Job Overview


The Next Generation of Flight is Underway - and you can be part of it! We need you and your fresh ideas to shape the air transportation system of tomorrow, and the way America flies. Come be a part of the new generation in aviation, an industry that is absolutely critical to this nation's economy and security.

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is a fundamental transformation of our nation's airspace system. It uses 21st century technologies to meet future demands, avoid gridlock in the sky and on the runways, further improve safety, and protect the environment. For more information on NextGen, watch this brief introduction : NextGen Introduction

About the FAA         Employment Information

Business Component: Office of Finance and Management, Office of Regions & Center Operations - AFN

Additional Salary Information: Salary will be set within the range based on qualifications, experience and equivalent peer salaries in the organization. Locality pay will be added to the base, not to exceed the current statutory pay cap of $179,700.

Permanent Change of Station (PCS) - In accordance with applicable FAA Travel regulations, full relocation benefits will be paid (actual expenses).


The FAA seeks an experienced executive to fill the position of Deputy Director of the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center, located in Oklahoma City. The Deputy Director shares with the Director the responsibility for providing leadership to a team of executives and senior managers who ensure the delivery of a comprehensive range of support services provided by the FAA Academy, the FAA Enterprise Services Center, the FAA Logistics Center, and other business support functions. He/she directs and coordinates programs, policies and initiatives so that activities are directed toward common goals and are consistent with agency strategic plans. The Deputy Director provides oversight for the corporate operational, resource, and logistical issues associated with managing the 1100-acre, 128-building campus site. The Deputy Director serves as a spokesperson for the agency and represents FAA locally in matters with local military installations, the industry, and the public.

The Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center is a major organizational complex of the FAA, employing at any given time 6,700 government and contract personnel, with an annual operating budget of $1 billion. The Director provides leadership and oversight in the accomplishment of programs and operations such as:

The FAA Academy, as one of the oldest and best-known aviation training facility in the world, provides individualized training to thousands of FAA personnel each year. Training is conducted via resident, directed study, and distance-learning to FAA employees as well as military, private industry, and foreign government personnel.

The FAA Logistics Center provides centralized logistics support such as consulting, engineering, repair, distribution, and technical support for National Airspace System (NAS) equipment in the United States and 44 different countries. Nationally, it provides services to more than 45,000 different facilities at 28,000 different locations.

The FAA Enterprise Services Center (ESC), as a Department of Transportation (DOT) Financial Management Center of Excellence, provides financial services to 15 agencies and has achieved clean audits for 100% of its customers.

The Deputy Director oversees the policy, planning and actions associated with all Center administrative programs and assures local program compliance with national agency standards and policies in the areas of property management, information technology; budget; acquisition; emergency operations; environmental health and safety; accounting; facility management, printing, distribution and mail programs; and video production, photography, and graphic services. He/she implements measurement systems for individual and organizational performance and accountability.