Careers at the Kauffman Foundation

Thank you for your interest in careers at the Kauffman Foundation.

Associates of the Kauffman Foundation work in partnership with people who share a passion for entrepreneurship and education.

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, welcoming people to flourish in an open and inclusive work environment. A diverse pool of candidates is welcomed and encouraged. All applications are held in confidence, consistent with our Online Resume Submission Policy.



Chief Talent Officer

The Kauffman Foundation seeks a Chief Talent Officer to serve as the chief human resources officer for the organization. S/he will be responsible for leading, creating, and implementing the organization’s human resource programs to support the continued achievement of the Foundation’s mission, with a significant focus on finding, nurturing and developing a diverse and high performing workforce.

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Director of Information Technology

The Kauffman Foundation seeks a Director of Information Technology, responsible for development and execution of the Foundation’s technology strategy, as well as oversight and operation of the Foundation’s technology systems, including a grants management system and CRM.

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Summer 2016 Internships

The Kauffman Foundation will offer a number of internships around the organization this summer.

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Senior Content Strategist

The Kauffman Foundation seeks a Senior Content Strategist in the Communications Department to play an essential role in the digital content lifecycle: analyzing, planning, copywriting, editing, distributing, managing and monitoring content.

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The Ewing Marion Kauffman School Openings

The Kauffman School, which is inspired and supported by the Kauffman Foundation, has openings for the following positions:

  • 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Teachers (All subjects for 2016-2017 school year)
  • 9th and 10th Grade Teachers (All subjects for 2016-2017 school year)
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Director of Operations
  • Instructional Coach (2016-2017 school year)
  • Instructional Leader Fellow (2016-2017 school year)
  • Learning Support Specialist (2016-2017 school year)
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Operations Manager

For more information and job descriptions, please visit the Kauffman School site >


Program Associate, Kansas City Scholars


Program Associate, Kansas City Scholars


Program Associate, Kansas City Scholars

The Kauffman Foundation seeks a Program Associate to be intensively and integrally involved in the launch of the new Kansas City Scholars program.

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