Careers at the Kauffman Foundation

It's your right to be uncommon if you can. You seek opportunity to compete. You desire to take the calculated risk, to dream, to build, yes, even to fail, and to succeed.

— Ewing Marion Kauffman

Kauffman Foundation
The arms of the Kauffman Foundation building reach east towards Troost Ave., embracing the potential of the Kansas City community.

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

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

The 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.

To learn more about any of the following career opportunities, please click on the position title:

Administrative Assistant, Skilled KC Technical Institute

The Administrative Assistant reports to the CEO of Skilled KC and provides executive-level support to the team.

Multimedia Learning Developer, Skilled KC Technical Institute

The Multimedia Learning Developer is a major asset in Skilled KC Technical Institute's work to re-imagine and design how to deliver workforce education.

Software Developer Instructor, Skilled KC Technical Institute

The Software Developer Instructor teaches in both classroom and laboratory settings using a hands-on approach to demonstrate competencies desired by industry.

Advanced Manufacturing Instructor, Skilled KC Technical Institute

The Advanced Manufacturing Instructor teaches in both classroom and laboratory settings using a hands-on approach to demonstrate competencies – preparing students for industry-recognized credentials and certifications.

Registrar, Skilled KC Technical Institute

The Registrar is responsible for managing the operation of enrollment management, including development and implementation of policies and procedures pertaining to enrollment and student records via the Student Information System (SIS), and maintaining compliance with established policies and regulations, and course scheduling.

Lead Student Accounts Specialist, Skilled KC Technical Institute

The Student Accounts Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day finance and accounting operations of the Skilled KC Technical Institute’s Treasurer’s Office, and is a liaison to the contractor responsible for back end office support.

Pathway Advisor, Skilled KC Technical Institute

Working closely with our Connection Coaches, the Pathway Advisor supports students along their student lifecycle path from prospect to placement while enrolled at Skilled KC Technical Institute and serves as the primary advisor and point-of-contact for non-instructional student issues impacting a student’s educational experience, both inside and outside the classroom.

Connection Coach, Skilled KC Technical Institute

The Connection Coach is responsible for guiding students through the Skilled KC Technical Institute program completion process as well as coordinating industry licensure and professional testing for students.