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HR Service Center

The HR Service Center at UMKC is a cross-functional area in the Human Resources office where employees are able to be supported in a variety of areas. The HR Service Center at UMKC serves as a valuable resource for employees related to any of the HR service areas.

Our goal is to promptly and effectively serve every customer who calls or walks into our office. The HR Service Center Blog is a central resource for employees related to trending topics, frequently asked questions and current, HR-related news.


Lifewise EAP Webinar: Quality Family Time

As an employee, you are our most important resource, and the University of Missouri System cares about your personal and professional well-being.

The UM System’s Total Rewards, UMKC Human Resources, and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City have come together to provide monthly online Employee Assistance Program seminars to equip you with skills to help you excel and grow in your professional or personal life. On April 25, 2018, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is Quality Time for the Time-Pressed Family.

Description: Family meetings provide opportunities for parents and children to come together to share experiences and to plan family activities. The family meeting promotes harmony, cooperation and leadership by providing time to establish rules, make decisions and recognize positive aspects of family life. Come to this seminar to discuss the many advantages and all the dynamics that come into play when making time for regular family meetings.

The monthly webinars are approximately an hour in length and are conducted live at 11AM and 2PM on the scheduled day, but, even if you are unable to view the webinars live you can listen to the recordings at a later date.

Click here to sign up for this webinar today.

USERNAME: UMKC

PASSWORD: EAP

Annual Staff Conference for Professional Development

UMKC Staff Council Professional Development Committee presents the 5th Annual Staff Conference for Professional Development. The event will begin in 401 in the Student Union. Precious Stargell Cushman, CEO and Executive Director at Community LINC will deliver the keynote address, Be the Change You Want to See.

Breakout session topics include

Time Management, Financial Literacy, Emotional Intelligence, Managing Your Career, Working through Conflict, Managing Stress, Diversity topics, and More

Click to ENROLL on myLearn. Please contact Susi Mickey at mickeysu@umkc.edu if you need assistance with registration.

myPerformance – Performance Appraisal Process Now Open!

The myPerformance performance appraisal process opened on Thursday, March 15 and will close on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

MyPerformance is an online performance appraisal tool through Halogen. All benefit-eligible staff employees will have a performance appraisal completed for the current fiscal year using this online system. The appraisal period is from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  The process beings with a self-appraisal, followed by a supervisor and second level review, then employee/manager meetings to discuss the appraisals. The recommended deadline to submit the first step, the self-appraisal, is April 30th (please refer to your department timeline).

Upcoming Training Opportunities: These sessions will provide helpful information related to the performance appraisal tool and is strongly recommended for all new supervisory and non-supervisory benefit-eligible staff.

Registration is available through myLearn. Click here to register.

  • Thursday, March 29 from 10:00am—11:30am in the Brookside Room (Volker Campus)
  • Tuesday, March 27 from 1:00pm—2:30pm in SOM Theatre C (Hospital Hill Campus)
  • Wednesday, April 11 from 2:00pm—3:30pm in the Plaza Room (Volker Campus)
  • Thursday, April 12 from 2:00pm—3:30pm in SOM Theatre C (Hospital Hill Campus)

If you have questions about myPerformance, please contact the UMKC HR Service Center at 816-235-1621 or visit the myPerformance page on the HR website. You may also contact the System HR Service Center at (573) 882-2146 or via email at myPerformance@umsystem.edu.

Lifewise EAP Webinar: Substance Abuse and Your Loved Ones

As an employee, you are our most important resource, and the University of Missouri System cares about your personal and professional well-being.

The UM System’s Total Rewards, UMKC Human Resources, and Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City have come together to provide monthly online Employee Assistance Program seminars to equip you with skills to help you excel and grow in your professional or personal life. On March 21, 2018, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is Substance Abuse and Your Loved Ones.

Description: Substance abuse doesn’t just impact those that are addicted to substances, but can also have devastating effects on those around them – especially their loved ones. This session will explain symptoms of drug abuse and an overview of withdrawal symptoms of a few substances such as alcohol, opiates and a few others. We will review what addiction is and how it is a chronic brain disease. Enabling a loved one will be discussed but also what you can and should do for yourself. It is important to know that as a loved one of someone who is addicted to substances, you are not alone

The monthly webinars are approximately an hour in length and are conducted live at 11AM and 2PM on the scheduled day, but, even if you are unable to view the webinars live you can listen to the recordings at a later date.

Click here to sign up for this webinar today.

USERNAME: UMKC

PASSWORD: EAP