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ATC Lab Assistant

University of Oklahoma
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Organization: CCE Aviation

Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman


Work Schedule: Varies M-F 0700 to 1730 At times night and weekends

Work Type: Onsite

Salary Range: Targeted salary $22.00-$25.00/hr, based on experience

Benefits Provided: No

Required Attachments: Resume, Cover Letter

Job Description


This position is for an ATC Lab Assistant in the School of Aviation Studies. The person hired will support the Air Traffic Management Program primarily as a pseudo pilot and lab assistant in the ATC Simulation Labs, much like a CFI conducts flight simulation instruction and provides support. The individual will also assist in classroom instruction as required, much like a CFI conducts briefings and classroom instruction with students. The person hired will also occasionally be needed to work special events, such as tours in the Aviation Department, and other duties as required.

Job Requirements


Required Education: High School Diploma or GED AND;

  • At least one year experience as an Air Traffic Control Pseudo Pilot OR an Associates Degree or higher from an FAA Air Traffic-Collegiate Training Initiative (AT-CTI) School. These requirements would be comparable to the need for a flight instructor to have completed the CFI course along with appropriate flight ratings.


  • Ability to follow lesson plan material
  • Ability to speak clearly in a classroom lecture environment
  • Ability to work in a team teaching environment
  • Ability to work with Information Technologies (IT) professionals in troubleshooting ATC Simulation equipment

Certifications: None

Department Preferences:

  • Familiarity with Adacel "MaxSim" Tower and Radar simulation
  • Prior experience as a Pseudo Pilot at the FAA Academy OR at an AT-CTI school
  • Familiarity with ATC Simulation Equipment from an operational perspective

Supervision: Direct supervision by OU AT-CTI Program Director.

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit

Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes

Special Indications: Hiring contingent upon driver's license check

Job Posting: Jul 2, 2024
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