Contact

Cory Kinder
HR Operations Manager
kinderc@umkc.edu
816-235-5991

Sheila Cheffen
Human Resources Assistant – Payroll
cheffens@umkc.edu
816-235-1410

McKensie (Max) Callahan
Lead HR Transaction Assistant
Non-US Citizen Tax and Employment Specialist
callahanmr@umkc.edu
816-235-1521

Mayela Franco
HR Transaction Assistant
mfkw3@umkc.edu
816-235-5680

DaVonna Williams
HR Transaction Assistant
dfw459@umkc.edu
816-235-1268

Abby Breyer
HR Transaction Assistant
ab3zd@umkc.edu
816-235-6791

Laura Ganschow
HR Transaction Assistant
leg7mq@umkc.edu
816-235-6792

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 umkchrdatagroup@umkc.edu for further assistance.