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

Middle Kingdom Seneschal

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

Position Description

  • Act 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.
  • Report to the President of Operations (Society 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.
  • Interprets, 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.
    • Lead and attend all Curia meetings with the Crown and Kingdom Officers
    • Attend all Middle Kingdom Coronation and Crown Tournaments during the term.

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

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).

KINGDOM WAIVERS SECRETARY

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.

Deputy to the Background Check Office.

This position will start as the deputy to the Background Check Deputy. The deputy needs to learn to handle the duties with the hopes of taking the office some time in the future. You must maintain membership during the time in office and obtain a background check before you take office.
The Background deputy reports to the Kingdom Seneschal. The primary duties include:
• Monitoring the office email box
• Reviewing requests for background checks
• Keeping track of the where the application is in the steps of the applications process
• Sending appropriate letters to let applicants know their status
• Verifying required information from applicants
• Comparing the monthly Corporate list against our list to see if there are changes

The skills needed for this position are strong organizational skills, attention to detail, timeliness, good written communications (But there are form letters to guide you). You should have Excel and Google Sheets skills. You need a PC and email. A Facebook account is not required but it is useful to reach some people.
if interested in this position or have questions please write to background@midrealm.org

Kingdom Social Media Officer

Note: This is for Middle Kingdom and as the Known World process evolves, the role will evolve with it. Any conflicts or questions will always be interpreted in line with written Society Policy.

Kingdom SMO’s must meet the following qualifications:

  • Have regular and consistent access to internet especially mobile internet.
  • Have a bias toward inclusion to ensure all aspects of the society are celebrated.
  • Understand the difference inherent in online communication.
  • Communicate effectively with Kingdom Seneschal, Royalty, and Society SMO to ensure that policy is followed, and needs are met.

Hard Points: This is the minimum work required.

  • Admin or Directly Oversee Admin on all Pages and Official Groups at the Kingdom Level.
  • First contact for group join requests, officer access changes and other similar administrative tasks.
  • Current statistics on Official Kingdom Presences are: 11 Facebook pages (Kingdom + Curia members pages), 3 Facebook groups (SCA Kingdom of the Middle, SCA Kingdom of the Middle Facebook Admins, and MK Social Media Officers), 1 YouTube account, 1 Instagram account, 1 Twitter account, 1 Discord server.
  • Facilitate and answer questions in the MK SMO Facebook discussion group.
  • Communicate regularly with the Society SMO and the Known World SMOs via Facebook discussion group.
  • Submit quarterly reports to Society SMO.
  • Collect and collate data from Local SMOs during quarterly reports submitted in the MK SMO Facebook group.
  • Be a source of help and expertise to Curia, Local SMOs and Event Stewards.
  • Ensure Events are created correctly when on Facebook.
  • Protect the Pages and Groups: Remove spam and disallowed topics, give guidance to users where needed and ensure required boilerplate is present and up to date.
  • Work with Deputies and others to ensure all Official Middle Kingdom Social Media presences are within policy and being updated and monitored accordingly.
  • Update and maintain the Middle Kingdom SMO Manual in accordance with Society updated Social Media Policy.
  • Teach and update the Intro to Social Media class at events and when requested.

Soft Points: This is work that could be done

  • Create or enable OUTWARD facing content from the Kingdom Page.
  • Required: Keeping copies of any/all model released required in Google Drive.
  • In partnership with the appropriate officers, Chatelaine, etc., provide publicity to attract new people.
  • Continue to explore, with permission of Society SMO and Curia, new forms of social media to further promote the Kingdom and Society.

Regional Seneschal—Constellation

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 Chronicler

Constellation, and North Oaken Regional Chroniclers

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. Copy your regional chroniclers as well– Constellation (constellation.chronicler@midrealm.org), North Oaken (northoaken.chronicler@midrealm.org), Pentamere (pentamere.chronicler@midrealm.org

Office of the Dragon Herald

Aethon Regional Signet (South Oaken)

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 Opening: Kingdom Equestrian Officer

Good populace, greetings! The position of deputy kingdom earl marshal for Equestrian Activities is currently open, and I will be reviewing applications through July 1, 2021.

Interested candidates should be authorized to participate in equestrian activities, have a strong working knowledge of the kingdom and society equestrian rules, be familiar with the culture and needs of the kingdom equestrian community, and have strong organization and program management skills.

Please send your letter of interest and an SCA resume to marshal@midrealm.org

Middle Kingdom Archery Marshal

The Kingdom Archery Marshal is responsible for supervising Target Archery and reports directly to the Kingdom Earl Marshal. They have a primary obligation to advise the Kingdom Earl Marshal and the Crown on matters concerning their area of expertise.  This includes 

  • Enforcement of the rules governing participation in their martial activity.
  • Train, select, and supervise their Marshals
  • Maintain and revise participation rules within the limitations set out by the S.C.A., Inc., and such other duties as the Kingdom Earl Marshal shall direct them to perform.
  • Report quarterly to the Kingdom Earl Marshal and to the Society Archery Marshal concerning their activities.

Most importantly, the Kingdom Archery Marshal must be a leader.  The guidelines below were given to me by the Kingdom Earl Marshal as the Vision and it is this guideline that will be used in the selection of my replacement.

  • Show leadership through encouragement and engagement—not just of archers on the line, not just of group marshals, not just of Regionals, but rather, a complete plan to have all participants touched and encouraged.  Archers who want to shoot, group marshals that want to have practices, Regional Marshals who want to teach and grow the system, and a DKEM who wants to create a situation with more participation.
  • Review the rules fully and find holes. Support and enforce all supporting and governing rules of the SCA.
  • Bring about a reinvigoration of the community for special shoots with proper scoring, so that newcomers can become excited about TA.
  • Facilitate an increase in the number of Marshals and education of existing Marshals.

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.

Office of the Exchequer

Constellation Regional 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

Applications for this position will be accepted until July 15, 2021, and an applicant will be chosen within one week of that date. The chosen candidate will train with the current Deputy Exchequer before taking on the full responsibilities of the office.

Office of the Kingdom Minister of Arts & Sciences

Middle Kingdom Minister of Arts and Sciences

The Kingdom 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 Middle Kingdom. They will oversee, with their deputies, the administration of the Kingdom A&S Competition and other activities. They will review reports from the Regional Ministers of Arts and Sciences and other Deputies. They will provide training and be resources of information to the Regional and other Deputy MOASs. They will need to be able to travel and attend events throughout the Kingdom. They will need to attend in person and virtual Curia meetings and arrange meetings with Deputies as needed.

Those interested should send a letter with their modern and SCA resumes to kmoas@midrealm.org and TRM@midrealm.org by December 31, 2021.
Ideal candidates should have the following skills and abilities:

  • 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 using Google Drive.
  • Report to The Society Minister of Arts and Sciences four times a year.
  • Supervise the reporting process of Regional MOASs and Deputies.
  • Record and maintain records of Kingdom educational activities.
  • Oversee, with their deputies, the administration of the A&S Faires, the Royal University of the Midrealm (RUM), and other A&S Activities.
  • Maintain Warrant list of MOASs and Deputies, provided to Their Majesties between Coronation and Crown Tournament.
  • Responsible for the A&S Faire fund, travel KMoAS fund, and RUM funds.
  • Maintain a list of Ministers of Arts and Sciences and Deputies and their contact information.
  • Provide a roster to the Royal family at Crown Tourney.

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.

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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