Develops, monitors, implements and maintains focus on pilot training programs within the VATSIM.net network. Assists Regions and/or Divisions and their training directors as appropriate and/or required.

Responsible to:

  • VATSIM Founders Team
  • VATSIM BoG Team

Position Duties:

  • Develops, monitors, implements and maintains focus on pilot training programs within VATSIM
  • Assists Regions and/or Divisions and their training directors as appropriate and/or required on matters relating to pilot training
  • Assesses and approves Authorized Training Organisations (ATOs) to conduct pilot training and issue pilot ratings
  • Maintains the Pilot Training policy and procedures
  • Actively identifies new opportunities to enhance the pilot training programme and increase the efficiency of ATOs, including identifying and supporting new ATOs to ensure worldwide coverage

Board of Governor Duties:

  • Attend Board of Governors meetings as outlined in Article ยง2.07 of the VATSIM Code of Regulations
  • Maintain a regular monthly online presence and be willing to answer questions from members if connected with staff callsign
  • Assist with duties as a VATSIM Supervisor when logged into the network with a rating of Administrator
  • Enforce the policies of VATSIM both on and off the network
  • Interact with other members of the Board of Governors, the VATSIM Executive Committee and/or individual Regional Directors as needed to accomplish their individual and collective duties
  • Actively contribute to the development of VATSIM policy, procedures and plans

Position Holder Attributes:

  • Be a member of good standing in VATSIM for more than two years at the time of application
  • Demonstrated ability to make and keep commitments
  • Expectation of availability to attend all scheduled meetings for the duration of the meeting and engage daily in email and voice communications with other BoG members in furtherance of VATSIM policy and procedures and effectively engage with staff, members, and the professional media in problem-solving and relationship building
  • Have excellent knowledge of the VATSIM Code of Conduct, Code of Regulations and User Agreement
  • Have excellent experience as a pilot in the virtual environment. A pilot license is recommended
  • Have proven ability in the management of a small group of people
  • Have a proven ability to train/educate
  • Be able to work effectively and build relationships within a volunteer organization
  • Have proven ability with the use of Flight Simulation software and VATSIM Pilot Client Software
  • Able to leverage the strength of the organization to solve problems and find resources to apply to issues globally