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Flight Line Scheduler

  • Other EKU Location
  • College of Science, Tech, Eng & Math
  • Fulltime Staff

Title: Flight Line Scheduler

Position Type: Fulltime Staff

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Department: 21R000 - Science, Tech, Engineering & Math

Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs

Position Location: Other EKU Location

Driver Classification: Non-Driver

FLSA: Exempt

Schedule Type:  Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Additional Schedule Details:

Posted Salary Grade: Exempt - 41

Retirement:   KTRS 

Contact Person: Kevin Moberly


Job Summary/Basic Functions

Working with the Aviation leadership to include the Chief/Assistant Chief Instructors, Operations Manager, Student Control and others, the Flight Line Scheduler is responsible for assigning aircraft to instructor/students based on required equipment, availability, flight priority, and aircraft maintenance status. This involves timely and efficient scheduling of students and instructors in coordination with the Assistant/Chief Instructor Pilot. In addition, the FLS will coordinate and schedule all required FAA check rides, which requires communication/scheduling with appropriate Designated Pilot Examiners (DPEs) to ensure student progress and completion of required FAA check rides. The FLS manages student instructor assignments, maintaining a prioritized list of waiting students.

Minimum Qualifications


Experience: Experience in Aviation is preferred

Licensure & Certifications:

Preferred Qualifications:


Job Duties:

  • 15% - Coordinate with Assistant/Chief Instructor and appropriate staff to schedule aircrafts, varying EKU Aviation flight operations, and FAA check rides in a timely and efficient manner. - ()
  • 25% - Coordinates with Assistant/Chief Instructor, students, and instructors to schedule student and instructor flights. - ()
  • 10% - Prioritizes, manages, tracks and reports student and instructor assignments, Flight Schedule Pro student accounts, and monthly flight times. - ()
  • 25% - Coordinates with flight examiners and staff to ensure aviation students timely and efficiently progress through training programs and events. - ()
  • 15% - Maintains accurate accounting and distribution of fuel cards and all “controlled” support equipment. - ()
  • 10% - Supports the office functions by completing all other duties and special projects as assigned. - ()

Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.

Funding Source: Institutional

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:


AA/EEO Statement

Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.


Background Check Statement

Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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