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Lecturer - Aviation Science

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Posting Number JPF30616
UVU Title Lecturer - Aviation Science
Working Title
Department 2MB-Aviation Science
Job Open Date 10/17/2016
Screening Date 10/31/2016
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Job Grade 01
Pay Range DOQ
Position Number A98103

Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, 12 paid holidays in addition to a generous leave policy, and discounts for university events and local businesses.

Job Category Faculty
Job Type Full-time
Special Instructions to Applicants
Summary of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Aviation Sciences Chair, the Lecturer Faculty will: teach courses and assess performance of aviation education, training and certification; promote the general well-being of the department and the university, and the collective and individual interest of its staff and student body; support and seek always to fulfill the guiding concepts for the college embodied in the philosophy, mission, values and vision adopted by UVU.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Master ’s degree (MBA, MPA) from a regionally accredited university required. Masters in Aviation Preferred. Subject matter knowledge and expertise in the application of best practices including, but not limited to, the following aviation-related disciplines: business management, management and operations of airports, airlines, or Fixed Base Operations (FBO), unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commercial or corporate flight operations, air traffic control (ATC), aircraft dispatch, or aviation law.

Higher education experience with online teaching.


Knowledge of the principles and methodology of teaching techniques.

Knowledge of current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) policies, regulations and procedures as related to best practices in business.

Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis and research methodology.

Knowledge of subject matter and course content.

Knowledge of teaching issues, challenges and completion strategies.


Skills in recruiting, interviewing and placement of students.

Skills in assisting counselors and other department heads in maintaining an effective program.

Proven skills as a accomplished teacher/performer.


Ability to develop curriculum and teach design courses.

Ability to develop effective business and educational partnerships at the campus, local, state and national levels.

Ability to communicate (written and oral) with a wide variety of students, faculty and others.

Ability to harmonize instruction with standardized industry practices and department safety objectives.

Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students and their instruction.

Ability to teach college/university level aviation courses with the knowledge and skill to encourage a high degree of interactivity with students and department staff using a wide variety of methodologies.

Working Conditions

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest degree earned?
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • Juris Doctorate
    • PhD

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Evidence of Degree (copy of transcript OR diploma)
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. License or Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcripts # 1
  3. Unofficial Transcripts # 2
  4. Other Document #1
  5. List of References (minimum 3)
  6. Letter of Recommendation 1
  7. Letter of Recommendation 2
  8. Statement of Research