Central Health

Manager, Texas Area Health Education Center (AHEC)

Req No.
CommUnityCare Health Centers
2115 Kramer Lane, Suite 100
Regular Full-Time


Responsible for the overall operations, management, and program plan implementation of the Texas Area Health Education Center (AHEC) East-Capital Region.


Essential Duties:

  1. Assist the Texas AHEC East (TAE) program office in the preparation of funding requests and grant proposals.
  2. Develop annual budget and work plans consistent with the goals and objectives of TAE.
  3. Oversee the TAE-Capital Region Advisory Board; provide training for role and responsibilities of members; and support the administrative needs of the board.
  4. Oversee the TAE-Capital Region, consistent with contract requirements of The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston, to address community health workforce and community health system issues across the seven county Capital Region.
  5. Manage and ensure that all expenditures are made in accordance with federal and state regulations, and the policy directives of UTMB and Austin Community College System.
  6. Explore and develop funding opportunities for the center operations in alignment with mission and objectives of TAE.
  7. Prepare progress reports of the activities of TAE-Capital Region.
  8. Plan, implement, and evaluate activities which support TAE program objectives in the areas of: Health Careers Promotion and Preparation; Community-Based Student Education; Practice Entry and Support; Health Literacy; Community Health Systems; Community Health Worker Training and Outreach.


  • Project planning and management principles.
  • Principles of budge planning, preparation, and maintenance, including fiscal management, needs assessments, and statistical analysis.
  • Community health care issues and services.
  • Proposal and grant writing.
  • Effective public relations and presentations in group and individual settings.
  • Expertise in project planning, development and implementation.
  • Working in a collaborative manner with diverse constituencies.
  • Ability to manage and operate a community-based organization.
  • Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills, including tact and diplomacy.
  • Effectively using organizational skills, including attention to detail and follow-though.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database, and presentation software.


MINIMUM EDUCATION:   Bachelor’s Degree


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:   Three years related work experience




REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:   Valid Texas Driver’s License and reliable transportation needed for local Austin area travel.


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