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Industry Embedded Professional Instructor (Textron Aviation)

WSU Tech
Wichita, KS

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Education, Educational Administration & Leadership
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Summary

Company: WSU Tech

Hours per Week: 40

Employment Term: Temporary

Employment Type: Full Time

Required Education: Certification or Vocational

Required Experience: 1 to 5 years

Description At WSU Tech, we are dedicated to promoting quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy. Our experienced faculty and staff are committed to helping students achieve their goals by providing hands-on experience, state-of-the-art facilities, and individualized support and guidance. We operate in a values-based culture and strive towards our behaviors in everything we do.

Whether you are starting your education journey or are looking to advance your career experiences, WSU Tech has the resources and expertise to help you succeed. Join us and discover the possibilities for your future!

Compensation: $27.50 /hr (Increased if offered regular position with WSU Tech)
Worksite Location: Textron Aviation

Overview / Job Summary:
We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Industry Embedded Professional Instructor to join our team and play a pivotal role in providing high-quality instruction in professional, soft skills, and leadership development subjects within the aviation industry. As an Industry Embedded Professional Instructor, you will work closely with corporate clients and aviation professionals to deliver tailored training programs that enhance their professional competencies.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will vary, but are not limited to:
    Design and deliver engaging training sessions on professional development, soft skills, and leadership topics tailored to the needs of aviation industry professionals.Collaborate with clients to understand their specific training requirements and develop customized curriculum content.Stay current with industry trends, best practices, and emerging topics related to professional development.Build and maintain strong relationships with client organizations to understand their unique needs and expectations.Work collaboratively with client stakeholders to assess training needs and create effective learning solutions.
In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating and managing training programs from inception to completion, ensuring a seamless delivery process and fostering active participant engagement. Your keen ability to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of training initiatives, coupled with a commitment to gathering feedback for continuous improvement, will be crucial in driving the success of our programs. If you thrive in a dynamic environment and have a passion for optimizing learning experiences, we invite you to apply and contribute to our team's success in program management.

    Bachelor's degree in a related field; advanced degree or professional certifications in education, organizational development, or a relevant discipline preferred
Preferred Experience & Skills:
    Proven experience in delivering professional development, soft skills, and leadership training.Knowledge of industry-specific challenges and opportunities related to professional growth.Provide instruction in areas such as effective communication, team collaboration, conflict resolution, and leadership skills.Utilize a variety of instructional methods and technologies to create an interactive and engaging learning experience.Ability to build rapport with clients and understand their unique organizational culture and goals.Flexibility to adapt training content to meet the specific needs and expectations of diverse client groups.Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and advancements in professional development and leadership training.Participate in professional development activities to enhance personal and instructional skills.

Additional Requirements:
    Excellent communication and presentation skills.Strong interpersonal and relationship-building abilities.Adaptable and responsive to the evolving needs of clients and the industry.Passionate about facilitating the growth and development of aviation professionals

WSU Tech is committed to inclusive and equitable practices to create an environment and culture where students and employees thrive. We acknowledge that through valuing diverse identities, experiences, talents, and gifts, we excel by fulfilling our mission to create a talent pipeline, establish workforce equity, and improve economic prosperity for our community. WSU Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Why WSU Tech?

Everyone here is DRIVEN by our mission of creating opportunities for a better life to our students and to provide the best trained workforce for employers. 

To accomplish that, we take care of our employees too!  We offer benefits and perks that are second to none.  Meaningful jobs, amazing Rock Star employees, awesome benefits, what more could you ask for?

Benefits for Full-Time Employees

  • Paid holidays – We currently have 17 paid holidays
  • PTO (Paid time off) – 18 to 28 days annually (in addition to paid holidays)
  • Paid Parental Leave – 6 weeks of paid leave for birth or adoption of a child
  • Generous insurance plans
  • Tuition Waiver Program for employees & dependents
  • Kansas Public Employees Retirement System benefit
  • 457(b) Retirement plans
  • Paid Community Service 
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • & More!!


WSU Tech has been delivering excellence in education since 1965. WSU Tech continues to build on this tradition with quality instructors, talented students and state-of-the-art technical equipment.


The Mission of WSU Tech is to provide quality higher education and leadership in workforce training that supports economic development for a global economy.


To be one of the nation’s most innovative and impactful two-year colleges.


Values: Values Based Culture

The WSU Tech team operates in a values-based culture and strives toward the following behaviors in everything we do.

SAME TEAM. One Role, One Goal: Unite and include many diverse perspectives to achieve our mission. 

PEOPLE FIRST. Treat everyone consistently with compassion, respect, and kindness. 

INTEGRITY. Uphold the highest standards in all our actions. 

VISIONARY.  Future focused. Redefining education by inspiring innovative ideas, bold explorations, and continuous curiosity. 

LEADERSHIP.  Leadership is an activity, not a position. Anyone can lead, anytime, anywhere. 

SERVICE TO ALL. Provide exceptional experiences to all that we serve.


Guiding Principles

  1. Provide our students an opportunity to a better life through education and training.
  2. Provide a highly educated and trained workforce for our community to be globally competitive.
  3. Ask ourselves as we make decisions, is it in the best interest of our students, employees and community.


We are happy you chose WSU Tech as a potential employer for your career journey. What we offer as a technical college is unique – a mix of specialized technical programs, general education, and online courses.

WSU Tech houses the number one ranked aviation and advanced manufacturing programs in the nation at its National Center for Aviation Training. In addition, we serve students seeking careers in 60 fields of study listed on our website including nursing, dental assisting, surgical technology, patient care, and other health sciences, automotive technology, climate and energy control, welding, machining, engineering and interior design. We also offer transferable general education coursework that will lead to our Shocker Pathway partnership with Wichita State University or transfer to other public four-year universities. Our aim is to provide our students with not only the technical training and education to be successful, but with the values and professionalism necessary to excel in their chosen careers by having the staff, faculty and employees that exemplify this as well.

WSU Tech is a public college supported by the state of Kansas through the Kansas Board of Regents and Sedgwick County and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, the same accrediting body that accredits many colleges and universities across the country.

If you are considering WSU Tech as your next employer, you are making a great choice!

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