Intramural Sports hires over 100 students each semester as sports officials. Discover a new way to be a part of the sport you love.

Intramural Sports Official’s Positions

  • Free training is provided during multiple day tryouts for the various sports
  • No prior experience is required
  • Officiating shirts and whistles will be provided
  • Flexible, evening hours (seasonal employment)
    • Games typically occur Sunday – Thursday between 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
    • Officials average 10-15 hours per week and can work up to 20 hours per week
  • Officials are still able to play Intramural Sports
  • Learn skills for future employment such as: dependability, adaptability, communication, confidence, teamwork, and grit
  • Interested applicants should attend the information session for an overview of IM jobs, pay rates, and responsibilities
    • Friday, September 1, 12 p.m. in the Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room

 

Application Instructions

  • Complete an online application at studentjobs.ua.edu
    • After submitting an application, you must attend the sport trainings listed below, even if you do not receive a confirmation from our staff.
  • Applicants must attend one night of each session for every sport they are interested in being hired
    • If two dates are listed for a session, applicants only need to attend one of the options
    • Come dressed in athletic attire and sneakers
    • Bring a pen and paper to take notes
  • To be hired for any position, applicants must have their ORIGINAL I-9 Documentation
    • Typically, this is a social security card, birth certificate, or passport, but other forms of ID are acceptable as outlined by US Citizenship and Immigration Services
    • Copies, faxes, scans, or photos of documents cannot be accepted

 

Intramural Official Trainings

General Interest Meeting (Optional)

  • Information session to find out more about working for Competitive Sports prior to attending trainings. This is a great first step to find out if officiating is the job for you!
    • Friday, September 1, 2017
    • 12 p.m. – 12:30pm
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room

 

Soccer (Outdoor) Tryouts

  • Session 1 – Rules & Mechanics
    • Tuesday, September 5, 2017 or Wednesday, September 6, 2017
    • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room
  • Session 2 – Scrimmages
    • Thursday, September 7, 2017
    • 7 p.m. – 9:30pm
    • Student Recreation Center, Fields

 

Flag Football Tryouts

  • Session 1 – Rules
    • Sunday, September 10, 2017
    • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room
  • Session 2 – Mechanics
    • Monday, September 11, 2017 or Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room
  • Session 3 – Scrimmages
    • Wednesday, September 13, 2017 or Thursday, September 14, 2017
    • 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Fields

 

Dodgeball Training (Only Open to Current Employees)

  • Session 1 – Rules & Mechanics
    • Sunday, October 22, 2017
    • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Witt Center, Multi-Activity Court

 

Volleyball Tryouts

  • Session 1 – Rules & Mechanics
    • Monday, October 23, 2017
    • 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room

 

Soccer (Indoor) Tryouts

  • Session 1 – Rules & Mechanics
    • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 or Thursday, January 18, 2018
    • 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
    • Witt Center, Multi-Activity Court

 

Basketball Tryouts

  • Session 1 – Rules
    • Sunday, January 21, 2018
    • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room
  • Session 2 – Mechanics
    • Monday, January 22, 2018 or Tuesday, January 23, 2018
    • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room
  • Session 3 – Scrimmages
    • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 or Thursday, January 25, 2018
    • 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, South Gym

 

Softball Tryouts

  • Session 1 – Rules & Mechanics
    • Sunday, February 25, 2018; 3:00-5:00pm or Monday, February 26, 2018; 7:30 p.m – 9:30 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room

 

Flag Football (4v4) Training (Only open to former Flag Football Officials)

  • Session 1 – Rules & Mechanics
    • Sunday, March 4, 2018
    • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Student Recreation Center, Multi-Activity Room

 

OTHER POSITIONS

Scorekeepers

A handful of scorekeeping positions will be available for sports such as flag football, basketball, and softball. Applicants must have a high attention to detail, positive attitude, good customer service skills, and be able to enforce policies and procedures when necessary. Hours are typically Sunday – Thursday between 5:00-11:00pm. Apply online at studentjobs.ua.edu August 14 – September 4, 2017 for Flag Football or December 1, 2017 – January 15, 2018 for Basketball and Softball. The supervisor evaluating applications for the position will contact you after the application period closes to schedule an interview. Applicants must attend the rules session for sports they are applying.

Supervisors

Competitive Sports Supervisors serve as leaders at Intramural Sports and Sport Club events. Responsibilities include staff supervision, providing excellent customer service, event management, official’s evaluations, conflict resolution, problem solving, and other duties as assigned. Applications are available to current officials at the end of each semester. One year of experience working in Competitive Sports is preferred to be considered for promotion. Hours include weekends and evenings. Some supervisors may work in the Competitive Sports Office during the week.

Program Assistant

A Program Assistant is a leader with in Competitive Sports who has demonstrated leadership and a high level of commitment to its success.  Responsibilities include staff supervision, providing excellent customer service, assist in staff training, scheduling, event management, staff evaluations, conflict resolution, problem solving, and other duties as assigned. Program Assistants are expected to work 15-20 hours per week including evenings and weekends. Program Assistants are promoted from within the Competitive Sports Staff through an application process when openings are available.

Please contact IMsports@ua.edu with any questions about employment.