Phoenix, AZ USA

‘Director of Academics’ (for FAR 141 Flight School)

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

JOB TITLE:  FAR 141/Flight School ‘Director of Academics’



Responsible for the development and maintenance of the company’s Training Center Ground Department. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Oversee all aspects of Ground School, PACE and the Learning Center
  • Assure each class is staffed by an appropriate qualified instructor who meets both FAA and company’s standards
  • Develop and revise course content and courseware
  • Develop and maintain curriculum and testing standards
  • Collect and maintain ground school records


  • Prefer practical operational knowledge of flight school operations
  • Current CFI/CFII/MEI or AGI/IGI Certificate required
  • Practical management experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Windows
  • Will have limited exposure to aircraft simulators and equipment
  • General office equipment such as copier and personal
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Self-starter, does not wait for others to provide work, finds ways to keep busy or help others
  • Works with minimal supervision
  • Innovative/creative, finds faster ways to do things to save time to the organization
  • Flexible/adaptable to fast changing pace and instructions


  • Location: Phoenix, AZ USA
  • Categories: Operations / Management, Pilot
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

Aviation Recruiting, Inc.
1845 Town Center Boulevard, Suite 350
Fleming Island, FL 32003

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