Kurzeja became a secretary for Saint Xavier University Athletics in 2001 after a two-year stint in the SXU Library. Her primary duties for Cougar Athletics include all travel arrangements, scholarship maintenance and distribution and all correspondence for the Athletics Director Bob Hallberg.
Kurzeja lives in Chicago with her husband, Paul. The couple have four children: Douglas, Sarah, Angela and Therese. In addition, they also have three grandchildren: Haley, Bryce and Addison.
Kurzeja works in the main Athletic Office suites located on the second floor of the Shannon Center on the Chicago campus. Her direct office number is 773-298-3785.