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Job Openings within the Kingdom

This page is updated a minimum of once a month upon the publication of The Pale. It is available not only for all Kingdom Offices, but also for Regional and Local. If you would like to submit an Open Job Announcement for your group, please fill out the job opening submission form. Job openings are updated monthly around the 20th of each month.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you have a lot of Job Listings that need to be included into The Pale, be sure to let the Editor of The Pale (currently JahanAra at thepale@midrealm.org) as SOON as you can. There is a limit to the number of pages that can be published in The Pale and they will need to adjust for your Job Openings.

Kingdom and Regional Job Openings

Office of the Kingdom Seneschal

First Deputy to the Kingdom Seneschal

The Society for Creative Anachronism Middle Kingdom, Incorporated seeks an outgoing Deputy Regional Vice President of Operations (Deputy Kingdom Seneschal) for a term of two (2) years, not to exceed three (3) years. This is an unpaid volunteer position.

Position Description

  • Assist and fill in as may be required as the Legal representative of the Society for Creative Anachronism Middle Kingdom (MK), a geographic region including Illinois, Indiana, part of Michigan (outside of the upper peninsula) Ohio, and the western portion of Kentucky, as well as a small portion of Iowa (the Quad Cities) and a portion of Ontario, Canada.
  • Reports to the Regional Vice President of Operations (Kingdom Seneschal) regarding the overall organizational health of the region. Coordinates the efforts of officers within the region to administer functional areas. Supports the efforts of the Royalty.
  • Assists with the interpretations, reviews and updates policy (SCA Governing Documents and Kingdom Law) ongoing to serve requests from the membership and participants in the SCA Middle Kingdom.

Position Requirements

  • Membership in the SCA, Inc for the duration of the term. Serve probationary six months followed by a confirmed 18-month term which may be extended an additional 12 months. Will not exceed 3 consecutive years in total.
    • Submit to and pass background check administered by SCA, Inc. for the duration of the term.
    • Reside in, or be considered a Citizen of, the Middle Kingdom for the duration of the term.
    • Be willing to attend all Middle Kingdom Coronation and Crown Tournaments, if need to assist the Kingdom Seneschal at those specific events during the term.

Interested parties should send Master Cerridwen an SCA resume (seneschal@midrealm.org).

Law Clerk

The Society for Creative Anachronism Middle Kingdom, Incorporated, seeks a Deputy to the Kingdom Seneschal to act as the Law Clerk for a term of two (2) years, not to exceed three (3) years. This is an unpaid volunteer position.

Position Requirements

  • Membership in the SCA, Inc., for the duration of the term.
  • Reside in, or be considered a Citizen of, the Middle Kingdom for the duration of the term.
  • Submit to and pass background check administered by SCA, Inc. for the duration of the term.
  • Be a member of a state bar in good standing for the duration of the term.
  • Assist with contract review, drafting, and negotiations; research modern state and federal regulations as they may impact the Region.

Interested parties should send Master Cerridwen an SCA resume (seneschal@midrealm.org)

Kingdom Minister of Youth

Please see the job description and other details under the Office of the Kingdom Minister of Youth, further down the page.

Office of the Kingdom Chatelaine

The Kingdom Chatelaine is the officer responsible for training, advising and coordinating public outreach, newcomer acquisition, acclimation and retention for the Middle Kingdom.

Position Description

  • Coordinating and monitoring the efforts of Regional and Local chatelaines.
  • Developing and maintaining materials for recruitment, newcomer orientation and retention, as well as Regional/Local officer training.
  • Maintaining a knowledge base for SCA/Midrealm Demos, as well as monitoring compliance with the Midrealm demo policy/guidelines document.
  • Working closely with other Kingdom officers to create, implement and monitor Kingdom-wide marketing efforts aimed at new member acquisition and membership retention.
  • Maintaining a database of all Regional and Local chatelaines and assisting with warranting.
  • Attendance at all Curia meetings.
  • Perform other duties assigned by Curia.

Position Requirements

Successful candidates for this position must have demonstrated leadership skills, problem-solving expertise, and experience with project management. A basic understanding of membership marketing principles and chapter development is strongly suggested.

Applicants need to make themselves available to Regional/Local Chatelaines across the Kingdom and have easy access to phone, mail and reliable e-mail. Applicants should be familiar with and able to utilize Social Media, as well.

This position presents the opportunity to help preserve the rich traditions of the Kingdom and assure its future by assisting in recruiting and retaining members. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to help introduce people to this game and will have long term, positive impacts on many members within the Kingdom.

Applicants should provide a SCA resume as well as a cover letter. The cover letter should include:

  • Previous experience as a Chatelaine, working with newcomers, and/or assisting with membership recruitment and retention.
  • Strengths that you feel would benefit you in this position.
  • Things that you would like to see accomplished in your tenure as Kingdom Chatelaine.
  • Obstacles that we face with recruitment/retention and solutions you think you could provide.
  • Ways that you can empower and involve your Regionals.
  • Any additional information that you think is important!

Please send your SCA resume as well as this cover letter to chatelaine@midrealm.org

Office of the Kingdom Chronicler

None at this time.

Office of the Dragon Herald

None at this time.

Office of the Kingdom Earl Marshal

Middle Kingdom Thrown Weapons Marshal

Position duties include reporting to the Kingdom Earl Marshal and Society Archery and Thrown Weapons marshal, issuing sanctions if needed, administering marshal tests and entering new marshals into any/all databases, working with Pennsic staff, and continuously helping the thrown weapons program grow.
Position Requirements: must be a paid member of the Society, must be a currently warranted Thrown Weapons marshal, must have good communication skills. You will be receiving communications frequently and need to be able to respond to them in a timely manner. Attendance at Pennsic is preferred but not mandatory, however if you cannot attend you will need to delegate a trustworthy and competent proxy in your absence.

Please send letters of interest/intent to thrownweapons@midrealm.org.

Constellation Regional Archery Marshal Position

Should be a marshal in good standing, be familiar with Society and Middle Kingdom archery rules, and have computer knowledge of Excel and email at a minimum.Office duties include:  

  • Communicating with local groups to ensure they have resources required to conduct archery activities
  • Communicating and working with AMIC’s to ensure archery activities are well-publicized
  • Responsible for encouraging growth of archery in the region – recruiting marshals and training marshals and instructors – and problem resolution
  • Track local marshals, collecting reports and maintaining the marshallate database

Applications should be sent to the Kingdom Archery Marshal, Baniarla (Countess) Aibhilin ni Dhomhnaill, at archery@midrealm.org no later than February 15.

Office of the Exchequer

North Oaken Regional Exchequer

  • Collect Monthly Reports for local groups within your region by the established deadlines.
  • Provide reviews of books prior to officer transitions or at a minimum every two years.
  • Act as primary contact for questions for the groups within your region.
  • Receive and compile Domesday reports from local groups within your region.
  • Keep organized and accurate records.
  • Report Quarterly or upon request on group status to the Kingdom Exchequer.
  • Access to and willingness to be available by email communication/phone consistently.

Office of the Kingdom Minister of Arts & Sciences

South Oaken MOAS

The South Oaken Regional MOAS will be open as of Summer 2020. Those interested in the position should send their SCA resume to kmoas@midrealm.org and southoaken.moas@midrealm.org by July 31, 2020.

South Oaken Regional Minister of Arts and Sciences shall have the responsibility for the encouragement and organization of the study and practice of all Arts and Sciences within the South Oaken Region of the Middle Kingdom. They will oversee, with their deputies, the administration of the South Oaken A&S Faire and Craftspersons Faire. They will review reports from the Local and Baronial Ministers of Arts and Sciences in their region. They will provide training and be resources of information to the populace, Local and Baronial Minister of Arts and Sciences in their region. They will need to travel and attend events in their region. They are encouraged to attend Kingdom A&S events as well and act as volunteers. They will need to attend a monthly video conference meeting with KMOAS and other regional officers.

Position Requirements:

  • They should have a good knowledge base of the Kingdom and Society rules pertaining to the Arts and Sciences.
  • They need to be active participants in Arts and Sciences.
  • They need to be paid members of the Society of Creative Anachronism.
  • They should be able to work with others.
  • They need good writing and speaking skills.
  • They need access to the internet and a computer.

Emergency Deputy to the KMOAS

Those interested in the position should send their SCA resume to the kmoas@midrealm.org by July 31, 2020.

While this position does not have direct responsibilities or reports, the goal is to learn the position of the KMOAS so that in an emergency this deputy can help with all things Arts and Sciences related. They will need to be able to travel and attend events throughout the Kingdom. They are expected to attend Kingdom A&S events. They will need to attend a monthly video conference meeting with KMOAS and other regional officers.

Position Requirements:
Ideal candidates should have the following:

  • A good knowledge base of the Kingdom and Society rules pertaining to the Arts and Sciences.
  • Be active participants in Arts and Sciences.
  • Be paid members of the Society of Creative Anachronism.
  • Be able to work well with others.
  • Have strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Access to the internet and a computer. 

Office of the Kingdom Webminister

North Oaken Regional Web Minister

If you are interested in taking on this role, please email me at webminister@midrealm.org and send me your applicable experience for the position.

Requirements for the job are as follows:

  • Be the liaison between my office and the local web ministers in North Oaken
  • Maintain the roster of web ministers within the Services Portal for North Oaken
  • Have excellent communication and troubleshooting skills
  • Assist the Kingdom Web Minister with various projects as needed
  • WordPress experience a plus but not required

If you have questions about the role, please email me and I would be happy to discuss things over with you.

South Oaken Regional Web Minister

If you are interested in taking on this role, please email me at webminister@midrealm.org and send me your applicable experience for the position.

Requirements for the job are as follows:

  • Be the liaison between my office and the local web ministers in South Oaken
  • Maintain the roster of web ministers within the Services Portal for South Oaken
  • Have excellent communication and troubleshooting skills
  • Assist the Kingdom Web Minister with various projects as needed
  • WordPress experience a plus but not required

If you have questions about the role, please email me and I would be happy to discuss things over with you.

Office of the Kingdom Minister of Youth

The Middle Kingdom Minister of Youth reports directly to and is a Deputy of the Kingdom Seneschal.

Responsibilities:

  • Promotes education, communicates information and updates policies on Middle Kingdom youth
  • Oversees Regional and Local Youth Officers with activities and reporting
  • Maintains and reports warranted roster of Youth Officers at each Crown Tourney to Kingdom Seneschal
  • Assists Page Dean, Background Check Deputy on maintenance, promotion and education
  • Communicates and coordinates with Kingdom officers on youth related information

Requirements:

  • Membership in the SCA and background check required for the duration of the term.
  • Serve a 2 – 3 year term.
  • Please send SCA Resume to seneschal@midrealm.org and youth@midrealm.org with the subject line: Page Dean

Middle Kingdom Page School Dean

Reports directly to the Kingdom Minister of Youth and is a Deputy of the Kingdom Seneschal.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains up to date records of Page School student
  • Holds belting ceremonies and distributes coins for division completion of levels
  • Coordinates disbursement of recognition scrolls with Parents and Chamberlain’s of TRM and/or TRH
  • Works with Kingdom Minister of Youth on promotion and education

Requirements:

  • Membership in the SCA and background check required for the duration of the term.
  • Serve a 2 – 3 year term.
  • Please send SCA Resume to seneschal@midrealm.org and youth@midrealm.org with the subject line: Page Dean

North Oaken Regional Youth Officer

This position requires a background check.  You should be willing to travel, at least within the Region, to assist the groups with youth activities.  You should have reliable access to email and be willing to occasionally travel, at least within the Region, to assist the groups with youth activities.  If you are interested, send letters of interest with the subject line: North Oaken Regional to youth@midrealm.org


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