For technical assistance with your application, please call (800) 488-5288

For employment inquiries, please contact (816) 235-1621

For Student Employment, please visit Handshake (Career Services)

Susan Hankins
Sr. Human Resources Specialist

Debra Laufer
Academic Hiring Coordinator


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Academic Positions

Thank you for your interest in a career at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. We are seeking excellent employees to join us as we continue to be a top-rate university in the heart of Kansas City.

For your application to be considered for any UMKC position, you must:

  1. Attach your Curriculum Vitae
  2. Attach any other documents that the job posting requires (reference letters, transcripts, etc.)
  3. Fill out the application with your name, phone number, address and email address
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UMKC cannot accept any application materials (resumes, cover letters, etc.) by email, mail or walk-in. All applications and application materials must be submitted through our online application system. Applicants can combine all application materials (cover letter, resume and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). Personal data must be collected and verified following the candidate’s acceptance of a contingent offer of employment.

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

*If you currently work at UMKC or any other UM campus, visit myHR to view and apply for current openings. To access the career site, click job opportunities and then careers.

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