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Adjunct Aviation Instructor

TITLE: Apply Adjunct Aviation Instructor
College of Aviation and Aeronautical Science
DATE POSTED: 03-20-2019
REPORTS TO: Associate Dean, Aviation

The McKinney Aviation Adjunct Instructor is part-time teaching position, responsible for specific dual credit courses offered by LeTourneau University’s College of Aviation and Aeronautical Science at our partner high schools in the North Dallas region. Opportunities to teach online classes for the program will also be available. These courses are taught in the Fall and Spring academic semesters.

  • Teach designated courses to students while being a motivating and encouraging factor in their
  • Manage the given course using the class’s online Learning Management System (Canvas), administering assessments, and maintaining course
  • Regularly communicate with the associate dean of aviation and the aviation staff in McKinney concerning the classes

LeTourneau University seeks a person with an enthusiastic and contagious Christian faith who is committed to Christian higher education that integrates Christian faith with learning. The College of Aviation and Aeronautical Science operates a flight-training program as part of its Professional aviation degree programs under CFR parts 147, 141 and 61. 

Minimum professional qualifications are:

  • To Teach Flight Ground School courses
    • S. degree in aviation (Masters’ degree preferred)
    • Advanced Ground Instructor Certificate
    • Aviation Maintenance Experience
    • A&P Mechanic Certificates (preferred)
    • Flight Certificates (preferred)
      • Commercial pilot – airplane single engine land
      • Commercial pilot – multi-engine land
      • Instrument rating – airplane
      • Certified flight instructor – airplane Certified flight instructor – instrument airplane
      • Certified flight instructor - multi-engine airplane
      • Tail-wheel endorsement

 Desirable professional qualifications and experience to teach other aviation degree related course work online:

    • Part 121/135 experience
    • Aviation Human Factors experience and training
    • Aviation Management experience and training
    • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Mechanic certificate
SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

Applications will be reviewed in the order received and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants who are in agreement with the educational mission of LeTourneau University are considered for employment without regard to race, age, sex, handicapping condition or national origin.

Applications are required and are available from www.letu.edu/jobs or from the Business Office, LeTourneau University, 2100 Mobberly Avenue, Longview, TX. 

Send completed application and a current résumé to gerrieforbis@letu.edu  

Web Address: www.letu.edu/jobs

E-mail address: HumanResources@letu.edu


LeTourneau University is the premier Christian polytechnic university in the nation where educators engage students to nurture Christian virtue, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and serve the local and global community.

LETU is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning offering more than 85 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, aviation, business & technology, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, nursing, psychology & counseling and theology & vocation. LETU's 2,700 students represent nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and around 50 different denominational groups. In addition to residential programs at the main campus in Longview, Texas, students are enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as innovative hybrid programs in the Dallas and Houston areas.

LETU is consistently recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of "America's Best Colleges," and the engineering program is ranked nationally. LeTourneau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, telephone 404-679-4500, at http://www.sacscoc.org) to award associate, baccalaureate and master's degrees. LeTourneau University's engineering and engineering technology programs are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission and the Technology Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. The Carnegie Foundation classifies LeTourneau University as a Master's (Comprehensive) University II.

The 162 acre main campus is located in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city with an MSA of over 190,000, nestled among the beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes of East Texas. It is approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas and 60 miles west of Shreveport, Louisiana.

See https://www.letu.edu for more information.