Depends on Qualifications


UVU Emergency Services 3131 Mike Jensen Pkwy, Provo

Job Type

FT Exempt Salaried Staff

Job Number



College of Technology/Computing


Flight Instruction

Opening Date


Closing Date

3/1/2024 11:59 PM Mountain

Required Documents Needed to Apply


Cover Letter

License or Certification


Applicant Support



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Position Announcement

Join the team that is redefining higher education!

At UVU, we believe that education is a lifelong pursuit that extends beyond the walls of a classroom. Our engaged learning opportunities enable students to connect with innovative businesses and develop real-world skills -- so they graduate not just with a diploma but also with a resume. With instruction and mentorship from our excellent faculty and staff, UVU's career-ready graduates are fueling Utah's booming economy. Be part of Utah's future at UVU.

Working under the direction of the Chief Flight Instructor the Assistant Chief Instructor assists in supervising flight and ground training activities and personnel in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration guidelines and university policies. This position provides management and oversight of Certified Flight Instructors and Ground Instructors, and plays a key leadership role in flight operations, training & certification, record-keeping and safety. 

Summary of Responsibilities


  • Provides training, evaluation, and supervision for assigned flight instructors in all flight courses under both Parts 61 and 141 under the Federal Aviation regulations. Conducts instructor standardization, regular recurrent training, proficiency flights, and remedial training when needed. 
  • Conducts student evaluations through stage checks in all flight courses. Conducts both ground and flight training for Certified Flight Instructor candidates and other students as necessary. Provides accurate and constructive feedback for student training. 
  • Maintains complete, accurate, and timely, student and instructor training records in compliance with FAR 141 requirements. Oversees and conducts regular records checks on all students to maintain accuracy and completeness.
  • Fosters and promotes a culture of safety within the flight department by participating in or leading monthly safety meetings; maintaining proficiency and currency in assigned instructor and pilot duties; serving regularly on the Flight Review Board when directed; participating in the review of aircraft incidents, accidents, pilot training issues and other safety concerns; and making recommendations for corrective action. Coordinates with faculty, operations and maintenance personnel as required. Maintains professionalism and safety in all interactions and responsibilities by knowing and following aviation regulations and department policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree with the intent to obtain a Bachelor degree within 24 months of hire, and at least one year of experience related to the essential duties. Plus meets the Assistant Chief Instructor qualifications required by the CFR PArt 141. Holds a Commercial or ATP Certificate with ASE, AME & Instrument ratings. Current medical certificate, flight review & instrument privileges. 

Licenses or Certifications:

  • Must meet FAR Part 141 Assistant Chief Instructor qualifications for supervision of all courses through the commercial pilot level. 
  • Current FAA Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with Airplane Single-Engine Land, Airplane Multiengine Land, and Instrument Airplane ratings. 
  • Current FAA Flight Instructor Certificate with Airplane Single-Engine, Multiengine and Instrument ratings. 
  • Current 2nd Class FAA Medical Certificate.
  • Current flight review and instrument privileges.  
Documents Needed to Apply
  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter. 
  3. Licenses or Certifications
    • Copy of your Flight Instructor, Pilot, and Medical certificates


Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities


  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations, including Parts 61 and 141. 
  • Knowledge of standard pilot training practices and all applicable information resources.
  • Knowledge required to demonstrate competence in the privileges of the pilot and instructor certificates held by the applicant. 
  • Must regularly demonstrate competence in all operational duties, including piloting, flight instruction, ground instruction, student evaluation, instructor evaluation, and managerial and organizational skills.  
  • Must have effective teaching skills, interpersonal communication and development skills, supervisory skills, and organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Able to maintain proficiency and currency relating to required pilot and instructor privileges.
  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. 
  • Able to use standard word processing and general computer applications. 
  • Able to resolve employee and student conflicts or concerns. 
  • Able to ass initial and recurrent tests related to Part 141 assistant chief instructor duties. 
  • Able to develop assessments.
  • Able to determine, prioritize, and accomplish assigned tasks & personal goals

EEO Statement:

UVU employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.