Applications Open: VATPAC Director ATC Training

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Tracy Shiffman

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Applications Open: VATPAC Director ATC Training
« on: November 28, 2017, 11:05:56 AM »
Applications are now invited from suitably experienced members of the VATPAC Division for the position of VATPAC Director ATC Training (VATPAC3).

Reports to:

VATPAC Director of Division

Direct Reports:
  • Deputy Director, ATC Training
  • ATC Instructors, Mentors and Training Staff
  • Responsible for delivering an efficient and effective ATC training program that meets VATSIM policies
  • Attend periodic VATPAC Board meetings to report on training activities and issues and to stay abreast of issues which may involve VATPAC Training
  • Maintain training pages on the VATPAC Website and VATPAC Moodle Training System
  • Work directly with ATC training staff on training issues and provide ATC expertise to aid them in their decisions on operational issues
  • Ensure that ATC training programs are planned, conducted, assessed, and improved on a continuous basis
  • Report quarterly on ATC Training activity and development within the division
  • Introduce new procedures that will innovate ATC training and testing of Controllers
  • Establish periodic VATPAC Training Department meetings, reports and newsletters where required
  • Maintain a staff of instructors and mentors to train and assess controllers
  • Monitor the performance and activity of instructors and mentors
  • Maintain an online presence of 5-10 hours per month on the VATSIM Network
  • Maintain training policies and procedures, including those to handle visiting and transferring controllers

Essential Criteria:
  • Be consistently active within VATPAC for at least the past 2 years
  • Be a member of good standing in VATSIM for more than one year at the time of application
  • Hold a VATSIM controller rating of at least C1
  • Have demonstrated strong understanding and VATSIM experience in all types of ATC positions
  • Have demonstrated good knowledge of the VATSIM Code of Conduct and Code of Regulations
  • Have proven ability in the management of a small group of people
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a voluntary organisation
  • Have proven ability with the use of VATSIM Approved Controller Client Software
  • Have proven ability with the use of Flight Simulation and VATSIM Approved Pilot Client Software
  • Understand and support the concepts and principles of competency based training and assessment
  • Have some experience in teaching, instructing, or consistently helping others to achieve their goals (in any level and in area of knowledge)
  • Have an attitude that will inspire others to teach and to learn, while creating a friendly environment for the learning process to take place

How to Apply:
Members interested in being considered for the role should apply by outlining their experience and suitability, addressing each of the essential criteria listed above. Applications that do not address each of the criteria will not be considered.
Applications should be sent via email to director at

APPLICATIONS IN STRICTEST CONFIDENCE CLOSE AT 23:59 hours AEDT on Sunday 24th December, 2017.
Tracy Shiffman
Australia Pacific Division


Tracy Shiffman

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Re: Applications Open: VATPAC Director ATC Training
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2017, 10:38:40 AM »
Reminder: Applications for this position close this Sunday.
Tracy Shiffman
Australia Pacific Division