Current Opportunities

Kansas City Scholars (KC Scholars; is a 501(c)(3) college scholarship, college planning and persistence support, and college success program designed to increase the college completion rate for low- and modest- income students and adult learners across the six-county, bi-state service region.

KC Scholars launched in September 2016 and, in less than five years, has experienced widespread community engagement and rapid scaling. We now have over 5,000 Scholars, with near 2,000 in college. KC Scholars is on the path to near 10,000 Scholars by 2022 and is projected to grow to near 15,000 by 2027.

KC Scholars has  exceeded goals for number of scholarships awarded and college enrollment and persistence rates. Early impact rates are significantly higher than for the region, state, and nation.

Join a team that is dedicated to our Scholars’ success and be part of making a difference for individuals and our region!


KC Scholars’ Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) will provide strategic vision and leadership on governance, mission, programs, and operations. They will ensure the organization’s financial stability and long‐term viability, build, lead, motivate, and retain high‐performing staff and board members, and enhance the organizational culture.

The CEO will oversee all of KC Scholars’ activities and operations, raise the organization’s profile and visibility, diversify funding, and build relationships with corporations, diverse people, communities, and an array of stakeholders to advance the organization’s mission, strategic priorities, and make a meaningful impact. They will also serve as an organizational spokesperson.

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IT DBA/Solutions Analyst

The IT DBA/Solutions Analyst will be a proven efficient, high-functioning IT professional with previous successful experience in systems organization and integrations; developing information systems and infrastructure solutions; and organizing, analyzing, and presenting data for a complex entity.

The Analyst will ensure adequate and operational systems that support efficient collection, storage, management, and analysis of data related to the overall effectiveness of the organization.

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To apply for the DBA/IT Solutions Analyst position, submit the following items to Use IT DBA/Solutions Analyst as the subject line of the email.

  • Cover letter summarizing your experiences and skills that align with the scope of this position
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references

The position will remain open until filled.