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Assistant Chief Flight Instructor

Apply now Department: 3670085547 Salina Dept of Aviation
Job no: 516072
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Aviation / UAT / UAS
Pay Grade: 08B

About This Role:

Kansas State University’s Aerospace and Technology Campus in Salina seeks an experienced Assistant Chief Flight Instructor to join our growing team of aviation flight professionals!  This position is responsible for FAR 141 training activities and following department policies and procedures.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University Salina has an award-winning professional pilot program with a premium fleet of aircraft and flight training devices with a large, active regional airport only steps away from the classroom.
K-State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location. Assistant Chief Flight Instructors typically work a morning or evening shift.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must pass an FAA Part 141 Assistant Chief Flight Instructor Evaluation
  • Detailed documentation of training records
  • Strong support for safety practices, procedures, and culture
  • The following credentials:
    • FAA Commercial Pilot, SE and ME
    • Current FAA CFI and CFII certificates
  • Must meet 14 CFR 141.36(c) requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CFI and CFII experience of 500+ hours dual and 10+ students recommended for FAA check rides and 80% first attempt pass rate
  • Additional ratings and/or endorsements
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor
    • High Performance endorsement
    • Complex endorsement
    • Tail Wheel endorsement
  • Multi-Engine Instructor certificate
  • Experience with a flight school scheduling system
  • Management and supervisory experience
  • FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor
  • FAA Instrument Ground Instructor Certificate
  • FAR 141 Stage Check Instructor
  • FAR 141 Assistant Chief Flight Instructor experience
  • FAR 141 Chief Flight Instructor experience
  • FAR 135 or FAR 121 experiences

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.
  • Maintain a current FAA Medical Certificate with second class privileges
  • Maintain 45 billable hours per month average, perform monthly observation flights with a student and CFI with written reviews

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Current resume
  2. Names and contact information for three current, professional references
  3. Copies of flight certificates required in order to be considered

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$60,000-$87,000 annually. Salary offers commensurate with experience and education. 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.


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