KSU Foundation named DiversityJobs.com top employer for second consecutive year

KSU Foundation has been named a top employer by DiversityJobs.com for the second consecutive year; recognizing the foundation’s dedication and commitment to building a diverse workforce and culture. As a DiversityJobs top employer for 2021, KSU Foundation has demonstrated values of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is consistent in reaching out to hire from all diverse groups so the most qualified candidates can rise to the top of their careers.

Other DiversityJobs.com Top Employers
The KSU Foundation joins employers such as Apple, Hershey, the PGA Tour and Salesforce, as well as non-profit organizations such as the American Library Association, Habitat for Humanity and Kansas State University as DiversityJobs’ top inclusive organizations.

“Being named as a DiversityJobs top employer once was a significant point of pride; being named a top employer for the second consecutive year is validation of our enduring objective to pursue the best and most diverse team of professionals to represent Kansas State University and engage our donors,” said Greg Willems, president and CEO of the KSU Foundation. “We are committed to investing in and benefiting from people who bring their wide-reaching life experience and expertise to boldly advance K-State.

KSU Foundation’s Inclusion Council
In 2019, foundation leadership created an inclusion council to provide recommendations that further develop the team on issues of diversity and inclusion. The Talent and Culture team also partners with colleagues from across the organization to recruit among diverse populations.

“We are honored to be selected by DiversityJobs.com for the second year. Our team brings our welcoming and inclusive culture to life in large and small ways,” said Jill Trego, vice president of culture and engagement of the KSU Foundation. “Even as we have found new ways to work, our dedication to our culture did not waver in 2020.”

DiversityJobs.com is a long-time national leader in connecting diverse job seekers with employment opportunities and is a member of the JustJobs.com extensive network of online job search resources, job fairs and smart work strategies for employees and employers.

More about the KSU Foundation team
Read how KSU Foundation has been certified as a Great Place to Work. Intrigued? Join our team.

As Kansas State University’s strategic partner for philanthropy, the KSU Foundation inspires and guides philanthropy toward university priorities to boldly advance K-State family. Visit www.ksufoundation.org for more information.

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