Position Posting: Honolulu Control Facility (HCF) Training Administrator

Position Posting: HCF (Honolulu Control Facility) ARTCC Training Administrator
Date Posted: August 19, 2023
Submission Deadline: August 26, 2023

HCF is looking for a motivated individual that possess a high degree of energy and commitment to serve as the Training Administrator.

Key Responsibilities:
- Reports to the Air Traffic Manager and VATUSA3.
- Oversees a comprehensive ARTCC Training Department and academy.
- Develops and maintains a training policy, sweatbox files, use of ATC Trainer and training materials.
- Manages a team of Instructors and Mentors

- Oversees and actively develops and maintains the training program.
- Reports directly to the HCF Air Traffic Manager and VATUSA Training Director (VATUSA3).
- Serves as a senior staff member, assisting with making decisions for the ARTCC.
- Understands and integrates VATSIM, VATUSA and HCF policies into the training program.
- Leads and effectively manages training staff including a team of mentors and instructors.
- Prior I1 experience.
- Serves as a leader to coach and motivate controllers while upholding a culture that builds exceptional internal and external pilot experiences.
- Oversees the quality of the training program.
- Perform multiple functions, instructional design, instructional writing, implementing and maintaining training materials and documents.
- Assess learning needs accurately and propose creative and effective learning solutions.
- Supports and participates in initiatives that give back to the VATSIM community.
- Supports the recruitment, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people to fill the roles of Instructors and Mentors.
- Holds self and others accountable to high performance standards while providing pilots with memorable experiences
- Ability to listen to feedback and take constructive action.
- Track the progress of student controllers, including adding training notes to HCF website.
- Maintain, updates and manages training program, lessons, sweatbox scenarios, exam rubrics.
- Attends periodic meetings to report on ARTCC activities.
- Ensures that HCF is following all VATSIM and VATUSA training directives.
- Be able to meet all activity requirements as outlined in the HCF General Operating Policy and all sections thereof (as appropriate).

Preferred Skills:
- Teaching/Education experience (on or off VATSIM).
- Current I1 Rating.
- Leadership, managerial, or supervisory experience (real world or VATSIM applicable).
- Familiarity with the HCF policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates the qualities of understanding, patience and professionalism.

How to Apply:
Please note that this position requires a significant time commitment. Interested applicants shall email their application package with the subject title “HCF TA Application Package” to [email protected] with the following:

-Full name, CID, and email address
-Resume, including any applicable real world/virtual experience
-Letter of intent explaining “Why HCF and why this position is for you”
- Letter of Recommendation from a current or previous ARTCC/VATUSA staff member (not required but highly encouraged).

Applications must be received no later than August 26, 2023 at 23:59 PDT. Incomplete applications or applications submitted past the deadline will not be considered.  Mahalo in advance for applying.