Intramural Sports Official

Application is open now for the Fall 2024 semester! 


  • Must be a GVSU student, taking at least six credits
  • 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
  • Work study positions are available, but not required


  • Set up fields/courts at the start of each shift.
  • Communicate effectively with event supervisor throughout each shift
  • Communicate effectively with the participants during each game
  • 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
  • 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

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

Location: GVSU Allendale Campus

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