Cory Kinder
HR Operations Manager

Sheila Cheffen
Human Resources Assistant – Payroll

McKensie (Max) Callahan
Lead HR Transaction Assistant
Non-US Citizen Tax and Employment Specialist

Mayela Franco
HR Transaction Assistant

Abby Breyer
HR Transaction Assistant

Laura Ganschow
HR Transaction Assistant

UMKC's Health Sciences Building on the Health Sciences Campus

HR Operations

HR Operations is a functional area of the Human Resources office at UMKC that facilitates the daily administrative needs of the organization. Some of these functions include: employment onboarding, time & labor, payroll management, personnel actions and records, document imaging, HRIS, and international employee tax.

Our current* employment-population consists of:

Benefit Eligible
Staff – 1,197
Faculty – 1,230

Non-Benefit Eligible/Variable Hour
Staff – 155
Faculty – 734
Graduate Student employees – 521
Undergraduate Student employees – 1093

*This information is from Human Resources census data which is captured each year on November 1st . For more detailed information, please reach out to for further assistance.