The Student Supervisor is a leader within the Intramural Sports and Competitive Sports Facilities Programs who shows a high level of commitment to its success. A Sport Supervisor has the authority to make decisions regarding all Intramural Sports Programs with a focus on the evaluation of officials and the overall experience for employees, participants, and spectators. A Facility Supervisor has the authority to make decisions regarding all Competitive Sports Facilities with a focus on the safety of all employees, participants, and spectators who may be involved in activities with Campus Recreation.

How to Apply

  • Applications are accepted in the mid to late spring semester, typically late March and early April.  Supervisors are selected in the spring semester to begin employment in the subsequent fall term.
  • Looking for other opportunities in Intramural Sports? We hire sports officials (referees & umpires) each semester, typically in the weeks prior to the start of a major IM sport season such as flag football, soccer, or basketball.  Visit our Intramural Sports Officials page for more information.

Job Details – Facility Supervisor

  • Supervise open recreation, special events, Sport Club practices, Intramural Sports, and facility reservation shifts at Campus Recreation competitive sports facilities, including our 104-acre Rec SportsPlex.
  • Provide exemplary customer service to participants. 
  • Follow opening and closing facility procedures and enforce all policies of the Rec SportsPlex, Main Campus Fields, Westside Courts, Tully Gymnasium, Harkins Turf Field, and Speicher Tennis Center.  Lead the entire supervisory staff in closing the facilities after a programmed shift.
  • Prepare equipment and the facility for the programmed activities and assist the professional staff with the facility operations.
  • Report potential risk management concerns, damages, and other maintenance issues.  Make decisions concerning the safety of participants pertaining to the playing conditions.
  • Maintain clean facilities and empty trash cans.
  • Handle all facility-related issues and document as necessary.
  • Serve as a liaison to the FSU Police and First Responders on site.
  • Communicate any problem participants, facility issues, and other pertinent issues at the competitive sports facilities to the professional staff.
  • Attend and participate in bi-weekly or monthly meetings, as needed, throughout the course of each semester to ensure program consistency and address current topics.

Job Details – Sport Supervisor

  • Provide exemplary customer service to over 8,000 unique annual participants through providing immediate response and resolution to participant conflicts
  • Recruit, train, hire, and retain over 200 student employees throughout various intramural sport seasons
  • Oversee nightly administration, supervision, and evaluation for up to 30 student employees
  • Obtain feedback from both players and spectators regarding their participation to create program enhancements and positively impact future patron participation
  • Interpret and enforce rules for up to 30 individual sporting events to uphold the integrity and quality of each event
  • Assist Competitive Sports Facility Supervisors with assessing risk management for the safety of patrons and employees, by the nightly evaluation and resolution of facility and program compliance guidelines of multiple event sites
  • Support Competitive Sports Facility Supervisors at shared facilities by maintaining the facilities in line with program policies and nightly procedures.
  • Attend and participate in bi-weekly or monthly meetings, as needed, throughout the course of each semester to ensure program consistency and address current topics within Intramural Sports

Qualifications

  • Ability to work between 10-20 hours per week
  • Experience in leadership, management, and/or administrative capacities
  • Must hold current CPR/First-Aid certifications, or be able to attain certifications prior to working
  • Shown dedication and commitment to the Competitive Sports Program
  • Related intramural experience as an official, sign-in attendant, or maintenance staff member (Sport Supervisors only)

What You’ll Learn – Facility Supervisor

  • Personal & Professional Qualities
    • Problem Solving – Advanced
      • Develop organizational efficiency by formulating, planning, and implementing appropriate solutions to complex or unprecedented problems.
    • Adaptability – Advanced
      • Anticipate change and make significant or long term adaptations in organization in response to the needs of the situation.
      • Evaluate alternatives, and respond quickly and effectively to unexpected and rapidly changing conditions.
  • Legal Liability & Risk Management Qualities
    • Risk Management – Basic
      • Perform and document facility and equipment safety inspections in the area of responsibility.
    • Crisis Management – Basic
      • Recognize crisis situations and implement appropriate emergency action plans (EAPs) such as providing first aid, CPR, AED, crowd management and facility evacuation.
      • Document an incident or accident objectively and free of conjecture, and collect statements from those involved as well as any witnesses.
  • Human Resources Management Qualities
    • Staff/Student Development – Advanced
      • Serve in a mentoring and/or sponsoring relationship.
    • Customer Service – Basic
      • Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal interactions for situation: smile, eye contact, listening and timely response.
      • Show employees and customer’s empathy, respect and consideration.
      • Makes oneself available to the customer to address issues, as appropriate.
    • Conflict Resolution – Basic
      • Provide accurate information such as policies and procedures to prevent conflict or concern.
    • Technology Applications – Basic
      • Demonstrate proficiency with commonly used software such as word processing, spreadsheets, social media, web based-software, project management software, presentation software, calendaring software, and create account settings.
  • Facility Management, Planning & Design Qualities
    • Policies and Procedures – Basic
      • Describe and enforce departmental and institutional policies and procedures specific to facilities and explain the rationale behind the policies and procedures.
    • Facility Operations and Management – Basic
      • Facilitate execution of daily operations such as opening/closing buildings and rooms, setting up areas with equipment appropriate for activities, facility maintenance and housekeeping.

What You’ll Learn – Sport Supervisor

  • Personal & Professional Qualities
    • Problem Solving – Advanced
      • Develop organizational efficiency by formulating, planning, and implementing appropriate solutions to complex or unprecedented problems.
    • Prioritization – Intermediate
      • Enumerate organizational strengths and develop plans to address areas needing improvement.
    • Adaptability – Advanced
      • Anticipate change and make significant or long term adaptations in organization in response to the needs of the situation.
      • Evaluate alternatives, and respond quickly and effectively to unexpected and rapidly changing conditions.
    • Analytical Skills – Basic
      • Combine common sense, past experience, and basic rules to identify key underlying issues.
  • Programming
    • Student Learning and Development – Advanced
      • Develop staff members’ competency in applying learning and development theory to practice.
    • Teaching and Training – Intermediate
      • Design opportunities for student training and program development that encourage continual learning and developmental growth.
    • Leadership – Advanced
      • Promote, facilitate, and assess the effectiveness of collaborative initiatives and teambuilding efforts.
  • Legal Liability & Risk Management Qualities
    • Risk Management – Basic
      • Perform and document facility and equipment safety inspections in the area of responsibility.
    • Crisis Management – Basic
      • Recognize crisis situations and implement appropriate emergency action plans (EAPs) such as providing first aid, CPR, AED, crowd management and facility evacuation.
      • Document an incident or accident objectively and free of conjecture, and collect statements from those involved as well as any witnesses.
  • Human Resources Management Qualities
    • Staff/Student Development – Advanced
      • Serve in a mentoring and/or sponsoring relationship.
    • Customer Service – Basic
      • Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal interactions for situation: smile, eye contact, listening and timely response.
      • Show employees and customer’s empathy, respect and consideration.
      • Makes oneself available to the customer to address issues, as appropriate.
    • Conflict Resolution – Basic
      • Provide accurate information such as policies and procedures to prevent conflict or concern.
    • Technology Applications – Basic
      • Demonstrate proficiency with commonly used software such as word processing, spreadsheets, social media, web based-software, project management software, presentation software, calendaring software, and create account settings.
  • Facility Management, Planning & Design Qualities
    • Policies and Procedures – Basic
      • Describe and enforce departmental and institutional policies and procedures specific to facilities and explain the rationale behind the policies and procedures.
  • Research and Evaluation
    • Assessment/Evaluations – Intermediate
      • Apply mixed methods approaches to assessment/evaluation activities.
      • Connect staff needing assistance with assessment/evaluation techniques with more skilled staff in department

Questions?

If you have any questions, please contact us at 850-644-2430 or via email at imsports@fsu.edu. You can also stop by the Intramural Sports Office in 1035 Tully Gym during normal business hours to talk with our staff about our job opportunities.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Intramural Sports team!