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Department Contacts

Phone (913) 993-6454
Fax (913) 993-6283

Jennifer Lumley
Employee Benefits Assistant
(913) 993-6497

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2018 Employee Benefit Rates

2019 Employee Benefit Rates​​​​

This year's open enrollment is being done through counseling sessions with a company called Benefits Direct.  This is an opportunity to sit down with an expert and ask questions so that you fully understand your coverage. To schedule an appointment go to or call 855-615-3680.   

Family Status Change Guidelines​

NOTE:  Family Status Change forms can be obtained from the Benefits Office. All changes must be made in person accompanied by the proper documentation. Remember this is a time sensitive matter.  Modification of benefits must be consistent with the qualifying event. Contact the Benefits Office for assistance at (913) 993-6454.

Comprehensive Benefits Plans

Most people consider their paycheck to be the primary benefit of working; however, at Shawnee Mission, there are others to consider like employee benefits. Extensive benefits including insurance, retirement, and holiday packages are standard. A unique flexible benefit system allows you to refine your personal coverage to accommodate your preferences and needs.

The Shawnee Mission School District offers a comprehensive benefits program for employees along with their eligible spouse and dependent children. Benefits coverage is available to employees who work a minimum of 20 hours per week in both classified and certified positions. Benefits eligibility begins on the first day of the calendar month following 30 calendar days of eligible employment.  Find detailed information below about the benefits program Shawnee Mission School District offers.