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The principle function of the Assistant Chief Flight Instructor is to accomplish safe, efficient and student-satisfying flight training that complies with University and FAA policies and procedures. Provide supervision to the Lead Flight Instructor, Flight & Ground Instructor Pilots, Flight Dispatchers, and Schedulers. Responsible to the Chief Flight Instructor in the management of flight training to include safety and quality of training, student service and student progress. Performs the duties of the Chief Flight Instructor in his/her absence.
- Responsible for updating FAA approved documents as required to maintain compliance with CFR 14 Part 141. - Responsible for maintaining all training documents to ensure FAA and manufacture compliance, and to ensure safety. - Responsible for effectively communicating all procedural and policy changes to the Instructor Pilot core. - Oversee the initial selection, training and testing of all new hire, upgrade, and transition training for Instructor Pilots. - Ensure the accuracy of course completion paperwork to be submitted to the FAA. - Counsel Training Managers, Instructors and Students concerning progress in flight training courses and implement plans of action as necessary. - Ensure all assigned personnel conduct training in a professional, safe and efficient manner. - Ensure that student progress in flight courses meets flight department minimum standards. - Communicate weekly training goals and account for the progress toward these goals on a weekly basis. - Conduct training of assigned students. - Meet with parents as necessary to discuss student-training concerns. - Provide management of assets and job functions of all assigned personnel. - Administer stage checks and end of course checks as assigned. - Promote the CWU safety program. - Work with all local airports to ensure CWU Aviation is able to conduct safe and efficient flight training activities. - Develop and maintain competence in current aviation and educational technologies - Work with Community Outreach Programs and internal CWU departments to coordinate special events highlighting the Aviation Department and flight training programs. - Accomplish special projects as assigned.
Supervisor Duties - Actively engages in recruitment and hiring new employees; - Clearly defines performance expectations, ensure accountability, and provides ongoing informal feedback, coaching, and mentoring. Conducts formal performance evaluations; - Ensures employees have necessary resources; - Oversees and directs the work of staff; serves as mentor, coach and leader, and resolves complaints or issues; - Promotes professional development opportunities; - Develops and fosters supportive working relationships, motivation and engagement; - Communicates information to staff on an ongoing basis to influence staff engagement and to be a part of a larger community; - Takes corrective action in a timely manner; - Recognizes and rewards employees for good performance; - Schedules employee work hours/shifts; monitor hours worked; approve payable time and absence requests; - Adjusts leadership style as needed to achieve results; - Recognizes value of and promotes diverse workforce. Values and encourages diverse perspectives, creativity and teamwork
- Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
Meets 141.36 Assistant Chief Flight Instructor minimums per FAA
U.S. Commercial Pilot Certificate or higher
Single and Multi-engine land (indicate dates of first issue)
High-performance endorsement unless logged high-performance flight time as P.I.C. in a high performance airplane prior to August 4, 1997
Complex endorsement unless logged flight time as P.I.C. in a complex airplane prior to August 4, 1997
Meet the recent flight experience requirements of 61.56 and 61.57 to carry passengers and hold the minimum required instrument experience listed in 61.57 (c) or completed an instrument proficiency check within the last six months
Current Flight Instructor Certificate
FAA Medical Certificate
Current (indicate date of current issue)
No restrictions that would prevent performance of flight duties assigned by the College or performance of normal non-flying flight line activities
Experience actively employed as a full-time flight instructor in a FAA part 141 flight school
Experience working with students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
Satisfactorily complete an evaluation check flight with the college's chief pilot.
Provide an authorized release permitting the college's chief pilot to examine the applicant's FAA Accident/incident file. (This authorization is needed prior to the interview as it takes about a week for the FAA to process the request).
OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
3000 + total flight hours experience as "pilot in command"
1000 hours of dual flight instruction given as a flight instructor
100 hours of flight time under actual or simulated instrument conditions
Prior experience in the following aircraft: Archer, Seminole, Piper Warrior III, Cessna 152 &172, and Frasca 141 and Frasca 242 simulators
Multi-Engine Instructor MEI
Tail-wheel endorsement unless logged flight time as P.I.C. in a tail-wheel airplane prior to April 15, 1991
Experience with KLN90B's, Avidyne Entegra PFD, Garmin 430's
Excellent computer skills, including experience using technology in the classroom
International flight experience
Meteorology teaching experience or aviation meteorology background
Prior experience in turbo-prop aircraft
Prior experience in jet aircraft
Prior experience in aircraft capable of flight over 25,000 feet
Prior recruitment experience
High altitude endorsement or meet 61.31 (g)
Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Working Conditions: This position may work indoors and outdoors, at times in hot/cold/noisy/dirty/wet/confined areas such as mechanical rooms, airfield, and may need to physically access work areas with the equipment and tools necessary for completion of the job. This often requires standing/crawling/bending/walking/climbing while carrying/pulling/pushing/lifting associated with equipment or tools. Occasional overtime is required and shift work may be required. May need to drive a service vehicle in congested areas.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: July 31, 2017
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 ...undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.