Major Duties: General Summary:- This position assists the Associate Director of Standards and has primary responsibilities of standardization of new hire flight instructors, recurrent training instructor standardization, instructor evaluation checks, and assists in the review and maintenance of standardization documents and training profiles. Major Duties:- Assists in development of standardization of new-hire and recurrent training of flight instructors.- Development and maintenance of standardization practices and publications.- Trains and evaluates performance of full-time and part-time flight instructors and ensures their compliance with Federal Aviation Administration.- Conducts and documents evaluations of flight instructors and certifies their qualifications to provide flight instruction.- Audits instructional practices for University standards compliance and Federal Aviation Administration requirements.- Provides ground and in-flight progress evaluations and occasional specialty flight instruction.- Assists Director of Safety in executing safety related initiatives for flight operations. - Participates in post-incident/accident debriefs and provides training and policy change recommendations as applicable.Serves as back up to the Assistant Chief Instructor/Assoc. Dir. Standards when necessary.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree in related field from an accredited institution.- Three years' relevant experience. - Supervisory or lead experience. - Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.- Aviation industry experience.- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certification; Commercial Pilot, Airplane Single Engine Land (ASEL), Airplane Multi Engine Land (AMEL), Instrument Airplane.- FAA instructor certification; Certified Flight Instructor, Airplane Single Engine (ASE), Instrument Airplane.- Must meet FAA physical and medical standards for flight licensure; hold at least an FAA 2nd class medical without restrictions that would prohibit job functions.
Internal Number: 352_57886
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.