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Job ID 1598 Location Ellensburg Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular
Central Washington University-Department of Aviation is seeking (3) Senior Flight Instructors beginning in fall 2017. This is a non-tenure track, full-time nine-month salaried position with benefits and separate summer contract.
Assist Chief Flight Instructor (CFI): - Assist CWU's Chief Flight Instructor in management and operational control of CWU Flight School. Ensure regulatory compliance and quality control of FAA Part 141 Flight Courses, curriculum and syllabus. - Assist in providing annual training to Part 141 Instructors, maintain accurate records, schedule flight lab briefings with coordination with contractor, etc.
Assist Chief Ground Instructor ( CGI) with Monitoring Flight Training Provider and Contract: - Assist Assistant CGI with ensuring compliance with CWU/Flight Training Provider contract; monitoring student progress; monitoring flight training provider compliance with CWU/Flight Training Provider contract; and, recommending actions to Department Chair for contract resolution
Teach and Advise: - Teach 14 CFR 141 Ground School courses and other 141-supporting courses during the first year as assigned by Aviation Department Chair. - Share in academic advising for Professional Pilot students.
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
Manage Aviation System Safety: - Develop procedures for system-wide aviation safety for flight training - Provide appropriate and adequate training for the stakeholders concerned with safety
Any other Responsibilities: - Any other duties and responsibilities deemed appropriate by the Aviation Department Director of Flight Training
Bachelor's degree in Aviation or a related discipline, CFI, (airplanes).
Minimum of 200 hours of dual flight instruction given (in airplanes).
U.S. Commercial Pilot Certificate or higher
Single land (indicate dates of first issue)
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 working with students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.
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
Airplane Multi-Engine class rating
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
Experience actively employed as a full-time flight instructor in a FAA part 141 flight school
High performance endorsement unless logged high-performance flight time as P.E.C. in a high performance airplane prior to August 4, 1997
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
Gold Seal CFI
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
Qualifications to be Evaluated During the Interview Process or Beyond
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.
No restrictions that would prevent performance of flight duties assigned by the College or performance of normal non-flying flight line activities.
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.
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;
Copy of Transcripts for the highest degree held; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: Immediately and will continue until the positions are filled
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
The conditions of employment with Central Washington University are set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Central Washington University and United Faculty of Central, University policies and procedures, and applicable state and federal laws.
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.