students
Serves as faculty advisor for students enrolled in the B.S. in Aeronautical Science degree with a concentration in Flight Education.
Serves as the faculty advisor for the student fraternity Alpha Eta Rho and Flight Team.
Assists students with scholarship and internship applications.
A thorough understanding of technology, learning management systems, and computer applications is essential (i.e. Blackboard, Canvas, Powercampus, Jenzabar, LinkedIn Learning).
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or deemed appropriate to the accomplishments of the responsibilities and functions of the Human Resources department.
The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that logically relate to the position.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Have or have had an FAA Private Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot License, Multi-Engine with Instrument rating, ATP license with a minimum of 2000 flight hours.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite, as well as knowledge and understanding of the organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
Familiar with Jenzabar technology suite for higher education a plus.
Ability to handle information of sensitive and confidential nature in the utmost professional manner. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal accountability.
Maintain the privacy and confidentiality of information, protect the assets of the institution, act ethically and with integrity, and adhere to FMU’s Code of Conduct and policies and procedures.
Effective analytical and decision-making skills. Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and time management skills. Effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse constituents.
Attention to detail and adaptability to a changing environment is extremely important as well as dependability.
Manage, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks/projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.
Moderate physical activity. Requires handling objects of average weight up to (20) twenty pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
Note: In compliance with the American Disabilities Act (ADA), those functions of the job which are identified essential are required to be performed with or without reasonable accommodations. Requests to facilitate the performance of essential functions will be given careful consideration.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three (3) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Master’s/PhD degree is preferred.
Higher education experience is preferred.
FAA Private Pilot License, Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilots License, Multi-Engine with Instrument rating is required. (Currency is not required).
ATP license with a minimum of 2000 flight hours is required.
Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours, ability to maintain a flexible work schedule that may include working nights and weekends.
Pre-Employment screening is required: criminal background check and drug testing.
Qualified applicants are asked to upload a cover letter of interest, resume/curriculum vitae, and/or certifications, if applicable.
In addition to the completed application, candidates must submit a list of three professional references (at least one from a previous employer) that includes names and contact information. Review of application materials will begin ASAP and will continue until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.
Florida Memorial University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.