Official for Intramurals

University of Maine – Campus Recreation
Student Job Description

University Job Classification: Student Athletic/Recreation Assistant IV
Date Modified: 6/22/2023
Informal Title: Official for Intramurals
Supervisor (Submit Application To): Dale Russell, Assistant Director for Intramurals


The primary purpose of this position is intramural sports at the Student Recreation and Fitness Center. Intramural Officials will work to provide quality, fair, and decisive supervision of Intramural activities. They will report any accidents and issues to the Site Supervisor for Intramurals. Officials are responsible for facilitating a fun, safe and welcoming environment for participants and staff members at all times. Before employment begins they are required to achieve certifications in Professional Rescuer CPR, Standard First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator.

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include:

  • Officiate intramural games using fair and appropriate judgment.
  • Develop and maintain a good working knowledge of the sport’s rules and regulations.
  • Scan playing area and alert Senior Supervisor of any hazards.
  • Correctly report scores, sportsmanship observations, and incidents.
  • Assist with player sign-in.
  • Assist Senior Supervisor with setup and cleanup of intramural areas.
  • Keep control of intramural games.
  • Respond to injuries and assist in immediate first aid and proper emergency procedures.
  • Provide a welcoming, inclusive environment for staff and participants.
  • Perform student evaluations and recommendations for merit increases.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

As an intramural official, you are expected to be a friendly, knowledgeable and courteous representative of the Intramural program and campus Recreation. We expect all employees to have a positive attitude, show up for work on time, dress professionally, and perform all assigned duties in a professional manner. In addition, we expect all employees to treat everyone with respect.

Job Requirements

  • Dependability, responsibility, and punctuality
  • Professional attire and behavior
  • Knowledge of, and/or interest in, recreation and fitness activities
  • Enthusiasm, desire to learn, and desire to work as part of a team
  • Ability to operate independently within departmental standards of conduct and professional expectations
  • With proper training, awareness of risk management and safety concerns
  • Awareness of and appreciation for individual uniqueness and diversity
  • Ability to obtain certifications in Professional Rescuer CPR, Standard First Aid, Blood Borne Pathogens, and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator
  • Commitment to student development and leadership
  • Ability to work during academic year
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent decision making ability
  • Sports officiating experience preferred
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Reasonable level of fitness
    Priority May be given to individuals with the following certification(s):
  • Other: IABOO or other sports official certification

Pay Level: $13.80
* Work Study / Work Merit: Work Study – Optional

Time Commitment: Minimum 2 hours per week.
Minimum Shift: 2 hours
Shift Days/Times: Weeknights and weekends

Supervisory Responsibilities: No


All applicants must submit these 3 items to Dale Russell in order to be considered:

If you need help with any of these, contact the Career Center.

The University of Maine Campus Recreation Department is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity, and actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, and individuals from other underrepresented groups.

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