Intramural Sports Student Referee

Join the CCR Intramurals Sports team for the 2022-2023 school year!

Join the CCR Intramural Sports department for the 2022-2023 school year! Intramural Sports are sport leagues run by students for students, staff, faculty, and community members. Intramurals are an opportunity to play with friends - old and new - in an environment that celebrates teamwork, mutual respect and, most of all, fun! Our mission is to improve student life through sport, plain and simple.

Position Title:
Intramural Sports Student Referee

Campus & Community Recreation strives to inspire and empower exceptional life experiences through recreation, sport, and wellness. Our mission is to facilitate and deliver leading-edge programs, events, services, and facilities for our community.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Intramural Recreation Facilitators and Intramural Program Coordinators, the Intramural Sports Student Referee is a *preferred student position responsible for on-the-ground officiating of our various Intramural Sports leagues and tournaments. This includes the oversight of officiating, responding to in game issues, overall efficiency of game play, positive participant interaction, and helping to create an overall positive participant experience.

*Depending on the level of experience and certification needed for a certain sport, we may consider individuals who are not currently students for a Referee position.

Skill Acquisition:

  • Develop effective communication and leadership skills
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Develop an enhanced ability to work with a diverse range of clients and colleagues
  • Foster a safe and inclusive environment for all participants
  • Increase knowledge of CCR and it’s many different program offerings
  • Demonstrate a complete understanding of the sport and its rules

Major Duties and Deliverables:

  • Officiate and oversee gameplay and ensure all rules are being followed in the appropriate manner
  • Conduct sport programs in a professional and organized manner
  • Represent Campus & Community Recreation as the face for Intramural Sport Programming using excellent officiating and customer service skills.
  • Represent Campus & Community Recreation during Intramural game nights or weekend shifts
  • Ongoing email communication with fellow Intramural staff
  • Assist in coordinating first aid response with the Activity Monitor on duty and assist in completing appropriate documentation if necessary
  • Respond to participant conflicts in accordance with Intramural policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate with Recreation Facilitators and Activity Monitors 
  • Adhere to and implement Campus & Community Recreation policies and procedures in a fair and prudent manner.
  • Commit to inclusivity and respect for all colleagues and players.

Working Conditions:

  1. Physical Demands: 
    • Assist with set-up and take-down of equipment as needed
    • Moving around as required to appropriately officiate
  2. Work Environment:
    • Indoor and outdoor environment
    • May work in extreme conditions on a limited basis (snow and cold temperatures, sun and hot temperatures).
    • Noise is expected during game play
    • Areas may be slippery (pool deck, ice rink), or muddy (outdoor fields, diamonds) etc.
    • Time commitment will be approximately 5-10 hours per week, primarily evenings

Job Specifications:

  1. Education and Prerequisites:
    • Flexible work hours including evenings and the possibility of weekends
    • Experience (as a player and/or Referee) and knowledge of the rules within the sport you are applying to officiate
    • Certified as a Referee by the respective Provincial Sport Organization considered an asset
    • Enrolled at the University of Alberta in the Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 terms
    • Current Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C’
  2. Compensation:
    • Wage: this is a sliding scale depending on your experience and certification, starting at $15.79 per hour

Application Procedures:

  1. Submit your application online
    • Click on the “INTRAMURALS” section to continue your Activity Monitor application process.
  2. Applications for this position is ongoing. We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcomed applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

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Contact Us

General Inquiries:
2-670 Van Vliet Complex, University of Alberta

Ph: 780.492.2555

If the staff member’s recertification date for Standard First Aid* and/or CPR level C** is due within the first 3 months of employment, they must recertify prior to beginning employment.

*Standard First Aid - (Recertification: every 3 years)
**CPR level C - (Recertification: annual / every 1 year)