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FT Assistant Professor - Aviation Maintenance

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Work status: Regular/Continuing
Location: Aviation Center
Categories: Faculty
Work type: Full Time
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Title: FT Assistant Professor - Aviation Maintenance

This posting is open until filled

The date after which applications are not guaranteed review is: 7/11/2024

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

Compensation Type: FT Faculty -Pay Based on FT Salary Schedule

New Hire Starting Pay: Rate of pay is based on the required qualifications of this position.

Employee Classification: FT Faculty

Level: FT Faculty-HS

Division: Technical Careers Division - 406000

Department: Aviation Maintenance / Avionics - 406313

Campus Location: Aviation Maintenance

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: MAHE

To view the applicable labor contract, visit the Labor Relations web site.

For information about the benefits offered, please visit the Benefits web site.

Job Summary:

Lansing Community College’s Technical Careers Division provides over 30 innovative program areas. Our collaborative and flexible team environment works with the local, regional, and national community for the success of every student. We believe in each other and find joy in our work, never stop learning or growing and we are guided by strong character, ethics, and integrity. We make a difference. Our dedication to diversity, inclusion, and universal access underscores our commitment to fostering an inclusive educational culture. If you seek an opportunity to work with a great team of faculty and staff committed to student success in a professionally driven environment, then consider the following opportunity.

The selected faculty member will be responsible for teaching classes related to the maintenance of aircraft and aircraft systems. The incumbent must possess a working knowledge of numerous areas related to aircraft maintenance such as pneumatics, hydraulics, electronics, aircraft structures and aircraft powerplants. A good knowledge of safety practices is required. Strong communication skills and computer proficiency are a must. This full-time teaching position includes instruction of three to five courses per semester which encompasses all aspects of aircraft systems operation and repair. There is a possibility of teaching nights and weekends, as well as online courses or seminars.

The incumbent will be responsible for representing the Aviation Maintenance Program in public forums and interacting with a variety of individuals from the aviation repair industry, manufacturers, educational institutions, vendors, and professional associations. Other primary responsibilities include assisting in course development and improvement; advising students; meeting scheduled office hours; and regular participation on departmental and divisional teams as well as college-wide committees. Additional responsibilities include working effectively with other faculty and staff in a rapidly changing team environment, supporting and contributing to diversity and student success initiatives, and remaining current with teaching methods and the latest developments in the field of aircraft systems repair. A commitment to professional development and learning is needed to stay abreast of the most recent practices in aviation maintenance technology. The successful candidate will enjoy working with diverse populations and be able to connect one-on-one with students. This individual will have good listening skills and the ability to understand the needs of others, be flexible, and will maintain high standards of ethics and integrity.

Regular on campus presence is expected for all LCC employment. Any flexible work schedules and/or hybrid work schedules approved by the College are subject to change based on the needs of the LCC community.

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED or higher

Current, valid FAA Airframe Repairman and Powerplant Repairman (A&P) certifications

Two (2) years of relevant industry work experience, i.e., as a certified (FAA) aircraft maintenance technician (military aviation maintenance experience is accepted).

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate's Degree in related/relevant field

Teaching experience in aviation maintenance or related fields

IMPORTANT: If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.

Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services ( and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. ( ; World Education Services, Inc.( ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. ( The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.

Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.

REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.


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