Skip to Main Content

Flight Instructor-Fixed Wing (Professional in Residence for Aviation)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Southern Utah University utilizes an online employment system for its application process. Applicants will search job postings and submit application materials for faculty and staff openings through an online application system. This is the only way that we will accept applications.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Flight Instructor-Fixed Wing (Professional in Residence for Aviation)
Job Description

Professional in Residence for Aviation Sciences Degree at Southern Utah University

General Duties & Responsibilities

Southern Utah University is looking to hire Flight Instructors for our fixed wing program in Cedar City, UT. These persons will provide flight, simulator, and ground instruction in accordance
with: 14CFR Part 61 and Part 141, Federal Aviation Regulations, Airmen’s Information Manual, advisory circulars, airport operational requirements, and program policies and procedures. This person
will schedule students, maintain records, and ensure that each student in each flight course meets course standards, training requirements, and objectives.

Essential Job Functions:
- Perform those flight instructor duties authorized by the Federal
Aviation Regulations in accordance with the current Training
Course Outline
- Maintain accurate Program records including student training
Ensure all students understand and practice all aspects of the
Safety Program
- Manage training schedules of all assigned students
- Attend instructor and student meetings as assigned
- Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

1. 250 hours total flight time
2. FAA Certificated Flight Instructor
3. Must hold a current FAA Class I, or Class II Medical Certificate.
4. Aircraft piloting skills, including familiarity with and ability to perform required flight maneuvers and procedures.
5. Knowledge of and ability to apply effective instructional technique in the classroom and in flight.
6. Knowledge of appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations and related administrative and operational procedures and requirements.
7. Ability to work well under pressure in fast paced and noisy environment while exercising sound judgment at all times.
8. Strong customer service skills. Maintain 80% pass rate for final
review and stage checks.

In accordance with Utah State Code 53B-1-110, appointment to this position is contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.

Preferred Qualifications

1. CFII rating
2. Bravo Airspace experience
3. Density Altitude flying above 5,000 feet
4. Previous experience flying Cirrus SR20

Physical Demands
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Hours worked/day 8
Months/year 11
Tenure/Non-Tenure Track Non-Tenure Track
Salary or Salary Range $25,00 - $60,000 annually depending on qualifications and experience, excellent benefits.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F1600089
Open Date 03/20/2017
First Consideration Date 04/20/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please attach copies of pilot certificate/ratings, flight instructor ratings, aviation medical certificate.

If you have questions or problems with the application process, please contact Human Resources at or 435-865-8572.

EEO Statement

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Certifications/Licenses
  4. Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References
Optional Documents