job: director

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Fri Mar 23 14:07:54 CST 2001

From: "Jason Bailey" <jbailey at>

Please circulate--Thanks!

Position Announcement: Executive Director Democracy Resource 

The Democracy Resource Center, (DRC) invites applications for 
the position of Executive Director. DRC is a multiracial, 
antiracist organization whose mission is to help citizens and 
grassroots groups participate meaningfully in public decision 
making and make government more democratic. By providing 
technical assistance and resources, DRC helps empower citizens 
to compel government to serve the needs of all people. Based in 
Lexington, the organization helps citizens throughout Kentucky 
work to stimulate democratic-participatory government, overcome 
institutional racism and gain economic, social, and 
environmental justice.

The Executive Director is responsible for fund-raising, grant 
writing, financial management, community and public relations, 
directing program planning, administration, working with the 
board of directors and staffing. DRC is a democratically run 
organization, where team work with the staff, the Board and 
other non-profits is essential. A bachelor's degree and 
experience in an advocacy and/or nonprofit administration is 
important. DRC project areas include Undoing Racism, Winning 
Environmental Justice, Achieving Economic Justice and Building 
Citizen Power.

Women and people of color are encouraged to apply. Spanish is an 
asset. DRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send a cover letter detailing your qualifications, a 
writing sample and three letters of reference by 4/20/01, to:

Roy Silver, Chairperson
DRC Executive Director Search Committee
C/O Southeast Community College
700 College Road
Cumberland, Kentucky 40823
Phone: 606-589-2145, ext. 2069
  rsilver at

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