Our Mission Is Student Success

Successful candidates must have a genuine enthusiasm for students and helping them achieve success.





Unlimited possibilities

Find a Higher Purpose in Higher Ed

Top reasons to apply for a career at UMKC

Where passion meets paycheck

  • A thriving, diverse campus
  • Job training, mentorship, leadership development and more
  • Help the next generation achieve their dreams

A healthy work-life balance

  • Health and wellness programs
  • Remote and flexible work policy
  • Arts and cultural events

Don't wait for the weekend

  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Leave programs

Better together

  • A shared interest in learning and education
  • Cross-campus collaboration and teamwork
  • Community engagement

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A Great Place to Work, Learn and Innovate

We believe contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.

Academic positions

Staff positions

How to apply

Pay and Benefits

We provide robust benefits, paid time off, retirement and compensation plans to support employee productivity and promote well-being.


We offer affordable medical, dental and vision plans with no waiting period and university-paid long-term disability and life insurance, as well as tuition assistance. Our core retirement plan includes an eight percent employer match.

Paid time off

Paid holidays, including a week when campus is closed for the winter holidays, paid time off and leave programs are just some of the ways we reset, refresh and rebalance.
Paid time off


Our compensation policies, programs and practices promote fair, equitable and competitive compensation.
Read our compensation philosophy


H1-B Labor Condition Attestations

Notice of intent to file labor certification

Notice of filing permanent alien labor certification