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Director, Aircraft Maintenance
Auburn University

Date Posted May 8, 2024
Title Director, Aircraft Maintenance
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department School of Aviation
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Facilities Operations
Auburn University’s School of Aviation is seeking to fill a Director of Aircraft Maintenance position, that is responsible for the planning, development, execution, and evaluation of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repair for the Department of Professional Flight, ensuring fleet reliability and smooth operations.

The selected candidate will develop, maintain, and implement long-term goals and plans that complement the School's growth strategy, ensuring operations are conducted safely and in compliance with AU policy and procedures and FAA regulations and guidelines.

The Auburn University School of Aviation through education, research and outreach programs, develops highly desired graduates and thought leaders who will serve as a positive force in aviation and the world.Auburn University has been actively involved in aviation education for more than 80 years. We are centrally located in Alabama and well-connected to a hub of world-class aviation headquarters and organizations throughout the United States.

Auburn University is more than just an institution; it’s a vibrant community where real people come together to make a difference. Our commitment to students, employees, communities, and our world runs deep, and it’s reflected in every corner of our campus and beyond.
  • Life-Changing Impact: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Whether it’s groundbreaking research, innovative teaching, administrative operations or community outreach, every effort contributes to positive change. We’re not just clocking in; we’re making a lasting difference in the lives of others.
  • How We Support You: Auburn cares for its greatest assets—its employees. Generous benefits, educational opportunities, and a supportive work environment make it a place where you can thrive. From health insurance to retirement plans, we’ve got you covered. Learn more about how we support employees by visiting
  • Come and Stay: The median length of employment for an Auburn employee is 10 years. That’s because Auburn invests in its people. We’re not a revolving door; we’re a family. The Auburn Family. We grow together, learn together, and build lasting relationships.
  • Sweet Home Alabama: The Auburn/Opelika area exudes small-town charm and warmth. With cozy traditions, excellent schools, and vibrant downtowns, it’s a place where you’ll feel at home. Plus, we’re centrally located in the Southeast with easy access to Atlanta, Birmingham, and the Gulf of Mexico beaches.
  • Diverse and Inclusive Campus Community: Our community thrives on diversity. We celebrate different perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. When you work at Auburn, you’re part of a rich tapestry of individuals who bring their authentic selves and unique perspectives to the table.

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