Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is Looking to Expand Certified Flight Instructor Team

02nd Dec 2022

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Prescott, Arizona campus has openings available for Certified Flight Instructors to join their Team. Please see an extract of the job post below.

“Job Duties

  • Provide flight, simulator, and ground instruction in accordance with ERAU syllabi and FAA regulations and procedures.
  • Prepare schedules, maintain records, and ensure that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by each student in each flight course.
  • Perform the duties of a certificated flight instructor as authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration in accordance with the approved Training Course Outline.
  • Ensure all students understand and practice all aspects of ERAU’s Aviation Safety Program.
  • Regularly schedule each assigned student to ensure satisfactory progress through the course and immediately inform your supervisor of any delays in training or satisfactory progress.
  • Be responsible for accurately maintaining all appropriate records to include student training record, student logbook, and computer records.
  • Ensure that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by all assigned students as stipulated in the applicable Training Course Outline.
  • Initiate stage check and End-of-Course requests for assigned students.
  • Be responsible for the timely course completion of all flight students assigned including completion of required paperwork.
  • Monitor the maintenance condition of the training aircraft and inform ERAU maintenance personnel of any questionable items.
  • Recommend curriculum and courseware improvements when appropriate and develop new curriculum or courseware as assigned.
  • File incident reports as necessary to report any observed safety violations or situations that may affect the safety of flight.
  • Attend administrative, standardization, in-service training, and instructor development meetings as assigned.
  • Perform duties as a stage check instructor when permitted and as required, after receiving FAA approval.
  • Assist with special projects to include but not limited to: TCO rewrites, changes to ERAU ops manual, aircraft standardization manuals and SOPs, participate in working groups and flight evaluation boards.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor for Airplane Single-engine land (required) and instrument airplane (Preferred).
  • Proficient with aircraft piloting skills including familiarity with and the ability to perform required flight maneuvers and procedures at the commercial pilot level.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply effective instructional knowledge and technique in the classroom and in the airplane.
  • Knowledge of appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Academic, administrative, operational procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in fast-paced and noisy environment while exercising sound judgment at all times.
  • Must hold at a minimum a current second class FAA Medical Certificate.”

To learn more about the job and to apply, click here.

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