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Flight Operations Specialist

Apply now Department: 3670085547 Poly Dept of Aviation
Job no: 509466
Work type: Staff Full Time (USS)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Categories: Aviation / UAT / UAS
Pay Grade: 05B

About This Role:

The Kansas State Polytechnic campus seeks a dedicated Flight Operations Specialist to assist with flight line and flight operations dispatch.

This is an evening position, working from 3pm – 12am, Monday - Friday.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State Polytechnic’s professional pilot degree option has elite staff and equipment to ensure students receive top-of-the-line education and training.

Our staff includes faculty with years of industry and education experience. A large and active regional airport just steps away from the classroom, a training building, a private ramp, three hangars, and more than 30 aircraft – mostly built in the state of Kansas – are all amenities available to students. Facilities also include a bank of flight simulators with visual displays and a full-time maintenance staff in the hanger.

K-State Polytechnic continues to be the provider of choice for professional pilots. Most graduates become airline pilots, corporate pilots, military pilots, or have careers flying other aircraft. With our longstanding history at the university, Kansas State Polytechnic has developed and maintained numerous industry relationships, creating a pathway to internships and careers for our students.

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.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma and one year of relevant experience
  • Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with a flight scheduling/invoicing software (example Flight Schedule Pro & Total FBO or equivalent).
  • Microsoft Office experience.
  • Previous FAR 141 dispatch experience.
  • Familiar with FAA regulations and Aviation Terminology.
  • Ability to read FAA weather.
  • FAA Private Pilot license.
  • Purchasing experience.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of individuals.
  • Scheduling experience of workers.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • General knowledge of Accounting Practices (GAAP).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Flight School Security Awareness Training to be completed within one week of employment.
  • Attend KSU Supervising Students Training within six months of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

Pay Grade 05B: $15.48 Minimum
Note: Salary offers are commensurate on experience and education.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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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