Assistant Chief for Ground Schools
Company: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott, Arizona campus
is accepting applications for Assistant Chief for Ground Schools, a
non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Instructor of
Aeronautical Science to begin in the Fall 2021 semester.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Prescott campus is respected
worldwide for cutting-edge instruction and training for tomorrow's
aviation, aerospace, security and intelligence leaders. Prescott is
a mile-high city and its climate reflects seasonable weather
excellent for flying. Daytime averages are 80F in the summer and
45F in the winter. At 5,000 ft. above sea level, it boasts a mild
climate, clean air, pristine wilderness areas, and nearby national
forests. The university is a small, private, residential university
in the mountains of Arizona with approximately 3,500 students.
Staff/faculty/student interaction is highly valued and is a central
theme of our campus. It is located 100 miles north of Phoenix and
120 miles south of the Grand Canyon.
Teaching assignments include airplane and/or helicopter ground
schools at the private, instrument, and commercial pilot
The normal teaching load corresponds to five 3-credit hour
courses per semester. A reduction in teaching load will be
considered to accommodate Assistant Chief of Ground Schools
responsibilities. Responsibilities include but are not limited
When not teaching class, instructors maintain regular office
hours for student support and faculty collaboration. The
instructors will actively plan, design, and implement techniques
and materials for course improvement and student support.
Candidates must demonstrate a love for learning in order to inspire
students who are lifelong learners.
Applicant will be required to complete FAA Part 141
certification by Chief Flight Instructor.
ERAU benefits include:
Relocation support provided
Retirement Plan - ERAU offers immediate vesting and provides a
6% gift and will match up to 3.5% of employee contributions
Two BC/BS health plans - PPO and high deductible plan with a
health savings account
Tuition waivers for employees, spouses, and dependent
- Use of various campus services: fitness center, library, mail
room and enjoy observation flights
The selected candidate must have at least Master's Degree,
preferably in an aviation-related field.
Candidates must possess either a current FAA flight instructor
with instrument-airplane rating (CFI-I) and/or an advanced ground
instructor (AGI) and instrument ground instructor (IGI)
A minimum 6 months as a ground school instructor experience at a
certificated pilot school.
- Preferred candidates should have a multi-engine rating and
multi-engine instructor (MEI) rating.
The position is available beginning in August 2021. Applications
will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position
is filled. Interested individuals should submit (upload) a letter
of application clearly showing that the applicant meets the minimum
qualifications, a current resume or curriculum vitae, a statement
of teaching and research interests, and a summary of relevant
aviation related experience and course work.
Please include three professional references with contact
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