Executive Director

Southeastern Missouri Area Health Education Center - Cape Girardeau, MO

Full-time$40,000 - $55,000 a year

Executive Director

Southeastern MO Area Health Education Center

Full Time


  • Responsible for overall planning, organization, direction, fiscal integrity, and monitoring of AHEC operations and programs
  • Works with the Board of Directors, Program Office and MAHEC as a whole in the development, adoption, and continual review of the AHEC mission, goals, and programs.
  • Ensure that developed programs address the mission to create an education- al environment in Missouri’s rural communities to improve the distribution of health care professionals
  • Ensure that SEMO AHEC meets or exceeds its obligations of obtained grants and contracts.
  • Director will assist in locating and applying for new funding sources to sustain SEMO
  • Establishes effective working relationships and partnerships with health care providers, health systems/clinics, health centers, elementary and secondary schools, universities, and other community organizations to enhance the under- standing of the AHEC
  • Assures compliance with all Federal and State laws and
  • Reports to Board of Directors

Required Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (an associate degree with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience can be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree). A Master’s degree is preferred. It is also preferred that at least one degree is in a health or business-related
  • Experience: Experience delivering, administering, or providing educational programs, preferably in health care, public health, or a related field.
  • Experience involving health care or public health delivery in medically underserved and/or rural areas is a plus. Experience managing grant funded programs is desirable.
  • Skills: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to make effective presentations is required. Maintaining effective working relationships with a diverse population of entities and individuals is a Proposal writing and grant administration skills are preferred.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends required