United States based Southern Utah University is Hiring Fixed Wing Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

28th Nov 2022

Please see an extract of the job post below.

“Job Description

The Assistant Chief Flight Instructor will be expected to maintain the standards of the office, provide exceptional leadership, and maintain daily oversight over the Fixed-Wing flight training program and approved training courses. Plan on daily interaction with all flight instructors, students, and the various departments throughout SUU Flight Operations.

Duties And Responsibilities

Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

  • Counsel/advise CFIs on TCO content, requirements, and flight records.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations (FAR Parts 61, 91, and 141).
  • Certify student records for Part 141 graduation.
  • Administer standardization; Flight Proficiency checks and Student Stage checks.
  • Coordinate with academic departments to insure students’ success.
  • Mentor new instructors and students.
  • Assist in conducting standardization and safety seminars and student events.
  • Suggest changes for the improvement of any aspect SUU Flight Operations.
  • Assist in the performance of other duties as assigned by the Director of Flight Operations or Chief Flight Instructor.
  • Conduct student review boards.
  • Assume Chief CFI duties and responsibilities in their absence.
  • Coordinate and interview potential new-hires.

Administration and Management

  • Provide support and assistance to Chief Flight Instructor
  • Develop, monitor and maintain policies and procedures.
  • Assist in developing and monitoring flight hour budget
  • Monitor student training to ensure that timelines are being met.
  • Support the Marketing department in promoting the FW program.
  • Provide direction and motivation to all team members.

Operations Liaison

  • Conduct liaison with FAA, ATC, and other relevant organizations.
  • Assists coordination between flight operations and academic instructors.
  • Coordinate with all departments within Flight Operations to facilitate FW programs success.
  • Facilitate coordination between dispatch and maintenance
  • Improve communication networks between departments

Air Transportation/Non-Instructional Flight

  • Conduct discovery and intro flights
  • Perform maintenance test flights in a timely manner.
  • Support University special flight activities

SUU Representative

  • Promote SUU Aviation programs to the public.
  • Conduct Tours of Flight Operations.
  • Attend and network at industry events on behalf of the program.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum FAA certifications

  • Commercial and Instrument Airplane certificates.
  • Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument Instructor Airplane certificates.
  • Meet the requirements of FAR 141.36 Assistant Chief Instructor:
    • 1,000 hours PIC,
    • 500 hours Dual Given,
    • 50 hours Simulated Instrument, &
    • 1.5 years of Instruction Experience.
  • Experience with FARs and Part 141 Pilot School Operations.
  • Second-Class FAA Medical Certificate and the ability to maintain it.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two-Years Part 141 Leadership Experience
  • Experience with SUU training course outlines and computer systems.
  • Experience with SUU online flight training records system.
  • Meet the experience requirements of FSIMS 8900.2C for Designated Pilot Examiners:
  • 2,000 Total Time; which includes:
    • 1,000 in airplanes,
    • 500 in class,
    • 100 at night,
    • 200 in complex,
    • 100 instrument flight (actual or simulated)
    • in the past 12 months: 300 hours in airplanes”

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