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Faculty, Aviation

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Job Location:
Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Job Code/Position Control Number: T6/172:001

Position Summary

The faculty will be responsible for educational leadership, student instruction, and student advising in the Aviation curriculum area. 

Abilities and Skills

  • Possession of an Airframe and Powerplant License (A&P). (Minimum)
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, administration, and the public. (Minimum) 
  • Sensitivity to the expectations of students, faculty, staff, and the public. (Minimum) 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum) 
  • Developed organizational skills. (Minimum) 
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Minimum)
  • Possession of an Inspection Authorization license and/or Designated Mechanical Examiner license. (Desired)


  • Bachelor's degree in Aviation Technology or related discipline. (Minimum)
  • Master's Degree in Aviation Technology, Aviation Science, or related discipline. (Desired)


  • Six (6) years of relevant trade experience to include; aviation mechanical/avionic experience on fixed wing aircraft and helicopter servicing. (Minimum)
  • Secondary or postsecondary teaching experience. (Desired)

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Instruct and evaluate student performance in Aviation theory and laboratory and/or shop work. (Essential) 
  • Advise, schedule, and maintain accurate records on students. (Essential) 
  • Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. (Essential) 
  • Write and update course syllabi; assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. (Essential) 
  • Engage in professional development and technological upgrading activities. (Essential) 
  • Contribute to the betterment of the College through School committee participation. (Essential) 
  • Contribute to the betterment of the College through College-wide committee participation. (Marginal) 
  • Assume responsibility for laboratory development, coordination, and maintenance. (Essential) 
  • Assist with the preparation of grants and with follow-up activities. (Marginal)
  • Conduct Outcomes Assessment on aviation courses. (Essential)
  • Participate in Program Review activities. (Essential) 

Positions Supervised

  • N.A.

Special Job Features

  • Finalists for this position must present a sample lesson. 
  • Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) - English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76) 
  • Position located at the Aviation Center, Montoursville, Pa. 
  • The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to all provisions of the bargaining agreement between Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Penn College Education Association. 
  • Background check will be required on selected candidate.

Additional Expectations

  • Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
  • Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner and maintain the standard of care that is appropriate for this position. (Essential)
  • Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)
  • Employees who provide student instruction will develop and maintain proficiency in the effective pedagogical use of current and future instructional technologies, including but not limited to learning management systems, media, instructional software, and connectivity devices. As such, are required to use the following elements of the Learning Management System (LMS): Upload all syllabi, timely use of the grade feature, and collection of digital student work and distribution of digital course materials.

Office/School: School of Engineering Technologies

Posting Number: 01401

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