POSITION POSTING: Western Region Manager

Manuel Manigault

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POSITION POSTING: Western Region Manager
« on: October 29, 2020, 06:50:18 PM »
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Western Region Manager, VATUSA4

REPORTS TO:  VATUSA Division General Manager, VATUSA2

RESPONSIBLE FOR:  Management of the Western Region consisting of PCF, ZSE, ZOA, ZLA, ZLC


* Directs the Division’s objects within the Region
* Maintains an active online presence within the Division, Region, and on the VATSIM network
* Maintains controller currency within the Region
* Reviews the VATUSA Forums, VATUSA Discord, and VATUSA Social Media Channels regularly
* Administers the selection of ARTCC ATM candidates using established guidelines
* Approves the selection of ARTCC DATM candidates
* Guides and mentors the subordinate ARTCC ATMs (and staff, if necessary)
* Addresses disciplinary situations with the Division General Manager
* Coordinates with adjacent Region Managers on inter-regional operations and issues
* Coordinates with subordinate Air Traffic Managers on intra-regional operations and issues.
* Prepares and analyzes relevant data and/or reports
* Functions as VATUSA staff member and attends meetings as necessary

Core Requirements:
* Active member of the network in good standing for at least 12 months
* Considerable experience and success in an ARTCC senior staff role
* Able to effectively lead in a team environment
* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* No significant disciplinary record or history of unprofessional behavior
* Minimum rating of C1

Desired Skills and Capabilities:
* Demonstrated recent experience with the management of ARTCC operations -- preferably within the advertised Region
* Demonstrated project management skills
* Demonstrated possession and utilization of a high degree of energy, commitment and dedication
* Demonstrated qualities of understanding, patience, maturity

To be effective, the successful candidate must devote a considerable amount of time to the position. Candidates must commit to devoting the time required. Only those who fully understand and meet the requirements and will make the appropriate commitment should apply. Candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they may be contacted for a comprehensive interview.

Interested members must provide a letter of application, including full name, active email, CID, rating, and a resume that includes a description of VATSIM experience including leadership roles.  Additionally, the letter of application should outline the applicant’s vision for the region to include goals, strategies, plans and timelines. Finally, the application should detail the applicant's reasons for wanting to lead the region with compelling evidence to show how the position requirements are met and how the region will thrive under the applicant's leadership.

Application deadline is November 13, 2020 at 23:59Z.
Mani Manigault
Vice President, Americas Region