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Careers at the Kauffman Foundation

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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
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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.


Director, Entrepreneurship

The Director serves as the key programmatic, operations, and administrative director for the Entrepreneurship department of the Foundation, executing the strategic vision of the Vice President of Entrepreneurship. The Director is responsible for implementing the Entrepreneurship Department’s strategic plan while building strong relationships and alignment, and establishing accountabilities for senior program officers and directors across all entrepreneurship functions to inform and influence outcomes and maintain momentum.