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Director of Flight Instruction

Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Director of Flight Instruction is responsible for managing CFI's and overall quality of for the University's Flight Lab Courses. This position serves in the capacity as Chief Flight Instructor with the FAA for the University's FAR Part 141 eligibility and is responsible for delivery of the approved Training Course Outlines being delivered as approved by the FAA and remain in alignment with the University's course objectives. This position is responsible for ensuring students receive quality standardized instruction to obtaining pilot certification as necessary to fulfill course graduation requirements for the University and regulatory needs under FAR parts 61 and 141 most efficiently and effectively. This person will work with the University President serving as the FAA Part 141 Certificate holder to maintain strong FAA relationships and manage the department to ensure overall safe flight operations. This person will also be responsible for assisting the Director of Flight Operations with duties including, but not limited to; safety management systems, personnel (staffing), curriculum development, SOP development and revision, crisis management, Aircraft Scheduling, Personnel Evaluation and general leadership, instructor and student liaison, and management of Flight instruction delivery. Essential Responsibilities/Duties --- Responsible for the safety and well-being of students, employees and aircraft in all flight and ground operations. --- Responsible for leadership and management of CFI's in the fulfillment of the Flight Lab Course objectives. --- Act as Chief Flight and Ground Instructor as per FAR Part 141. --- Oversee and Conduct initial and recurrent training and evaluation of flight instructors. --- Perform duties and maintain qualifications as a part 141 Check pilot to include conducting End of Course evaluations leading to issuance of Certificates and Ratings. --- Oversee student stage checks and FAA check rides to ensure successful pass rates--- Perform necessary record keeping for the University and FAA. --- Maintain currency required by FAR parts 61, 91 and 141. --- Oversee scheduling of all staff and students to ensure student progress. --- Lead the development of Training Course Outline (TCO) revisions and work with the Director of Flight Operations in development and implementation. --- Assist Director of Flight Operations in all duties to include personnel issues, strategic planning for the program, TCO development, SOP development, budget issues. --- Act as a liaison between instructors, students, and the Director of Flight Operations. --- Mentor all CFI's, and develop and execute standardization training for all employees. Required: Certificated Flight Instructor - Airplane; Single and Multi-engine, Instrument. FAA Class II, or higher, medical certificate required


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