Job Details

Big Bend Community College
  • Position Number: 1935626
  • Location: Moses Lake, WA
  • Position Type: Vocational & Technical - Aviation

Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Coordinator

Salary: See Position Description
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: 20-15
Location: Moses Lake, WA
Division: Instruction

Position Summary
Big Bend Community College (BBCC) invites applications for the position of Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) Coordinator. This position is part of the Aviation Division and is responsible to provide instruction of the AMT General curriculum and provide support and assistance to students and faculty in the AMT program. This is a full-time, 11-month, grant-funded position. The annually contracted working dates are September 16-August 15. The salary for this position is pro-rated for the 11-month contract and will be $50,417.00. Insurance will continue to be provided during the non-scheduled time period.

This position reports to the Dean of Workforce Education with daily direction for labs from AMT Program Faculty.

Big Bend Community College (BBCC) is a comprehensive public community college serving a large, rural district in central Washington State. BBCC's main campus is located in the city of Moses Lake (pop. 24,009) in Grant County, situated on the former Larson Air Force Base. In addition to the central campus, BBCC has learning centers in seven outlying communities that provide adult basic education, high school completion, and English Language Learning programs as gateways to college. We are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and we serve approximately 4,000 students, with an annualized FTE of approximately 2,000.

Big Bend Community College strives for excellence in teaching and learning. We are a student-centered and innovative college that is committed to fostering a community that supports and recognizes the value of diversity; 42% of our student-body is Hispanic. Recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, Big Bend is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Our student body consists of 75% first-generation college students and 71% of our students receive some form of financial assistance.

Our college seeks candidates who have a deep commitment to and understanding of the rewards and challenges of working with students. We particularly welcome those who will be active participants in our small but thriving college community.

This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by July 6, 2020. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

Essential Job Duties
Primary essential duties and responsibilities include, but will not be limited to the following:
  • Prepare material and equipment for use in the shop, classroom, or lab.
  • Set up, maintain, and operate equipment in accordance with standardized procedures or instructions from faculty.
  • Assist students in course assignments and projects.
  • Maintain and organize inventories of stockroom materials; order materials as needed.
  • Maintain quarterly chemical inventory, generate waste and usage lists for the Director of Campus Safety, Security & Emergency Management.
  • Prepare and teach assigned general aviation maintenance courses (to include all subjects listed in 14 CFR Part 147 appendix B).
  • Maintain student course matrials for two (2) years beyond the quarter of attendance.
  • Read and follow the BBCC AMT, FAA-approved curriculum manual and FAA regulations in 14 CFR Part 147.
  • Assist students with questions and projects related to the courses being taught.
  • Maintain frequent communication with students.
  • Teach and enforce safety rules in the labs.
  • Refer students to appropriate college resources as needed.
  • Maintain and submit grades and attendance reports to college personnel when required.
  • Submit assessment data in consultation with full-time faculty in the department.
  • Assist with development, selection, and/or recommend selection of instructional materials for courses being taught.
  • Post syllabi to the BBCC Portal for courses taught.
  • Maintain an educational environment that promotes student learning and success.
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed.
  • Perform routine cleaning, maintenance, and setup of equipment. Resolve equipment problems through troubleshooting techniques.
  • Work and interact effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance.
  • Occasional standing, walking, lifting, reaching, kneeling, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as may be required.

Minimum & Desirable Qualifications
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant rating.
  • A minimum of two years recent full-time work experience in aviation maintenance or document a minimum of two years of full-time teaching experience or a combination of education and teaching experience.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution and the community/technical college system.
  • Knowledge and understanding of safe work practices.
  • A demonstrated understanding of and value for the contributions that a diverse workforce can make to the success of both the organization and students we serve.
  • Experience teaching in a Part 147 school and/or at a community college within the previous three years.
  • Experience working with non-traditional students.
  • Experience using innovative teaching techniques.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency.

Application Instructions
This position is open until filled. Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been received by July 6, 2020. Big Bend Community College reserves the right to offer this position to a qualified candidate at any time, so a prompt response is encouraged.

To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:
  1. BBCC Online application.
  2. Cover letter, addressing why you are interested in this position and how your qualifications make you the ideal candidate.*
  3. Comprehensive resume or CV.*
  4. Response(s) to the questions found in the Supplemental Questions Tab above.*
  5. Unofficial transcripts documenting undergraduate and graduate course work and degrees. Official transcripts required upon employment.*

NOTE: All of the above items are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The items marked with an asterisk are required to be included/uploaded with your online application prior to submission. The college reserves the right to remove documents, submitted but not requested, by BBCC as part of the application process. These documents include, but are not limited to statements of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, letters of recommendation, student evaluations, performance evaluations, etc.

BBCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, reopen the position, or make a direct appointment. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

Persons hired will need to provide documentation verifying identity and employment authorization to work in the United States.

Official transcripts will need to be provided to the college within the first thirty (30) days of employment.

Big Bend Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, marital status, pregnancy status or families with children, a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, genetic information, and/or status as a veteran or any other legally protected classification.

Big Bend provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity, and/or grievances to the Vice President of Human Resources & Labor/Equal Opportunity Officer/Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Coordinator, BBCC 7662 Chanute Street NE, Moses Lake, WA 98837; 509-793-2010 or via email at

In compliance with state and federal regulations, BBCC is committed to a safe and drug-free campus. Employees are expected to comply with BBCC's policy prohibiting illegal drug use or activity, including notifications of criminal drug convictions and the use of prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications that are likely to affect job safety. The complete policy and procedure are available to view on the policies page of the BBCC website. Printed copies of the policy and procedure are available by contacting the Human Resources Office at 509-793-2008.

BBCC strives to be a safe and secure campus for our students, employees, and community. Detailed information regarding campus security, crime statistics for the most recent-three year period, and other information is available on the Campus Safety and Security page of the BBCC website. If you have questions or would like a printed copy of the materials please contact Campus Safety and Security at 509-793-2286.

This posting does not reflect the entire job description and may be changed and/or modified, at any time, without notice.

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