Program Officer in Entrepreneurship – Kansas City

The Program Officer manages a diverse grant portfolio that focuses on supporting our work within the Kansas City regional area.

Some specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage all aspects of grant making at the Kansas City community and ecosystem level.
  • Convene multiple stakeholders and interests in alignment with the Kauffman Foundation strategy.
  • Support entrepreneurs to fortify Kansas City's entrepreneurial ecosystem to increase entrepreneurial growth.

A successful candidate profile:

  • Possesses a deep set of relationships and an understanding of the Kansas City entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Continues to build and passionately pursues an understanding of and experience with the complex dynamics and relationships between people and organizations within the Kansas City community.
  • Understands the matrix environment and nuances of the Kansas City community including knowledge of and experience with leaders in each sector.

For a complete description of this position, and instructions on how to apply, please read this document [PDF].