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Job Summary/Basic Functions

The Certified Flight Instructor promotes all facets of flight training in support of EKU Center for Aviation including ground instruction, flight training and simulator training in accordance with the University and FAA regulations, requirements and procedures. Maintain utmost safety protocols, a positive attitude, encourage new flight students while maintaining accurate records and ensure course standards, training requirements and objectives are met by each student in a timely manner within the Private rating.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School diploma is required.

Experience: FAA Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) license is required.
200+ hours of flight time is required.

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
FAA Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument (CFII) license is preferred
FAA Multi-engine Instructor (MEI) license is preferred

Job Duties:

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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