28 December 2015 Industry News

Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor of Aeronautics

Sacramento City College

Aeronautics Assistant Professor (Flight Tech/ATCAD)

Job Posting Number: 02-22-2016

Closing Date: 01/22/2015

Salary: $41,003 to $75,533 per year

Additional Salary Information: Entering annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units and degrees completed at accredited colleges/universities and on verified experience. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overloads, and stipends.

Complete job description and application available online at: http://jobs.losrios.edu/

Position Summary:

General Responsibilities:

The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

Additional Position Summary:

The faculty member will be responsible for keeping all required FAA certificates current and in good standing, as well as maintaining required skills and knowledge applicable to the courses taught. The faculty member will also work closely with the Department Chair and the local Flight Standards District Office in order to keep the approved programs current with FAA regulations and to maintain required documentation.

Assignment Responsibilities:

The instructional assignment may include, but is not limited to, courses in:

  • Aeronautics
  • Private Pilot Ground School
  • Instrument Pilot Ground School
  • Commercial Pilot Ground School
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aviation Weather
  • Safety and Human Factors
  • Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Air Navigation
  • Airspace, and Communication
  • Large Aircraft Systems and Performance
  • Fundamentals of Instruction
  • Aircraft Dispatcher Procedures
  • Air Traffic Control Procedures

Teaching assignment may include day, evening, on-line, hybrid, weekend, and/or off campus classes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, completed by August 18, 2016 AND two years of experience; OR have an associate's degree AND six years of experience; OR hold a California Community College Instructor's Credential in the discipline area; OR the equivalent.*
  • Either a current FAA Certificated Flight Instructor-Airplane AND a Certificated Flight Instructor-Instrument certificate OR a current FAA Advanced Ground Instructor certificate AND an Instrument Ground Instructor certificate.
  • Either a current FAA Aircraft Dispatcher certificate or the ability to obtain a FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate by August 18, 2016; OR, FAA Air Traffic Control Tower Operator certification or the ability to obtain FAA Air Traffic Control Tower Operator Certification by August 18, 2016.
  • Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

*Note: Applicants applying under the "equivalent" provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degrees listed above.

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.

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