Executive Director, Clifton Cultural Center (“Clifton Center”)

The Board of Directors for Clifton Cultural Center in Louisville, Kentucky is searching for an Executive Director.  The successful candidate must have a minimum of five years of experience in a senior management position at a non-profit organization, preferably as an Executive Director and preferably within a cultural or arts organization.  The Center is in the midst of a critically important fundraising initiative to support its programming and educational outreach goals for upcoming seasons, so candidates must demonstrate hands-on experience at planning and executing fundraising campaigns. The position also requires a proven track record in working with non-profit boards and in effectively managing a small staff and volunteers.  A Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience is required.

Founded in 1995 by supporters of St. Frances of Rome Parish, the Clifton Center is a non-profit (501-c-3) charitable organization known for its eclectic, outstanding programming in the arts. The Center fills a unique niche in Louisville’s cultural offerings and it is based in an historic national landmark building serving the lively Clifton/Crescent Hill neighborhoods.

The Board anticipates an employment start-date of January 2017. The salary is consistent with experience.  The position is full-time and benefits include health coverage, a 401k-type plan, and paid time off. The Clifton Center is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume with salary history to Don Burch, Chair, Board of Directors: dkburch@aol.com and board member, Mark Rountree: mrountree@ashleyrountree.com.   No phone calls, please.


Ann Drury, Manager of Facilities and Administration
502-896-8480, ext. 302

Julie Purcell, Programming Coordinator

Lyda Howard, Accountant
502-896-8480, ext. 302

Board of Directors


Chair – Don Burch, BlueGrass Audi
Vice Chair – Judith Oetinger, Equine Breeding and Training
Secretary - Gerri Combs, Retired Director, South Arts
Treasurer - Caraline D. Harris, CPA, Strothman and Co.


Jerry Rhandal Blevins, Think Tank Marketing

A. Glenn Crothers, University of Louisville

Rev. John G. Eilfer

John Hampton, CPA (Retired)

Stephen Mattingly, University of Louisville

Reginald Meeks, Kentucky House of Representatives

Conor O’Driscoll, Woodford Reserve Distillery

Ashley Parker, Parker & Klein Real Estate

Gregg Rochman, Shine Contracting

Mark Rountree, Ashley Rountree & Associates

Patrick Schmidt, Tilford Dobbins Schmidt

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