Flight Training Manager
Daytona Beach, FL 
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Job Description
Job Description

About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University:

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an independent, culturally diverse institution providing quality education and research in aviation, aerospace, engineering, and other related fields with residential campuses located in Daytona Beach, Florida and Prescott, Arizona. The University's Worldwide campus provides educational opportunities online and at approximately 130 locations throughout the United States, Asia, Europe, and Central/South America.

As the largest and most comprehensive aviation and aerospace-focused university in the world, Embry-Riddle is a unique institution. Over the past 90 years, the University has evolved with industry to break new ground and produce top-level graduates who serve the ever-changing needs of aviation and aerospace and other STEM-related disciplines. Embry-Riddle offers programs in seven primary fields of study including: Applied Science; Aviation; Business; Computers and Technology; Engineering; Safety, Security, and Intelligence; and Space.

For Academic Year 2021-22, there were over 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students that attended the University's residential campuses and approximately 20,195 students in total enrolled with the University around the world.

The Opportunity:

The Daytona Beach Flight Training Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Training Manager. The Flight Training Manager is responsible for the overall administration of flight training to include safety of training, quality of training and student service. Individually manages all aspects of flight training for 25 Instructor Pilots and is responsible for the welfare of approximately 250 flight students.

Duties include:

Provide Management of assets and job functions of all assigned personnel.

  • Ensure appropriate workload of assigned instructor pilots is maintained
  • Student Assignment
  • Student Tracking (Tracking student training progress)
  • Conduct weekly meetings with teams to coordinate flight operations and enhance Flight Department effectiveness.
  • Communicate changes in policy and procedures
  • Scheduling student and Instructor training events

Provide quality flight training and ensure normal progress of assigned students while promoting the initiatives of the university's safety culture, through mentoring and management techniques.

Review, modify, and assist in the completion of required paperwork:

  • Progress Checks
  • Course Completes
  • Withdrawals
  • Extra Training
  • Performance Evaluations

Promote the Embry-Riddle Student Care and Customer Satisfaction programs by:

  • Counseling Students and Instructor Pilots as needed by regularly communicating with students about training progress
  • Developing and implementing a plan of action if needed
  • Monitoring student progress to ensure minimum standards are met
  • Fall orientation

Ensure compliance with University Policy and FAA Regulations:

  • Verify compliance with Part 141 and Part 142 regulations and Training Course Outlines
  • Notify the Chief Flight Instructor on any deviations to Training Course Outlines prior to any deviation.
  • Verify instructor pilots are conducting training during assigned days and times
  • Timely completion of required paperwork

Ensure the quality of training is maintained by:

  • Administering assigned phase checks
  • Conducting performance evaluations for FT IPs

Communicate with the appropriate personnel:

  • Weekly Reports
  • Weekly meetings

Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory responsibilities include: Responsible for assistant training manager(s), flight instructors, student assistants, and flight students assigned to the Training Manager's team.

  • Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred
  • 1-3 years' related experience preferred

Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances

  • FAA Certificated Flight Instructor/Instrument CFI, CFII Airplane, Single Engine Land (Multi-engine Land preferred)
  • 500 hours dual instruction given

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:

  • Analytical skills with proficiency using Microsoft products to include; Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook/email, and Internet.
  • Management, organizational, public relations, technical, problem solving skills required.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University recognizes the value of diversity and is dedicated to fostering a positive climate in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged in their professional, social, and intellectual pursuits. Embry-Riddle is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for qualified individuals. The University does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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