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Assistant Director of Flight Instruction

Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Assistant Director of Flight Instruction is responsible to provide safe, effective and efficient FAA Part 141 flight instruction operations for the University that is in accordance all local, state, and federal guidelines. The Assistant Director Flight Instruction must also uphold the philosophy and mission of the University while instilling positive and progressive attitudes in all students. JOB REQUIREMENTS include but are not limited to the following: COMPLIANCE:Responsible for compliance with all local, state, accreditation and federal regulations.Ensure that all employees and students are held accountable to the company's policies and procedures and applicable laws.Ensure completeness, accuracy, and security of campus files, documents and reports.Review all necessary policies and procedures to ensure a culture of compliance.Supervise all aircraft operations for safety;Intervene when safety of flight is in doubt and provide corrective measures;Monitors and insures CAU standardization of CFIs;Provides both classroom and flight instruction as needed;Develops and implements training courseware revisions;SUPERVISION:Oversee all duties of the Human Resources Department.Manage 10-20 direct reports.Conduct interviews, hires, trainings and terminations.Manage the CFI'S performance standards.Ensure through proper monitoring and communication that all Flight department employees adhere to the company's policies and procedures.Ensure that all the loan resources employees' performance reviews and disciplinary actions are completed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:Serves as Chief Flight Instructor in the absence of the Director of Flight Instruction;Directs daily operations to ensure compliance with federal air regulations;Supervises flight scheduling;Makes hiring recommendations, trains staff, and evaluates performance;Develops training manuals and procedures for pilots and CFIs;Monitors pilot proficiency and currency;Ensures Instructor records are accurate and up to date;Audits flight training records regularly;Serves as Flight Training Operations representative as necessary;Attends community outreach programs and engages in professional development activities; ESSENTIAL INSTRUCTOR DUTIES:Follow objectives of course syllabus as provided by CAU.Prepare and implement day-by-day course outline.Prepare lesson plans and required materials for each day's instruction.Record daily attendance and communicate potential concerns.Promote a positive learning environment in the classroom.Motivate and encourage students to attend class regularly and apply themselves to their course of study.Maintain clear and consistent communication using a variety of teaching methods.Maintain record book on each student to include grading and attendance.Ensure that all students are held accountable to CAU rules and regulations.Recommend improvements in course design, materials, equipment, and facilities that may enhance student's learning experiences and preparation for employment.Develop and implement an annual professional development plan to enhance career growth.Other duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: To be eligible for designation as an assistant chief instructor for a course of training, a person must meet the following requirements: Hold a commercial pilot or an airline transport pilot certificate and, except for the assistant chief instructor for a course of training solely for a lighter-than-air rating, a current flight instructor certificate. The certificates must contain the appropriate aircraft category, class, and instrument ratings if an instrument rating is required by the course of training for the category and class of aircraft used in the course; Meet the pilot-in-command recent flight experience requirements of --61.57 of this chapter; Pass a knowledge test on- Teaching methods; Applicable provisions of the "Aeronautical Information Manual"; Applicable provisions of parts 61, 91, and 141 of this chapter; and The objectives and approved course completion standards of the course for which the person seeks to obtain designation. Pass a proficiency test on the flight procedures and maneuvers appropriate to that course; and Meet the applicable requirements in paragraphs (b), (c), and (d) of this section. However, an assistant chief instructor for a course of training for gliders, balloons, or airships is only required to have 40 percent of the hours required in paragraphs (b) and (d) of this section. For a course of training leading to the issuance of a recreational or private pilot certificate or rating, an assistant chief instructor must have: PI208293815

Keywords: CALIFORNIA AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY, San Diego , Assistant Director of Flight Instruction, Executive , San Diego, California

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