Instructor of Aviation

School of Business - Department of Aviation

Instructor of Aviation

POSITION:  Instructor of Aviation. Position available August 2017.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Responsibilities include teaching aviation courses, advising students, administering flight/drone instruction, and other duties as assigned commensurate to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree required, a master’s degree is desirable. Applicants with bachelor’s degrees should possess relevant industry experience. If the successful applicant possesses a bachelor’s degree, the university may require, based upon the level of industry experience, that the applicant commit to complete a master’s degree within three years of the date of hire as a condition of employment.

Pilot requirements include:  U.S. FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate, airplane category, with multi-engine and instrument rating; U.S. FAA Certified Flight Instructor Certificate; U.S. FAA Remote Pilot Certificate; U.S. FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate.

SALARY:  Commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include university supplemented health insurance and TIAA–CREF.

UNIVERSITY:  Henderson is located in Arkadelphia, AR, a charming, family-centered community of 11,000 residents situated one hour south of Little Rock. Nestled in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains, the community is home to two universities, a strong public school system, a thriving medical community, two recreational rivers, the iconic Lake DeGray, and is approximately 30 miles from historic Hot Springs National Park, one of the great American treasures. Please visit,, or for more information about Henderson State and our community.

APPLICATION:  Applicants should provide a complete resume, (including cover letter), three letters of recommendation and unofficial transcripts in PDF format by email, or by U.S. Postal Mail, to:

Troy Hogue
Chairman, Search Committee
Henderson State University
HSU Box 7611
1100 Henderson Street
Arkadelphia, AR 71999-0001

Review of applications will begin July 14, 2017 and will continue until filled. The final applicant for this position will be required to submit to a background screening including criminal background check and substance abuse testing, pursuant to university policy. The applicant will also be required to provide official transcripts.