POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Coordinator of Aviation Facilities and Enrollment
Department of Aviation Management and Flight
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts at SIU Carbondale invites applications for a Coordinator of Aviation Facilities and Enrollment position in the Department of Aviation Management and Flight beginning as soon as possible. This is a term, Administrative Professional position.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in a field related to the daily work in this position (aviation, public administration, business, education, or a related field). Five years in an aviation training, aviation education and/or an aviation-related facility management position; plus at least five years as an academic advisor or field rep.

Preferred: Five years of full-time work experience in higher education or aviation-related facility management position. Five years of verifiable experience in academic advisement.

Responsibilities: The primary functions of this position are (1) To be the primary recruiter and enrollment manager for Aviation Flight (2) Supervise Aviation Weather and Dispatch (3) Schedule flight courses and assigning students with flight faculty (4) Coordinate TEC facilities including Weather Dispatch, Ramp, FAA Testing Center, Simulation Center, etc. (5) Supervise Academic Advisors (6) Direct advisement of first semester flight students (7) Coordinate and manage airline career events, recruiting events at schools, air shows, and conferences (8) Marketing and public relations (9) Manage the selective admission process for Aviation Management and Flight (10) Supervise web development and social media. (11) Perform other duties as determined by the chairperson in the specified department.

Application Deadline: September 1, 2017, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Send letter of interest, current vitae or resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references (electronic submissions preferred) to: burgener@siu.edu or

Michael Burgener
Interim Chair – Aviation Management and Flight
College of Applied Sciences and Arts
Transportation Education Center 146C, Mail Code 6816
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
545 North Airport Road
Murphysboro, IL 62966

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.