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Assistant Professor (Aviation Maintenance Tech)
Title:Assistant Professor (Aviation Maintenance Tech)
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street
The University of the District of Columbia is seeking a dynamic, patron-centered individual with collaboration skills and experiences to serve as the Assistant Professor, Aviation Maintenance Technology. This position reports to the Program Director. This is a permanent 9 month, tenure- track position.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Position Status: Full-time, permanent tenure track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Salary Range: $41,722 - $65,838

Closing Date: April 25, 2013

Location: Ronald Reagan National Airport Hangar

Brief Description of Duties

The Assistant Professor, Aviation Maintenance Technology teaches related courses, assists with ensuring tools, engines, and other instructional materials are in working order and well maintained, in collaboration with other faculty, ensures the facility is kept clean and orderly, flexibility to teach during the day, participates in curriculum development and revision to ensure course material is up-to-date and reflects changes in the professional field, per FAA standards, and assists with ensuring Hangar #2 facilities are well maintained. The Assistant Professor also provides input into the recommendation and selection of textbooks, familiarity with and conducts assessment of student learning outcomes at the course and program levels, assists with advising student majors, answers inquiries (email and voicemail messages) in a timely manner, ensures students conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times and complies with FAA and college policies and serves on at least one College-wide committee.

Required Qualifications

The individual must have current FAA certification in Aviation Maintenance and preferably three or more years of professional experience in the field. Bachelor's degree in this or a related field. At least three years of teaching the subject matter is required, community college experience preferred. Individual must demonstrate knowledge in maintenance fundamentals, aviation materials, electrical systems, engine theory and applications, aircraft metallic structures, systems and components, and other related topics. Individual must demonstrate familiarity with FAA regulations, particularly those associated with Regulations Part 147. The applicant must have an understanding of current issues and student demographics, experience with instructional technology and online learning including Blackboard, skill in teaching a diverse student body with various learning styles, familiarity or knowledge of differentiated instruction, possess a high level of professionalism, including collaboration, excellent communication and customer service skills, and commitment to a learner-centered environment and ability to work with colleagues and administrators in the development of goals for the curriculum and the Community College in a fast-paced environment.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia's retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-6769.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.
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