[VACANCY] Saudi Arabian vACC - Deputy Director (ACCSA2)

You think you have the knowledge and skills to manage the vACC covering the largest airpace in the Middle East? If so, this position is perfect for you! Join us as we shape the vision for the Saudi Arabian vACC!

VATSIM Saudi Arabia is now seeking candidates for the following position:

Saudi Arabian vACC Deputy Director – ACCSA2

Position Duties:

The role of the Saudi Arabian vACC Deputy Director entails assisting the director in overseeing the day-to-day operations of the subdivision.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the day-to-day operations of the vACC to ensure smooth functioning and efficient operations.
  • Providing oversight and support to all vACC departments to ensure their effective functioning and coordination.
  • In liaison with the vACC Director, appointing staff members based on the vACC Constitution, ensuring suitable candidates are selected for staff positions within the vACC.
  • Reviewing, monitoring, and developing vACC policies to ensure compliance with divisional policies and enhance operational efficiency.
  • Conducting and reporting a comprehensive vACC Quarterly Report to the Division, highlighting the vACC’s performance, achievements, challenges, and future plans.
  • Conducting bi-weekly report meetings with the subdivisional department directors to review and assess the progress made within the vACC.
  • Maintaining and improving the infrastructure of the vACC, including managing the website and social media platforms, to ensure accurate and up-to-date information is available to vACC members and the wider community.
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of the vACC’s operations and services by identifying areas for enhancement, gathering feedback from members, and proposing innovative ideas.
  • Representing the vACC in interactions with external parties, such as other vACCs, virtual airlines, and aviation organizations, to foster positive relationships and promote collaboration.
  • Maintaining an active and engaging online presence within the vACC, utilizing forums, social media platforms, and other communication channels to interact with vACC members and controllers, address inquiries, and provide support as needed.
  • Fulfilling any other duties assigned by the Division or vACC Director, which may include participating in Division-wide initiatives, representing the vACC in meetings or events, or assisting in special projects.

Minimum Requirements:

To be considered for this position, the candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of subdivisional, divisional and VATSIM Policies.
  • Ability to maintain a strong online presence throughout the appointment (Excluding dedication requirements)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, in English.
  • Active and in good standing with VATSIM.
  • Hold a minimum rating of Student 3 (S3).
  • Membership in VATSIM Middle East and North Africa Division & Saudi Arabia vACC, or willing to transfer if selected.
  • Availability to dedicate a minimum of 7 hours per week towards the vACC. No exceptions.
  • Able to commit to the position for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Previous experience in staff roles and managerial positions will be considered as a bonus.

Reports Directly To:

  • Director - Saudi Arabia vACC [ACCSA1]
  • Divisional Director- VATSIM Middle East and North Africa Division [VATMENA1]

Application Process:

To apply for the position, please provide the following information:

  • Name, VATSIM CID, vACC/Division/ARTCC, and Email Address.
  • VATSIM CV outlining your past and current experience, including any staff roles, relevant skills, and real-world attributes that may contribute to the position.
  • Letter of intent detailing your motivation to become the future vACC Deputy Director. Include your plans for the subdivision, any innovative ideas or suggestions to enhance the vACC.

Please submit your application, including the above information and documents, to director@vatsimsa.com no later than 15th of July, 2023; 2359z.

Applications either received after the submission date or applications that are incomplete will not be considered. Candidates will also be contacted for an interview during the selection process.