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University Center and Event Services Employment

The University Center and Event Services team is dedicated to serving our students, faculty, staff, and regional community.  We pride ourselves on our positive working culture, authentic team relationships, and commitment to personal and professional development.  Many professional development opportunities are available to our staff and include on-campus workshops, seminars, and staff development days.  In addition to campus events, UCES encourages staff members to engage with regional and national professional associations and are permitted to attend annual conferences to further their development.  

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of the fastest growing universities in the United States. Located at the base of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, UCCS is home to more than 11,000 students and more than 1,400 employees.  Annually, UCCS students, faculty, and staff generate $30 million in state and local taxes.   

UCCS ranks 10th amongst Western regional public universities and ranks 5th nationally for public undergraduate engineering programs.  Thanks to the nearby Air Force Academy, UCCS ranks in the top 20 percent of military friendly colleges and universities.  Additionally, the university was named one of two national leaders in community engagement by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.   

In 2017, UCCS was named as one of the best places to work in El Paso County by the Colorado Springs Gazette and the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Corporation.  

To see what career opportunities are available at UCCS, please go to for more information! 

Current Openings:

Associate Director for Event Services






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“UCES is another family for me. Each person’s genuineness and support help me overcome challenges inside and outside of the workplace.” – Bradley, current employee
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