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Assistant Instructors (Flight Instructors)

Southern Illinois University

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 6/24/2018
  • Job Type: PART-TIME

Position Description

Aviation Flight Program, Assistant Instructor/Lecturer (Flight) (Variable Time)


The College of Applied Sciences and Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for anticipated positions within ASA’s Aviation Flight program. These are term, non-tenure track appointments.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree. FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating and FAA Certified Flight Instructor-Airplane Certificate (CFI). Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument Airplane Certificate required (CFII) within four months from date of hire. Cannot be “Instructor of Record” for any Aviation class until CFII is earned.

Preferred Qualifications: CFII, FAR 141 experience within a University flight program. Master’s degree.

Responsibilities: To provide individual flight instruction to students enrolled in Aviation flight courses, including preflight/post-flight inspections as well as maintaining the training records of assigned students. To assist faculty as needed in teaching aeronautical and aircraft systems classes leading to FAA Pilot Certificates and Ratings. To engage in other duties as determined by the Chief Flight Instructor.

Application Deadline:  July 9, 2018 or until filled.

To apply: send letter of interest, current resume/vitae which includes verification of the above qualifications and flight hour summary, copies of certificates, copy of college transcripts, and names, addresses/email addresses and phone numbers of three reference to:


Kenneth Bro, Chief Flight Instructor

Department of Aviation Management and Flight

College of Applied Sciences and Arts

Transportation Education Center

545 North Airport Road/TEC 286C/Mail Code 6817

Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Murphysboro, IL 62966


SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population.  All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Southern Illinois University