06/21/2022: Aviation Dispatch Assistant (Temporary)

06/21/2022: Aviation Dispatch Assistant (Temporary)
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The University of Dubuque has a growing Aviation Department that is seeking a Temporary Aviation Dispatch Assistant.

Hours are Tuesday - Friday 2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Dispatch supervisor with managing tasks related to the scheduling and dispatching of aircraft and simulators and any dispatch operations-related responsibilities
  • Verify flight plans, review weather, track aircraft, maintain necessary records, and provide reports as needed
  • Communicate with students, flight instructors, and other operations staff on scheduling and dispatch needs and coordinate all related activities
  • Open and close the Babka Aviation Learning center and other UD facilities
  • Coordinate maintenance-related activities and squawking of aircraft with the aviation maintenance staff
  • Assist with aircraft push/pull responsibilities if needed and coordinate stacking of aircraft
  • Support the Director of Aviation Safety to ensure compliance with SMS requirements
  • Engage in life-long learning and scholarship opportunities to continuously enhance the Aviation Program and furtherance of the safety culture
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of the University's Mission

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Capable of communicating effectively via radio with aircraft, orally, and writing
  • Exceptional skills using Microsoft Office and other computer software
  • Ability to pass an FAA/DOT drug test
  • Experience in dispatching or similar operations in an aviation or non-aviation environment is preferred
  • Valid US driver's license

To apply with a growing faith based University for the Aviation Dispatch Assistant position, please submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and UD employment application, located on our website (http://(see application details) to (see application details) or to the Director of Human Resources, at the University of Dubuque, 2000 University Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52001.

Applications from qualified persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color, are welcomed. AA/EEO

Dubuque, IA, 52001, US