The Chief Flight Instructor is responsible for teaching a full time assignment of classes and coordinating all aspects of the Aviation Program, including ground training, flight instruction, check rides, and program recruiting. Some assignments may be during evenings and weekends and/or on the T.V. system. Must be able to satisfy requirements of FAR Part 141 as Chief Flight Instructor. Must also be eligible to obtain the appropriate licensure from the Iowa Board of Education Examiners.
% of TIMEEssential Duties/Responsibilities
1. Effectively organize, teach and evaluate students’ performance and progress in assignment course offerings in accordance with established syllabi. Assignments may include various delivery formats, methods, work schedules and locations.
2. Evaluate and record student performance and progress according to College and division guidelines and FAA standards.
3. Maintain current course syllabi and provide student guides for all courses taught in accordance with College and FAA standards.
4. Insure that the Aviation Program continues to satisfy all requirements of Part 141 and is operated in a safe manner.
5. Hire, supervise and evaluate flight instructors.
1. Maintain established office hours.
2. Serve as academic advisor to students and make referrals, when deemed necessary, to other College personnel, such as the Executive Dean, Counselors, Financial Aid, ect. For more specialized information and assistance.
3. Attend and serve on assigned and voluntary program and College committees.
4. Assist in the development of new courses and revisions of existing courses in discipline area to insure continued program growth and development.
5. Arrange lab sites for student practical experiences and monitor progress.
6. Assist with the recruitment and orientation of students.
1. Regularly engage in professional development activities and keep current with developing trends and ideas in profession.
2. Assist in the process of requesting and maintaining instructional equipment and supplies for classrooms/laboratories, including aircraft.
3. Assist the supervisor in the budgeting process.
4. Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of communication within the College and community.
5. Encourage and foster student participation in professional organizations, College activities and community activities.
6. Serve as a student club sponsor.
7. Assist with community activities and public relations activities.
8. Assist Executive Dean with Advisory Committee functions.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Represent the College in the most positive manner with prospective, former, and current student, staff and the community.
Ability to organize and present various curriculum concepts to a wide range of students with varying backgrounds and abilities to adjust teaching techniques accordingly.
Present oneself in a classroom setting in a manner that is acceptable and consistent with program and College guidelines, policies and practices.
Assume responsibility; deal effectively with problems and exercise independent judgement when making decisions.
Establish and maintain good working relationships with students, staff, administrators and other contacts.
Read, understand and express oneself clearly and effectively in oral and written communications.
Possess strong human relations skills and the ability to effectively relate to diverse personalities.
Be a creative, energetic and self-motivated individual with demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
Possess a working knowledge of personal computers and educational media equipment.
Position involves sitting or standing in a classroom setting and/or delivering flight instruction in various aircraft. Must be able to satisfy all requirements of a Chief Flight Instructor as defined in Far Part 141. Require to travel between sites utilizing personal vehicle.
Employment with Iowa Lakes Community College is dependent upon successful passage of a criminal background check.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential functions, job duties/responsibilities, and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Required to meet FAR Part 141:
At least 2,000 hours as Pilot in Command and:
Three years and 1,000 hours as a flight instructor or 1,500 hours as a flight instructor.
At least 100 hours of instrument time and two years and 250 hours as an instrument instructor or 400 hours as an instrument instructor.
Required to meet licensing requirements of the Iowa Board of Educational Examiners. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution and experience in an educational institution. CSIP Cirrus Training, or willingness to obtain.
The following items must be included in your application packet before it will be considered a complete application:
Employment Application form
Applicant Confidential Information form (This data is used to comply with government required affirmative action record keeping only and is not used for applicant screening purposes.)
A letter addressing your qualifications for the position
A copy of transcripts, with originals due upon hiring
It is the policy of Iowa Lakes Community College not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age (employment), sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion and actual or potential parental, family or marital status in its programs, activities, or employment practices as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C §§ 1681 – 1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).A formal discrimination complaint process is published in the Student Handbook, Employee Handbook, and the Affirmative Action Plan of the College.
If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Kathy Muller, Equity & Title IX Coordinator, 19 South 7th Street, Estherville, IA 51334, 712.362.0433, firstname.lastname@example.org, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576.
Non-Discrimination/Equal Opportunity Statement
Review of applications will begin March 29, 2019. Beginning employment date July 1, 2019. View complete job description and download application at www.iowalakes.edu/jobs. Contact Amanda Fuhrman at 712-362-0409 or email email@example.com with questions. Iowa Lakes Community College, Human Resources, 19 S. 7th, Estherville, IA 51334.
Only complete application packets will be considered for the position vacancy.
About Iowa Lakes Community College
The Aviation/Airport Management program offers training in aviation, including two full years of college education which can be transferred to programs at four-year colleges.
In addition, the college launched a Light Sport Aircraft Pilot Certificate in January 2011.
The job market in aviation is so diverse that the future employment outlook is excellent.
You may graduate from this program and with experience, find a position as a flight instructor, corporate pilot, airport manager, aviation salesperson or airline pilot.
Iowa Lakes was the first college in the nation to secure a Cirrus SR20 airplane for student education.