Seeking 2 New Directors for the Kauffman Foundation

Oct 17, 2014

Based in Kansas City, Missouri, the Kauffman Foundation ( is among the thirty largest foundations in the United States with an asset base of approximately $2 billion. The Foundation has an extensive Research and Policy program that is ultimately aimed at helping to develop effective programs and inform policy that will best advance education and entrepreneurship. A research or grant writing background in education, economics, public policy or entrepreneurship is desired for the Programmatic Research Director and a background in evaluation and measurement is essential for the Director of Evaluation. 

We are seeking Programmatic Research candidates who possess:

· At least 7 years of experience working in a research or grant writing capacity, including demonstrated comfort with quantitative and qualitative data analysis and experience developing metrics for measuring and communicating success.

· A background in managing project work, including establishing timelines, managing internal resources and external partners and meeting deadlines and project/budget goals.

· Previous supervisory experience including hiring, managing, evaluating and developing a team.

· Strong communication skills, a solid work ethic and detail orientation.

To view the full position descriptions or make a referral, please contact me or Nancy Huckaba at 913-234-1570 or

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