By Nicola Felini 1020845
#519448 POSITION VACANCY: United States Division Director, VATUSA1
REPORTS TO: VATSIM Regional Director for North America, VATNA1

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

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 must take this into consideration before applying.

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Management of the VATUSA 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: An applicant shall meet the following minimum standards:

• A familiarity with Unites States ATC operations and regulations
• A familiarity with pilot operations
• C1 rating, minimum, and be in good standing on the network
• Staff experience at the senior ARTCC level (TA, DATM, ATM), or above
• 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
• Be readily available to respond to E-Mail

Applications will be accepted until 2359Z on 10 December 2017. Any applications received after this deadline will not be considered. All applications shall be e-mailed to n.felini@vatsim.net.