Education, Social & Biobehavioral Leadership
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Pat Kuester has over 20 years of experience in administration and finance, including 9 years at the University of Kansas, where she previously worked as the Director of Finance and Planning at the Law School. As the Director of the Education, Social & Biobehavioral Shared Service Center, Pat is responsible for cultivating an environment of customer service and providing customized support to the departments served.
She is committed to providing strong leadership, continuous process improvement, staff development, and fostering effective and robust partnerships between the ESB SSC and the departments served.
Jessica Johnson Webb
ESB Research Manager
Jessica Johnson has been with the University since 2007. She started at the Spencer Museum of Art, eventually taking on Human Resources and Payroll roles there. In 2012, she moved to the Recruitment & Onboarding Center (ROC) and has been providing HR support to departments in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences ever since, first with student employment and then with staff and faculty.
ESB Finance Manager
ESB HR Manager
Connie Jordan has over 20 years of experience in human resources and business management. Her KU career began in 2010 as a payroll/grant specialist with the KU Office of Research after transferring from the HR department at Kansas State University. In 2014 she accepted a position as a HR Coordinator supporting various departments within the Campus Administration and Operations Shared Service Center (CAO-SSC). Connie currently serves on Staff and University Senate.