Intramural Sports Official

Fullerton, California, United States Part-time

Job title:  Intramural Sports Official

Hourly Rate: $12.28

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Intramural Sports Officials are responsible for providing an atmosphere of fun in a competitive, yet safe, environment. Officials must be able to implement Intramural Sports policies and playing rules in order to maintain an appropriate level of control, fairness, and safety.

  • Responsible for the complete game control of all officiated Intramural contests which includes: managing player and spectators on the field/court, enforce established rule during intramural competitions, enforce and evaluate sportsmanship of intramural teams and participants, etc.
  • Officiate Intramural contests.
  • Assist with pre and post-game logistics and administrative functions.
  • Responsible for preparing accident, missing item and incident reports as required, and contacting appropriate University personnel in case of emergencies within the necessary time frame.
  • Assist staff with field/court setup and cleanup.
  • Take out and bring in all equipment needed for sport/activity.
  • Communicate game information to other officials, staff and team captains.
  • Provide positive public relations, program promotion, and policy education to participants (Recruiting).
  • Verify participant eligibility, ensure the correct attire of each participant and ensure proper use of equipment.
  • Must maintain strict adherence to safety procedures and attend all safety meetings scheduled.
  • Attend all officials training sessions and demonstrate proficiency in understanding of rules and officiating.
  • Provide a friendly, upbeat and customer service oriented environment at all times.
  • Call Intramural contests with complete honesty and integrity.
  • Help patrons learn more about the sport they are participating in.
  • Compliance in evaluation process.
  • Report results and scores of intramural competition to staff.
  • Inventory intramural/event equipment.
  • Must attend all mandatory meetings.
  • Handle on site disputes involving player conflict and rule interpretation.
  • Referee debriefing before, halftime, and end of game.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education, Work Experience Requirements and Abilities:


  • Must be enrolled in or accepted to California State University Fullerton.


  • Previous officiating experience or certification.

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of game and rules and Intramural Policies.
  • Must be able to maintain strict adherence to all policies and procedures
  • Ability to officiate multiple Intramural Sports.
  • Must be able to be on time, prepared to work and adhere to department dress code.
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Know, apply, and enforce rules for assigned sport/activity.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Displays a positive attitude with customers, coworkers and toward work.
  • Demonstrates the ability to help others adapt to new situations.
  • Must be able to accept instruction/constructive criticism from supervisor.
  • Must be able to recover from and continue to work successfully following disappointments, setbacks, or mistakes.
  • Must be able to work through bad experiences by assessing what caused them, what can be done to repair them and how to avoid them in the future.
  • Must be able to keep an accurate record of hours worked by clocking in and out correctly.

Additional Requirements:

Typical Mental Requirements: 

  • Patience, concentration, and understanding for long periods of time.

Typical Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to work outdoors and stand for long periods of time at minimum 6 hours per day. 
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Must be able to safely carry and lift up to 50 lbs.

Special Requirements

  • Participation in Campus Recreation Intramural training clinic.
  • Grade of 85% or higher in written report officiating test.
  • Average rating of “4” or higher on IM Officials performance evaluation.
  • Must obtain First Aid/CPR/AED Certification within 30 days of employment.
  • Required to be a Limited Mandatory Reporter and sign ASI Limited Mandatory Reporter Form.