Student Positions

UMC Student Staff

Work at the heart of the university!

As the most active spot on campus, the UMC has an energetic employment community that gives CU students exceptional leadership and job experience. Because the UMC hosts a wide variety of services, there’s bound to be an employment opportunity perfect for your style, interests and skills!

In addition to the following UMC job openings, there are myriad job and volunteer positions offered by other CU Departments housed within the UMC. Visit the UMC Building Directory for a list of departments, services and organizations, and visit the CU student employment website to check for job opportunities in these areas.


Student Job Openings: 

There are no openings at this time.

UMC IT Desktop Support Student Technician (in training)

The UMC Information Technology department provides a wide span of functions including desktop computer support, running/maintaining critical business infrastructure, training and IT leadership to assist the goals and direction of the UMC. This position assists the UMC IT staff with these functions and is great learning ground!

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Reception Desk Assistant

The UMC Reception Desk Assistant interacts in a personable and respectful way with students, staff, faculty and UMC visitors. They provide information for people that may not know their way around the building, help them to locate events and answer general questions from the campus and public. In addition, the Reception Desk serves as an information hub for building operations and maintains radio contact with key personnel.

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There are no openings at this time.

UMC Security Guard
Student Assistant II • $10.04/hr starting; 25 hours per week maximum
The security guards provide both building an event security to the UMC and events on campus, ensuring the safety and security of the people and property in the UMC. They help maintain a safe, secure campus community; enforce established regulations, campus use policies and safety guidelines through appropriate actions; support a welcoming environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors; and  serve as visible, courteous and competent security staff with valuable student learning experiences and leadership opportunities.

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Set-up Crew
Student Assistant I • $8.31/hr; 5-15 hrs/week
Be a vital part of the team that facilitates more than 16,000 events in the UMC and 12,000 throughout campus each year! Responsibilities include event furniture set-up in indoor and outdoor spaces, moving office furniture, helping to keep the spaces clean and in top shape, and more!

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Student Event Planner
This student assistant is primarily responsible for late night programs including Buffalo Nites, Poetry Slam, Battle of the Bands and other programs as appropriate. Additional responsibilities include marketing departmental events, collaborating with the other event planner on CU’s Got Talent, staffing the front desk of the Center for Student Involvement, monitoring and tracking expenses, and supporting other events in the department.

Finance Grad Student
We are seeking a graduate student to assist the Center for Student Involvement finance office in processing payments against, allocating funds to and reconciling student organization financial accounts. These tasks include collecting data and documents for processing, creating and maintaining allocation records, reviewing financial records, reconciling them to source documents and researching discrepancies. This position requires prior financial/accounting work experience.

For complete job descriptions and applications, check out CSI’s job openings page!

Connection Cashier
The Connection cashiers are a unit of student Para-professionals whose primary function is to monitor, maintain and provide service to those who attend/use The Connection and all equipment provided. This is a Student Assistant I position working 8-20 hours per week. Student employees must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credt hours. Work-study is welcomed, but not required. This position is open until filled.

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Variety of Positions

Undergraduate Students: Job opportunities are available at the UMC Alferd Packer Grill, and concessions at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, June thru August.* Shifts available are mid-day 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., then for the summer afternoons and evenings including weekends for the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. Work in a convenient campus location with meal benefits and opportunities for promotions!

Pick up an application from Alferd Packer Grill cashiers or download the attachment below. Submit to UMC Food Service Retail Office, first floor.

*Required for Summer employment: must be enrolled for at least 6 credits for Fall semester.
Also required: Must be flexible, there are no fixed schedules during the summer, and available to work weekends as many festival performances happen on Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays.

Download UMC Food Service application