Certified Flight Instructor I - Aviation - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Conducts ground and flight instruction, evaluates and records student performance and progress, and recommends students for FAA practical tests. Works under the direction of the Chief Flight Instructor and in accordance with FAA regulations, department policies and standard operating procedures. Maintains knowledge, proficiency and currency as required for duties and standardization requirements.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduated with a standard high school diploma or the equivalent and current FAA Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot certificate with Airplane Single-Engine Land, Instrument Airplane. Must have a current and valid Certified Flight Instructor certificate, Instrument Airplane (CFII), current flight review, current instrument privileges, current 2nd class FAA medical certificate, and other ratings as applicable to the responsibilities assigned.


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.


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

Effective teaching skills.

Interpersonal, problem-solving, communication and organizational skills.


Ability to pass initial and recurrent tests related to flight instructor duties and standardization requirements.

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

Ability to communicate professionally and effectively.

Ability to work with and address student conflicts or concerns.

Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with others.

Ability to receive feedback and accept correction.

Ability to use standard word processing and general computer applications.

Able to work within the operating limitations of all aircraft in the UVU fleet including access to controls and emergency equipment.

Pay Range

$14.00 - $26.00 per hour (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.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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