Job Openings within the Kingdom

This page is updated and maintained by the Midrealm HelpDesk. 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. This will submit your request for addition OR removal of a Job Posting to both the MK Helpdesk team AND to the Editor of The Pale. Job openings are otherwise 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.

Office of the Kingdom Seneschal

The Ad Hoc Seneschal Deputy may be responsible for projects, investigations, as necessary to ease the work of the seneschal. Send letters of interest to seneschal@midrealm.org
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 Mistress Helewyse an SCA resume (seneschal@midrealm.org).
The Waivers Secretary reports to the Kingdom Seneschal. The primary duties include:
  • monitoring the waivers email box
  • scanning and uploading adult and youth event waivers to Google Docs
  • updating google docs spreadsheet tracker with event information
  • updating Kingdom Waivers policy
  • reminding groups to turn in waivers on time.
  • keeping records per record retention policies
The skills needed for this position are strong organizational skills, attention to detail, timeliness, good written communication skills, laptop or pc access, and a printer with a scanner.
The Web Deputy to the Kingdom Seneschal primarily performs updates and maintenance to the seneschals’ roster in the Kingdom Services Portal. This is 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.
  • Be willing to attend all Middle Kingdom Crown Tournaments, if need to assist the Kingdom Seneschal at those specific events during the term.
  • Maintain a current list of all warranted Seneschals in the Middle Kingdom.
  • Have access to the internet.
  • Have basic working knowledge of Google Sheets.
  • Report all Seneschal changes and updates monthly to the Pale editor.
If interested, please send your information to seneschal.webdeputy@midrealm.org and seneschal@midrealm.org.
The Constellation Regional Seneschal supports the group seneschals of Indiana’s twelve shires and baronies, as well as the Midrealm Kingdom Seneschal. Job tasks include:
  • Collecting and compiling quarterly group seneschal reports into quarterly regional reports
  • to the Kingdom Seneschal
  • Ensure timely dissemination of information from the Kingdom Seneschal to local groups
  • Maintain communication with local groups to provide answers and assistance, escalating
  • to Kingdom Seneschal or other resources as needed
  • Assist local groups with resolving conflicts and other emerging challenges
  • Assist Kingdom with investigating complaints or concerns related to Constellation
  • members, groups, or activities
To apply, or for questions about this position, please email constellation.seneschal@midrealm.org and seneschal@midrealm.org. Applications should include a brief personal statement and SCA resumé.

Office of the Kingdom Minister of Arts & Sciences

The Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM) is looking for a new Dean of Domestic Arts and Textiles. Those interested should submit a letter of intent with a resume to rum@midrealm.org and kmoas@midrealm.org. Job tasks may include:
  • Recruiting classes for RUM sessions
  • Recruit replacement classes if needed for RUM sessions
  • Assist teachers to register their classes on the RUM website
  • Communicate with teachers in their subject areas about upcoming events and any special instructions
  • Manning the teacher’s check in at a given RUM
  • Assisting as an online facilitator for online RUM sessions.
Candidates should have the following: Reliable access to the internet, Familiarity with the RUM structure, Strong verbal and written communication skills
The Midlands Regional MOAS will be open as of Spring 2022. Those interested in the position should send their SCA resume to kmoas@midrealm.org and midlands.moas@midrealm.org by May 31, 2022. Midlands 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 Midlands Region of the Middle Kingdom. They will oversee, with their deputies, the administration of the Midlands 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 MOASs in their region. They will need to be able 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: Ideal candidates should have the following:
  • A strong 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.
  • Have reliable access to the internet and a computer.
  • Be able to keep organized and accurate records.
The Tallyroom Coordinator is a key member of the Kingdom A&S Fair Staff. They oversee the Tallyroom assets between Fairs, bring them to each Fair, and set up the space in which the judging forms are turned in, reviewed, collated, and prepared for return to the entrants. They may oversee volunteers that assist in this effort on the day of the Fair. Additionally, they may assist during Fair Staff meetings prior to each Fair, planning the efforts. Ideal candidates should have the following skills/interests:
  • Must travel to each A&S Fair
  • Willingness to spend the day working with numbers
  • Organizational skills
  • Team play; able to work well with others
  • Strong written and spoken skills
  • Be a paid member of the SCA
Interested candidates should send a letter and their SCA resume to the Kingdom Minister of Arts and Sciences (kmoas@midrealm.org), the Fair Coordinator (faire@midrealm.org), and the current Tallyroom Coordinator (trcdep@midrealm.org).

Office of the Kingdom Chatelaine

The North Oaken Regional Chatelaine would be responsible for assisting local Chatelaines in the region by keeping them up to date with any and all policy changes, compiling and filing quarterly reports, assisting when available at Newcomers Point, and coordinating classes with local Chatelaines as they become available. Helping with Classes, Recruitment, and Retention. If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a letter of interest and SCA resume to chatelaine@midrealm.org Letters of interest will be accepted until 03/31/2022. The chosen candidate will be announced 04/16/2022

Office of the Kingdom Chronicler

As a regional chronicler, your job is to assist the Kingdom Chronicler with helping the many groups in your region.
  • You maintain the list of current warranted chroniclers in your region
  • Make sure your chroniclers file a quarterly report
  • Make sure your chroniclers publish a quarterly newsletter (when applicable, required for Baronies)
  • Proofread newsletters if needed and keep newsletters in compliance
  • Help answer any questions that may arise from the chroniclers!
If you are interested in this position, o0r have questions, please contact chronicler@midrealm.org.

Office of the Dragon Herald

Do you like working behind the scenes at court? Can you keep a secret? Are you ready to enable the scribes, illuminators, calligraphers, and word artists of the Midrealm? I am looking for a deputy and eventual successor for the South Oaken Regional Signet office. Term of office is generally 2-3 years. Depending on the reign, this may be up to a dozen events a year, majority of the work is done before the day of the actual event. Duties at events may be delegated to a deputy. Intermediate scribal experience is highly encouraged, but this is primarily an administrative position. This position:
  • Receives court lists from the Crown through Dragon Signet, generally 4-6 weeks ahead of an event
  • Maintains email contacts with local/regional scribes to distribute assignments in a confidential and timely manner
  • Checks in with each scribe 7-10 days before an event to arrange for mailing/delivery/courier of assignments
  • Collects assignments on the day of the event
  • Prepares to complete on-site blanks/promissories if necessary
  • Attends pre-court meetings with Royals and Herald, transcribes text glosses to be legible by heralds
  • May be required to stand in court, and arrange delivery with Royals/Herald afterward for recipients who were unable to be in attendance

Office of the Kingdom Earl 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.

Office of the Exchequer

Job Description:
  • 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.
If you are interested, send letters of interest to SCA resume to exchequer@midrealm.org and constellation.exchequer@midrealm.org.

Deputy Exchequer for Education and Training

This role is less about the day-to-day group finances and more about having the ability to communicate the role of the exchequer and teach the ins and outs of financial policy and procedure. Please refer to the job description below and feel free to contact me at deputyexchequer@midrealm.org with any questions or additional information. The Deputy Exchequer for Education and Training is responsible for creating, providing, and managing the training materials for the exchequers of the Middle Kingdom. The Deputy Exchequer reports directly to and collaborates with the Kingdom Exchequer and may collaborate with other officers to develop online training. Training may be delivered in person, using online communication applications such as Zoom or Google Meet (synchronous), or online modules in Google Classroom. Requirements for candidates include the following: – Current SCA member- Experience as an exchequer in the SCA at any level- Thorough knowledge and understanding of the SCA and Middle Kingdom Financial Policies and Procedures- Excellent communication skills in multiple modalities (in person, telephone, email, online applications)- Some experience or training in the use of Google Classroom, Google Meet/Zoom, and other GSuite applications (preferred)- Regular and reliable internet and email access- Good interpersonal skills – Ability and willingness to travel to provide training as necessary

Office of the Kingdom Webminister

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.
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.
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 Minister of Youth

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.
Share knowledge with people of all ages, integrate history & SCA Culture into fun, safe, age-appropriate educational activities, help young people grow as members of our Society, recognize youth and their contributions to the Kingdom, Support local youth officers and collect reports from them quarterly, timely report on the youth activities in the region. Please send an email to youth@midrealm.org and southoaken.youth@midrealm.org if you are interested.