US University, Utah Valley University, is Looking for a Chief Flight Instructor

05th Dec 2022

The Utah Valley University School of Aviation Sciences is currently looking for a Chief Flight Instructor. Please see an extract of the job post below.

“Applicant who shall have the following responsibilities:

  • Oversees effective and efficient pilot training courses and activities under FAR 61 and 141;
  • Oversees the standardization of aircraft operation and training procedures;
  • Oversees adherence to flight training curriculum;
  • Participates with faculty curriculum committee in creation and development of flight training curriculum;
  • Supervises the training and evaluation of flight instructors, check instructors and assistant chief instructors;
  • Participates in faculty and other coordination meetings;and, participates in hiring flight instructors.
  • Ensures the proper maintenance of student and instructor records and compliance with TSA regulations.
  • Conducts flight and ground instruction as necessary.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of School safety initiatives.
  • Maintains proficiency and currency in FAA Certification.
  • Promotes adherence to aviation and TSA regulations and UVU policies, procedures and safety practices.
  • Supervises the administration of CATS testing center.
  • Participates in School development of policy and procedures in conjunction with faculty.
  • Oversees operation of aircraft maintenance flights.
  • Oversees the implementation of safety policies and procedures.
  • Participates in flight evaluation boards.
  • Plans and conducts regular standardization meetings.
  • Reviews aircraft incidents, accidents, pilot training issues and other safety concerns and make recommendations to the Chair and Director of Safety.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a field of study directly related to the summary of duties plus professional experience related to the program or discipline.

Preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications:

  • FAA Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Airplane Single-Engine Land, Multiengine Land, and Instrument Airplane ratings.
  • Current FAA Flight Instructor”

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

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