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SCHEDULE: The position is year-round except for scheduled vacation and paid holidays. Flight instruction and other responsibilities are conducted primarily weekdays but may include some evening and weekend flights. Attendance will also be required at some evening and weekend events.
The successful candidate for the position will manage flight instruction at LeTourneau by:
Supervising flight instructors including; hiring, mentoring, standardization and supervision of all flight instructors to ensure each instructor teaches what the school wants taught and how it is taught.
Serving as the principal liaison between LeTourneau University and the FAA with respect to flight training operations.
Conducting and standardizing the delivery of flight stage checks.
Working closely with the Dispatch Manager and Director of Maintenance to manage resources.
Maintain an adequate instructor supply to meet training needs, including recruitment of new instructors and retention of current ones.
Overseeing the maintenance of accurate flight training records.
Providing leadership in the development and improvement of the flight courses to assure the highest quality of flight instruction.
Maintain an understanding of current technologies applicable to the courses being taught.
Keep the department chair apprised of any quality of instruction issues that arise.
Maintain a close relationship with flight instructors and assistant chief instructors to ensure a cohesive team.
Conduct regular meetings with Assistant Chief Instructors and Flight Instructors.
Serve as an advisor to Aeronautical Science students.
Conduct classroom and flight instruction as assigned.
Participate in normal college activities related to a faculty position.
LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning.
LeTourneau University operates a flight training program as part of its Aeronautical Science Bachelor’s Program under CFR part 141 and 61. Minimum professional qualifications are:
B.S. degree in aviation, M.S. degree in aviation desired
Commercial pilot – airplane single engine land
Commercial pilot – multi-engine land
Instrument rating – airplane
Flight instructor – airplane
Flight instructor – instrument airplane
Flight instructor – multi-engine airplane
Advanced Ground Instructor Certificate
Meeting CFR part 141 experience requirements for chief position
Ability to work effectively in a team relationship with flight instructor staff and within the community of LeTourneau University
Highly qualified applicants will have:
Airline Transport Pilot Certificate
Minimum of 10 years aviation industry experience
Airframe and Powerplant mechanic certificate
10 years flight and ground teaching experience in a university part 141/61 program
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. LeTourneau University provides a significant benefit package, which includes medical and life insurance, and contribution to a retirement program.
DATE POSITION IS AVAILABLE: July 1, 2019
Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University are considered for employment without regard to race, age, sex, handicapping condition or national origin.
Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. Send completed application and a current résumé to:
Dr. Steve Mason, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, LeTourneau University
LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.
LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.
LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.
The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
Inspired by faith and a spirit of ingenuity, LeTourneau University integrates learning, living and Christian leadership in a community of integrity, academic quality and technological innovation.
LeTourneau University is a regionally accredited interdenominational Christ-centered university offering undergraduate degrees in aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care management, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology. Graduate degree offerings include business administration, health care administration, counseling, education, engineering, marriage & family therapy, psychology and strategic leadership.
Nearly 2,730 students attend LeTourneau University. Around 1,350 of these students are enrolled in programs at LETU's residential campus, while more than 1,380 make up the university's global campus, attending classes online and at educational centers in Dallas and Houston.
LETU students typically represent all 50 states, nearly 30 countries, and more than 50 denominational groups. The SAT average of entering residential freshme...n is often 140-160 points above the national average and indicate a strong academic quality, although provision is made for students with lower scores who possess evidence of potential achievement.
LeTourneau has been consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges." LeTourneau University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. The business program is accredited by IACBE. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.
The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of 150,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.
See http://www.letu.edu for more informati