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Office of Human Resources

Our Mission

The Office of Human Resources is committed towards attracting, developing, motivating and retaining a diverse workforce in a highly-productive yet supportive environment. Our goal is to provide expertise in maximizing the potential in those in which we serve.  We support and partner with the University of Kansas community and champion its reputation for excellence.

Our services include:

  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Compliance
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment
  • Payroll Administration
  • Training and Career Development
  • Work-Life Balance

Employment At Will

The University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute is an at-will employer which means that an employee is free to resign at will at any time, with or without notice or cause and, similarly, the University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute may terminate the employment relationship at will at any time, with or without notice or cause, consistent with applicable federal, state or local laws.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement of Policy

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Drug-Free and Non-Tobacco Institution

Last modified: Aug 30, 2018
Job Opportunities


Kimberly Barksdale
Deputy Director, Human Resources and Corporate Secretary
Telephone: (913) 588-2186
Fax: (913) 945-9171

DelReese Mays
Human Resources Coordinator - Benefits and Administrative Services
Telephone: (913) 945-9172
Fax: (913) 945-9171

Jennifer Muniz
Human Resources Coordinator – Payroll and Account Services
Telephone: (913) 574-0483
Fax: (913) 945-9171

Click here for the Employee Suggestion Program form