Aviation Safety Program Manager
Prescott, AZ 
Posted 12 days ago
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:

Assist the Director of Aviation Safety with ERAU investigations and reporting procedures for hazards, incidents, and accidents. Assist Director of Aviation Safety with On-scene Investigations for accident/incidents. Assist the Director of Aviation Safety with the implementation of all Aviation Safety programs - i.e. Safety Management System (SMS), Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP), Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) Program and Emergency Response Plan (ERP).

Safety Report Submissions (ASAP, event, fatigue reports)

  • Oversee ASAP; additionally, analyze, investigate and provide recommendations for all ASAP, event and fatigue report submitters.
  • Use all available Aviation Safety Department resources for investigations (i.e., ADS-B tracking, FDM program, ATC audio)
  • Oversee safety report trend analysis derived from safety report submissions.
  • Engage in continuous feedback and communication for all safety report submitters.
  • Open, assign and close safety report submissions within the hazard reporting system for effective data analysis and tracking.

Aviation Safety Programs (SMS, ASAP, FDM, ERP and Risk Management)

  • Oversee employee and student drug screening program.
  • Assist Director, Aviation Safety with Flight Department Safety Management System (SMS) program with continuous monitoring and safety improvements.
  • Assist Director, Aviation Safety in the management of the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) for both flight crews and fleet maintenance, including managing the electronic reporting system.
  • Administer Aviation Safety Department's expanding Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) program, to include follow-up with exceedances in conjunction with Team Safety Leads and maintenance technicians as appropriate.
  • Manage exceedance monitoring and trend analysis through Flight Data Analysis Software
  • Assist Director, Aviation Safety with the SMS risk management process and oversee frequent risk assessment meetings regarding current/potential/predictive hazards associated within the Flight Department
  • Seek and maintain timely communication methods in keeping with ongoing technological changes.

Aviation Safety Data and Statistics (monthly, quarterly and annually)

  • Manage all Aviation Safety databases and routinely conduct trend analysis based statistics within the hazard reporting system
  • Oversee and manage the distribution of data statistics to key leadership personnel within the Flight Department and COA as appropriate
  • Present aggregate data and trends collected and analyzed through FDM program
  • Provide TSL data specific trend analysis statistics for routinely schedule team meetings

Accident/Incident Investigation support - at campus and on-scene investigations

  • Assist with all Flight and Fleet Maintenance Department incident/accident investigations.
  • Manage the investigative preliminary report process to include factual information and brief summary of incident/accident.
  • Participate as a go-team member for all off-site aviation related incidents/accidents
  • Prepare regularly scheduled team meetings for incident/accident investigation documentation and review
  • Assist with the post incident/accident review board meeting to include lessons learned and any/all Aviation Safety recommendations.

Team Safety Leader (TSL) Training Program

  • Provide new TSL Instructor Pilots (IPs) Aviation Safety Department specific training to include WBAT, ADS-B, FDM, ERG and ATC audio programs for all safety report submissions.
  • Administer and oversee all TSL Aviation Safety specific access program (i.e. ETA, RMS and WBAT) training.

Flight School Security Awareness Training

  • Oversee Flight School Security Awareness Training program.
  • Ensure record keeping in accordance with 49 CFR 1552.23 (d)
  • Oversee internal audits.


Required Education:

Bachelor's degree. Area of study: Aeronautical Science/Aviation Safety/Related Field

Required licenses, certificates, and /or security clearances:

Commercial Pilot License, Certificated Flight Instructor Certificate Preferred

Required skills, knowledge, abilities:

  • Must have knowledge of current 14 CFR Part 61, 91, 141 and 142 regulations.
  • Must exhibit strong communication skills and have the ability to effectively speak with employees/students regarding safety related events
  • Must have effective interpersonal and organization skills
  • Working knowledge of 14 CFR Part 5 Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Ability to identify adverse trends and safety related hazards
  • Working knowledge of FAA voluntary safety programs
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher

Required minimum number of years work related experience

1 to 3 years

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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