Programs and Services

We are your UMKC Staff Council, and we are here to serve you!  To achieve our mission, the goals are to:

  1. Build relationships with (mid-level) leadership to improve and increase engagement.
  2. Advocate for staff AND maintain commitment to university initiatives.
  3. Improve two-way communication between staff and Staff Council.
  4. Increase awareness and recognition for staff achievements and accomplishments.

Programs and Services

To achieve these goals, Staff Council offers the following programs and services:

Monthly Events

  • The 1st Wednesday of every month (except July and August), UMKC Staff Council to discuss initiatives and hear presentations from administrators, directors, and others about what is going on at UMKC.
  • Monthly, the Engagement Committee participates in the Kasey Kudos High Five program
  • Every month, the Outreach Committee plans various drives and volunteer opportunities with local charities for UMKC Staff and others to participate in.

Staff Appreciation Week

  • The Engagement Committee assists with events throughout the year, including fundraising events, and plans the Staff Picnic that takes place during Staff Appreciation Week every year.
  • The Professional Development Committee plans the Professional Development Conference with 20 breakout sessions, a keynote, and recognition for Staff Council members.

Other Services/Programs