Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) invites applications for an innovative leader to chair the Department of Aerospace. Start date for the position is August 1, 2020. Expedited tenure upon appointment possible. The selected candidate must have prior experience and/or academic credentials that would allow a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.
All applications must be submitted through the MTSU Jobs web page (https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu). Additional details and instructions can be found there.
With approximately 1,000 undergraduate majors, the Department of Aerospace (https://www.mtsu.edu/aerospace/) is a signature department at MTSU, and is one of the nation’s largest collegiate aviation operations programs. Our majors can choose among six concentrations: Aerospace Technology, Aviation Management, Flight Dispatch, Maintenance Management, Professional Pilot, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operations. In addition, the department offers minors in Air Traffic Control and Unmanned Aircraft Systems as well as a Master’s degree in Aeronautical Science with concentrations in Aviation Education, Aviation Management, and Aviation Safety and Security Management. MTSU is located in Murfreesboro, just outside of Nashville, in one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation. Located in the geographic center of the state, and included in Money magazine’s “Top 100 Places to Live,” Murfreesboro is implementing a community-wide growth plan while still maintaining a small-town feel. In addition to college events, the ‘Boro’ features a thriving Square, an extensive Greenway system, a Center for the Arts, and a variety of festivals and music venues.
The primary responsibility of the chair is strong academic leadership for the department, ensuring excellent quality program delivery and student success and achievement. Other responsibilities include budgetary coordination, faculty/staff hiring and management, operational oversight of the MTSU airport campus and flight school, and partnership development with business, industry, and associations. The chair will serve as a champion for the growing program and will be expected to engage in fundraising, navigate periodic AABI accreditation review, and ensure compliance with FAA and other pertinent regulations. Successful candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated vision, leadership, and the ability to work productively with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds.
The selected candidate will have a bachelor’s or higher degree in an aviation discipline and will also have a doctorate or terminal degree in an appropriate, related field. The selected candidate will have pilot, maintenance, or dispatch certification and must have 3 years teaching and/or leadership experience at the collegiate level. Candidates who have 5 years’ experience working in or managing flight operations will receive special consideration.
Assistant Professor (Airframe and Powerplant) Department of Aviation Technologies, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
The College of Applied Sciences and Arts (ASA) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking eligible applicants for the above anticipated position beginning Fall 2020, or until suitably qualified individuals are found. This is a nine-month, continuing appointment which may lead to tenure. This position will support the baccalaureate degree in Aviation Technologies developed to prepare aviation technicians with advanced technical skills.
Earned master’s degree, required by time of appointment, and minimum professional experience of three years full-time employment in aircraft maintenance, avionics maintenance, repair or installation, aircraft/engine manufacturing or product support environment. Valid FAA Mechanic Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant Ratings. One earned degree in an aviation or related discipline.
Earned doctorate. Successful post-secondary teaching experience in aircraft maintenance and/or product support. Demonstrated history of scholarly productivity in Aviation Technologies or related fields. FAA Mechanic Certificate obtained as the result of completing an FAA-approved Part 147 curriculum.
Primary teaching responsibilities will include instruction in the undergraduate Aviation Technologies baccalaureate program which is also an FAA-approved Part 147 Airframe and Powerplant program. Participation in program/department support activities and service on committees at various levels is required. It is expected that the successful candidate will identify and develop an area of personal research interest resulting in scholarly productivity consistent with the applied research goals of the College and University. The individual will engage in scholarly activities and professional service related to the aviation discipline. Service which enriches the community, College and University is also expected, as is fulfillment of other assignments as may be required.
The Department of Aviation Technologies, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, is nationally recognized, FAA approved, and offers a comprehensive baccalaureate degree program. Carbondale is located 100 miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri, and is adjacent to the Shawnee National Forest, many clean lakes and some of the most picturesque terrain in Illinois. Additional information regarding the Aviation Technologies Program is available at https://aviation.siu.edu/
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019, or until suitable applicants are found.
To apply: Send letter of application specifying the position to which application is being made and including research interests, current resume or vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to:
Michael Burgener, Chair
Department of Aviation Technologies
SI Airport, Mail Code 6816
545 N. Airport Rd., TEC
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Murphysboro, IL 62966
Electronic Submissions preferred.
Minneapolis College is seeking a temporary, part-time instructor in the Aircraft Maintenance Technician ACTM Department within the School of Trade Technologies. This is an opportunity for a faculty appointment during Spring Semester of the 2019-2020 academic year that may be renewed by semester at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Trade Technologies. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Teach a part-time (10-13 credits per semester) load of college-level courses in the Aircraft Maintenance Technician (ACMT) Department of the College’s School of Trade Technologies.
• Teach and test skills in both lecture and laboratory settings.
• Teach morning and afternoon courses.
• Develop and revise courses and instructional materials for both lecture and laboratory courses.
• Provide quality instruction and services to a very diverse student population
• Assess student outcomes at the course, department, and college levels.
• Utilize campus technology to stay current in the aviation maintenance technician profession and connect to faculty, staff, and students.
• Participate actively in ACMT Department and School of Trade Technologies meetings, coordination activities, and College-wide committees.
• Establish, cultivate, and maintain collegial and cooperative work relationships with colleagues in the Department, Department academic advisors, administrators, support staff, and all College personnel.
• Participate in ongoing professional development activities and professional association memberships.
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Aviation Instructional Faculty (Occupational)
Faculty - General Funding
College-wide Faculty Recruitment
$59,291 - $85,976 (Based on education and experience)
October 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Instructional Faculty – Aviation Faculty teach a variety of courses in aviation maintenance technology. The selected candidate must be an effective communicator and must be able to demonstrate the techniques required in the performance of a wide range of maintenance, inspection, and overhaul procedures on various types of aircraft and aircraft systems.
Minimum qualifications requirements for faculty positions are governed by our faculty qualification standards. This position is in an Occupational discipline and requires the following to obtain Pima Community College teaching certification:
FAA Airframe & Powerplant certification AND one of the following:
· Experience using a Learning Management System, preferably D2L Brightspace
The Chairperson of the Department of Aviation Sciences is the chief academic officer of the faculty assigned to the department. As such, the chair plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the activities of the department in consultation with the department faculty, and the Dean of the College of Aviation. The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Aviation and works closely with the college’s Executive Director of Flight Operations, and the Associate Dean of Research.
The college seeks an individual who can bring vision and dynamism to the development and delivery of the department programs, advance research and professional practice of the faculty, and work constructively with faculty and others to continuously improve the quality of department and college programs.
Responsibilities The chair is responsible for all aspects of academic planning and operations, including: • Administrator to the faculty of the department • Oversight of department academic programming • Functional supervision of the College of Aviation Advising office • Serve as college representative to the Organization of Chairs, Heads, and Directors (OCHAD) Executive Committee • Promoting faculty research through assistance with grant writing, direct and indirect support, and other incentives • Enabling communications between and with students, staff and faculty • Responsible for oversight of the departmental budget • Handling department personnel matters including conducting annual faculty reviews • Developing and enhancing educational partnerships such as community college articulation agreements • Enabling professional and community services using department resources
Education An earned master’s degree with aviation industry-related experience (business, education, military) is required. An earned doctorate is preferred.
Minimum Qualifications • A distinguished record of performance in teaching in higher education, and professional service, which will establish eligibility for a tenured appointment at the rank of professor. • Demonstrated record of performance in research. • Demonstrated success in an educational administrative role or evidence of potential to perform administrative roles and functions in an exemplary manner in the academic environment. • Demonstrated personal and professional commitment to cultural diversity at all levels of education. • Demonstrated ability to conceptualize and implement a vision, which is in harmony with the college's mission and attuned to national trends in the aviation industry in order to ensure the reputation of quality education in College of Aviation programs. • A record of fiscal management abilities through direct budget management and procurement of critical financial resources, including grants, contracts and private support. • Evidence of commitment to faculty involvement in departmental self-governance. • Demonstrated ability to develop coalitions and partnerships in the university, in business/industry and enhance collaboration in the local community. • The ability to serve as a strong advocate for the department and College to both internal and external constituents. • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Overall, the successful candidate will be a dynamic, energetic educational leader who can facilitate and motivate diverse internal and external groups to the benefit of the College of Aviation within the broader context of the University.
Compensation is commensurate with background and experience. The position is a continuing appointment, subject to annual reviews.
Additional information about the college is available on the College of Aviation website: www.wmich.edu/aviation. Addition information about Western Michigan University is available on the WMU website: www.wmich.edu.
This position may be viewed and application made using the Western Michigan University Applicant site, posting #0605132
Screening of applications will begin September 2019, and applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is identified.
POSITION: Aviation Maintenance Instructor
Aviation Maintenance Technology Program
Department of Engineering Science and Applied Technology
MCCC Unit Position
SUPERVISION: Reports to the Director, Aviation Maintenance Technology Program
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Cape Cod Community College is seeking a qualified Aviation Maintenance Instructor for the Aviation Maintenance Technology Program (AMT), located in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The part-time hours available are Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5 p.m., and occasional Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
The Aviation Maintenance Instructor will have responsibility for the following:
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
COMPENSATION: $49.33 per hour; part-time, not to exceed 18 hours per week
Non-benefited, Funded by CCCC as budget appropriation permits
MCCC Unit Position
DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.
PROCEDURE: Interested candidates must apply online by visiting: http://capecod.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=114953.
- Provide training and program support to the teaching laboratory of the AMT program.
- Assist faculty in teaching designated content modules, especially laboratory courses.
- Supervise laboratory experiences.
- Ensure laboratory safety.
- Maintain AMT program supplies, equipment, and training aids.
- Administer the AMT departmental budget.
- Assist with student recruiting and AMT program marketing activities.
- Carry out other aviation technology
program-related functions as needed.
- Provide teaching coverage as an adjunct instructor in both lecture and laboratory courses as needed.
- Occasionally teach courses in the AMT program as needed, warranted, as availability, interest, knowledge, and ability permits.
- Be responsible for overseeing security badging of students and instructional faculty.
- Maintain current aircraft registration status.
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Job Profile Summary
The Associate Dean of Transportation Programs, is primarily responsible for the day-to-day management of the overall departmental operations in accordance with federal/state regulations, college policies, procedures, contractual agreements, and college/campus strategic planning goals and objectives. Under the general direction of the Dean for IMCT Pathways, the Associate Dean for Transportation Programs will provide academic and administrative leadership and oversight for targeted programs, including Supply Chain Management, Automotive Technology, Marine Engineering Management, Aviation Maintenance, and other programs as assigned. The preferred candidate will have significant experience in a transportation-related field, with a focus on transportation and logistics.
The Associate Dean will also be responsible for developing and responding to workforce and economic development opportunities and developing partnerships and collaborations with business and industry, education, government, and the community.
The Associate Dean will also be responsible for the comprehensive administration and coordination of operational matters related to student learning, instruction, curriculum development and revision of academic/workforce programs and related courses, course scheduling, program advising, transfer articulation agreements, resolving student behavioral matters, addressing and resolving personnel (faculty and staff) needs and issues, using student learning outcomes data to promote continuous quality improvement, and managing budgetary and financial assets related to the academic departments. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a proven track record of project management and will clearly demonstrate their ability to develop, implement, and manage strategic planning activities. Equally important, the associate dean will be expected to provide college/campus leadership and policy advice on matters related to all teaching and academic support services which include courses within baccalaureate degrees, associate in arts, associate in science, and associate in applied science degree programs as well as vocational and technical certificate programs. The Associate Dean will also serve on program advisory boards, collaborate with community, workforce investment boards, and employers to support academic/workforce education initiatives and projects. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Associate Dean, Transportation Programs
Full time Regular
$74,200 - $96,500 - Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Monday - Friday/Weekends/Varies
Hours Per Week
Posting End Date
Open Until Filled
To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application form along with a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript are required.
For more information and to apply, visit: https://tinyurl.com/BC-Transportation-Assoc-Dean
Job Profile Summary
Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for all aspects of successful implementation of the associate of science degree in avionics and the technical certificate in avionics. Works closely with other college professionals, employers, and industry organizations with the goal of increasing student completions in the program. Implements strategies to promote participation and retention with specific focus on educational and career planning and institutional effectiveness goals and outcomes. Additionally, this position will ensure quality standards for curriculum development and delivery are met while overseeing all compliance requirements. Performs related duties as assigned.
Availability for evening and/or weekend work as necessary.
· Master’s degree in related field from a regionally accredited institution required. An equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.
· Four years of classroom instruction, academic and/or professional expertise in Avionics.
· Experience in aerospace industry with project/program management focus in Avionics and FAA and/or foreign CAA STC development and certification projects strongly preferred.
· Daily -20%: Manages all aspects of Avionics degree and certification program ensuring that all standards are met; collaborates with administration, faculty and staff for successful recruitment and enrollment activities, marketing initiatives, student engagement activities, advisement, and retention strategies.
· Daily -20% Works with Facilities Project Management and Maintenance to construct a new 15,000 sf hangar and rehabilitation of current avionics classroom. Oversees contracted service vendors for construction activities and related program equipment ensuring compliance with contract provisions.
· Other, as Needed -10%: Coordinates and delivers informational sessions and activities between Broward College and community partnering agencies. Prepares and develops customized training for corporate clients.
· Monthly -5%: Manages Avionics Advisory committee.
· Other, as Needed 5%: Works with Pathway Dean and Associate Dean on updates to curriculum and technical procedures as required.
· Daily -10%: Ensures provision of adequate/appropriate academic support and educational development opportunities with community partners. Serves as an industry liaison for partnering organization as well serves on task force and college-wide committees as appropriate.
· Other, as Needed - 5%: Prepares and submits necessary data reports for annual program review, state, and program proposals. Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of the program and makes recommendations.
· Annually -10%: Monitors and maintains budget for equipment necessary to support the program, including replacement of existing equipment.
· Other, as Needed - 10%: Attends related conferences, meetings, and professional development opportunities.
· Other, as Needed -5%: Performs related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
· Knowledge of project/program management theory, concepts and principles.
· Knowledge of FAA STC certification process and relevant FAR’s, AC’s and other FAA guidance related to the certification of Avionics.
· Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of constituents both verbally and in writing.
· High ethical standards and a demonstrated ability to build strong credibility with, interact with and influence a wide range of individuals and constituents.
· In-depth functional knowledge and expertise in area of specialization and general knowledge of related areas in the College
· Ability to perform complex administrative analysis with only general supervision
· Strong diagnostic, analytical and problem-solving skills
· Ability to plan and manage own work flow, priorities and results accomplishment
· Requires the ability to present and disseminate data to various levels
· Requires advanced knowledge of computerized systems and operating environments i.e. Microsoft Office Products and specialized computer systems
· Ability to interact and effectively communicate with a diverse employee and student population
Diversity and Inclusion
Works effectively with all individuals and contributes to a positive environment by working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and external constituents. Contributes to an inclusive, respectful, and empowering working environment that welcomes diverse perspectives
Respect for Others
Demonstrates respect for team members and constituents by valuing their contributions toward the goals of the work unit and the College. Maintains professionalism and contributes to a cohesive work environment
Cooperates and collaborates with individuals & groups that supports the mission and values of the College
Flexibility & Adaptability
Adapts approaches as situations in the work environment changes. Supports change based on the environmental needs, emerging technologies, and system upgrades
Effectively applies concepts, theories, methods, tools, techniques, and expertise in area of discipline (i.e. HR, Finance, Student Affairs, etc.)
Continuous Improvement & Learning
Actively develops one's own skills and explores opportunities for personal learning and continuous development within the job's functionality and in support of the goals and mission of department, division and the College
Associate Director, Avionics Program
Full time Regular
$49,600 - $74,400 - Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Posting End Date
Open Until Filled
To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application along with a resume is required.
Apply online at:
The aviation maintenance technology instructor prepares course syllabi and instructional materials, delivers instruction, and evaluates and student progress in the Alabama Aviation Center (AAC) Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) program. The instructor maintains student and class records in accordance with College policies and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) procedures and provides academic advisement for students. This is a full-time position based on the AAC Ozark campus and may include teaching day and/or night classes. Travel may be required to instructional sites and meeting locations. AAC is a unit of Enterprise State Community College.
POSITION AVAILABLE: August 2019
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Salary Schedule D1 $36,686 - $79,368 (9-month salary), based upon the Alabama Community College System Salary Schedule to be determined by the applicant’s education and years of applicable experience. Applicant acknowledges that if selected for the position that applicant’s placement on the applicable salary schedule will be dependent upon the verified information provided.
Applications must be received by August 6, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
Incomplete or late application packets will eliminate the possibility of an interview. Application packets submitted after the deadline date will eliminate the possibility of an interview. The submission of all required application materials by the deadline is the sole responsibility of the applicant.
Applicants must submit a complete packet which consists of the following:
Employment is contingent upon employer verification of work experience. Only applicants who meet the required qualifications and submit a complete application packet by the deadline will be considered. Applications submitted by fax, email, mail, or hand delivery will NOT be accepted.
Applicants must adhere to the College’s prescribed interview schedule and must travel at their own expense. All applications become the property of ESCC.
In accordance with Alabama Community College System policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a consent form for a criminal background check. Employment will be contingent upon receipt of a clearance notification from a criminal background check. The candidate hired will be responsible for the nonrefundable minimum cost of $17.40 for the criminal background investigation. Additional charges may apply.
Enterprise State Community College is an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-verify). E-verify electronically confirms an employee's eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Department of Homeland Security.
Enterprise State Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Alabama Community College System, including all postsecondary community and technical colleges under the control of the Alabama Community College Board of Trustees, that no employee or applicant for employment or promotion, on the basis of any impermissible criterion or characteristic including, without limitation, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, sex, age, or any other protected class as defined by federal and state law, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. Enterprise State Community College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled applicants or employees.
The College reserves the right to withdraw this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding.
Enterprise State Community College application for employment form is available at www.escc.edu and should submitted online.
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