Faculty Non-Tenure Track-9 Mo

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Work Type: Faculty
Location: Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Dean CAE - Kent Campus [100360]

Job Title:

 Faculty Non-Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:

 Kent Campus - Kent, OH



Basic Function:

The College of Aeronautics and Engineering is seeking to fill one non-tenure track position for its Bachelor of Science in Aviation Maintenance Management degree.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:


This degree is designed for those already holding an FAA-issued airframe and powerplant certificate. Although the courses are 100% online, the faculty member must be present and reside in and around the Kent campus, which houses this program, as additional teaching duties may be assigned involving face-to-face courses.  

Examples of Duties:


  • Provide instruction in Aviation Maintenance in accordance with established course outlines.
  • Provide leadership in the development and revision of the Aviation Maintenance curriculum responsive to the students served.
  • Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; participate in and develop programs to measure student performance.
  • Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
  • Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of policy; follow the college course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to established deadlines; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district-wide activities and committees as assigned.
  • Ability to be a liaison, contact, and operations lead of grant projects associated or affiliated with the Aviation Maintenance department.
  • Ability to contribute to campus and district-wide professional responsibilities and activities.
  • Ability to complement existing staff, student, and community demographics in terms of professional and personal skills.
  • The assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and online sections.

Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelors in Aviation Maintenance, Aeronautics, or a closely related field, minimum of two-years relevant instructional experience and a current Airframe and Powerplant Certificate as issued by the FAA. Master’s degree in aviation, aeronautics, business or other related field.

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:

Inspection Authority, at least 5+ years as an aviation mechanic. Experience developing and/or teaching courses in an online environment.


Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

 Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Special Instructions Summary:



Additional Information:


Must pass a security check.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr

Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free<http://www.kent.edu/smoke-free>.


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.


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