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Non-Classified Opening

Instructor, Unmanned Aerial Systems (1912)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: April 13, 2017 - May 11, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS061334
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.


Posting Number: req475
9 Month Full-Time
College of Technology
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose
To provide quality experience based instruction to Unmanned Aerial Systems students in both classroom and laboratory environments.

Key Responsibilities
1.    Deliver quality, experience-based instruction and hands-on laboratory activities designed to prepare students for successful entry into the workforce (70%)
2.    Collaboratively work with program faculty, the Department Chair, and Technical Advisory Committee members to develop and maintain program curriculum (10%)
3.    Participate in professional development activities to maintain state certification and engage in lifelong learning (5%)
4.    Collaboratively work with program and departmental faculty to continuously assess and improve the program and prepare for accreditation.  This will include participating in meetings to discuss and assess the program, and developing reports to prepare for, and later maintain, program accreditation. (5%)
5.    Actively participate in departmental, college, university, and community professional service opportunities (5%)
6.    Develop and maintain quality relationships with business/industry and other employers (2%)
7.    Recruit and advise Unmanned Aerial Systems students (3%)

Minimum Qualifications
•    Possess an associate’s degree in Unmanned Aerial Systems, Electronics, or Laser/Electro-Optics and 12,000 hours of full-time, successful, recent, gainful employment in an Unmanned Aerial Systems related occupation  OR  a bachelor’s degree in Unmanned Aerial Systems, Electronics, or Laser/Electro-Optics and 6,000 hours of full-time, successful, recent, gainful employment in an Unmanned Aerial Systems related occupation
•    Postsecondary Occupational Specialist Certification from the Idaho Division of Career & Technical Education or meet the requirements to obtain such certification
•    Ability to effectively communicate in both written and oral forms
•    Ability to operate a computer efficiently and use word processing software, e-mail, and internet browsers

Preferred Qualifications
•    Eight years of full-time, successful, recent, gainful employment in Unmanned Aerial Systems related occupation
•    Knowledge and experience working with UAS related avionics, electronics, and sensors
•    Experience teaching/training others in a professional or educational setting

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=475

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Submit cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications; resume of experience, education, and qualifications; names and contact information of three professional references; and unofficial transcripts. Original transcripts will be required upon employment.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 11, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

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ISU Clery Report

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