JOB TITLE: Assistant Chief Flight Instructor
Provide administrative support under the direct supervision of the Flight School Manager and Chief Flight Instructor.
Must meet minimum requirement for Assistant Chief Flight Instructor under 141.36
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
FAA Part 141: Serves as the Assistant Chief Flight Instructor under CIA’s FAA Part 141 Approved Pilot School.
- Conducts stage checks for the Private, Instrument, Single Engine Commercial and Certificated Flight Instructor courses.
- Performs annual CFI checks under Part 141 for Chief Flight Instructor, as needed
- Maintains a cooperative and communicative attitude with airport officials and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) personnel
- Audits and maintains flight school training records
- Exercises extensive knowledge of 141 flight school operations and FAA regulations
- Assists in the development of additional 141 Training Course Outlines (TCOs)
FAA Part 61: Serves as the Assistant Chief Flight Instructor for CIA’s Part 61 operations.
- Performs Deluxe Introductory Flight Lessons, Flight Reviews, Instrument Proficiency Checks, transition training, currency flights and general instruction as needed
- Conducts stage checks for the Private, Instrument, Single Engine Commercial and Certificated Flight Instructor courses. If MEI rated, conducts stage checks for Multi Engine ratings.
Assists both the Flight School Manager and Chief Flight Instructor in overseeing the department.
- Meets with prospective clients to discuss enrollment in the various flight training courses offered
- Records prospective client activity in Salesforce.com
- Makes routine follow up calls and emails to prospective customers
- Enrolls customers in flight training and assigns to flight instructors
- Manages the Flight Training Affiliation program
- Audits hours and student records weekly
- Communicates with partner University regularly regarding student progress
- Assists Chief Flight Instructor in developing manuals, standard operating procedures, policies, projects, etc. as needed
- Assists in the development of CIA’s future partnerships.
- Represents CIA at career fairs at local high schools and colleges.
- Conducts CIA’s Youth Aviation Academy annually each summer.
- Act as CIA’s liaison with the Transportation Security Administration. Manage TSA records and meet with representative for audits annually.
- Manage VA Approved Education Program paperwork and records.
QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
- Work requires an extensive knowledge of business and an excellent command of the English language.
- Extensive knowledge of Part 141 and 61 regulations required.
- Must hold at minimum, a Commercial Single and Multi Engine Certificate and Certified Flight Instructor and Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument Certificates. Multi Engine Instructor desired; if not held, candidate must obtain within nine months after date of hire.
- Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software.
- Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
- Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
- Must meet minimum requirement for Assistant Chief Flight Instructor under 141.36
- Must assume the duties of the Chief Flight Instructor in the event of his or her absence per 141.85
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.
The incumbent must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.