Job Description

Essential Functions

Game/Practice Management


  • Ensure officials conduct pre-game procedures, including captains’ meetings and participant eligibility verifications; assist in verifications based on electronic team rosters when necessary
  • Enforce established policies relating to inactive participants and spectators at multiple playing venues
  • Mediate between teams and officials for rule interpretation requests, conflicts, and altercations that arise during the game for multiple playing venues, requesting manager input when necessary
  • Finalize, submit,  and verify all scorecards; input final score, sportsmanship rating, and winner into IM Leagues when assigned
  • Provide verbal and written feedback to intramural officials via evaluations
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are followed during club practices and games
  • Greet club game officials and participants to provide hospitality for an event
  • Complete injury and incident reports immediately following injuries or incidents 

Field/Equipment Maintenance

  • Ensure indoor and outdoor courts and fields are set up for gameplay, checking for safety of playing venues and equipment readiness; prepare as necessary
  • Ensure that all equipment is safe and secured at the end of the night
  • Coordinate emergency and evacuation procedures that include care for injured, the start of the emergency action plan, and the notification of appropriate university and community authorities.
  • Perform routine field lining and setup of intramural and sport club fields

Officiate Games

  • Officiate intramural sports contests, both independently and as part of an officiating crew, enforce the rules of each game and ensure participation takes place in a safe manner.
  • Understand all game rules, including the spirit of the rules
  • Ensure participants wear proper attire and equipment according to the established game rules
  • Utilize whistle, proper officiating mechanics, and strong voice to demonstrate confidence and control of gameplay
  • Handle on-site disputes involving player conflicts and rule interpretations to help prevent potential problems
  • Finalize and submit all scorecards to appropriate staff at the end of each shift
  • Apply feedback given during officials’ evaluations to improve performance

Job Expectations

  • Arrive promptly for shifts, dressed in provided uniforms, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude
  • Maintain a calm and professional demeanor, communicating with participants in a clear and concise manner
  • Collaborate with other members of staff or officiating crew to provide adequate game coverage
  • Greet participants warmly and enthusiastically to create and maintain an atmosphere that cultivates long-term participation
  • Utilize When to Work to communicate work availability to supervisors and co-workers.
  • Attend and actively participate in all mandatory in-services and trainings.
  • Follow procedures set forth in the employee handbook, as well as all departmental and university policies.
  • Clean and maintain equipment and facilities on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis.
  • Remain knowledgeable about all game rules along with an additional understanding of Competitive Sports operations and facilities. 
  • Utilize training to provide quality officiating during contests, implementing feedback to constantly improve performance

General Schedule

This position may be scheduled Monday - Friday 1:00pm - 11:00pm and Saturday – Sunday from 8:00am - 11:00pm in 2-4 hour shifts.  This position is available in Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters with limited hours available for work during the semester and holiday breaks.  A minimum of 10 hours per week is expected, with a maximum of 20 hours.  

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Currently enrolled student of Auburn University
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0
  • Must obtain and maintain a current CPR/First Aid/AED certification

Physical Requirements

  • This position will be required to work both inside and outside
  • This position might be asked to lift, push, or pull sporting equipment
  • Expected to be physically active for the duration of a 2-4 hour shift, and the physical ability to keep up with the sports being officiated

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous officiating experience, previous knowledge of sports

Location Competitive Sports  
Compensation $8.25-$12 
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