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The Chief Pilot and Director of Air Transportation Services will provide leadership and direction to flight and administrative personnel to ensure high standards of personal performance, competence, and safety. Responsibilities include budgetary, financial, and operations oversight, human resource management, policy management, and compliance.
- Significant experience overseeing flight operations that uses multiple aircraft. - Experience leading a unit to include human resource, business, and financial oversight. - Progressive management experience. - Direct employee supervision to encompass employee performance management, recruitment, compensation, and employee training and development. - Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent combination of experience and training. - 3500 hours total flight time, 1500 hours multi-engine aircraft, 1500 hours as pilot in command. - Must have a current ATP license. - Must possess a current First Class FAA Medical Certificate. - Demonstrated professionalism in working with confidential and sensitive matters with the utmost discretion and tact. - Must possess a valid driver’s license - no accidents, incidents, or violations. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. - Ability to take initiative in fulfilling responsibilities and anticipating the needs of staff and customers. - Ability to interact effectively and comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds. - Exceptional interpersonal skills and judgment are essential. - Strong organizational skills. - Must meet the requirements set by the Virginia Tech Air Transportation Services Flight Operations Manual.
- 4000 hours total flight time, 1500 hours multi-engine aircraft, 1500 hours as pilot in command. - Possess an advanced degree in a related field. - Knowledge of university business policies, to include human resource, financial, and facilities. - Knowledge of information technology systems used to optimize department operations. - Type-rating in department aircraft.
Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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