2023 New Year’s Resolution: Work at UMKC

Are you looking for a career that offers more than just a paycheck? UMKC has multiple staff positions open that provide opportunities to do meaningful work that matters to our community and makes a difference in the lives of our students.

We have career opportunities that help young people find direction and success, help address significant issues in our community and support vital scientific research. You’ll be in a workplace that offers great benefits, supports work-life balance, offers special benefits ranging from tuition discounts to disability insurance – and most important, insists on a Culture of Care that respects the dignity and uniqueness of every individual.

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Top job openings

  • Pre-Professional Health and Law Program Academic Advisor, Roo Advising: Job code 44813
  • Financial Aid Customer Service Coordinator: Job code 44732
  • Senior Academic Student Recruitment Specialist: Job code 44726
  • CRM Operations, Slate Analyst, Office of Admissions: Job code 44655
  • Graduate Student Sr. Recruitment Specialist, Office of Admissions: Job code 44724
  • Transfer Student Sr. Recruitment Specialist, Office of Admissions: Job code 44312
  • Clinical Technician II, Student Health and Wellness:  Job code 44008
  • Director of Counseling, Student Affairs: Job code 44244
  • Manager of Nationally Competitive Awards, Career Services: Job code 44218
  • Program Manager – Professional Career Escalators: Job code 44857
  • Student Retention Technology Specialist, Office of Student Success:  Job code 45034
  • Part-Time Sr. Recreation/Athletics Specialist, Campus Recreation:  Job code 44799
  • Custodian II (Wednesday – Sunday, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m.), Student Affairs: Job code 44746
  • Custodian II (Friday – Tuesday 4:30 p.m. – 1 a.m., Student Affairs: Job code 44676
  • Student Conduct and Civility Coordinator, Student Affairs: Job code 44924
  • Welcome Center Events Coordinator, Office of Admissions: Job code 44884
  • Exam Coordinator, Student Affairs: Job code 44788

To apply for one of these openings, enter the Job code in the search field.

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Real Appeal: Taking Small Steps to Start Fresh!

If you’re like most people at this time of year, you’re motivated to start building — or rebuilding — healthier habits. The key is making it achievable, not unrealistic.

Real Appeal® on Rally Coach helps you take small steps for lasting change. It’s an online weight management program and healthy lifestyle app that helps you set goals, track meals and activities, and get ongoing support from a coach and is covered by your United Healthcare medical coverage!

Online Convenience

Set goals, track your meals and activity, stream expert-led workouts, and access hundreds of recipes.

Personalized Support Communicate

1:1 with an online coach to discuss your specific health goals and circumstances.

Motivational Resources

Join live sessions with a community of members to learn practical tips for meal prepping, cooking meals with fewer calories, and more.

Real Appeal Q&A Sessions

If you have any questions about participating join one of the Real Appeal Q&A Sessions hosted by Health Engagement Coordinator, Secily Adams:

Thursday, December 8 at 9:30am

Wednesday, December 14 at 11:00am

Monday, December 19 at 10:00am

Wednesday, January 4 at 2:30pm

For any additional questions or the link to sign up please email your Health Engagement Coordinator, Secily Adams, secily_adams@uhc.com


Now Accepting Nominations for the 2023 Annual Staff Awards!

The 2023 Staff Awards nomination process is now open! Please take the time to recognize your colleagues for their significant contributions to UMKC. This year we will award individuals who have been supporting the strategic values and we will continue awarding the Living the Values award to staff members across campus.

Nominations may come from staff, faculty, and students. All nominations will be reviewed by a committee of members from across campus. These awards will be presented to staff at the annual Staff Awards event in the spring.

List of Awards and Descriptions

Campus Awards:
The following awards will each be presented to one individual who best exhibits the qualifications outlined in the award description.

  • Excellence in Student Success Staff Award
  • Excellence in Research and Creative Works Staff Award
  • Excellence in Engagement and Outreach Staff Award
  • Excellence in Multiculturalism, Globalism, Diversity and Inclusion Staff Award
  • Excellence in Planning, Operations and Stewardship Staff Award
  • Chancellor’s Staff Award for Extraordinary Contributions
  • Rising Star Staff Award
  • Staff Council Dedication Award

Living the Values Staff Award:
The Living the Values Staff Award will be awarded to staff members from across campus. The campus has been divided by college, school, or division or into a group and each group will have their own nomination and selection process. More information about this process will be sent out to individuals by their unit.

  • Living the Value Staff Award (multiple awards across campus)

Deadline for submission of nomination materials for campus awards is January 31, 2023. The nomination form and details for all the awards are available at www.umkc.edu/hr/staffawards.

If you have any questions regarding Staff Awards, please email umkchr@umkc.edu

ePerformance Rated Progress Check-in – Deadline

We have less than a month to complete the mid-year ePerformance Progress Check-Ins!

If you have not completed your self-review, please log into myHR to get it completed and submitted to your manager.

Managers should complete progress check-in assessments and meetings by December 22, 2022. Managers can access their employees progress check-ins by logging into PeopleSoft Production.

You can learn more about the Progress Check-In schedule or access our optional Building a Performance Culture training module on our ePerformance Progress Check-Ins webpage.

The HR Service Center is available to answer questions. – Or email umkchr@umkc.edu

November Wellness Newsletter – United Healthcare

National Diabetes Month & Great American Smokeout

November’s Health Observance is American Diabetes Month & Great American Smokeout. Looking for educational information related to this topic? If so, check out the following UnitedHealthcare educational resources: 

My Diabetes Toolkit
Understanding Diabetes
Managing Blood Sugar
Quitting smoking: benefits and tips
Living tobacco free

November Lunch & Learn – Mark Your Calendar!

In 2022, each month we will be hosting Lunch and Learns on various wellbeing topics. The focus in November will educate you on Self Care. This Lunch and Learn will educate you on why it is important to invest in your own self-care to maximize your well-being.  We will discuss the key investments to self-care and create an action plan to incorporate 1-2 key investments that may help improve your well-being.

If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Secily at secily_adams@uhc.com  or directly through the link below.

Wednesday, November 9, 12:30pm – 1:00pm, Meeting Link Here

Interested in the information but can’t make the scheduled Lunch and Learns. Reach out to Secily and she can set up a presentation for you, your department or team on campus or virtually.

Monthly Wellness Newletters

You can also complete the wellness survey to receive monthly newsletters via email.