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Sr. Office Support Assistant, School of Medicine, 59729

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus

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Job Title: Sr. Office Support Assistant, School of Medicine, 59729
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37526
Hiring Department

Biomedical and Health Informatics (School of Medicine)

Job Description

This position provides administrative support and program coordination for both the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics and the Center for Health Insights. This individual provides essential daily support for the department chair, 30+ faculty, staff, and research associates. Additionally, many of the responsibilities and actions of this position have broader impact affecting the research and teaching of faculty, students and staff beyond school of Medicine and UMKC.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages data management initiatives, makes decisions and assignments regarding requests for core research services (biostatistics consults, REDCap – research data management)
  • Supports faculty in Canvas course development and maintenance
  • Development and launch of online teaching recordings and research surveys
  • Develops and updates website resources
  • Responsible for financial transactions that impact departmental and funded research accounts
  • Coordinates schedule for required committee meetings and functions (curriculum, advisory, admission)
  • Primary point of contact for information and communication with faculty, staff, and external partners and customers
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Three or more years in administrative support role, project management experience, ability to manage program budget expenses.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, attention to detail, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Full Time/Part Time

Full time benefit eligible


$15.29/hr - $16.78/hr

Application Deadline


Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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