Minneapolis College is seeking a permanent, full-time instructor in the Aircraft Maintenance Technician Department within the School of Trade Technologies.
The individuals in this position will serve as one of the program’s backup liaisons with both the Federal Aviation Administration and Delta Air Lines.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Provide quality teaching in assigned field of study to a very diverse student population in both lecture and laboratory settings;
Develop and revise instructional materials for both lecture and laboratory courses;
Assess student outcomes at the course, department, and college levels;
Establish, cultivate, and maintain collegial and cooperative work relationships with instructors in the ACMT Department, the Department’s administrators, academic advisors, and support staff, and all College personnel;
Participate actively in the college community through ACMT Department and School of Trade Technologies meetings, coordination activities, and College-wide committee work;
Utilize campus technology to stay current in the aviation maintenance technician profession and connect to faculty, staff, and students; and
Participate in ongoing professional development activities and professional association memberships
Our Aircraft Technician Program:
Minneapolis College educates students for
careers as aviation maintenance technicians by teaching the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant curriculum (14 CFR Part 147.) The ATP program currently consists of three cohorts of 25 students each.
Our objective is to prepare students to pass the Airframe and Powerplant license examination and obtain post-graduation employment as “A&P Licensed” aviation maintenance technicians.
We teach our ACMT program students in class room and lab space located in the Delta Air Lines Building C at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.
Our ACMT program is one of 49 Delta Air Lines’ “preferred” aviation maintenance technician schools. ACMT students and faculty benefit from a School Partnership Agreement between the College and Delta Air Lines that provides the program with access to the support of one of the nation’s largest air carriers.
Applicants must possess or meet the minimum qualifications for the Minnesota State credential field of Aviation Maintenance, #500190
Diploma in aviation maintenance
Occupational Experience Requirement
Four full-time (or equivalent) years of verified
related paid occupational experience in aviation
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
FAA Airframe and Power Plant License (FAA 147 Requirement)
Teaching and Learning Competency Requirement
(to be completed within first three years of employment)
course construction (credit course)*
teaching/instructional methods (credit course)*
student outcomes assessment/evaluation (credit course)*
philosophy of community and technical college education (credit or non-credit course)**
Faculty shall have a degree in education or three years of successful full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience prior to being hired, or shall be required to complete coursework in the above content areas (or their equivalent) prior to being granted unlimited status.
*These courses shall be waived for individuals who at the time of hire have: a degree in education, or have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework in the specified teaching and learning content areas, or have three years of successful, full-time (or equivalent) secondary, postsecondary, industry, or trade apprenticeship teaching experience in the field for which they are being hired. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.2)
**This course shall be waived for individuals who, at the time of hire, have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.3)
Teaching experience in a community college or technical school setting
Occupational experience as an aviation maintenance technician
Demonstrated computer skills with educational learning systems and Microsoft Office software
Experience developing and using student centered, active, and experiential learning strategies
Experience incorporating technology into curriculum delivery
Experience assessing student academic achievement
Current FAA 147 licensure
Must be able to satisfy requirements for issuance of a contractor’s T.O.C. security badge issued by Delta Air Lines, including, but not limited to, the ability to pass the required background check