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FLIGHT SCHOOL - Student Flight Instructor

Job Classification


Position summary

Under general direction of the Chief Flight Instructor, conducts quality flight instruction required in the professional pilot programs at Andrews University.

Qualifications summary

FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with single engine rating.

FAA  Flight Instructor Certificate.

Hold a current 2nd class medical.

Duties and responsibilities

  1. Participates in standardization training for each course that is taught and piece of equipment used in instruction; maintains flight proficiency for each course that is instructed; adheres to all FAA regulations and departmental policies and procedures; researches new and improved teaching techniques.

  2. Meets with each student as published on schedule; ensures that all flight lessons are completed according to the Training Course Outline specifications; ensures that all appropriated endorsements are made in the student’s flight book and personal logbook.

  3. Submits requests for stage checks upon completion of each stage of flight training with Office Supervisor; ensures that all flight lessons and flight books are completed before request for stage check.

  4. Ensures that all training activities, flights, and briefings are conducted during normal business hours.

  5. Pull aircraft in/out of hangar; help in tying down aircraft; fueling, assist in departmental activities; attend meetings; performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory responsibilities



FAA Flight Instructor Certificates:  CFI,  CFII and MEI perfered

FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with Single,  Multienge perfered

Hold a current 2nd class medical.


Technical competencies

Interpersonal interactions

Have good interpersonal/human relations skills

Verbal and written communication skills

Ability to instruct/teach/tutor

Ability to approach problems/decisions analytically

Ability to reason logically and methodically

Ability to perform under stressful circumstances

Attentiveness to detail

Physical demands

Must be able to pass a FAA 2nd class physical.  Must be able to move aircraft in and out of the hanger.

Work environment

Be able to work inside out side and in an aircraft in all weather conditions.