Aviation Maintenance Instructor - Tenure Track
SCC Technical Education
10/25/2021 4:00 PM Pacific
CCS District Equity Statement
CCS believes that access to high-quality education in a safe and inclusive
environment is the right of all individuals and imperative for the continued
advancement of a strong democracy and workforce. We also believe higher
education institutions have an obligation to work toward and demonstrate
progress in ensuring equity amongst their students, faculty, and staff. Equity
is grounded in the principle of fairness. In higher education, equity refers
to ensuring that each student receives what they need to be successful through
the intentional design of the college experience.
Spokane Community College (SCC) is a beautiful campus set along the Spokane
River and near the urban city center of Spokane. Spokane is a mid-sized city
in the inland Pacific Northwest with a high quality of life and quick access
to the outdoors. In addition to the 148-acre main campus in Spokane, SCC
serves over 10,000 square miles in eastern Washington including educational
centers in Colville, Newport, Inchelium, and Republic. More information about
relocating to/living in Spokane is available here:
SCC is one of two accredited community colleges that comprise the Community
Colleges of Spokane. Serving about 22,000 students, SCC is an educational
leader and responsive partner with the community and region to provide access
to relevant programs of the highest quality. Offering state-of-the-art career
technical programs (approximately 50% of total enrollment) as well as
liberal arts/transfer programs (about 25%) and basic education for adults
(about 25%), SCC's comprehensive opportunities transform lives and enrich
our communities. As a college we are collectively committed to the work that
embraces diversity, promotes equity, and fosters inclusion and global
awareness at every level of our college.
Spokane Community College seeks qualified candidates for consideration of
employment in this tenure track position.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepares for and instructs, through traditional classroom, laboratory,
clinical and distance education modes, in the discipline of Aviation
Maintenance; Assignments may be at off-campus centers and may also include
evening and/or weekend classes.
Provides availability and accessibility to students for purpose of
academic consulting and support, in a manner appropriate to meet student
needs, through a combination of scheduled office hours, e-mail
accessibility or other effective means of responsive and timely
Communicates expectations and establishes clear grading criteria through
appropriate instructional means, to include but not limited to developing
course syllabi, handouts, and materials supporting the instructional
process; evaluates student progress and provides clear, timely feedback.
Participates in district, division, department, or general faculty
meetings; in-service training; curriculum development; academic
consulting; workshops or seminars. service on district or college councils
or committees, or other activities within the scope of the position.
Complies with state and federal law applicable to professional duties and
responsibilities; Follows established procedures in areas such as
printing, turning in grades, bookstore orders, office support, student
financial aid requirements, safety and health issues and related
Model professional decorum and mutual respect in all personal
Complies with district policy, procedures and directives, state and
federal regulations, orders and statute and collective bargaining
Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform all related duties
In addition, faculty may:
Instruct courses in related disciplines based upon individual qualifications and expertise.
Supervise paraprofessional employees or direct the work of assigned work-study students.
Advise student clubs or associations.
COMPETENCIES & OTHER REQUIREMENTS
REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (Minimum Qualifications)
Ability to work with a diverse population
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and with other faculty
Understanding of the community college mission and philosophy.
Current/valid Federal Aviation Administration Airframe
Current/valid Federal Aviation Administration Powerplant
Three years of full-time work experience in aviation maintenance or three
years of teaching experience in aviation maintenance.
PREFERRED COMPETENCIES (Desirable Qualifications)
Teaching experience (could include workshops, seminars, one-on-one
Development, evaluation and revision of training materials.
Demonstrated involvement in process improvement, developing new processes
and technology in the field.
Associate's degree in Aviation Maintenance.
Five or more years of recent experience in Aviation Maintenance.
Turbine engine maintenance experience.
Transport category (heavy) aviation maintenance experience.
Federal Aviation Administration Inspection Authorization
Avionics maintenance experience.
Private Pilot license.
CONDITIONS/TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
This is a full-time, tenure track position with an entry level base salary of
$60,647 - $64,587 for a 175-day contract.
Faculty have potential to earn up to $121,561 (average annual salary paid to
our 20 highest earning faculty during FY2018/19). FY 2018/19 average annual
faculty salary (all faculty) was $76,425. Annual salary is comprised of base
salary plus any combination of academic year overload contracts, summer effort
contracts, project stipends, student club advising stipends, and/or department
chair /program lead faculty stipends consistent with the provisions of the
current collective bargaining agreement between CCS and the Association for
Higher Education (AHE).
Total compensation : $77,054 - $81,347. Total compensation is an
estimate based upon base salary, current CCS benefit contribution rates and
median retirement contributions.
CCS reserves the right to cancel this recruitment without notice. Academic
employees are represented by the Association of Higher Education (AHE),
which is affiliated with NEA and WEA. AHE membership or payment of
representation fee is required. Anticipated date of employment is 4th
January 2022 .
Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S.
Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an
absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with
it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an
H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-
free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and
state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a
multicultural work and education environment.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history
will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily
preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's
suitability and competence to perform in the position. Once an applicant is
chosen for an interview, they are required to complete and submit a
declaration regarding sexual misconduct and investigation per state law.
Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) (Download
PDF reader), state employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October
18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be verified at New Hire Intake. Please
reach out to Reggie.Eans@ccs.spokane.edu if you need information on a medical
accommodation or Grace.Leaf@ccs.spokane.edu if you need information on a
Work requires long periods of standing and walking.
Work is commonly performed outdoors in uncontrolled elements.
Work is equally performed in indoor temperature-controlled office
environment, and outdoor uncontrolled elements.
Work is active in nature.
Frequent use of computer and exposure to terminal screens.
Work directly with students/clients.
Work involves constant interruptions and requirement to answer on demand
questions by phone, in person, or electronically.
Work in an environment of frequent interruptions and distractions.
Move up to 25 lbs. frequently and up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
Operates and controls movement of power tools and/or large mechanized,
powered and non-powered equipment.
Frequent kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and twisting.
Occasional to frequent change in position from sedentary, standing,
stooping and walking.
Frequent oral and auditory communication with others.
Requires communication ability necessary to understand instructions and
recognize hazardous, unsafe or poisonous materials and/or products.
Occasional exposure to fumes, dust, odors and/or biohazards.
Respiratory equipment used that may require adherence to applicable safety
rules and standards.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Full-time schedule (9 months, 35 hours a week)
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
Criminal history/child abuse information check at employment.
Requires local or regional travel. If using personal vehicle proof of
driver's license and car insurance required.
Criminal background check required.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and
submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
CCS online application.
Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the
responsibilities of this position.
Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional
College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts
are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted
upon acceptance of job offer.
NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this
position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to
your application prior to submission. If you require an accommodation
during the application or interview process, please contact HR at
Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs,
activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion,
national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental
status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child,
AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide
dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any
other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding
compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief
Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint
Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA
Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.
Native Land Acknowledgement
We are honored to acknowledge that the Community Colleges of Spokane, and
our main campuses for Spokane Falls and Spokane Community College, are located
on the traditional and sacred homelands of the Spokane Tribe. We also provide
services in a region that includes the traditional and sacred homelands of the
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and the Kalispel Tribe. The
CCS Pullman Center operates on the WSU campus and is located on the ancestral
homelands of the Palus people and on the ceded lands of the Nimíipuu (Nez
We pay our respect to tribal elders both past and present as well as to all
indigenous people today. This land holds their cultural DNA and we are honored
and grateful to be here on their traditional lands. We give thanks to the
legacy of the original people and their descendants and pledge to honor their
stewardship and values.
This is an annually contracted (either tenure track or annualized) position.
Medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance benefits are provided
as currently administered under Public Employees Benefits Board; TIAA-Cref
retirement plan; leave accruals and usage are governed by the faculty master
Do you have a current Federal Aviation Administration Airframe
Do you have a current Federal Aviation Administration Power Plant
How much experience do you have in aviation maintenance?
Less than one year
One to three years
Three or more years
How much experience do you have in teaching aviation maintenance?
Less than one year
One to three years
Three or more years
How much experience do you have in turbine engine maintenance?
Less than one year
One to three years
Three or more years
Do you have experience in developing, evaluating, and/or revising
instructional curriculum and training materials?
Do you have experience with computer-based learning programs, such as Angel,
Blackboard, Canvas or Microsoft Power Point?
Community Colleges of Spokane
CCS HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE IS LOCATED AT:
501 N Riverpoint Blvd, Suite 125
Spokane, Washington, 99217