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Intramural Sports Official (Work Study)


Hire Date: August 19 


  • Will take place the week of April 1st

If hired, you must attend:

  • In-person pre-hire form: 30 minutes
  • In-person on-boarding at Human Resources: 2 hours
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification course: 4 online hours and 4 hours in-person
  • Mandatory department new hire training: 2 hours
  • Mandatory area new hire training: 3-10 hours

Info About Applying

Please visit our Campus Recreation Student Employment page for more information about the application and hiring process. Here is some information to review before applying.

  • You must click apply externally in Handshake AND complete the Qualtrics questionnaire in its entirety by the deadline to be considered for this position. Applicants will have to answer three questions in the external application which are below.
  • Once you click "Apply Externally", please return to Handshake and click "YES" to the question that asks, "Did you finish your application?". Once you answer yes, you will see the words, “Application Submitted” and the process will be complete.
  • You will need your work-study work permit if you are hired. Go ahead and begin the process of getting it if you don't already have it. Visit the financial aid website.
  • We recommend utilizing Career Development for help with your resume and interview skills.

Hiring requirements all Campus Recreation positions

  • If a student of Texas A&M University-Commerce must be currently enrolled or pre-registered in classes holding at least part-time status of 6 hours for undergraduate and 3 hours for graduate.
  • Must pass State of Texas background check.

Job requirements for all Campus Recreation positions:

  • Attend mandatory meetings, training, and in-services.
  • Follow and enforce all Campus Recreation policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of and ability to promote Campus Recreation programs.
  • Serve as an integral role in the Campus Recreation Emergency Action Plan (EAP).
  • Possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse, inclusive recreation team.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse participant and patron community.
  • Support and model the department's value of inclusion.
  • Must be in good academic standing with the University.
  • Must be in good conduct standing with the University.
  • You are able to work up to 19 hours/week while classes are in session. (Applies to all positions worked on-campus).

Position Description

Summary of Responsibilities:

Intramural Sports Officials are responsible for officiating all intramural sport events. Student officials must ensure the safety of participants while they uphold the integrity of the game. Officials will use decision-making and conflict management skills when making calls to handle confrontations. In addition, officials are held to a higher standard when they are participating within our program.

Program Area: Intramural and Club Sports

Supervision: Coordinator and Graduate Assistant of Sport Programs

Starting Hourly Pay Rate: $11

Hours/Week: 8-12

Level: Entry

Primary Duties:

  • Attend sport training clinics and meetings
  • Officiate all sports offered by Intramural Sports
  • Provide pre-game and postgame assistance for the set-up of Intramural sports
  • Examine the facility for safety hazards
  • Enforce rules and policies as judiciously as possible
  • Oversee the Intramural contest and ensure participation takes place in a safe manner
  • Complete necessary forms
  • Storing any equipment at the conclusion of the day’s/night’s activities
  • Maintain outdoor recreation facilities
  • Assist in signing-in of Intramural teams when needed
  • Assign teams sportsmanship ratings concluding each contest
  • Complete any duties as assigned by the Intramural Supervisor, GA, or Assistant Director

Required Qualifications:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Conflict management skills
  • Willingness to learn and receptive to feedback
  • Knowledge of sport rules
  • Willingness to work hard
  • Must be able to work evenings, Sunday-Thursday from 4pm-11pm, and occasional weekends

Desired Qualifications:

  • Participation in Intramural Sports and/or sports
  • Prior or current officiating experience