Human Resources Business Partner
Hometown: Rolla, Missouri
Alma Mater: University of Missouri


Human Resources Business Partner

Jessie Baker joined the UMKC Athletics team in April of 2018 as the Human Resources Business Partner.

In her position, she oversees strategic planning and execution of HR related information, including hiring and onboarding of new employees, employee relations, HR communication, and professional development.  She provides overall guidance to the Athletics Director, coaches, managers, and employees on a wide range of HR services and information in accordance with university and unit policies and practices.

Jessie joined UMKC in June of 2009 where she provided administrative support to the International Student Affairs Office. She then moved on to support the School of Medicine in planning and execution of HR information.

Jessie earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing and Management and a minor in Geology.

Jessie, her husband, Corey, and their daughter Madelyn reside in Kansas City, Missouri.

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