Reporting to the Airport Operations Manager, the Airport Operations Supervisor has responsibility to monitor and control activities at the Purdue University Airport and to ensure compliance with FAA regulations (specifically 14 CFR Part 139, Airport Certification). Work closely in following prescribed Federal, State and local laws & regulations. Considerable initiative may be required in unusual situations including response to potential or actual emergency situations, snow removal operations, and airfield inspections.
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Purdue University Airport is an FAA Part 139 Certificated Airport. Purdue has long led the way in aviation we had the first university-owned airport in the country. Today, the Purdue University Airport encompasses 537 acres divided into airside and landside facilities. We invite you to explore all the airport has to offer and see for yourself how Purdue continues to lead the way in aviation education. For more information regarding our department, visit our website at
The Purdue University Airport
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BA/BS degree in Aviation Management or closely related degree.
Must have working knowledge of regulations related to airport operations including 14 CFR Part 139 and TSR Part 1542.
Ability to work independently.
Skills with critical thinking/problem solving.
Strong verbal and writing skills.
A valid US or Canadian drivers' license.
Purdue will not sponsor work authorization for this position.
This position requires the ability to be available non-traditional work hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as dictated by business need for the Purdue University Airport.
A Background Check will be required for employment in this position.
ALL applicants must apply via Purdue's online recruitment system. No other applications/resumes will be accepted.
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.