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9 Mar 2023

Full-Time Assistant Professor, Airframe Technician | Grant Funded

humanresourcesNWFSC – Posted by humanresourcesNWFSC Niceville, Florida, United States

Job Description

SALARY:                                     $50,008-$65,011

LOCATION:                                 Crestview

FLSA STATUS:                              Exempt

Duties and Responsibilities                                                                                                           

The Assistant Professor – Airframe Technician position is directly accountable to the Director of Aviation Program for the following duties and responsibilities:

The individual filling this position is expected to play a positive role in helping the College change as necessary to effectively carryout its mission.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Directly supervise all students assigned to the class.
  • Maintain discipline, safety, and cleanliness within the classroom and lab environments at all times.
  • Monitor student attendance and retention rate.
  • Follow course outlines and objectives and be able to evaluate students.
  • Be able to teach assigned classes and to effectively manage the day-to-day operation of the class and shop.
  • Prepare lesson plans and provide all class lectures, lab, and clinical instruction according to the required curriculum.
  • Advise students.
  • Maintain academic and FAA records.
  • Attend all scheduled departmental meetings.
  • Develop partners with the local school districts to provide streamlined pathways for students into the Airframe program.
  • Cultivate relationships with business and industry partners to identify and develop employment opportunities for students and graduates.
  • Help recruit business partners to be a part of the Airframe Advisory Committee.
  • Participate in accurate budget planning and operate within the approved budget.
  • Maintain responsibility, accountability and inventory control for tools, equipment, and supplies at the Crestview campus.
  • Stay up to date with professional trends in the teaching field and help facilitate continual change that may be required to keep instruction current and relevant.
  • Complete annual mandatory compliance training.


  • College paid health insurance for employee, dependent coverage at employee’s expense.
  • College paid basic life insurance for employee, additional coverage for employee and/or dependents at employee’s expense.
  • College paid retirement with 3% employee contribution to the Florida Retirement System (FRS)
  • Optional dental and vision insurance at employee’s expense
  • Sick Leave accrual
  • Time off for designated holidays, winter break, and spring break
  • Free tickets to designated Mattie Kelly Arts Center and Raider Athletic events.



  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Five (5) years of full-time employment as A or A&P Mechanic.
  • FAA Certificate in Airframe or Airframe and Powerplant.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required.


  • Associate’s degree or higher in Aviation Maintenance, Aeronautics, Avionics, or closely related field from an accredited institution
  • Teaching experience preferred.

How to Apply

Please provide a complete application package that includes all the following:
  1. NWFSC Application.
  2. Resume.
  3. A cover letter explaining why you consider yourself qualified for this position.
  4. Copies of unofficial transcripts.
 Application Deadline:  Review of applications will begin immediately. Position open until filled. To apply for this position, please visit our website:, or Human Resources, Northwest Florida State College, 100 College Blvd., Niceville, FL 32578 (Tel. #850-729-5365). NWFSC offers an excellent fringe benefit package. If you are disabled and need accommodations in order to participate in the application/selection process, please notify Human Resources before the specified closeout date. All qualified persons will be considered on an equal basis. Any applicant grievance should be addressed to the Human Resources Executive Director. NWFSC prohibits any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, genetic information, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or age in any of its programs, services, or activities. Preference will be given to eligible veterans and spouses of veterans for Career Service positions. NWFSC is an Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Institution and a Drug Free Workplace..

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: A&P Mechanic, Aeronautics, airframe, Aviation Maintenance, Avionics, and FAA certification. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 71 days.

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