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Position Posting – Training Administrator

Boston Virtual ARTCC



ZBW is currently seeking a Training Administrator who will manage and lead the ZBW ATC training program. 


Key Accountabilities

●      Report to Air Traffic Manager and VATUSA Division Training Manager

●      Manage and lead the training program to make it effective and efficient for all ARTCC controllers

●      Maintain an adequate staff of instructors and mentors to meet ARTCC training needs

●      Update and maintain training website material and certification system

●      Develop and implement training policies, SOPs, and more

●      Oversee and manage student assignments to training staff

●      Perform duties as a staff Instructor

●      Maintain a high online presence

●      Other duties as assigned by ATM/DATM/VATUSA Division Training Manager

●      Function as an Administrator and attends bi-monthly meetings



●      C1 rating or higher

●      Active member on the network in good standing without recent disciplinary history

●      Capable of working well in team-oriented environment

●      Strong knowledge of VATSIM/US ATC system

●      Strong knowledge of FAA Order 7110.65

●      Strong knowledge of Consolidated Radar Client (CRC)

●      Experience as a Training Staff Member in a VATSIM facility

●      Excellent written and oral communication skills

●      Able to work with students in a calm and respectful manner

●      Access to and strong ability with Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint and Word


Preferred Skills

●      Current ATC Mentor/Instructor

●      Teaching/Education experience (on or off VATSIM)

●      Leadership, managerial, or supervisory experience

●      Real world aviation/pilot experience

●      Experience with video creation/screen recording

●      Familiarity with the Boston Virtual ARTCC training program/system


How to Apply

Interested candidates should be aware that this is a senior level administrative position and not for the inexperienced. The workload is considerable and should not be taken lightly. Only those who understand the requirements and can make the appropriate commitment should consider applying. Candidates can expect an initial evaluation of their application after which they may be contacted for a comprehensive interview.


Applicants must provide a letter of application and a “virtual” resume.  The letter of application should summarize the applicant's reasons for wanting to lead the ZBW training department, compelling evidence to show how the position requirements are met, and how the organization will thrive under the applicant's leadership. Please also include your name, active email address, CID, current ARTCC, current rating, and any prior experience. Your virtual resume should consist of all prior experience related to ZBW/VATSIM along with any real-world experience you feel is applicable. External candidates should emphasize their knowledge of ZBW’s operations, and how their experience from other ARTCCs will benefit our pilot and ATC organizations. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Applications should be submitted to Josh Nunn, Incoming Air Traffic Manager ([email protected]) by December 1, 2023.



Josh Nunn

Air Traffic Manager

Administration Team

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