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Manager Of Flight Operations And Facilities job at South Dakota State University in Brookings SD
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Posting Details Logo Institution South Dakota State University Working Title Manager of Flight Operations and Facilities Posting Number NFE01031P Department SDSU-Consumer Sciences Physical Location of Position (City) Brookings Posting Text South Dakota State University (SDSU) is offering an exciting career opportunity as Manager of Flight Operations and Facilities. We are looking for a creative and innovative professional to join us to direct and manage operations of the SDSU Aviation facilities. This is a 12-month full-time benefit- eligible position. This position is supervised by the Department Head. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position. SDSU is especially interested in candidates that can contribute to and/or coordinate course offerings that address the experiences of underrepresented minorities in organizations. Women minorities veterans and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervise Chief Flight Instructor Director of Maintenance Assistant Manager and support staff; Provide day-to-day guidance and direction to departments temporary workforce and indirectly supervise Aviation Trainers; Conduct evaluations hire and terminate employees and ability to work directly with HR on payroll/rate of pay/raise issues; Assist with accurate and complete training records as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulations to ensure full compliance to protect SDSUs FAA FAR Part 141 Flight School designation; Develop execute and manage the budget and address financial issues; Serve as recruiter for the aviation program; Manage the admission process and student flight plans; Track and forecast student progress; Aircraft acquisitions trades and sales including collaboration with the Chief of Maintenance to evaluate and purchase aircraft; Coordinate with the Academic Advisor to provide guidance to students regarding academic courses; Assist with VA coordination and problem solving; Coordinate and manage student tours airline career events (including recruiting events) student outreach and portable simulator project needs at schools air shows and conferences; Coordinate aviation related summer camps; supervise and manage web development social media and marketing and public relations processes; Facilities management including coordination and supervision of facilities- weather dispatch ramp FAA Testing center and simulation center etc.; Support program quality including providing input on assessment program accreditation and other required reports; Build relationships and work with staff to address CFI shortages; Provide outreach to students and the portable simulator project; Develop and implement a Safety Management System (SMS). MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors degree in Aviation Public Administration Business Education or related field completed by start date; Must be eligible to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position. Minimum of three years of related experience in one of the following areas: Aviation Public Administration Business or Education; Demonstrated experience working with diverse stakeholders in education aviation and/or business industry; Excellent written verbal and interpersonal skills; Valid drivers license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire and willingness to travel. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Aviation Public Administration Business Education or related field; Minimum of five years in aviation training aviation education and/or an aviation-related facility management position; Minimum of five years of full-time work experience in higher education or aviation-related facility; Budget/forecasting/auditing experience; Experience with accreditation/assessment. BENEFITS: South Dakota State University offers a wide range of benefits including medical dental and flexible benefits retirement plans compensation packages paid holidays and vacation leave. Employees also have access to internal and state-sponsored training as well as reduced tuition for state-supported courses at all State of South Dakota academic institutions. This system will guide you through the electronic application form. This employment site will also require the attachment of a cover letter which should specifically address how the candidate meets the qualifications as outlined in the advertisement resume and a reference page with the contact information for three professional references. Email applications will not be accepted. Please contact SDSU Human Resources at if you require assistance with this process. Any offer of employment is contingent on the universitys verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies including but not limited to successful completion of a criminal background check. South Dakota State University is a tobacco free environment. It is the policy of the University to maintain a drug-free environment and to thereby establish promote and maintain a safe and healthy working and learning environment for employees and students. This position is subject to South Dakota State Universitys Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy 4:14. Posting Date 02/08/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes First Consideration Date 03/01/2021 Advertised Salary Commensurate with qualifications. Duration of the Term 12 months If Other describe duration Appointment Percent 100 Work Hours Work hours would be 8am-5pm with additional hours as necessary outside typical business hours. Typical Hours Worked Per Week Appointment Type Regular Faculty Status No Scope of Search External (includes Internal) If internal define scope of search This position requires Valid Drivers License Travel If other please indicate Department Description and Cultural Expectations Ranked as the No. 2 best place to work in South Dakota by Forbes South Dakota State University is the states largest most comprehensive university with more than 200 programs and an enrollment of approximately 12000 students. SDSU offers a rich academic experience in an environment of inclusion and access through inspired student-centered education creative activities and research innovation and engagement that improve the quality of life in South Dakota the region the nation and the world. Its employees embrace the universitys core values of being people-centered expanding knowledge through creativity embracing organizational and personal integrity commitment to diversity and excellence through continuous improvement. The Department of Consumer Sciences is one of the four departments in the College of Education and Human Sciences with undergraduate major programs in Aviation Hospitality Management Apparel Merchandising Consumer Affairs Leadership and Management of Nonprofit Originations (LMNO) and Masters programs in Financial Planning and Merchandising. The Aviation program at SDSU is an integral part of the Department of Consumer Sciences in the College of Education and Human Sciences. The full-time Manager of Aviation Facilities will join a strong team of faculty and staff and will be part of an intimate faculty-to-student ratio that attracts strong bright and engaged students. Over the past few years the program has built a positive reputation across the region for professionally focused aviation students. As the states 1862 Morrill Act land-grant institution the work of the university is carried out on its main resident campus in Brookings at sites in Sioux Falls Pierre Rapid City and Aberdeen and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across South Dakota. SDSU was recognized as one of 54 institutions in the United States as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities in 2014. The universitys total research expenditures are greater than $60 million. SDSU is the states first High Research Activity institution as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Jackrabbits Athletics competes as an NCAA Division I member with membership in the Missouri Valley Football Conference the Summit League and the Big XII for wrestling. Brookings is home to approximately 24000 residents and is located 60 miles north of Sioux Falls and 200 miles west of Minneapolis. Livability.com rates Brookings as an ideal community for families students young professionals and retirees. It considers Brookings among the safest and most vibrant cities in South Dakota. The Brookings Public School District educates approximately 3300 K-12 students and ranks among the states highest academic achieving school districts. The district includes three elementary schools an intermediate school for fourth and fifth grade one middle school and a high school. The city also boasts an abundance of attractions and activities including the Childrens Museum of South Dakota Dakota Nature Park South Dakota Art Museum McCrory Gardens South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum Outdoor Adventure Center and the Brookings Summer Arts Festival. Affirmative Action Statement South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty staff and students. Women minorities veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by emailing . SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race color creed religion national origin citizenship ancestry gender marital status pregnancy sexual orientation age disability..... click apply for full job details
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