Adjunct Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology Instructor

Adjunct Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology Instructor


Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-527-6223

Job Location

231 NC Hwy 58 S 

Kinston, NC 28504


Commensurate with Experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, November 20, 2023
Closes: Monday, December 4, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, January 3, 2024

Expected Work Hours

8am-5pm M-Th, 8am-3pm F

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in the teaching discipline from a regionally accredited institution in the teaching discipline
  • Must have at least three years experience working as an aviation professional
  • The Instructor will be assessed for qualifications related to some or all of the following certifications: FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate Single Engine and Multi Engine Land, FAA Certified Advanced Ground Instructor, FAA Certified Flight Instructor, FAA Certified Flight Instructor Instruments, and FAA Certified Flight Instructor Multi Engine 
  • Licensure and/or certification requirements specific to the teaching discipline and external governing agencies shall be on file with Human Resources 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience at a community college or university, experience using instructional technologies, and teaching online courses are preferred 

Position Description

The Adjunct Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology Instructor is responsible for providing quality and industry standard instruction in aviation topics through the use of seated, online, and lab courses. The Instructor is responsible for providing innovative and engaging instruction and ensuring that course topics and examples evolve with advancements in the field. The Instructor reports directly to the Director of Aviation Programs.

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College:

Mastery of Subject Matter   

  • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the teaching discipline  
  • Display ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of the field or discipline  
  • Connect the subject matter with related fields  
  • Stay current in the subject matter through professional development; involvement in professional organizations; and attending professional meetings, conferences, and/or workshops  
  • Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate   

Teaching Performance   

  • Teach a course load appropriate to the teaching discipline   
  • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning  
  • Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students  
  • Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs  
  • Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the Internet, interactive technology, etc., when appropriate  
  • Encourage the development of communication skills and higher-order thinking skills through appropriate student assignments  
  • Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives   

Evaluation of Student Learning   

  • Establish and follow meaningful learning objectives  
  • Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward course objectives  
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning  
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grades each semester according to established deadlines  
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances    

Support of College Policies and Procedures   

  • Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment  
  • Teach credit or non-credit courses in the teaching discipline as needed  
  • Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation  
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information  
  • Exercise stewardship of college facilities, materials, and resources  
  • Comply with responsibilities as cited in the Lenoir Community College Catalog, Faculty Handbook, Handbook for Distance Education, Policy Manual, and Procedures Manual   

Participation in College, Division, Department, and Program Activities    

  • Participate in meetings and events as required  
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information  
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff, and administrators as an individual or as a team member   

Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs   

  • Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans  
  • Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constituents

Working Conditions

  • Typical classroom or online teaching environment 
  • Frequent standing for 6 to 8 hours per day, withstanding frequent changes in temperature 
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, crouching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling 
  • Infrequent lifting and carrying items up to 50 lbs. without assistance 
  • Frequent communication with students and other faculty and staff members 
  • Infrequent sitting at a desk or workstation using a telephone, computer, keyboard, and mouse 
  • Exposure to fire and chemical hazards

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please apply at the link below:

Job Post Contact

Lenoir Community College

Phone:  252-527-6223 Ext. 390

Fax:  252-233-6899