Job Posting: Executive Director for the Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition
The Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition was established in 1993 to provide the first
alternative fuels resource for Kentucky educators, consumers and providers of
alternative fuels/vehicles. It is now a successful non-profit 501C3 self-supporting
organization and a national leader in the clean fuels market. We are seeking an
Executive Director to lead the organization and further the mission.
The mission of the Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition (KCFC) is to connect providers and
consumers of fuels across Kentucky with the best information and education available
about clean transportation technologies.
The Executive Director will serve the organization, manage programs, and coordinate
with partners on grant projects. The selected candidate will demonstrate a passion for
the work and be able to share this passion in the community. We are seeking a detail-
oriented, thorough, and organized director to join our organization.
- Manage short-term and long-term strategic plans for the organization
- Develop programs and events to promote and educate on the mission
- Coordinate and support the Board of Directors
- Write grant applications and proposals
- Oversee programs and grant projects, including United States Department of
- Energy Clean Cities program
- Participate in budget development and monitoring of expenses
- Conduct regular project updates through website, social media channels, stakeholder meetings, and outreach events
- Oversee and coordinate daily operations and any staff or consultants/contractors
- Maintain compliance with external regulations and internal policies
- Develop additional resource base and seek membership support through recruitment and membership drives
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Environmental studies or related field
- Competent collaborator and skilled cross-functional communicator
- Exceptional communication and public speaking skills
- Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
- Familiarity with sustainable transportation industry
- Professional and managerial experience preferred
- Well versed in Microsoft Office
Additional Information on KCFC:
Operating Strategies and Objectives
- Build partnerships between providers and consumers of fuel.
- Raise awareness about the opportunities and benefits of using alternative fuels and
advanced transportation technologies.
- Focus on incorporating alternative fuels and advanced transportation technologies
- Provide members and stakeholders with continuing education opportunities and reliable informational resources upon which they can base decisions.
- Commit to air quality and environmental stewardship.
- Provide a balanced source of information for developing partnerships and a realistic
market approach to project implementation.
- Focus on incorporating alternative fuels and advanced transportation technologies into technician education.
Transforming Kentucky into a model area for the development and implementation of
public policy that supports and encourages the development and use of alternative fuels
and technologies for transportation purposes and to improve air quality, diminish
dependence on foreign oil, and enrich the state economy by creating alternative fuel
options that make it inviting for commercial carriers to conduct interstate commerce.