Apr 18, 2019

Aviation Training Manager

  • JAARS, Inc.
  • 7405 Jaars Road, Waxhaw, NC, USA
Full time Management Missionary Mission Jobs Training Transportation

Job Description

Do you have a passion for training, seeing people grow in their understanding and application of lessons learned? Do you have organizational and management skills that can be applied to an aviation training environment?

Our goal is to equip and send well-trained aviation personnel around the world where they can provide aviation transportation in support of Bible translation.

  • Positions in the US and Overseas

Brief Description

Provide oversight, management, and leadership of both the maintenance training and flight training departments.  


  • Lead and direct a staff of professional aviation maintenance and flight instructors
  • Conduct workforce planning that ensures adequate instructor numbers in all disciplines
  • Oversee the coordination and development of initial and recurrent training curriculum
  • Ensure that the technical evaluation and screening process of JAARS aviation personnel is adequate and effective
  • Oversee the JAARS Prefield Orientation course
  • Ensure recurrent training is effective and meets desired goals
  • Provide input into aircraft fleet makeup and equipment used in training
  • Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively


  • Management and leadership skills
  • Communication skills

Education and Experience

  • An Associates or Bachelor’s degree
  • Some experience desired in providing training or educational programs
  • Leadership experience in aviation a plus


JAARS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Christian ministry headquartered on a beautiful 500+ acre campus just south of Charlotte, NC. Our campus includes extensive training facilities, an airport, office and commercial facilities, guest housing, food services, recreational areas, health clinic, on-site childcare, and youth and family ministry support for staff and partners.

We are pleased to have more than five hundred people serving on our campus. We partner closely with SIL International, the organizations of the Wycliffe Global Alliance and other organizations locally and globally.

JAARS vision is that people’s lives and communities are transformed as they experience God’s Word in their own language.


JAARS mission is to make Bible translation and language development possible, especially in the most remote and difficult places on earth. We do that by enabling locally appropriate and sustainable solutions in transportation, technology, media, and training.


JAARS Core Values

Together in Christ, we commit to:

  1. Seek God Above All
  2. Serve in Love
  3. Act with Integrity
  4. Steward God’s Resources with Courage
  5. Pursue Excellence
  6. Collaborate with Respect
  7. Create a Culture of Innovation

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