Student Employment Opportunities

With thousands of conferences and events executed annually, SCES relies on a diverse team of work study and non-work study students to support its year-round operations, including day and night shifts. During the academic year, flexible, part-time shifts allow students to schedule work around their classes. During the winter, spring and summer breaks, students may request full-time shifts when available. Students receive on-the-job training, cross-training and learn the Student Center approach to quality service along with opportunities for advancement to include On-the-Spot Awards, which recognizes individuals who go beyond the call of duty. Students who are responsible and can communicate well, are willing to learn, and like to work in a fun team environment are most likely to succeed at the Student Center.

Candidates may apply online only. View the job descriptions below and, when ready, click on the “Apply Now” button to fill out an application. For questions or difficulties applying online, call 949.824.4805 or email

If you do not see an “Apply Now” button next to the position you’re interested in, check back soon. Positions open up throughout the year.

Positions at the Student Center

AntMedia Videography and Photography Services

Under the general supervision of the full-time AntMedia staff, student staff specialize as photographers, videographers, editors, and motion graphics artists to produce high-quality, professional media. Primary hours are Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with occasional evenings and weekends as needed.

Photographer Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

Assists AntMedia in photographing live events and staged photo shoots as well as post-production photo editing. Must be prepared to operate Canon DSLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, and studio lighting equipment. A working proficiency with Lightroom, Photoshop, and the Mac operating system is highly valued. Previous experience preferred. Some weekends and evenings are required. Ideal candidate is detail-oriented, able to communicate professionally with clients, willing to “get in there and get the shot” (with safety and professionalism in mind), and motivated to learn under tight deadlines.

Videographer Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

Assists AntMedia in every aspect of pre- and post-production videography and editing, where talent and means allow, on a variety of projects, including promotional and commercial videos, highlight reels, keynote presentations, and training videos. Candidate is expected to demonstrate a genuine interest and understanding of the fundamentals of digital filmmaking and be prepared to operate cameras (Panasonic, Canon), lighting, and audio equipment. A working knowledge of Premiere Pro, After Effects for Mac is highly preferred. Some weekends and evenings are required. Ideal candidate is detail oriented and motivated to learn under tight deadlines.

Finance Office

Finance and Business Office Assistant Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

Under the general supervision of the Finance Manager, provides support with daily invoicing, filing, and bookkeeping of financial records. Other duties include assisting in sorting mail, cash handling, and maintain confidential employee files. In addition, provides assistance in monthly reconciliations of ledgers and special projects as needed.

Ability to handle projects independently, with absolute confidentiality and sensitivity to campus policies and objectives. Demonstrates computer skills; including word processing, spreadsheet, electronic mail and web browser software. Skill to independently develop administrative procedures and systems in support of job responsibilities. Skill to set priorities independently to reflect relative importance of job responsibilities. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work well with a diverse group of individuals. Skill to work accurately and efficiently with large amounts of detailed numerical data while under pressures of time constraints and frequent interruptions. Skill to establish and maintain comprehensive file system with easy user access. Punctual and conscientious.

Information Technology

IT Developer

Mobile Developer Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

In a team environment, mobile developers will design, program, and maintain mobile applications for the Student Center. Primary activities include design and implementation of iOS and Android apps used by students and staff throughout campus. Experience with Swift, Xcode, Java, or Android Studio preferred.

UI/UX Designer Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

UI/UX Designer will assist in design and build user-friendly web interfaces based on functional specifications. Previous experience with design software, HTML and CSS. Prototyping with InVision or Sketch is helpful. Ideal candidate works well in a team environment and is motivated to contribute to creative projects.

Web Developer Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

In a team environment, web developers will design, program, and maintain web applications for the Student Center.

Must be knowledgeable in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and SQL. Familiarity with C# and web frameworks such as Angular and React is preferred.

IT Technician Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

Primary activities include upgrading Windows, Mac OS, Linux, server platforms, networked printers, computer accessories, websites and networks in addition to desktop and server hardware and software maintenance and technical support. Successful candidates will translate complex technical issues into easy-to-understand terms for non-technical end-users across the Student Center and is eager to learn a variety of hardware and software components.


The marketing department relies on a wide range of creative services including graphic artists and designers, interactive designers, copyeditors and writers, and social media specialists to provide print, online and video marketing materials for Student Center & Event Services but also campus partners and off-campus clients. When you join the marketing department, you can expect a collaborative team environment that includes unique creative challenges. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in developing their portfolio, exploring new career possibilities or enhancing their experience within the marketing and advertising industry.

Copy Editor and Writer Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

Working under the direct supervision of the marketing manager, the web copy editor and writer is responsible for researching, pitching, and writing home page feature stories on deadline. The stories are unique to UCI and Student Center & Event Services. Other responsibilities include fact checking, maintaining style guidelines, proofreading and other writing responsibilities as assigned. Candidates must be comfortable learning and adapting to social media channels and be detailed oriented with a full command of English syntax and grammar. Familiarity with AP Style and SEO are a plus. Writing samples are required and basic photography and graphic design skills are preferred.

Operations Crew Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

These team members assist with operations at the UCI Student Center’s and the Cross-Cultural Center’s conference and event spaces. Primary activities include arranging furniture, setting up event equipment, assisting with audiovisual devices, cleaning, and organizing event facilities. Team members will be asked to empty trash cans, sweep, vacuum, use green chemicals to sanitize patio tables, trash cans, glass, walls and fixtures. Other duties include bussing patio tables, cleaning minor carpet spills, dusting and picking up recycling materials. At times, team members will be asked to help inventory and stock janitorial supplies, restock and repair bathroom dispensers, organize closets, clean and inspect vacuums and other equipment, write repair orders, climb ladders, and move and operate equipment.

Reservation Specialist Currently No Openings. Check Back Soon.

Under the guidance of professional event specialists and reporting directly to the office manager, this is an ideal opportunity for those desiring general office and event planning experience in a world-class facility hosting thousands of events annually. Primary activities include booking event spaces, primarily in the UCI Student Center, Ring Mall, general assignment classrooms, and may book other spaces when in an L3 – L4 position, or when assisting an Event Planner with special projects. In addition, the Reservation Specialist will assist the department by performing a variety of clerical duties.