Central Colorado AHEC is hiring!

Executive Administrative Assistant

About Central Colorado Area Health Education Center (CCAHEC)

Central Colorado Area Health Education Center (CCAHEC) is one six regional centers within the Colorado AHEC System (CAS). The role of CCAHEC is to connect students to careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health. Serving 11 + 1 counties in the Denver metro and foothills areas, CCAHEC promotes academic/community partnerships in five main areas of focus: 1) health professional student support; 2) health careers recruitment and retention; 3) health professional continuing education; 4) community education; and 5) community health planning.

Overview of the Executive Administrative Assistant Role

The Executive Administrative Assistant supports the Executive Director and serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all administrative matters pertaining to the organization. Responsibilities include coordinating executive outreach and external relations efforts and overseeing day-to-day operations of the office including coordinating administrative responsibilities, budget support/invoice processing, managing human resource duties, planning travel, initiating IT and telecommunications support, ensuring safety, planning special projects/events, and providing direct administrative assistance to the Executive Director regarding sensitive administrative processing and matters concerning board of director activities. The Executive Assistant is creative and enjoys working within a small, team-based environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, and health-oriented. The Executive Administrative Assistant will work independently on projects and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

This position requires some travel within the region and occasional evening and weekend events.

Details: This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Company-Provided Health Plan, Worksite Wellness Program Benefits, and a Professional Development Budget are included. Pay based on experience, starting at $44,500.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Executive Support

Stakeholder Support

Office and Facilities Support

Supervision Received:

Reports directly to and receives general supervision from the Executive Director.


Education and Experience-

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities-


Valid driver’s license; current automobile insurance, ability to pass a complete background check.

Physical Demands:

Primarily sedentary work with occasional standing, walking, lifting, moving, and traveling to other departments or work sites.

Requires ability to use hands, fingers and arms for keyboarding, filing, telephone work, and operating office equipment greater than 75% of the time. Requires ability to push, pull, move and/or lift 10-20 lbs 0-25% of the time. Also requires:

  1. Working in a standard on-site business office environment
  2. Continuous use of PC equipment including keyboard, mouse, and printer
  3. Frequent use of telephone and conference equipment
  4. Frequent use of printer, copiers, and other office equipment
  5. Occasionally needs to work during scheduled off-hours (e.g. holidays, weekends, and evenings) to meet project commitments.

Visual/Hearing Requirements:

Requires adequate hearing to receive detailed oral information over the phone and in-person. Requires ability to convey detailed spoken information to internal and external customers individually and in groups, both over the telephone and in-person. Requires adequate visual acuity to use a computer screen and read written documents.

Environmental Conditions:

Normal office environment. Team-based & worksite wellness atmosphere.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: CCAHEC is dedicated to equal employment opportunities in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. CCAHEC prohibits unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by state or local law. This policy applies to all employees, including managers, supervisors, co-workers, and non-employees such as customers, clients, vendors, consultants, etc.

Location: CCAHEC is at 10200 East Girard Ave. B131, Denver, CO 80231. The Executive Administrative Assistant will be available full-time and will work onsite with offsite scheduling available with advance permission.

Application Process: To apply please submit a resume, cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications, and a one page statement describing your understanding of the health challenges in Colorado to Lin Browning, Executive Director of Central Colorado Area Health Education Center, at Please include “Executive Administrative Assistant” in the subject line. Review of resumes will continue until the position is filled.

Central Colorado AHEC, a 501(c)(3) Organization | 10200 E. Girard Avenue | Denver, CO | 80231 | 303.481.8686