Instructor, Aviation Management/Career Pilot

Instructor, Aviation Management/Career Pilot


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

Job Location

Greensboro, NC


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Closes: Sunday, June 9, 2024

Target Start Date

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college/university
  • Valid Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot’s certifications and endorsements to meet departmental requirements under Part 141 to include:
    • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate
    • FAA Valid and Current Certified Flight Instructor
    • FAA Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument
  • Valid and Current Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Remote Pilot Certificate under FAA Part 107

Experience Required

  • Three years documented experience in the aviation field
  • Post-secondary teaching experience in a Part 61 or Part 141 environment

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in Aviation from a regionally accredited college/university
  • Certified Flight Instructor – Multi-engine

Experience Preferred

  • Greater than three years documented experience in the aviation field
  • Minimum three years industry and/or teaching-related experience with Part 107 sUAS
  • Experience with UAS autonomous flight programming
  • Experience with assessment of student learning outcomes
  • Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems

Position Description

Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) is currently the fourth largest of NC. Community College System’s 58 institutions. On our six campuses and through our online offerings, we annually serve approximately 27,500 students, 60% of whom are students of color. We strive to offer programs that provide equitable educational outcomes for all students representing all backgrounds, including, but not limited to, ability, age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. At GTCC, we are committed to cultivating a workplace culture of inclusion that welcomes, develops, supports, and empowers employees. We are looking for an exceptional leader who shares our institutional mission, vision, and values, to join the instructional team.

Teaching faculty at Guilford Technical Community College are responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college.

Under general supervision, this individual will develop, prepare and teach Aviation Management and Career Pilot Technology courses within the department, including courses approved under our FAA Part 141 curriculum. The faculty member must be knowledgeable and able to instruct in the following technical subject areas: aerodynamics, meteorology, aircraft systems, safety management systems, airline industry, flight operations management, human factors, and aircraft structures. The individual will also need to be able to conduct flight training in the simulators. The faculty member will also need to be familiar with using a Learning Management System for conduct of face-to-face and online classes. Faculty will also be responsible for advising and recruiting students and collaborating with business and industry partners to provide necessary training and education. The individual must meet Transportation Security Administration (TSA) badging requirements to function in the Airport Operating Area at Piedmont Triad International (PTI) airport.

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