Assistant Professor of Practice and Program Director

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Assistant Professor of Practice and Program Director

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Job Summary/Description:

This position will serve as the program director of the newly created Bachelor of Commercial Aviation degree. This is an eleven (11) month exempt position that will oversee the implementation and assessment of the program. The successful candidate will also teach courses in the program commensurate with their area of expertise. This is a non-tenure track position.

Typical Duties/Job Duties:

Teach two courses each long semester in the Bachelor’s of Commercial Aviation degree program. Oversee the recruitment and retention of students into the program. Work closely with the chief pilot in scheduling of flight time for students. Work with the flight school and other faculty in the placement of students following graduation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of requirements for pilot training and issues in aviation. Ability and credentials to teach courses in aviation. Excellent communication skills and experience in recruiting, retaining and graduating students in higher education. Ability to work with the chief pilot and instructors in the flight operations area.

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned bachelor’s degree in aviation, education or a closely related field, an airline transport pilot certificate and have at least five years experience in the aviation industry or academic aviation programming. Candidates with an earned doctorate in aviation or closely related field and at least a private pilot certificate will also be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Higher education training in educational pedagogy is preferred. Teaching experience at the college level is helpful.

EEO Statement:

Angelo State University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting and ensuring equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Angelo State University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment opportunities for qualified individuals with disabilities. We are committed to ensuring that a qualified individual with a disability has the same rights and privileges in employment as non-disabled employees. If an accommodation is requested for the job application process, please contact our office at (325) 942-2168 or email us at [email protected].

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please provide a copy of your current flight certificate with your application.




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Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 5/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time