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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.

Service Center
816-235-1621

Mercedes Tillman
Human Resource Specialist II
tillmanm@umkc.edu
816-235-1422


December Wellness Updates

Every month we will be sharing wellness updates from UMSystem Wellness in UMatters. These updates will contain a variety of resources to support your wellness journey, including a monthly newsletter and a monthly challenge.

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Lifewise EAP Webinar: Bad Habits

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 December 19, 2018, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is Turning the Table on Bad Habits.

Description: Many of us realize that we have habits that are not healthy or helpful, but are unsure how to promote positive, lasting change. This seminar will help you learn to:

– Recognize habits that are negatively impacting your life

– Understand the stages of change

– Identify what stage you are in and when it is best to attempt to make changes

– Be your own coach when making changes

– Develop and maintain positive habits

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

Lifewise EAP Webinar: Family and Personal Budgeting

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 November 28, 2018, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is Family and Personal Budgeting.

Description: This workshop will help you examine your views on money and money management, review financial goals for yourself and your family, and learn to set spending priorities accordingly. You will also assess your “money personality” in order to help control unnecessary spending, put away more for savings, and establish positive budgeting habits that will last a lifetime.

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

SPEER Emergency Relief Fund

Bill Pfeiffer and Mary Kay McPhee
Bill Pfeiffer and Mary Kay McPhee, donors

Did you know that UMKC offers an employee Emergency Relief fund? Donors to the SPEER fund have generously endowed emergency assistance to staff in need of monetary support during times of temporary or unexpected financial challenges. Through Human Resources, a committee reviews all requests and provides recommendations to staff including financial counseling, debt management or Employee Assistance.

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