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UAS Operations Lab Coordinator

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: College of Basic & Applied Sciences

Job Title

UAS Operations Lab Coordinator

Department

Aerospace

Salary

$40,194 - $49,775; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The UAS Operations Lab Coordinator is responsible for maintaining UAS program aircraft and sensors, program support equipment and vehicles, supervising the Assistant UAS Operations Lab Coordinator and UAS program student workers, serving as a MTSU UAS liaison to internal and external agencies/customers, and assisting UAS faculty members with the conduct of UAS lab operations.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in related field required. FAA Remote Pilot Certificate required.

Required Related Experience

A total of two (2) years of civilian UAS experience which included flight operations, maintenance, data collection, and interpretation. Or, one (1) year of military/civilian unmanned aircraft which included flight operations, maintenance, data collection, interpretation, and hold a FAA Private Pilot Certificate or military equivalent flight experience.

Desirable Related Experience

Special consideration will be given to applicants with the following qualifications: A total of five (5) years of civilian UAS experience which included flight operations, maintenance, data collection, and interpretation. Master's Degree in a related field. FAA Private Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating. Prior research utilizing unmanned aircraft. Prior university teaching experience.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

FAA Airframe and Powerplant certificate. FAA Private Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2020AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

Application Review Date: March 10, 2021

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