Employment

 

Interested in working for us? We’re hiring for the Fall 2021 semester! Please fill out the Intramural Sports employment form and we will be in contact with you once we know dates and times for all official clinics. When the form is filled out, the IM Sports Office will email you with more information. IM Sports is also seeking to hire Supervisors. Please email imsports@uwm.edu with any questions you may have. 

Job Summary: To officiate Intramural Sports contests within the Department of University Recreation, officials must know the rules of the sport and be able to manage the many different situations that will occur during games. Officials work with different groups of people on a nightly basis, while making an effort to communicate in a prompt and courteous manner. No previous officiating experience is required; only a willingness to learn, improve, and have fun!

Fall 2021 Clinic Dates

*Must attend all dates for the sport(s) you wish to work

Soccer 

  • Monday, Sept 27th from 7-9pm in the Klotsche Center Room 124
  • Wednesday, Sept 29th from 7-9pm at Engelmann Field
  • MAKEUP TRAINING: Tuesday, October 5th in the Klotsche Center Room 124

Volleyball

  • Tuesday, Sept 21st from 7-9pm in the Klotsche Center Room 124
  • MAKEUP TRAINING: Monday, October 4th in the Klotsche Center

Basketball

  • Monday, Sept 20th from 7-9pm in the Klotsche Center Room 124
  • Wednesday, Sept 22nd from 7-9pm in the Pavilion
  • MAKEUP TRAINING: Tuesday, September 28th in the Klotsche Center Room 124
  • Wednesday, October 6th from 7-9pm scrimmage in the Pavilion

 

Position-Specific Qualifications 

 Intramural Sports Official – $8.50 – $10.25 

  • Maintain a working knowledge of specific sport rules, mechanics, and signals 
  • Enforce sport rules throughout the competition 
  • Make calls/judgments in a fair and unbiased manner 
  • Maintain order and safety during intramural play 
  • Communicate effectively with other officials and participants 
  • Display a professional demeanor at all times 

Level 1 Official Requirements – $8.50 

  • Must complete the hiring process and all required UWM and University Recreation paperwork. 
  • Must attend a University Recreation orientation meeting. 
  • Must attend all preseason training clinics and scrimmages for each specific sport they intend to officiate.  
  • Must get a minimum score of 75% on the preseason sport test.  (Those who do not meet this benchmark must meet with Intramural Sports & Sport Clubs Professional Staff for further consideration) 

Level 2 Official Requirements – $9.25 

  • Officials must have met the Level 1 criteria before being considered for a Level 2 promotion along with the added requirements below: 
  • Must get an 85% on the preseason sport test 
  • Possess verifiable justification as an experienced/trained official.  Verifiable justification can include, but is not limited to the following: 
  • A state license or national certification as a registered official   
  • A semester of experience within the UWM Intramural Sports Program as an official coupled with positive evaluations as determined by Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs Professional Staff 
  • Previous experience and a reputable reference in the same sport or similar sport as considered by the Intramural Sports & Sport Clubs Professional Staff 
  • Must have completed a performance evaluation of semester work performance 
  • Be in good standing within all University Recreation positions 
  • Level 1 or lower within the University Recreation Employee Discipline Policy 

Level 3 Official Requirements – $10.25 

  • Officials must have met the Level 2 criteria before being considered for a Level 3 promotion along with the added requirements below: 
  • Must get a 95% on the preseason test in the current semester every semester they work as a level 3 official (may retake the test if necessary) 
  • Possess verifiable justification as an experienced official outside of the UWM Intramural Sports program.  Verifiable justification can include, but is not limited to the following: 
  • Emails, pay stubs, or written evidence of game schedules along with results signed off by an outside reference  
  • Experience at a WIRSA State Tournament, NIRSA Regional Tournament, or National Tournament
  • Must possess a state-licensed or national certification as an official, along with shown progression in status and/or development (Either by camp attendance or seniority.  Discretion on development will be made by Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs Professional Staff) 
  • Successful evaluation of other intramural officials and participation as a clinician in preseason clinics, trainings, and scrimmages.  This must continue throughout employment to maintain Level 3 status.