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Full Time Faculty - Aviation

College of Dupage
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
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The College of DuPage is a comprehensive community college located 27 miles west of downtown Chicago, vitally connected to our local area for over 50 years. We prepare students for a lifelong passion for learning on our 273-acre campus which is home to nine associate degrees and a wide variety of professional and technical certificates. Many of these credentials prepare students to seamlessly articulate into the baccalaureate programs of our higher education partner institutions.

College of DuPage is committed to student success and values an inclusive and welcoming community environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce. Our connection to the larger metropolitan area is essential to our success and provides a wealth of diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.

College of DuPage seeks full-time, tenure track faculty member to teach Aviation courses starting in August 2021.

The Aviation Program at College of DuPage offers students two pathways to an Aviation career. The first would be an AAS Degree in Aviation Management, and the second would be an AAS Degree in Unmanned Aerial Systems. The Full Time Faculty Candidate hired for this position will be required to develop the program curriculum and submit to the various committees for approval, and teach the associated Aviation courses.

Faculty duties include classroom instruction, assessment, curriculum development, advising students, professional inquiry, committee work and engaging with instructional technology.

Teaching assignments may include various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and/or blended formats during days, evenings and weekends.

  • Bachelor's degree in the field and/or a combination of education, training and tested experience required.
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor or FAA Certified Ground Instructor required.
  • 5+ years Aviation teaching experience required.


  • Master's Degree in Aviation field
  • FAA Certified Flight Instructor or Faa Certified Ground Instructor
  • 10+ years Aviation teaching experience
  • 5+ years related occupational experience

Competitive starting salaries are dependent on education and experience. College of DuPage also offers a generous benefits plan.

To apply please submit your electronic application, unofficial transcripts, current curriculum vita, a cover letter including a list of three references, and a Teaching Statement. Applications accepted until 11:59 p.m. CST, February 15th, 2021.

The Teaching Statement must include the candidate's anticipated contributions to College of DuPage related to academic quality and student success and meet a 2-page limit.

A teaching demonstration will be required at interview.

This position requires a pre-employment background and drug screen.

College of DuPage does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans' status, marital status, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.

Posted: 2020-12-21 Expires: 2021-01-22

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