Aerospace Department Hiring

The Aerospace Department at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) employs many highly qualified individuals for a variety of temporary hourly positions.  Below is the contact information for each of these positions.

Flight Instructors (ASE, IA, and AME)

The next opportunity to apply for Certified Flight Instructor positions will be during the Spring semester.  We will post the specific dates in February.    

CFI Application:  Click Here

Applications and resumes accepted: TBD

Spring Technical Test:  TBD

Spring Presentations:  TBD

Spring Interviews:  TBD

Proficiency Flights:  TBD

New Hire Training:  TBD

Flight School Ground Ops

Individuals interested in a dispatcher/line service position with MTSU  should fill out the application linked below and attach a copy of their resume.  Click here to email Ground Ops Coordinators, Mrs. Kimberly Sandman and Mr. Matt Ivey with any questions.  Ground Ops Employees are generally hired three times per year to coincide with the start of each academic term.

Spring 2023 Application due January 4, 2023

Spring 2023 Interviews: December 13 - January 10

Training: January 14, 2023 1:00pm-4:30pm 

Now hiring for all shifts! 

Morning: 5:30am - 12:00pm

Mid-Day: 12:00pm - 6:00pm 

Closing: 6:00pm - 12:00am

Student Ambassadors 

The Department of Aerospace is now hiring student ambassadors to start Spring 2023. Aerospace Student Ambassadors are specially selected Aerospace students who are trained to give tours, represent the department, and help with other outreach efforts. Student Ambassadors are part of the Aerospace Outreach Team and report to the Outreach Services Coordinator. Ambassadors are expected to be knowledgeable and professional representatives of the department and university at all times.  If you are interested in joining this team, please submit this form, a cover letter, and two letters of recommendation from an Aerospace faculty/staff member. Questions may be emailed to

Application and all supporting documents are due by January 27, 2023 at 4:30pm CST. 

Maintenance Staff

Individuals interested in a staff maintenance position with MTSU should email a copy of their resume to the Manager of Aerospace Aircraft Maintenance, Mr. Matt Taylor.  Click here to email your resume.

Individuals interested in Student Employee positions in Part 147 Maintenance School (AWS Job Description) in the AWS Hangar should email a resume to the Manager of Aerospace Maintenance School Support, Mr. Gary Routh,

CRJ (Training Device) Instructors

Individuals interested in a CRJ instructor position with MTSU should email a copy of their resume to the Professor Peter Neff.  Click here to email your resume.  Candidates should be Part 121 current, or have recent experience (within last 12 months).  12 months (or 500 hours) Part 121 experience required.  CRJ series and CFI experience preferred. 

Hiring will be based on experience, interview, and/or training device session.  Fixed-duration standardization will be compensated.  If not current on the CRJ series, uncompensated classroom training will be required prior to attending standardization.

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