Assistant Chief Flight Instr - Aviation - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Chief Flight Instructor the Assistant Chief Flight Instructor assists in supervising flight and ground training activities and personnel in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines and university policies. This position provides management and oversight of Certified Flight Instructors and students in flight training. The Assistant Chief Flight Instructor plays a key leadership role in flight operations, training & certification, record-keeping and safety.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor degree and at least one year experience related to the essential duties or at least five years experience related to the essential duties. Plus meets the Assistant Chief Instructor qualifications required by the CFR PArt 141. Holds a Commercial or ATP Certificate with ASE, AME & Instrument ratings. Current medical certificate, flight review & instrument privileges.


Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations, including FAR Part 141.

Knowledge of standard pilot training practices and all applicable information resources.

Knowledge required to demonstrate competence in the privileges of the pilot and instructor certificates held by the applicant.


Must regularly demonstrate competence in all operational duties including piloting, flight instruction, ground instruction, student evaluation, instructor evaluation.

Effective teaching skills.

Interpersonal communication and development skills.

Supervisory skills.

Organizational and prioritization skills.


Ability to pass initial and recurrent tests related to Part 141 assistant chief instructor duties.

Ability to maintain proficiency and currency on required pilot and instructor privileges.

Ability to develop assessments.

Ability to communicate professionally and effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to resolve employee and student conflicts or concerns.

Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with others.

Ability to determine, prioritize and accomplish assigned tasks & personal goals.

Ability to use standard word processing and general computer applications.

Pay Range

$43,811 - $73,018 DOQ

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

Meets the Assistant Chief Instructor qualifications required by CFR Part 141.

FAA Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Airplane Single-Engine Land, Airplane Multi-engine Land, and Instrument Airplane ratings.

Current FAA Flight Instructor Certificate with Airplane Single-Engine, Airplane Multi-engine, and Instrument Airplane ratings.

Current FAA Medical Certificate.

Current flight review and instrument privileges.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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