Certified Flight Instructor

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Certified Flight Instructor
Working Title Certified Flight Instructor
Department 210271-Flight Operations
Pay Rate $3,116.75 Monthly
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 997487
Classification CJS13
Special Instructions to Applicants:

UCM application for employment, cover letter, resume and list of three references required. Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. A background check and pre-employment drug screening are required to be completed for the recommended candidate prior to hire. Applicants should also apply for position 997488. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Varied days and hours based on flight schedules and weather.

Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 01/26/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

Provide flight, simulator, and ground instruction in accordance with UCM and FAA regulations and procedures. Prepare schedules, maintain records, and ensure that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by each student in each flight course.

Education & Formal Training High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Formal training (specify)
Other Education & Formal Training

Bachelor’s degree is preferred. In Aviation, Safety, or related field.
Formal training: Flight Training, Must be FAA Certified Flight Instructor.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Other - Scheduling software and Flight tracking software.

One (1) year experience as a Certified Flight Instructor with 500 hours Flight Instruction of which 125 hours must be instrument instruction.

Other Experience
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position: Criminal History check, Subject to random drug testing, Driver's license, Missouri license required
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

FAA Certified Flight Instructor with Second Class Medical Certificates, CFII required and MEI preferred.

Pre-employment drug screening required.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Physical abilities: mobility/strength/dexterity/balance/coordination/endurance, Sensory abilities: special vision and/or hearing requirements (specify), Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Ability to see information in print and/or electronically, ability to distinguish colors.
Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.
Demonstrate ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Comprehensive knowledge of FARs relating to pilot schools and flight operations and FAA regulations concerning Part 141 Flight School Operations and Part 61.
Developed skills in flight safety and flight instruction.
Aircraft piloting skills including familiarity with and ability to perform required flight maneuvers and procedures.
Knowledge of and ability to apply effective instructional technique in the classroom and in flight.
Knowledge of appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations and University Academic, administrative, operational procedures and requirements.
Ability to work well under pressure in fast-paced and noisy environment while exercising sound judgment at all times.
Strong customer service skills.

Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors: Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises
Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting frequently up to 10lbs and occasionally requires lifting up to 50 lbs.
Excessive standing and/or walking both indoors and outdoors regardless of weather conditions.
Occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting up to 50 pounds.

Lifting weight
Special Working Conditions: Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions
Other Special Working Conditions

Externally imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one’s control; interruptions influence priorities; difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; may involve conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis.

Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required.
Special Qualifications:
Other Special Qualifications

Must maintain FAA Certification as Flight Instructor. (Airplane Multiengine with Instrument Rating.)
Must maintain medical certification as required by the University of Central Missouri.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you understand that you must pass the Pre-Employment Drug Screening for this position and that you will be subject to random drug testing throughout your employment?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you possess an FAA Certified Flight Instructor with Second Class Medical Certificates?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Describe your knowledge of FAA regulations concerning Part 141 Flight School Operations.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents