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  1. POSITION VACANCY: Canada Division Director, VATCAN1

     

    Applications are now being accepted for the position of Division Director for VATCAN.

     

    The Division Director is an important link between the "front line" of the network and the VATSIM North America Region. The duties listed below are intended for further delegation, in part, but ultimate responsibility lies with the Division Director. A Division Director is expected to be able to commit to at least 2 years to the job, and should take this into consideration before applying.

     

    REPORTS TO: VATSIM Regional Director for North America, VATNA1

     

    RESPONSIBLE FOR: Management of the VATCAN Division, including but not limited to the following duties:

     

    - Providing strong leadership, direction and vision to Division staff.

    - Monitoring, reviewing, and enhancing all existing division programs, including training and membership.

    - Inviting applications and appointing qualified personnel to fill vacant staff positions.

    - Work to improve the infrastructure of the Division, including the website and social media .

    - Regularly reviewing ATC progression, and ensuring that upgrade recommendations for qualified candidates are acted on promptly.

    - Ensuring that an online presence of ATC is maintained which encourages maximum coverage, looking for growth opportunities.

    - Establish and maintain partnerships with Virtual Airlines, developing relationships for continued collaboration.

    - Ensuring that events are arranged regularly, both within the division and in cooperation with adjacent divisions and regions.

    - Compile quarterly Division reports to the Regional Director for North America.

     

     

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The successful applicant will meet the following minimum standards:

     

    -A familiarity with Canadian ATC operations and regulations.

    -A familiarity with pilot operations.

    -Minimum of C1 rating, and be in good standing within the VATSIM Network.

    -Demonstrated past experience in staff rolls, or other managerial experience.

    -A commitment to maintain a strong online presence throughout their appointment, in addition to a minimum of 5 hours per week working specifically in the role of Division Director.

    -The ability to communicate clearly and professionally through various mediums to people of different experience levels and cultures.

    -Fluent in the English language. Fluency in French will be considered an [Mod - Happy Thoughts]et, but is not a requirement.

     

     

    Applications will be accepted until 2359Z on 1 JUNE 2017. Any applications received after this deadline will not be considered. All applications shall be e-mailed to n.felini[at]vatsim.net.

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    VATSIM Executive Committee

    Meeting of the Executive Committee

    AGENDA

    Regular Quarter 1 Meeting

    Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2000z

    VATNA TeamSpeak Server

     

    I. Call to order

     

    II. Roll call

     

    III. Apologies

     

    IV. General Business

     

    A. Hit Squad – CONTINUED – FN, AD

    • Status of posting/ hiring

    • Discussion

     

    B. West Asia FSS – CONTINUED – AS

    • Status of new FSS

    • Final approval – motion

     

    C. Review of Transfer policy – CONTINUED – TM, NF

    • S1 transfer experiment – motion

     

    D. Oceania Special Centers – NEW – JR

    • GRP update for Oceania Special Centers – motion

     

    V. Adjournment

  3. Meeting of the Executive Committee

    AGENDA

    Regular Quarter 4 Meeting

    Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2100z

    VATNA TeamSpeak Server

     

    I. Call to order

     

    II. Roll call

     

    III. Apologies

     

    IV. General Business

    A. Hit Squad – CONTINUED – FN, AD

    • Status of posting/ hiring

    • Discussion

    B. GRP Audit Team – CONTINUED - NF, TM

    • Update

    • Review of position requirements – Division Staff not to serve on team

    C. West Asia FSS – NEW – AC

    D. Review of Transfer policy – NEW – TM

    E. Region Director power, per the CoR – NEW - TM

    V. Adjournment

  4. Position Title: Hit Squad Coordinator

    Reports to: Executive Committee

    Appointment: One year (extension by sub-committee recommendation)

     

    The Executive Committee is seeking to re-invigorate and revitalize the Hit Squad. The Hit Squad will now be administered by the Executive Committee. As part of this process the E.C. welcomes applications from suitable candidates to take on the new role of Hit Squad Coordinator.

     

    The Coordinator will answer directly to a sub-committee of the EC established to oversee the operations of the Hit Squad.

     

    The Coordinator will be required to oversee the day to day operations of the Hit Squad and to co-ordinate the various activities of the squad, when it is deployed. The Team Leader will also be involved in choosing new members of the Hit Squad. The Hit Squad will require a broad membership of individuals with a variety of skills including, but not limited to:

     

    • Facilitate staffing of unfamiliar airspace, with minimal lead time

    • Division Revitalization

    o Sector file development

    o Project management

    o Website development

    o Training material development

    o Leadership selection

    o Establish goals

    • Other responsibilities as set forth by the E.C.

     

    The Team Leader will need to demonstrate significant experience in at least one of these areas, wider experience is obviously favored. Other members of squad will be appointed after the Team Leader has been appointed, and expressions of interest from existing Hit Squad members, as well as potential new members will then be sought.

     

    The candidate must hold a rating of C1 or higher, have been an active member of the network for at least three years, have had a regular online presence in the past twelve months, and have a clean CERT record. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be required to spend a minimum of 5 hours per week and be readily available via E-Mail and other communication methods, sometime at short-notice.

     

    Please forward a letter of intent, and a current copy of your C.V., to [email protected] AND [email protected] to later than 1859z on 10 December 2016.

  5. Position Title: Hit Squad Coordinator

    Reports to: Executive Committee

    Appointment: One year (extension by sub-committee recommendation)

     

    The Executive Committee is seeking to re-invigorate and revitalize the Hit Squad. The Hit Squad will now be administered by the Executive Committee. As part of this process the E.C. welcomes applications from suitable candidates to take on the new role of Hit Squad Coordinator.

     

    The Coordinator will answer directly to a sub-committee of the EC established to oversee the operations of the Hit Squad.

     

    The Coordinator will be required to oversee the day to day operations of the Hit Squad and to co-ordinate the various activities of the squad, when it is deployed. The Team Leader will also be involved in choosing new members of the Hit Squad. The Hit Squad will require a broad membership of individuals with a variety of skills including, but not limited to:

     

    • Facilitate staffing of unfamiliar airspace, with minimal lead time

    • Division Revitalization

    o Sector file development

    o Project management

    o Website development

    o Training material development

    o Leadership selection

    o Establish goals

    • Other responsibilities as set forth by the E.C.

     

    The Team Leader will need to demonstrate significant experience in at least one of these areas, wider experience is obviously favored. Other members of squad will be appointed after the Team Leader has been appointed, and expressions of interest from existing Hit Squad members, as well as potential new members will then be sought.

     

    The candidate must hold a rating of C3 or higher, have been an active member of the network for at least three years, have had a regular online presence in the past twelve months, and have a clean CERT record. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be required to spend a minimum of 5 hours per week and be readily available via E-Mail and other communication methods, sometime at short-notice.

     

    Please forward a letter of intent, and a current copy of your C.V., to [email protected] AND [email protected] to later than 1859z on 15 December 2016.

  6. VATSIM North America Region (VATNA)

     

    Position title:

     

    Membership & Strategic Development Director (VATNA4)

     

     

    Reports to:

     

    Region Director and Deputy Region Director

     

     

    Duties:

     

    - Review monthly management information concerning member progression and monitor member retention within the Divisions.

     

    - Investigate matters raised in relation to membership issues, such as training delays, member exclusion and new/returning member induction.

     

    - Monitor region transfer requests and coordinate with receiving and sending Regions and/or Divisions, as necessary.

     

    - Work with divisions to improve new member retention, ease-of-joining programs, and new member orientation ideas.

     

    - Routinely monitor Division and sub-Division compliance with VATSIM, Region, and Executive Committee policies.

     

    - Develop progressive plans and programs for continued development of the Region.

     

    - Answer new member questions and provide [Mod - Happy Thoughts]istance with Division and Region selection.

     

    - Additional tasks, as directed by the Region Director.

     

     

    Prerequisites:

     

    - Excellent working knowledge of VATSIM, Region, and Executive Committee policy.

     

    - Previous or current experience as a staff member within a sub-Division or Division (preferred).

     

    - Possess a rating of Controller 1 (C1) or higher.

     

    - Readily available to answer E-Mail within 24-hours.

     

    - A p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]ion to [Mod - Happy Thoughts]ist new members, and members in need of [Mod - Happy Thoughts]istance.

     

     

    Additional information:

     

    If you would like to be considered for the position, please forward your letter of intent and outline of VATSIM experience to [email protected] no later than 14 December, 2016 at 1859z.

  7. VATSIM North America Region (VATNA)

     

    Position title:

     

    Membership & Strategic Development Director (VATNA3)

     

     

    Reports to:

     

    Region Director and Deputy Region Director

     

     

    Duties:

     

    - Review monthly management information concerning member progression and monitor member retention within the Divisions.

     

    - Investigate matters raised in relation to membership issues, such as training delays, member exclusion and new/returning member induction.

     

    - Monitor region transfer requests and coordinate with receiving and sending Regions and/or Divisions, as necessary.

     

    - Work with divisions to improve new member retention, ease-of-joining programs, and new member orientation ideas.

     

    - Routinely monitor Division and sub-Division compliance with VATSIM, Region, and Executive Committee policies.

     

    - Develop progressive plans and programs for continued development of the Region.

     

    - Answer new member questions and provide [Mod - Happy Thoughts]istance with Division and Region selection.

     

    - Additional tasks, as directed by the Region Director.

     

     

    Prerequisites:

     

    - Excellent working knowledge of VATSIM, Region, and Executive Committee policy.

     

    - Previous or current experience as a staff member within a sub-Division or Division (preferred).

     

    - Possess a rating of Controller 1 (C1) or higher.

     

    - Readily available to answer E-Mail within 24-hours.

     

    - A p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]ion to [Mod - Happy Thoughts]ist new members, and members in need of [Mod - Happy Thoughts]istance.

     

     

    Additional information:

     

    If you would like to be considered for the position, please forward your letter of intent and outline of VATSIM experience to [email protected] no later than 4 November, 2016 at 2000z.

  8. VATSIM North America Region (VATNA)

     

    Position title:

     

    Membership & Strategic Development Director (VATNA3)

     

     

    Reports to:

     

    Region Director and Deputy Region Director

     

     

    Duties:

     

    - Review monthly management information concerning member progression and monitor member retention within the Divisions.

     

    - Investigate matters raised in relation to membership issues, such as training delays, member exclusion and new/returning member induction.

     

    - Monitor region transfer requests and coordinate with receiving and sending Regions and/or Divisions, as necessary.

     

    - Work with divisions to improve new member retention, ease-of-joining programs, and new member orientation ideas.

     

    - Routinely monitor Division and sub-Division compliance with VATSIM, Region, and Executive Committee policies.

     

    - Develop progressive plans and programs for continued development of the Region.

     

    - Answer new member questions and provide [Mod - Happy Thoughts]istance with Division and Region selection.

     

    - Additional tasks, as directed by the Region Director.

     

     

    Prerequisites:

     

    - Excellent working knowledge of VATSIM, Region, and Executive Committee policy.

     

    - Previous or current experience as a staff member within a sub-Division or Division (preferred).

     

    - Possess a rating of Controller 1 (C1) or higher.

     

    - Readily available to answer E-Mail within 24-hours.

     

    - A p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]ion to [Mod - Happy Thoughts]ist new members, and members in need of [Mod - Happy Thoughts]istance.

     

     

    Additional information:

     

    If you would like to be considered for the position, please forward your letter of intent and outline of VATSIM experience to [email protected] no later than 4 November, 2016 at 2000z.

  9. VATSIM North America Region (VATNA)

     

    Position title:

     

    Membership & Strategic Development Director (VATNA3)

     

     

    Reports to:

     

    Region Director and Deputy Region Director

     

     

    Duties:

     

    - Review monthly management information concerning member progression and monitor member retention within the Divisions.

     

    - Investigate matters raised in relation to membership issues, such as training delays, member exclusion and new/returning member induction.

     

    - Monitor region transfer requests and coordinate with receiving and sending Regions and/or Divisions, as necessary.

     

    - Work with divisions to improve new member retention, ease-of-joining programs, and new member orientation ideas.

     

    - Routinely monitor Division and sub-Division compliance with VATSIM, Region, and Executive Committee policies.

     

    - Develop progressive plans and programs for continued development of the Region.

     

    - Answer new member questions and provide [Mod - Happy Thoughts]istance with Division and Region selection.

     

    - Additional tasks, as directed by the Region Director.

     

     

    Prerequisites:

     

    - Excellent working knowledge of VATSIM, Region, and Executive Committee policy.

     

    - Previous or current experience as a staff member within a sub-Division or Division (preferred).

     

    - Possess a rating of Controller 1 (C1) or higher.

     

    - Readily available to answer E-Mail within 24-hours.

     

    - A p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]ion to [Mod - Happy Thoughts]ist new members, and members in need of [Mod - Happy Thoughts]istance.

     

     

    Additional information:

     

    If you would like to be considered for the position, please forward your letter of intent and outline of VATSIM experience to [email protected] no later than 4 November, 2016 at 2000z.

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    VATSIM Executive Committee

    Meeting of the Executive Committee

    AGENDA

    Regular Quarter 3 Meeting

    Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 2100z

    VATNA TeamSpeak Server

     

    I. Call to order

     

    II. Roll call

     

    III. Apologies

     

    IV. General Business

    A. Hit Squad – CONTINUED - FN, JH

     Status of posting/ hiring

     Discussion

     

    B. GRP Audit Team – CONTINUED - NF, TM

     Status of hiring

     Discussion

     

    C. Restriction of training by Divisions and vACCs – NEW - TM

     Discussion

     

    V. Adjournment

  11. In accordance with the VATSIM Code of Regulations, specifically §3.08, sub-section B, a Special Meeting shall take place on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2100z on the VATSIM TeamSpeak 3 server.

     

    Agenda:

     

    Page 1 of 1

    VATSIM Executive Committee

    Meeting of the Executive Committee

    AGENDA

    Special Meeting

    Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2100z

    VATSIM TeamSpeak Server

     

    I. Call to order

    II. Roll call

    III. Apologies

    IV. General Business

    A. Hit Squad – FN, JH

     Coordinator job posting

     Structure of the squad

     Goals

    B. GRP Audit Team – NF

     General discussion

    C. Region Reports

     Template discussion

     Acceptance of template

    V. Adjournment

     

    Respectfully submitted,

  12. The North America Region will be sponsoring a town hall-style meeting, hosted by the United States Division. We will discuss some of the current issues in the region and Executive Committee, and invite any questions. Join us on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2359z on the VATUSA TeamSpeak server (details below).

     

    ts.vatusa.net:9989

    p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]word is: freedom

  13. The North America Region will be sponsoring a town hall-style meeting, hosted by the United States Division. We will discuss some of the current issues in the region and Executive Committee, and invite any questions. Join us on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2359z on the VATUSA TeamSpeak server (details below).

     

    ts.vatusa.net:9989

    p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]word is: freedom

  14. The North America Region will be sponsoring a town hall-style meeting, hosted by the United States Division. We will discuss some of the current issues in the region and Executive Committee, and invite any questions. Join us on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2359z on the VATUSA TeamSpeak server (details below).

     

    ts.vatusa.net:9989

    p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]word is: freedom

  15. The North America Region will be sponsoring a town hall-style meeting, hosted by the United States Division. We will discuss some of the current issues in the region and Executive Committee, and invite any questions. Join us on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 2359z on the VATUSA TeamSpeak server (details below).

     

    ts.vatusa.net:9989

    p[Mod - Happy Thoughts]word is: freedom

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