Kingdom Job Openings


al-Shyka (Baroness) Jahan Ara bint al-Yehya amat al-Hafeeza
(Sandra Galen Scott)
336 N Fairview Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
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Maintaining the Job Openings within the Middle Kingdom.

 

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 email the Editor of The Pale, Baroness JahanAra. The email is at the top of this page. These 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).

First Deputy in Training to the Kingdom Seneschal
See description of First Deputy to the Kingdom Seneschal.  Applications accepted through the end of Pennsic.

See description of First Deputy to the Kingdom Seneschal.  Applications accepted through the end of Pennsic.

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).

Office of the Kingdom Chatelaine

Constellation Regional Chatelaine
This position requires being able to travel, at least within the Region, to assist the groups in your region. Hopefully you will also have reliable access to email, and good interpersonalskills. These Regional positions can help you learn what it is involved inworking with a large number of people and being able to help as much aspossible with getting folks involved.  Ifyou are interested, send letters of interest to both of us at constellation.chatelaine@midrealm.org,and chatelaine@midrealm.org.

Office of the Dragon Herald

Pentamere – Fenris Herald
The Fenris Herald is responsible for overseeing the heraldic offices of the groups within Pentamere, as well as the Regional Deputy, Lakes Pursuivant. They must review quarterly reports, send reporting reminders, and address questions and concerns that come up. This office serves as a front line for support and information for all things Heraldic in the Region. Candidates should have previous experience serving as a group pursuivant. They should possess a working knowledge of the Heraldic Submission Process, know Court Heraldry, and be comfortable communicating with members of all types and stations within the SCA. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Send all letters/applications to both pentamere.herald@midrealm.org and herald@midrealm.org

Incunabula Herald
The Incunabula Herald will be responsible for proctoring exams and updating warrants for the new Heraldic Rank System. This herald will be a deputy of the Buckler Herald. They should have good administration skills, respond to all communication in a timely manner. It would also be preferable if they could travel to each region once a year to offer a written exam or be able to arrange a testing session in each region. They should be well-organized and comfortable with the internet and computers. Minimal heraldic knowledge is required. Send all letters/applications with an SCA resume to herald@midrealm.org by October 31, 2019.

Rouge Scarpe Deputy
Rouge Scarpe is the External Submissions Herald for the Midrealm. It’s their job to decide if a submission should be forwarded to Laurel for Acceptance and Registry, or Returned, and then create a Letter of Intent in OSCAR (Online System for Commentary and Response).

Familiarity with the Standards for Evaluation of Names and Armory (SENA) and good administrative and email communication skills are a must. Digital image skills are highly recommended. Familiarity with OSCAR is recommended, but we will train you if you aren’t confident.

Rouge Scarpe requires the ability to complete tasks in a timely fashion on a monthly basis, and typically requires an hour or so each week and a 5-10 hours one week out of the month. The workload is significantly greater in the months of September and October. They lead a monthly online meeting to review the submissions on Slack. As the deputy to Rouge Scarpe, you will be expected to join this meeting to learn how the decision making process is done.

It is the expectation that after one year of being the Rouge Scarpe Deputy, you will be experienced enough to do the job in its entirety. Taking this position, however, does not guarantee that you will be chosen as the next Rouge Scarpe.

Please send your applications to herald@midrealm.org and rougescarpe@midrealm.org. Include any relevant heraldic or administrative experience with your application.

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.

Robert Thorne, Middle Kingdom Thrown Weapons Marshal

Office of the Exchequer

  • North Oaken Regional (See description below).

Office of the Kingdom Minister of Arts & Sciences

Constellation MOAS

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

Constellation 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 Constellation Region of the Middle Kingdom. They will oversee, with their deputies, the administration of the Constellation A&S Faire and Craftspersons fair. 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. 

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 April 30, 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[EF1] . 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.


Office of the Kingdom Webminister

Constellation 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 Constellation
  • Maintain the roster of web ministers within the Services Portal for Constellation
  • 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.

(Applicants resume submission deadline is firmly May 30th.)

Local Job Openings (listed by Region)

Constellation

Regional Chatelaine
(see Kingdom Chatelaine section)

Constellation Regional Web Minister
(see Kingdom Webminister section)

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.

Midlands

Midlands Regional Exchequer
(see description above in Office of the Kingdom Exchequer)

Midlands – Lincoln Herald
(see description above)

Pentamere

Pentamere Regional Herald
(see description above in Office of the Herald)

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.

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

South Oaken

South Oaken Regional Youth Officer
This position requires a background check.  Regional positions should keep track of all youth officers in their region and ensure reports are turned in.  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: South Oaken Regional  to youth@midrealm.org

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