Aviation Assistant Professor Jobs in Sacramento, CA at Los Rios Community College District

Title: Aviation Assistant Professor

Company: Los Rios Community College District

Location: Sacramento, CA

General Responsibilities:
The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in their regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance, including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

The faculty member will be responsible for keeping all required Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) certificates current and in good standing, as well as maintain required skills and knowledge applicable to the courses taught. The faculty member will also work closely with the Department Chair and the FAA offices that authorize or approve Sacramento City College’s programs to keep the programs current with FAA regulations and maintain required documentation.

Position Salary Information:
Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the
Los Rios College Federation of Teachers Contract (the initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). For more information on the step placement process, please
click here.


$47,000 – $88,700 per year. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends. LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information

Initial annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units/degrees completed at accredited colleges/universities and experience.


Assignment Responsibilities

The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, teaching courses in all levels of Aviation at the college including:

Air Navigation
Air Traffic Control Procedures
Aircraft Dispatcher Procedures
Airspace and Communication
Aviation Weather
Commercial Pilot (Ground School)
Federal Aviation Regulations
Instrument Pilot (Ground School)
Large Aircraft Systems and Performance
Private Pilot (Ground School)
Safety and Human Factors

Additional Information

Work Year

164 days

Work Schedule

The assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off-campus classes/hours.

Total Hrs per Week/Day

Special Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

Have a bachelor’s degree AND two years experience as a Professional Pilot (Non-14 CFR Part 121), AND two years experience as an Aircraft Dispatcher, or two years experience as a Pilot-in Command (per 14 CFR, Part 121); OR, an associate’s degree, AND six years experience as a Professional Pilot (Non- 141 CFR Part 121), AND six years experience as an Aircraft Dispatcher or six years experience as Pilot-in-Command or Aircraft Dispatcher (per 14 CFR, Part 121 operations); OR hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR the equivalent. All degrees must be from an accredited institution completed by December 31, 2022.

Hold and maintain a FAA Certificated Flight Instructor certificate with Airplane and Instrument Instructor ratings; OR, hold and maintain an Advanced Ground Instructor Certificate and Instrument Ground Instructor Certificate completed by December 31, 2022.

Hold and maintain an FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate completed by December 31, 2022.

Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to apply under the “equivalent” provision.
Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees/minimum qualifications listed above. Please visit our website for a sample letter and information on the equivalency determination process.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete and submit:

A Los Rios Community College District Application

Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Letter of Interest

Unofficial Transcripts of College/University Work


Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here.

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 80 MB.

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