Instructor, Aviation Management/Career Pilot - Adjunct

Position Information Job Title Instructor, Aviation Management/Career Pilot - Adjunct
Job Description #RPM Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college. Under general supervision, this individual will prepare and teach Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology courses designed for within the department, including courses approved under our FAA Part 141 curriculum. The faculty member must be knowledgeable and able to instruct in the following technical subject areas: aerodynamics, meteorology, aircraft systems, safety management systems, airline industry, flight operations management, human factors, and aircraft structures. The individual will also need to be able to conduct flight training in the simulators. The faculty member will also need to be familiar with using a Learning Management System for conduct of face-to-face and online classes. The individual must meet Transportation Security Administration (TSA) badging requirements to function in the Airport Operating Area at Piedmont Triad International (PTI) airport.
Duties/Functions To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties with or without reasonable accommodations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to aid individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Teaching
Prepare & teach departmental courses to include:
? developing learner centered lesson plans
? employing teaching strategies & instructional materials for different learning styles
? incorporating, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning and laboratory environments
? creating and modeling a quality learning environment that supports a diverse student population
? preparing, distributing and utilizing instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media and other devices as appropriate
? conducting appropriate assessment of student learning outcomes in courses and programs/general education as appropriate
Professional Development
Maintain a professional status that supports the instructional mission by:
? participating in professional development activities to maintain currency in field; maintaining current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation
? participating in professional development opportunities to advance teaching skills and strategies
Provide daily & ongoing oversight of facilities, equipment and student records to include:
? maintaining classroom and laboratory spaces including upkeep of assigned equipment
? providing for the security of facilities, equipment and instructional materials and maintaining safe working conditions
? maintaining student records (e.g., grades and attendance) in accordance with established deadlines using a variety of technology-based programs (e.g., Colleague, WebAdvisor, Moodle)
? complying with all applicable college, state and federal rules and regulations
Student Support
Provide an environment conducive to student success to include:
? addressing student concerns in a timely manner
? promoting retention/persistence by assisting students to develop strategies for success
? referring students to campus and community resources when appropriate ? Demonstrate and model the College's employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork. Additional Duties & Responsibilities:
? Perform all duties as assigned by supervisor.
Difficult Challenges
Education Required -Bachelor's Degree from a regionally accredited college/university
-Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot's certifications and endorsements to meet departmental requirements under Part 141 to include:
? FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate
? Certified Flight Instructor
? Certified Flight Instructor (Instrument)
Education Preferred -Bachelor's degree in Aviation or a related field from a regionally accredited college/university
-Certified Flight Instructor (Multi-engine)
Experience Required -Three years documented experience in the aviation industry
-Flight instruction and/or Post-secondary teaching experience in a Part 141 or Part 61 environment
Experience Preferred -Greater than five years documented experience in the aviation industry
-Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
-Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems
KSA Required The Instructor shall possess an understanding of and commitment to the nature and role of the Community College, particularly its ?open door? policy. He/she shall have demonstrated personal and professional competence for the responsibilities assigned. The Instructor must be able to:
1. Multi-task
2. Respect Diversity
3. Adapt to changing procedures, protocols or assignments.
4. Create and maintain a learner centered environment
5. Communicate effectively
6. Ability to effectively implement and apply technology solutions. Specific Departmental Requirements:
1. Provide simulator instruction as needed for special programs and recruiting events
2. Maintain FAA Instructor currency for Part 141 instruction
3. Maintain Part 141 Student Records
4. Individual must meet TSA badging requirement to function in the Airport Operating Area at PTI Airport
5. Instructor must travel between campuses as required for committee meeting, professional development, etc.
6. Schedule may require day or evening classes.
KSA Preferred
Department/Job Specific Requirements
Physical Demands 1. May include teaching day and evening and on multiple campuses
2. Position may require standing for extended periods of time, stooping, walking, climbing, and bending to supervise students in confined areas inside, underneath, and on top of aircraft, as well as on elevated work stands and platforms.
3. Exposure to hazardous materials is possible and will require safe handling, use and disposal. Some classes require using flammable and/or inert high pressure gases, and using high pressure hydraulic equipment.
4. Lifting, and the positioning of heavy equipment in preparation for classes and labs is required.
5. Work may be required in an environment that varies from hot to cold (seasonal), which can be both noisy and dusty, and require Other:
1. Criminal history checks, with acceptable results, are required.
Posting Type Adjunct Faculty
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