Sports Official

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The RSS Competitive Sport Official is charged with ensuring fair and safe play by enforcing Competitive Sports and RSS rules, policies, and procedures during Intramural sport contests. As a group, sport officials serve as impartial arbiters, applying rules and rule interpretations on a situational basis. Through his or her actions, the RSS Sport Official serves as an educator, teaching the value of fair play, sportpersonship, emotional management, and effective communication.


  • Officiate scheduled intramural sports contests and RSS special events.
  • Assist the Competitive Sports Supervisor in performing routine safety inspections.
  • Assist the Competitive Sports Supervisor with pre-contest and post-contest tasks.
  • Assist the Competitive Sports Supervisor in enforcing Competitive Sports, RSS, and SIU rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Attend all required Competitive Sports and RSS meetings and trainings.
  • Complete post-game reports as required.


  • A general knowledge of sports
  • Ability to receive and apply constructive feedback
  • Ability to work independently and with co-workers
  • High degree of integrity and trustworthiness
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective customer service, conflict management, and decision making skills
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours

Preferred Requirements/Skills:

  • Prior Sports Officiating Experience
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification
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