Intramural Sports Officials

FSU Intramural Sports hires nearly 200 students each year to fill positions as referees and umpires. Officials are needed for almost all IM team sports including flag football, volleyball, soccer, basketball, and softball. Training sessions are held in the weeks prior to the beginning of each respective season.

IM Sports Job Interest Form

Job Details

  • Entry-level position within Intramural Sports.  Available only to current FSU students.
  • Varied hours, typically evenings and late nights. Hourly wage from $8.05 per hour.  Work is seasonal, based on the sports offered.
  • Part of officiating crew for various team sports -- flag football, volleyball, kickball, basketball, rec soccer, softball, and/or dodgeball. Employee selects which sports he/she wishes to officiate. Scorekeeping may also be required.
  • No prior experience necessary. Training clinics provided.
  • Interested students must attend appropriate training sessions and complete rules exams & on-field/on-court evaluations before being hired.
  • Hiring occurs approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of each team sport season.
  • Preferred skills include familiarity with sport (as a player or fan). Previous officiating experience is a bonus.
  • Key qualities of successful applicants: Willingness to learn, positive attitude, hustle, ability to accept feedback, willingness to improve throughout season.

How to Apply

  • All interested applicants should attend an information session for an overview of IM jobs, pay rates & responsibilities, and application details.
  • Intramural Sports Job Information Sessions are held on multiple days at the beginning of each semester.
  • intramural Sports will have information sessions in the beginning of the Spring Semester, dates will be posted shorty:

Upcoming IM Job Information Sessions

  • Our next hiring period is tentatively scheduled for the 2017 Summer C. We will post updates regarding information sessions for this time period on Friday, April 28th. If you would like to be e-mailed directly regarding upcoming trainings and information sessions complete the interest form above.

Free Training Clinics

  • As being a sports official is a new job for most students, Intramural Sports provides free training clinics prior to the hiring date to assist prospective employees with learning the sport rules, positioning, and mechanics necessary to be successful as an official. Training clinics are FREE.
  • Once hired, Intramural Sports continues to evaluate and work to improve each official during the season, as officiating takes time to master.

Upcoming Officials Training Clinics

  • Our next hiring period is tentatively scheduled for the 2017 Summer C. We will post updates regarding information sessions for this time period on Friday, April 28th. If you would like to be e-mailed directly regarding upcoming trainings and information sessions complete the interest form above.