A student employee on the UMC audio visual team
A student employee with CU NightRide
UMC student employees at the Appreciate Event
Student employees staff a table at the Be Involved Fair

Work in the heart of campus!

As the most active spot on campus, the UMC has an energetic employment community that gives CU students exceptional leadership and job experience. We offer a competitive salary, flexible hours, professional and personal development opportunities and a true team spirit! Because the UMC hosts a wide variety of services, there’s bound to be an employment opportunity perfect for your style, interests and skills!


Student Job Openings

Located on the first floor of the UMC, The Connection is THE place on campus for fun things to do with friends and family! As the only bowling center in Boulder, The Connection features 10 bowling lanes with automatic scoring, eight 9-foot billiards tables, video game consoles (XBOX ONE, PS4, Wii), pinball and arcade games, a foosball table and a selection of food and beverages available daily. Learn more about The Connection

The Connection Cashier
Student Assistant I • $11.10/hr; 8-20 hrs/week
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. Work in the heart of campus at the only bowling center in Boulder, serving the recreational needs of CU students, faculty, staff and the community.

The Connection Mechanic
Student Assistant I • $11.10/hr; 8-20 hrs/week
The Connection cashiers are a unit of student para-professionals whose primary function is to service, maintain and repair bowling equipment in addition to assisting with maintenance and service needs in and around The Connection facility. Work in the heart of campus at the only bowling center in Boulder, serving the recreational needs of CU students, faculty, staff and the community.

    CU Events Planning & Catering is a  full-service event planning resource for CU and the Boulder area. We work with on- and off-campus clients to plan the perfect event for 10 to 1,000 guests. From intimate meetings and lavish receptions to conferences, lectures or social events, EP&C helps create truly memorable events. Learn more about CU Events Planning & Catering

      CU Events Planning & Catering Intern
      Student Assistant I • $12.00/hr; 10-12 hours per week required
      The CU Events Planning & Catering student employees play an important role in the overall success of our department. They are the first line of responders with walk-in traffic and phone calls. They are responsible for scheduling rooms in the UMC, as well as classrooms outside the UMC. They also enter small catering orders, make maps, check billing, file and perform other important office tasks.

        Set-up Crew
        Student Assistant I • $12.00/hr; 5-25 hours per week required
        Be a vital part of the team that facilitates more than 16,000 events in the UMC every year! Without the set-up crew, there would be no foundation for events in the UMC to run smoothly and successfully. Responsibilities include event set-up in indoor and outdoor spaces, moving office furniture, helping to keep the spaces clean and presentable, and more!

          CU NightRide is a student-operated program dedicated to meeting the safety needs of CU students, faculty and staff by providing night-time transportation to support a safe academic and socially responsible environment, both on campus and in the community. Learn more about CU NightRide

            There are no openings at this time.

              The UMC Administration office supports the programmatic, business and operational goals of the UMC. We help coordinate projects and training for our staff in areas that include marketing, training, IT, set-up, events planning and more. Our work is grounded in our mission to be the heart of campus, and we strive to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment to all

              There are no openings at this time.

              The UMC marketing department works with clients – UMC, Center for Student Involvement, The Connection, CU Events Planning & Catering, CU NightRide and others – to produce high-quality print and digital designs to catch the attention of the campus community.

              There are no openings at this time.

                  The UMC hosts 2.3 million visitors per year and has 262,869 square feet of meeting, office and lounge space, open 117 hours per week. We serve as a multi-cultural center, a center for activism and community interaction, and the state of Colorado's veteran's memorial. The UMC houses the largest ballroom in Boulder and the only bowling center in Boulder and hosts more than 16,000 meetings and events each year. Learn more about UMC Operations

                    Set-up Crew
                    Student Assistant I • $12.00/hr; 5-25 hours per week required
                    Be a vital part of the team that facilitates more than 16,000 events in the UMC every year! Without the set-up crew, there would be no foundation for events in the UMC to run smoothly and successfully. Responsibilities include event set-up in indoor and outdoor spaces, moving office furniture, helping to keep the spaces clean and presentable, and more!

                    UMC Security Guard
                    Student Assistant I • $11.10/hr; 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.

                      The reception desk is the communication hub of the UMC, assisting to support and maintain successful day-to-day functional and auxiliary business operations both in the UMC and on campus. Learn more about the UMC reception desk

                        Student Concierge
                        Student Assistant I • $12.00/hr
                        8-25 hrs/week
                        The UMC Student Concierge will provide exemplary customer service to VIP clients and students during their events in the UMC. This role includes attending events, being fully available to the client and coordinating with various other departments within the UMC to fulfill the client’s needs.

                        Reception Desk Staffer/Attendant
                        Student Assistant I • $11.10/hr
                        UMC reception desk staffers are the front line of UMC employees greeting guests, giving directions, answering questions, providing information and directing services throughout the building. They handle all types of inquiries, key access, radio communications in the building and maintain phone coverage for the building.

                        In addition to the 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.