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Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Date Posted
August 21, 2019
Type
Full Time

Job Details

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY: The Assistant Chief Flight Instructor is responsible for assisting with: conducting flight and ground training, overseeing student activities, managing flight school records, keeping the flight line and center neat and orderly, and other duties as assigned by the Chief Flight Instructor.

CLASSIFICATION: Faculty
DEPARTMENT: Aviation
REPORT TO: Campus Executive Dean

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (% of TIME)

Constant (67-100%)

  1. Effectively organize, teach and evaluate student performance and progress in assigned 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.

Frequent (34-66%)

  1. Attend and serve on assigned and voluntary program and College committees.
  2. Assist with lab sites for student practical experiences and monitor progress.
  3. 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. Assist with community activities and public relations activities.
  7. Participate in Advisory Committee meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

  1. Represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current student, staff and the community.
  2. Present oneself in a classroom setting in a manner that is acceptable and consistent with program and College guidelines, policies and practices.
  3. Assume responsibility, deal effectively with problems and exercise independent judgment when making decisions.
  4. Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, staff, administrators and other contacts.
  5. Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written communications.
  6. Possess strong human relations skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.
  7. Be a creative, energetic and self-motivated individual with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills. 

SPECIAL DEMANDS:

Position involves sitting or standing in a classroom setting and/or delivering flight instruction in various aircraft. Must be able to satisfy all requirements of an Assistant Chief Flight Instructor as defined in FAR Part 141. Required to travel between sites utilizing personal vehicle. Must have valid drivers license, good driving record and provide proof of insurance.

Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all–inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

Required to meet FAR Part 141.36 (Assistant Chief Flight Instructor Qualifications):  

141.36 - Assistant chief instructor qualifications.

(a) To be eligible for designation as an assistant chief instructor for a course of training, a person must meet the following requirements:

(1) Hold a commercial pilot or an airline transport pilot certificate and, except for the assistant chief instructor for a course of training solely for a lighter-than-air rating, a current flight instructor certificate. The certificates must contain the appropriate aircraft category, class, and instrument ratings if an instrument rating is required by the course of training for the category and class of aircraft used in the course;
(2) Meet the pilot-in-command recent flight experience requirements of § 61.57 of this chapter;
(3) Pass a knowledge test on -

(i) Teaching methods;
(ii) Applicable provisions of the “Aeronautical Information Manual”;
(iii) Applicable provisions of parts 61, 91, and 141 of this chapter; and
(iv) The objectives and approved course completion standards of the course for which the person seeks to obtain designation.

(4) Pass a proficiency test on the flight procedures and maneuvers appropriate to that course; and
(5) Meet the applicable requirements in paragraphs (b), (c), and (d) of this section. However, an assistant chief instructor for a course of training for gliders, balloons, or airships is only required to have 40 percent of the hours required in paragraphs (b) and (d) of this section.

(b) For a course of training leading to the issuance of a recreational or private pilot certificate or rating, an assistant chief instructor must have:

(1) At least 500 hours as pilot in command; and
(2) Flight training experience, acquired as either a certificated flight instructor or an instructor in a military pilot flight training program, or a combination thereof, consisting of at least -

(i) 1 year and a total of 250 flight hours; or
(ii) 500 flight hours.

(c) For a course of training leading to the issuance of an instrument rating or a rating with instrument privileges, an assistant chief flight instructor must have:

(1) At least 50 hours of flight time under actual or simulated instrument conditions;
(2) At least 500 hours as pilot in command; and
(3) Instrument flight instructor experience, acquired as either a certificated flight instructor-instrument or an instructor in a military pilot flight training program, or a combination thereof, consisting of at least -

(i) 1 year and a total of 125 flight hours; or
(ii) 200 flight hours.

(d) For a course of training other than one leading to the issuance of a recreational or private pilot certificate or rating, or an instrument rating or a rating with instrument privileges, an assistant chief instructor must have:

(1) At least 1,000 hours as pilot in command; and
(2) Flight training experience, acquired as either a certificated flight instructor or an instructor in a military pilot flight training program, or a combination thereof, consisting of at least -

(i) 1 1/2 years and a total of 500 flight hours; or
(ii) 750 flight hours.

(e) To be eligible for designation as an assistant chief instructor for a ground school course, a person must have 6 months of experience as a ground school instructor at a certificated pilot school.

Preferred additional requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education from an accredited institution or experience in an educational institution. 
  • Project management training and/or experience.

SALARY: Salary will commensurate with education and related experience.

FRINGE BENEFITS: Paid medical leave, vacation and holidays. Employee health, dental, and vision insurance. Partially funded family insurance available. Employee life and disability insurance. Employee retirement plan. 

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. Position open until filled, review of applications will begin September 3, 2019.

Application: Employment Application

(Save document to your computer and fill in application. Re-save completed application and email as an attachment to Amanda Fuhrman at afuhrman@iowalakes.edu. You may also print out the completed form and mail it to Iowa Lakes Community College, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334.) *** 

*** NOTE: Applications must be complete, including Employment Application Form, Applicant Confidential Information Form, Letter Addressing Qualifications, Resume and Transcripts (if required). See individual job descriptions for instructions. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Contact Information

Questions and requests regarding application: Amanda Fuhrman at 712-362-0409 or afuhrman@iowalakes.edu


It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kathy Muller, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712.362.0433, kmuller@iowalakes.edu, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.

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