Flight Instructor, Asst. Chief - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, provides leadership and guidance for flight instructors; promotes and facilitates research activity; serves as a mentor to flight instructors and students; assists to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) in the training of students and the supervision of flight instructors; maintains continuous education in graduate studies.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge and instructor certification appropriate to the position sought
Knowledge of various flight instruction instrumentation and equipment
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Supervisory skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to instruct/teach/tutor
Ability to operate personal computer and applications
Ability to approach problems/decisions analytically
Ability to reason logically and methodically
Ability to perform under stressful circumstances
Ability to push, pull, bend, lift, and carry objects including the repositioning of aircraft using tow bar or tug
Attentiveness to detail
Ability to obtain admission in a graduate-level program and maintain continuous enrollment.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, and currently enrolled or ability to be enrolled in a graduate-level program; supplemented with two (2) years related experience and eligibility for designation as assistant chief instructor under FAR Part 141.36.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Supervises flight training activities and flight instructors; monitors and evaluates flight instructor performance; advises the lead flight instructors.

Coordinates Center for Aviation Science (CAS) participation in research initiatives related to CAS activity; serves as liaison between CAS and other University departments involved/interested in aviation research.

Performs stage checks, end-of-course tests, and flight instructor proficiency checks; ensures compliance with FARs.

Assists in conducting initial and annual recurrent standardization of flight instructors; assists in the development and maintenance of standard teaching technique and procedures.

Participates in recruitment, interviews, and recommendations of prospective flight instructors; interviews prospective students and parents; monitors progress of students and student training records.

Schedules and leads meetings with flight instructor staff; performs other duties as assigned.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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