Intramural Sports Official

We are not accepting applications at this time. 






Start Date: Varies by sport. 

Duration: Fall and Winter Semesters. Must be available to work most evenings between 6 p.m.- 12 a.m.

Hours: Part time, flexible hours up to 10 hours/week. 

Location: GVSU Allendale Campus

All GVSU Covid-19 policies must be followed by student employees. 



  • Must be a GVSU student
  • Previous officiating or playing experience is preferred, but it is not required
  • This is an active job. All employees are expected to move and hustle at all times
  • Black pants/shorts are required and not provided. Leggings or yoga pants is not acceptable officiating attire
  • Closed toe athletic shoes are required and not provided. Black, dark blue or white are preferred
  • If needed for the sport, a whistle will be provided upon hiring
  • Sport specific official uniform shirts will be provided
  • Priority is given to applicants who are willing to work multiple sports. Please indicate all sports you are willing to work when applying.
  • Work study positions are available, but not required
  • Preference is given to applicants who are willing to work multiple sports. 


  • Set up fields/courts before the first game, including placing field markers or flags, setting up tables and scoreboards and organizing equipment and jerseys
  • Communicate effectively with event supervisor throughout each shift
  • Communicate effectively with the participants, including hold a pregame meeting with all captains
  • Communicate effectively with fellow officials before, during and after each game
  • Know sport rules, mechanics and signals for each sport worked. Trainings will be provided
  • Officiate games as assigned by the sport supervisor.
  • Enforce intramural sports rules and policies in accordance to the intramural sports manual and sport rule books
  • Manage unruly participants and enforce penalties in accordance to the sport rules
  • Provide updated availability. If an employee needs a sub, follow department specific rules for finding one.
  • Act in a professional manner during each shift
  • Attend all trainings, meetings and in-services. Complete all online trainings as assigned
  • Maintain the professional standard for delivery of all programs