Intramural Official

Intramural sports typically hires officials for our contact sports. We are UNABLE to offer any contact sports for the fall 2020 semester due to COVID-19.

In the event that we are able to offer contact sports in future semesters, we will open up the application process. Officials are provided a quality hands-on experience both on and off the court/field while developing skills in conflict resolution, team building, time management, communication, and leadership in a fun and exciting atmosphere with flexible hours.

Job Description:

Intramural Sports Officials are responsible for presiding over Intramural contests, enforcing rules, and ensuring participant safety during all Intramural-related activities. Officials report to their assigned Intramural Supervisor for each night they work and are organized overall by the Intramural Sports Coordinator.

Specific Duties:

  • Arrive on time in appropriate attire
  • Serve as a customer service liaison for participants
  • Assist with equipment set up and take down at the site of competition
  • Assist Intramural Supervisors with checking participants in at the site of competition
  • Responsible for contest oversight and game control, including players and spectators
  • Enforce all established activity rules during contests
  • Monitor and enforce established sportsmanship guidelines
  • Ensure proper use of all program-issued equipment
  • Properly mediate disputes, rule interpretations, and conflict
  • Participate in officials evaluations
  • Attend all pre-season training clinics and in-season development sessions

Who Should Apply:

Students from all majors are encouraged to apply.  This position provides numerous opportunities to gain skills that are beneficial in a variety of professions.

Time Commitment and Pay:

Officials receive an average of 6-10 scheduled hours per week, with the option to pick up additional shifts/hours. Intramural contests are scheduled Sunday thru Thursday evenings/nights. Starting pay: $8.25/hour.

Requirements:

Officials need no prior experience. Our staff of WIAA-certified clinicians will train you! All interested applicants must attend all sport-specific training clinics prior to each season starting.

Learning Laboratory:

The Recreational Sports Department is a learning laboratory where students have the opportunity to complement academic pursuits with quality hands-on work experience and on-the-job training.

Additional Information:
608.785.5221 - intramurals@uwlax.edu

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