UAS Associate - UND Aerospace/Flight Operations

Dickinson State University Dickinson , ND 58602

Posted 2 months ago

UAS Associate

  • UND Aerospace/Flight Operations

Hiring Department: UND Aerospace

  • Flight Operations

Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classifications: $35,568+/year, Full-Time, Benefited, Exempt

Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, long term care insurance, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

Work Schedule: M-F; 8:00 am

  • 4:30 pm; some variable scheduling

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 5PM on the closing date.

Position Details: The Full Position Description is attached to this posting in the bottom right hand corner.

The UAS Associate will assist UAS instructors in instructing and evaluating student performance. Teach Avit 126 - Introduction to UAS Flight Lab, assist in development of UAS Simulation software in curriculum while providing UAS instruction for Avit 126 and other UAS courses as needed. Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Chair of the UAS Program.

  • Assist UAS instructors in instructing and evaluating student performance in both face-to-face and online classes.

  • Monitor student in the UAS simulators to insure compliance with all UAS curriculum.

  • Evaluate students in the simulators in both the face-to-face and online classroom.

  • Grade simulation and UAS flight testing.

  • Fill in for instructors during absences.

  • Proctor and schedule tests and quizzes for simulations and flight exams in both the face-to-face and online classroom.

  • Input flight and simulation grades into the Blackboard Learning Management System as needed.

  • Teach Avit 126 - Introduction to UAS Flight Lab.

  • Be responsible for Flight Lab instruction for Avit 126 - Intro to UAS in both the face-to-face and online modalities.

  • Open and close Flight Lab in Robin Hall daily.

  • Be point-of-contact for Flight Lab issues and scheduling as needed.

  • Assist in development of UAS Simulation in curriculum while providing UAS instruction for Avit 126 and other UAS courses as needed,

  • Generally consists of, but not limited to the following:

  • Maintain currency in Simlat software.

  • Building and developing simulator scenarios for face-to-face and online simulations.

  • Aid students in download and set-up of cloud-based simulation software.

  • Train and instruct students on use of face-to-face and online simulation software.

  • Assist students throughout term on technical issues using cloud-based simulation software.

  • Conduct UAS instruction in various courses.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Chair of the UAS Program.

  • Maintain lab appearance.

  • Assist in research.

  • Overall advancement of UAS program.

Required Competencies:

  • Motivated self-starter with ability to perform without direct supervision.

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to make sound decisions concerning training problems.

  • Good team building skills.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Aviation.

  • Working knowledge of both UAS Aircraft and UAS simulators.

  • Working knowledge of UND UAS program.

  • Part 107 Remote Pilot Operator.

  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor.

  • Successful completion of criminal history background check.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in UAS Operations.

  • ScanEagle UAS experience.

  • Predator UAS experience.

  • Computer networking experience.

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

UND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran's status and disability status on the form found at http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran's Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university's policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years' of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at http://und.edu/discover/_files/docs/annual-security-report.pdf. You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND 58202.

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