06 November 2022

University of Tennessee | Captain

Knoxville, TN, United States

Captain, UT Flight Operations
Market Range 15

About the UT System
The University of Tennessee is comprised of campuses at Knoxville, Chattanooga, Martin, and Pulaski; the Health Science Center at Memphis; the Space Institute at Tullahoma; and the statewide Institute of Agriculture and Institute for Public Service.

The UT System has a presence in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties. Through the combined force of education, research and outreach, the University serves students, business and industry, schools, governments, organizations, and citizens statewide.

The University of Tennessee System, through its multiple campuses and institutes, serves the people of Tennessee and beyond through the discovery, communication, and application of knowledge. The System is committed to providing undergraduate, graduate, and professional education programs in a diverse learning environment that prepares students to be leaders in a global society. The UT System’s delivery of education, discovery, outreach, and public service contributes to the economic, social, and environmental well-being of all Tennesseans.

The Opportunity
The Captain pilots multiple aircraft including Jet and Turbo-Prop aircraft, to transport passengers, mail, freight, or for other purposes.

Responsibilities include:

  • Pilots airplane to transport passengers, mail, freight, or for other purposes. Reviews information to ascertain factors such as load weight, fuel supply, weather conditions, and flight route and schedule. Pilots airplane to destination adhering to flight plan and regulations and procedures of federal government, university, and airport.
  • Logs information, such as time in flight, altitude flown, and fuel consumed. Completes expense and other reports pertaining to flights and other job functions.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

The Captain will support a culture of engagement and belonging by treating others with dignity and respect at all times, and by exhibiting conduct that reflects a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The successful candidate is expected to contribute in measurable ways to the systemwide mission and fully embrace the systemwide Be One UT Values.

Required Education & Qualifications:
The successful candidate will hold a high school diploma or GED

Candidate must have the:

  • FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • FAA Second Class Medical Certificate
  • 4,000 Total Flight Hours
  • 500 Flight Hours Pilot-In-Command in Multi-Engine Turbine Airplanes
  • 100 Flight Hours in the last 12 months in a Turbine Powered Airplane.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an excellent safety record.
  • Corporate or Charter flight experience in a crew environment.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will have

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • King Air 350 Type Rating or other King Air Experience
  • Cessna Citation XLS or Similar Citation Type-Rating
  • Proline Avionics Experience
  • Garmin Avionics Experience

Application Process
For full consideration applications should be accompanied by a letter of interest, resume and three references. Review of applications will begin immediately.

Compensation for the position will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience within the market range.

The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits and much more. Additionally, Tennessee residents do not pay a state income tax. For more information on the University of Tennessee’s benefits, visit https://hr.tennessee.edu/benef... Professional

Primary Location



Flight Operations


Full-time Campus/Institute University Administration

Job Posting

Oct 26, 2022, 11:06:48 AM