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.


Senior Communications Specialist

Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Senior Communications Specialist will help manage and shape the Foundation’s identity and contribute to a variety of research and program initiatives, with a primary focus on the Foundation’s Education program area.

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Director of Postsecondary Initiatives

Reporting to the Vice President of Education, the Director of Postsecondary Initiatives will work collaboratively with other Foundation staff and oversee the Foundation’s grant making and non-grant making activities related to all postsecondary initiatives within the education department.

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2015 Summer Internships

The Kauffman Foundation will offer a number of two-month internships this summer, across all departments.

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Teacher Residency Program Founder Opening

The Education department of the Kauffman Foundation seeks a Teacher Residency Program Founder.

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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 (English, Math, Science, Fitness)
  • Dean of Students Fellow (Immediate Opening)
  • Middle School Principal Fellows (Immediate Opening)
  • High School Principal Fellow
  • Special Education Self-Contained Teacher
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Director of Special Education
  • Learning Support Specialist
  • Instructional Coach

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