Faculty - Lecturer - Aviation Science

Jun 29, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty - Lecturer - Aviation Science

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

The College of Aviation Science at Utah Valley invites applications to apply for a one year Lecturer. The individual will teach courses and assess performance of aviation education, training, and certification; promotes the general well-being of the department and the university, and the collective and individual interest of its staff and student body; supports and seeks always to fulfill the guiding concepts for the college embodied in the philosophy, mission, values and vision adopted by UVU.

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree MBA, MPA or Masters in Aviation from a regionally accredited university.
Expertise including but not limited to a detailed understanding of best practices in business management, commercial flying, air traffic control, airport management / operations, airline management / operations, Fixed Base Operation (FBO) management, aviation safety, aircraft accident investigation, aviation law, aircraft maintenance management, aerospace management, flight instruction, and flight school management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the principles and methodology of teaching techniques.
  • Knowledge of current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policies, regulations, and procedures as related to best practices in business.
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis and research methodology.
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content.
  • Knowledge of teaching issues, challenges and completion strategies.
  • Skills in recruiting, interviewing and placement of students.
  • Skills in assisting counselors and other department heads in maintaining an effective program.
  • Proven skills as an accomplished teacher/performer.
  • Ability to develop curriculum and teach design courses.
  • Ability to develop effective business and educational partnerships at the campus, local, state and national levels.
  • Ability to communicate (written and orally) with a wide variety of students, faculty, and others.
  • Ability to harmonize instruction with standardized industry practices and department safety objectives.
  • Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students and their instruction.
  • Ability to teach college/university level aviation courses with the knowledge and skill to encourage a high degree of interactivity with students and department staff using a wide variety of methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:
Higher education experience with online teaching preferred.

Physical Requirements:
May be required to teach online, blended, distance education, off-campus or evening courses.

Benefits Summary:
Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC04917
Open Date: 06/28/2017
Review Start Date: 07/04/2017
Close Date: 7/16/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants that apply on or before the screening date. The position is subject to close at any time.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/1498

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.