Certified Flight Instructor II

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Classification:Training & Development 3
Grade:Grade 78
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Anchorage
School/Business unit:Community & Technical College
Location: Anchorage
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The UAA, Aviation Technology Division, Simulations and Flight Operations Administration unit is currently recruiting for a full-time, benefitted, Certified Flight Instructor II position. This position is responsible for providing pilot ground and flight training to beginning and intermediate students using basic and complex single-engine airplanes. S/he must be able to communicate effectively in English and possess a high level of work, systems, and aviation infrastructure related knowledge and technical skill.

Duties:

25RECORDS MANAGEMENT: Maintains student records as required by 14 Combined Federal Regulations (CFR) Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 141, the Transportation Administration (TSA) and University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA).Essential
25SAFETY: Monitors and enforces flight school procedures and safety policies as contained in the UAA Flight School Policy and Safety Procedures Handbook.Essential
50FLIGHT INSTRUCTION: a) Conducts pilot ground and flight training of UAA students for the following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificates and ratings: Private Pilot Certificate (SIngle-Engine Land); Commercial Pilot Certificate (Single-Engine Land); Instrument (Airplane) if qualified; Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI), Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII). b) Maintains training standards and procedures which are safe and acceptable to the FAA Administrator and UAA ATD Director c) Supervises student aircraft operations to ensure operations follow established procedures and regulations d) Monitors student flight training activitiesto insure compliance with UAA Policy and Safety Procedures Handbook, UAA Standar Operating Procedures Guide, 14 CFR Part 91 and 141 regulations and FAA approved Training Course Outline (TCO) e) Maintains professenional currency regarding FAR updates/changes, Aeronautical Infomation Manual (AIM), guidance and industry developments, the ATD SMS, specifically ATD crew rest policy.Essential

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA), is located in Anchorage.  The attractive wooded campus, at the foot of the Chugach Mountains, serves as a cultural hub for the city.  Careful development has left the campus an urban oasis with resident wildlife populations including moose, waterfowl, and birds.  UAA offers programs and services through eight schools and colleges and three community campuses located in South-central Alaska.  The UAA, Community and Technical College (CTC) offers career and technical education programs that are closely aligned with Alaska’s core industries and includes Aviation Technology.

The Aviation Technology Division (ATD) is a component of UAA’s CTC, and is located at the Aviation Technology Complex on Merrill Field Airport – approximately two miles north of the UAA campus. The mission of the ATD is to enhance, promote, and provide quality aviation education, research, and service worldwide.  ATD programs provide the technical competency, depth of knowledge and skills to compete effectively in today’s job environment.  Students prepare for career pathways in the Aviation Industry for five academic programs of study including Aviation Maintenance Technology, Aviation Administration, Air Traffic Control, Professional Piloting, and an Aviation minor.  At the start of the 2015 academic year, the ATD programs had approximately 400-450 declared majors. The ATD is also responsible for carrying out aviation-related contracts, research, and responding to non-traditional training requirements in the Aviation field. 

Responsibilities of position include but not limited to the following:

RECORDS MANAGEMENT: Maintains student records as required by 14 Combined Federal Regulations (CFR) Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) Part 141, the Transportation Administration (TSA) and University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA).

SAFETY: Monitors and enforces flight school procedures and safety policies as contained in the UAA Flight School Policy and Safety Procedures Handbook.

FLIGHT INSTRUCTION: a) Conducts pilot ground and flight training of UAA students for the following Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificates and ratings: Private Pilot Certificate (SIngle-Engine Land); Commercial Pilot Certificate (Single-Engine Land); Instrument (Airplane) if qualified; Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI), Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII). b) Maintains training standards and procedures which are safe and acceptable to the FAA Administrator and UAA ATD Director c) Supervises student aircraft operations to ensure operations follow established procedures and regulations d) Monitors student flight training activitiesto insure compliance with UAA Policy and Safety Procedures Handbook, UAA Standar Operating Procedures Guide, 14 CFR Part 91 and 141 regulations and FAA approved Training Course Outline (TCO) e) Maintains professenional currency regarding FAR updates/changes, Aeronautical Infomation Manual (AIM), guidance and industry developments, the ATD SMS, specifically ATD crew rest policy.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Must possess FAA Certified Flight Instructor credentials and the knowledge that those credentials imply, while also meeting the following criteria:

Familiarity with the following:
A. Single-engine aircraft (basic and complex)
B. Multi-engine aircraft
C. Flight Training Devices
D. Ground Training Aids
E. Record Keeping Systems
F. Aircraft, University, FAA and TSA Documents and Manuals
G. Personal flying equipment (to include State of Alaska required Survival Gear)

Must possess the following skills
1. Be able to communicate effectively and have a high level of technical knowledge and skills
2. Be able to work effectively with individuals having diverse backgrounds and experience
3. Be able to effectively evaluate a student’s learning progress based upon established standards of performance relative to the student’s experience and stage of development as a pilot.
4. Ability to work as part of a structured Part 141 University Flight School that uses standardized Flight and Ground Syllabi/TCOs, as well as standardized Maneuver Description Guides (MDG).

Must have ability to get and maintain a minimum of a FAA Medical Certificate.

EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED:
Must meet the Pilot-In-Command recent flight experience requirements of 14 CFR part 61.57

PREFERRED:
14 CFR Part 141 experience

TYPICAL EDUCATION/TRAINING:

REQUIRED:
Associate degree.

FAA Certified Flight Instructor Airplane Single-Engine Land (CFI)

Salary $23.60/hour minimum

 

The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution.  The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to non-discrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment.  Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of non-discrimination available at www.alaska.edu/titleIXcompliance/nondiscrimination

 

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