The Chief Flight Instructor is responsible for teaching a full time assignment of classes and coordinating all aspects of the Aviation Program, including ground training, flight instruction, check rides, and program recruiting. Some assignments may be during evenings and weekends and/or on the T.V.
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Aviation Program Chief Flight Instructor

Iowa Lakes Community College • 
Estherville, Iowa, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

The Chief Flight Instructor is responsible for teaching a full time assignment of classes and coordinating all aspects of the Aviation Program, including ground training, flight instruction, check rides, and program recruiting. Some assignments may be during evenings and weekends and/or on the T.V. system. Must be able to satisfy requirements of FAR Part 141 as Chief Flight Instructor. Must also be eligible to obtain the appropriate licensure from the Iowa Board of Education Examiners.

% of TIME Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Constant
(67-100%)
  1. Effectively organize, teach and evaluate students’ performance and progress in assignment course offerings in accordance with established syllabi. Assignments may include various delivery formats, methods, work schedules and locations. 
  2. Evaluate and record student performance and progress according to College and division guidelines and FAA standards.
  3. Maintain current course syllabi and provide student guides for all courses taught in accordance with College and FAA standards.
  4. Insure that the Aviation Program continues to satisfy all requirements of Part 141 and is operated in a safe manner.
  5. Hire, supervise and evaluate flight instructors.
Frequent
(34-66%)
  1. Maintain established office hours. 
  2. Serve as academic advisor to students and make referrals, when deemed necessary, to other College personnel, such as the Executive Dean, Counselors, Financial Aid, ect. For more specialized information and assistance. 
  3. Attend and serve on assigned and voluntary program and College committees. 
  4. Assist in the development of new courses and revisions of existing courses in discipline area to insure continued program growth and development. 
  5. Arrange lab sites for student practical experiences and monitor progress. 
  6. Assist with the recruitment and orientation of students.
Occasional
(10-33%)
  1. Regularly engage in professional development activities and keep current with developing trends and ideas in profession. 
  2. Assist in the process of requesting and maintaining instructional equipment and supplies for classrooms/laboratories, including aircraft.
  3. Assist the supervisor in the budgeting process. 
  4. Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of communication within the College and community. 
  5. Encourage and foster student participation in professional organizations, College activities and community activities. 
  6. Serve as a student club sponsor. 
  7. Assist with community activities and public relations activities. 
  8. Assist Executive Dean with Advisory Committee functions.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current student, staff and the community. 
  • Ability to organize and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities to adjust teaching techniques accordingly. 
  • Present oneself in a classroom setting in a manner that is acceptable and consistent with program and College guidelines, policies and practices. 
  • Assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems and exercise independent judgement when making decisions. 
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, staff, administrators and other contacts. 
  • Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written communications. 
  • Possess strong human relations skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities. 
  • Be a creative, energetic and self-motivated individual with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills. 
  • Possess a working knowledge of personal computers and educational media equipment.
Job Requirements:
 
Required to meet FAR Part 141:
  • At least 2,000 hours as Pilot in Command and:
  • Three years and 1,000 hours as a flight instructor or 1,500 hours as a flight instructor. 
  • At least 100 hours of instrument time and two years and 250 hours as an instrument instructor or 400 hours as an instrument instructor. 
  • Required to meet licensing requirements of the Iowa
  • Board of Educational Examiners. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and experience in an educational institution. CSIP Cirrus Training, or willingness to obtain. 
Salary: Commensurate with education and related experience for a 224-day contract. 
 
Application Process:
 
The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:
  • Employment Application form Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.)
  • A letter addressing your qualifications for the position
  • A resume
  • A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring
Only complete application packets will be considered for the position vacancy.
 
Review of applications will begin March 29, 2019. Beginning employment date July 1, 2019. View complete job description and download application at www.iowalakes.edu/jobs.
 
Contact Amanda Fuhrman at 712-362-0409 or email afuhrman @ iowalakes.edu with questions. Iowa Lakes Community College, Human Resources, 19 S. 7th, Estherville, IA 51334.
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