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Instructor and Program Manager of Aviation Maintenance Technology

Danville

Instructor and Program Manager of Aviation Maintenance Technology

  • https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/54925
  • Danville, Virginia, United States
  • GRANTS ADMINISTRATION (Danville)
  • Danville Community College

Title: Instructor and Program Manager of Aviation Maintenance Technology

Agency: Danville Community College

Location: Danville - 590

FLSA: Exempt

Hiring Range: $70,000-$85,000

Full Time or Part Time: Full Time

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Job Description:
Danville Community College developed from two institutions, Danville Technical Institute and the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute opened in 1936 as Danville Textile School, becoming Danville Technical Institute just after World War II. The Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute first began as an engineering division in 1946 and was later expanded to include the first two years of course work for all engineering, business administration, liberal arts, and science majors. Beginning in the summer of 1966, all programs taught by Danville Technical Institute were brought under the Virginia Department of Community Colleges. Effective July 1, 1968, the Danville Division of Virginia Polytechnic Institute merged with the existing community college providing the comprehensive programs now offered.

Danville Community College is seeking an Aviation Maintenance Lead Instructor and Program Director to launch the upcoming aviation maintenance program at Danville Community College. The successful candidate will spearhead and manage the creation of this new program and exciting opportunity for our students and the Danville community. This position is a FT restricted position with state benefits. Continued employment is based on funding availability.

Duties/Functions/Tasks:

  • Supervise all instructors and education support staff within aviation program.
  • Serving as the liaison between the college and corporate partners.
  • Auditing all program curricula to ensure that instructors are using the most up-to-date syllabi and course materials.
  • Act as the college point of contact with the FAA FSDO office.
  • Responsible for all FAA related reporting criteria and requirements from the FAA Operations Manual.
  • Assist with the organization and facilitation of all Program Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Facilitate ongoing instructor development with educational personnel.
  • Provide budgetary requirements and program information as requested.
  • Monitor student performance on required projects to ensure proper completion and compliance with the Aviation Maintenance Technician Curriculum.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with Averett University aviation program regarding space, program transferability and shared resources.
  • Supervise all instructors and education support staff in aviation department.
  • Support the college launch of the aviation program: assist with the complete program implementation plan, SWOT analysis and performance benchmarks.
  • Act as the campus point of contact with the FAA FSDO office.
  • Responsible for all FAA related reporting criteria and requirements from the FAA Operations Manual.
  • Lead other instructors to ensure they are following FAA requirements and meeting DCC instructor responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in an Aviation-related field or above, required.
  • 2 years of Aircraft maintenance experience required
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification required
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evening or weekends.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and time-management skills.
  • Skilled at managing a budget.
  • Ability to utilize campus resources including software and college learning management systems.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and use sound judgement in decision making.
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse community of faculty, staff and students.
  • Skilled in written and oral communication.
  • Skilled in monitoring, mentoring, and evaluating subordinates.
  • Skilled in reviewing, interpreting, and using data to make decisions.
  • Skilled in developing, implementing, and communicating college policies and procedures.
  • Skilled in problem-solving and working effectively with administration, faculty, staff and students
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the A&P certification process

 

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