District Director of Avionics Program Featured
- Ft Lauderdale, Florida
- Annual Salary $70,900.00 - $92,170.00
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District Director of Avionics Program job at Broward College in Ft Lauderdale FL
Description, duties, responsibilities
Broward College is a nationally ranked institution of higher education in Broward County, Florida, providing residents and non-residents with access to high-quality, affordable education. The College offers several areas of study, including certificate programs, two-year university-transfer degrees, two-year career degrees, Bachelor's degrees, and continuing education courses.
The Aviation Maintenance Department of Broward College is seeking applications for the position of District Director, Avionics Program.
Job Profile Summary
Under general direction, this position is responsible for overall administration and management of the associate of science degree in avionics and the technical certificate in avionics. Responsible for developing partnerships and collaborations with other college professionals, employers, and industry organizations with the goal of increasing student completions in the program. Develops and implements strategies to promote participation and retention with specific focus on educational and career planning and institutional effectiveness goals and outcomes. Additionally, this position will ensure quality standards for curriculum development and delivery are met while overseeing all compliance requirements. Performs related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education Requirement:
- Bachelor’s degree in one or more of the following fields: Avionics, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Electronics Maintenance, Information Technology, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, or Avionics Electronics Technology, from a regionally accredited institution, or
- Bachelor’s degree in any STEM field and a Minor or Associate of Science Degree in one or more of the following fields: Avionics, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Electronics Maintenance, Information Technology, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, or Avionics Electronics Technology, from a regionally accredited institution.
Minimum Experience/Training Requirement:
- Any combination of six years of avionics classroom instruction experience, avionics academic leadership experience, and/or avionics industry experience, provided that:
- If the candidate has fewer than three years of avionics industry experience, then the candidate also must have at least one year of experience with avionics project/program management in the aerospace industry; and
- FAA and/or foreign CAA STC development and certification projects experience strongly preferred.
Minimum Certification/Licensing Requirement:
- FAA Airframe and FAA Powerplant certifications.
- Daily - 20%: Responsible for the overall oversight, direction and implementation of Avionics degree and certification program ensuring that all standards are met; collaborates with administration, faculty and staff for successful recruitment and enrollment activities, marketing initiatives, student engagement activities, advisement, and retention strategies.
- Daily - 20%: Works with Facilities Project Management and Maintenance to construct a new 15,000 sf hangar and rehabilitation of current avionics classroom. Oversees contracted service vendors for construction activities and related program equipment ensuring compliance with contract provisions.
- Other (as Needed) - 10% - Manages and delivers informational sessions and activities between Broward College and community partnering agencies. Prepares and develops customized training for corporate clients.
- Monthly - 5%: Manages Avionics Advisory committee.
- Other (as Needed) - 5%: Works with Pathway Dean and Associate Dean on updates to curriculum and technical procedures as required.
- Daily - 10%: Ensures provision of adequate/appropriate academic support and educational development opportunities with community partners. Serves as an industry liaison for partnering organization as well serves on task force and college-wide committees as appropriate.
- Other (as Needed) - 5%: Manages, analyzes and submits necessary data reports for annual program review, state, and program proposals. Reviews and evaluates the effectiveness of the program and makes recommendations.
- Annually - 10%: Plans and manages budget for equipment necessary to support the program, including replacement of existing equipment.
- Other (as Needed) - 10%: Attends related conferences, meetings, and professional development opportunities.
- Other (as Needed) - 5%: Performs related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of project/program management theory, concepts and principles.
- Knowledge of FAA STC certification process and relevant FAR’s, AC’s and other FAA guidance related to the certification of Avionics.
- Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of constituents both verbally and in writing.
- High ethical standards and a demonstrated ability to build strong credibility with, interact with and influence a wide range of individuals and constituents.
- Models inclusive excellence through specific actions that support the College’s diversity goals in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of talented and diverse faculty and staff.
- In-depth knowledge and expertise in all aspects of own and related areas of the College, and pertinent interdependencies
- General understanding of the external environment and how it affects academia in general and Broward in particular, including political, legal, environmental, educational, financial and social influences
- Strong knowledge of College structure, policies and practices, and the impact on own area
- Proven expertise in planning and executing operational plans, managing projects and/or programs, budgeting and cost control
- Strong managerial and team building skills, and demonstrated ability to motivate and empower direct and indirect reports to achieve area priorities
- Ability to diagnose, plan and manage resource requirements for own area, including staffing, budgets, equipment, etc.
- Ability to partner with others across the College and externally to exchange information, collaborate on projects, share resources, etc.
- Ability to influence others of the benefits/importance of an idea or plan of action and to gain their support or commitment
- Strong negotiation skills and ability to reach mutual points of agreement and benefit among peers and colleagues
Leadership & Results Orientation
- Inspires and generates enthusiasm and commitment for the vision, mission and core values of the College
- Promotes employee growth and development through professional, technical, and academic programs and services.
- Makes effective decisions and produces results through strategic planning and development , implementation and evaluation of programs and policies. Sets goals and priorities that maximize the use of resources available to consistently deliver results; compares work performance and outcomes against standards to achieve quality results; holds self and others accountable for achieving results and achieving a standard of excellence
Diversity and Inclusion
Models inclusive excellence through specific actions that support the College’s diversity goals in the recruitment, hiring, and retention of talented and diverse faculty and staff
Teamwork & Collaboration
Promotes quality teams through the effective use of the organization’s performance management system (e.g. establishes performance standards, appraises staff accomplishments using developed standards, and takes action to reward and counsel as appropriate). Embraces and employs the diversity of individuals, cultures, values, ideas and communication styles in the achievement of common goals
Continuous Improvement & Quality Service Orientation
Anticipates, identifies, diagnoses and consults on potential or actual problem areas relating to program implementation and divisional goal achievement. Fosters and environment of respect, dignity, and compassion that affirms and empowers all of its members (students, faculty, staff, outside organizations, others you provide service to) while striving for the highest ethical standards and social responsibility
Innovation and Creativity
Successfully implements creative ideas to move the organization, processes, and systems forward. Introduces new concepts, models, practices and services that serve to improve the Colleges value in the community
Resource Management & Technology
Develops and implements the most emergent technologies for the unit utilizing methods and strategies that create environments that are flexible and responsive to the needs of local and national trends and the College’s mission. Plans, organizes and manages resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives. Ensures the effective use of college resources, implements fiscally sound practices and environmentally sustainable initiatives.
For a full description and to apply, visit https://browardcollege.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/FT/job/South-Campus/Associate-Director--Avionics-Program_REQ-000030326-1
To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application form along with a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript are required.
Special Instructions to Applicant:
For positions requiring a degree, the official transcripts are required upon hire. Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the Resume/CV section of the application.
An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the document, please fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.
Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require a equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline.
All document(s) must be received on or before the closing date of the job announcements.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of the required background screening process.
Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College
Broward College is an equal opportunity employer. The College strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.
For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Executive Director, Talent and Culture at 954-201-7288, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.
Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Human Resources/Recruitment Office at 954-201-7449.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Broward College Company Overview
The College is a nationally ranked institution of higher education in Broward County, Florida, providing residents and non-residents with access to high-quality, affordable education. As an equal access and employment opportunity institution we are committed to a tradition of increasing and retaining an intellectually, culturally, and ethnically diverse student body and workforce in an effort to increase the success of our students, faculty, and staff while strengthening our local and global communities.