By Cathy Mariani 1183082
#500232 The following staff positions are available. All members interested are welcome to apply.
Please to submit a short CV to the director (at)
Closing date 06 june 2016 @ 20H00z


The duties of the Training Director shall be as follows:

• Recruit and manage a team of mentors;
• Develop and oversee the development of training resources, material and publications;
• Recommend members to the vACC Director for Instructor ratings;
• Ensure training is expeditious and of a good standard;
• Confirm and ensure compliance with all relevant VATSIM policies,
• Inducting new members into the ATC training processes and ensuring they feel welcome and well informed;
• Management of the Solo Controller, and Major Airport Validation List;
• Other duties as required by the vACC Director.

Essential attributes:

• A C1 or C3 rating (excluding administrative ratings as assigned);
• At least 18 years of age;
• Previous experience in a position of responsibility;
• Demonstrable leadership experience and ability;
• An understanding of ATC training and experience of mentoring for every level, (Aerodrome, Approach and Enroute);
• A pragmatic and diplomatic approach to problem solving, yet resilient in character;
• Able to commit at least one hour a day to administrative tasks, in addition to other training duties;
• The intention to commit to the role for at least two years.

Development, implementation and management of an effective induction for all new registrations
Membership retention in relation to the conversion of enrolments versus actual online connections as well as the conversion of inactive members.
Planning and executing opinion polls in conjunction with the Director
Compilation of membership statistics on a monthly basis
Co-ordination of member training with both ATC and Pilot training divisions
Be active on the VATSIM network and ACCNAF Team Speak.

Conceptualisation and planning of at least 1 major event on a monthly basis and 2 secondary events every fortnight.
These events can take place within or outside of North African airspace.
Advertise events in as many of the following ways as possible:
Post onto the website and send email to members
Organise ATC if required for event
Post on the various Facebook pages
Post to the VATSIM Forums
Post onto Vattastic
Post event’s at least two weeks before hand to allow for adequate time for pilot prep
Must ensure that events operate smoothly, and must to receive any complaints or criticism openly, and act upon this feedback to improve on future events