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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.

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Alia Krzyzanowski
Human Resource Specialist II

Annual Enrollment is coming soon!

Human Resources would like to remind everyone that the annual benefits enrollment for all benefit-eligible faculty and staff will be open on Monday, October 15 in myHR and will close on Friday, October 26. You MUST submit your choices in myHR during this time period, or you will default to the same benefit choices made during the prior election period. All University staff must participate in this process to review or make changes to your plans, OR if you plan to waive coverage! As a reminder, all changes to elections will become effective January 1st, 2019.

There will also be informational meetings before annual enrollment opens that employees can attend. Below are the dates and times for these meetings, as well as their location on campus:

Date Time Location
10/2/2018 9:30-11:00a.m. Plaza Rm, Admin. Center- Floor 2 Conference Area
10/2/2018 1:30-3:00p.m. School of Medicine Theatre B
10/4/2018 10:30a.m. – 11:30p.m. Health Science Building, Room 3301
10/5/2018 9:30-11:30a.m. Volker Campus- Miller Nichols Library Room 452

If you have additional questions about annual enrollment or other benefit inquiries, contact the HR Service Center at 816-235-1621 or visit this year’s 2019 Annual Enrollment page on the Total Rewards Benefits page.

Lifewise EAP Webinar: Faces of Mental Health

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 September 26, 2018, the topic for the EAP Online Seminar Series is the Many Faces of Mental Health.

Description: One in five adults experiences a mental health condition every year. Given that statistic, you would think we would be less judgmental and accepting of someone with a mental illness. Yet, being diagnosed with a mental health condition can be stigmatizing still. In this seminar, we will review what impacts ones mental health, signs and symptoms and what you can do if you or someone you know may be symptomatic. Being stigmatized can prevent those who need support and resources not seek the help they need. This seminar will discuss what you can do to help de-stigmatizing mental health and illness, how to recognize if someone may need help and how to have the right supportive attitude.

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.



September Wellness Update

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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