Director, Program, Aviation Electronics Technology (Avionics)

Director, Program, Aviation Electronics Technology (Avionics)


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822

Job Location

Multiple Campuses


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, January 4, 2019
Closes: Sunday, June 30, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, January 4, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

- Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Systems, Aviation Electronics (Avionics) Technology or Electronics from a regionally accredited college/university

- Valid FCC General Radiotelephone Operator’s License or the ability to obtain one within six months of hire.

- Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Mechanics Certificate with Airframe and Powerplant ratings

Experience Required

-Five years relevant documented experience in the aviation industry.

-Experience teaching and/or conducting industry training in an aviation technical field.

-Management experience in either an academic post-secondary institution or industry setting, to include employee supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

-Master’s degree or higher in Aviation, Electronics or a related field from a regionally accredited college/university

- Valid National Council of Aeronautics Transportation Technology (NCATT) certification or the ability to attain it within one year of hire.

-Non-Destructive Testing and Composite Repair Certification

Experience Preferred

-Greater than five years documented experience in the aviation industry.

-Experience teaching in a post-secondary institution.

-Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes.

-Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery electronics.

Position Description

The program director will provide the vision and leadership required to support and enhance the mission of the Aviation Electronics Technology program. Primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, budget administration, providing program supervision, developing and maintaining effective industry partnerships and providing mentoring to part time faculty. Instructional responsibilities require a broad-based knowledge of the aviation industry and requirements of a comprehensive Aviation Electronics Technology program. The individual must meet Transportation Security Administration (TSA) badging requirements to function in the Airport Operating Area at Piedmont Triad International (PTI) airport. The Program Director is a member of the full-time faculty and reports to the Director of Aviation Programs.

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