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Intramural Flag Football Official - Student Hourly

The University of Kansas
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

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Position OverviewThe Intramural Sports Official is responsible for providing an atmosphere of fun in a competitive, yet safe, environment. Officials must be able to implement Intramural Sports policies and sport specific rules in order to maintain an appropriate level of control, fairness, and safety. Officials should maintain a positive attitude on-site and should always be striving to improve their officiating skills.

This is a seasonal position with the opportunity to also officiate 3-pitch slow-pitch softball and basketball in the fall semester.Job DescriptionRecreation Services and the Intramural Sports program are seeking students to join our team as an Intramural Flag Football Official for the fall 2024 Flag Football season. The official is responsible for effectively officiating the sport of flag football and the general safety of the participants.

No prior officiating experience is needed. All training will be provided by student Supervisors prior to beginning work.

Participation in Intramural Sports by officials is encouraged!

The duties of an Intramural Sports Officials include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Accurate documentation of hours worked
  • Minor pre-game field set up
  • Pre-game captain's meeting administration
  • Unbiased administration of rules decisions based on training for that particular sport
  • Verification of final score of all games worked with a signature on each completed score sheet
  • Assigning an appropriate Sportsmanship Rating to each team following each contest
  • Assisting other officials and/or supervisors in any matters concerning Intramural Sports
Required QualificationsAn applicant for the position of an Intramural Flag Football Official must have:
  • Work history that required being moderately physically active for hours at a time (maximum of four hours at a time)
  • A baseline knowledge of the sport of football or flag football
  • Current NFHS Concussion In Sports Certification or willingness to obtain within the first month of employment
  • During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students.
Preferred QualificationsThe preferred applicant for the position of an Intramural Flag Football Official will have:
  • Previous officiating or sports participation experience
  • A willingness to learn and have fun
  • A passion for sports
  • A positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • A professional and cooperative demeanor
Additional Candidate InstructionsA complete application consists of an online application and review of this position occurs regularly through Thursday, September 5.

Qualified applicants must have:
  • Availability to work on Sundays as evidenced in application material
  • Availability to be present and engaged at all three dates of the paid Intramural Flag Football Officials Training:
    • Tuesday, September 10 from 5:00p – 8:00p
    • Wednesday, September 11 from 6:00p – 8:00p
    • Thursday, September 12 from 5:45p – 7:30p
  • Completed onboarding and be approved to begin work by Tuesday, September 10.
Contact Information to ApplicantsAll questions related to this position should be directed to:

Jon Randle
Assistant Director for Intramural Sports
jonrandle@ku.eduAdvertised Salary Range$10.80/hourWork ScheduleAn Intramural Flag Football Official is responsible for setting their availability for the following time parameters. Note that shift times will be assigned within these parameters:

Sundays from 12:00p – 9:45p
Mondays from 4:00p – 9:45p
Tuesdays from 4:00p – 9:45pAnticipated Start DateTuesday September 10, 2024Apply to Job


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