Applicants Sought for Three Society-Level Positions

Meg Baron, SCA President, reports that the Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for Treasurer of the SCA Inc., Chief Information Architect, and Society Chronicler. Greetings unto the members of the SCA:

The Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for three positions -Treasurer of the SCA Inc., Chief Information Architect, and Society Chronicler. If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please submit your resumes (real-world and SCA) as instructed in each announcement below.

In service,

Meg Baron
President, SCA Inc.

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  1. Position Available - Treasurer, SCA Inc.

    The Board of Directors is accepting applications for the unpaid position of Treasurer of the SCA.

    According to our By-Laws, "The Treasurer shall keep and maintain, or cause to be kept and maintained, adequate and correct accounts of the properties and business transactions of the SCA, including accounts of its assets, liabilities, receipts, disbursements, gains, losses, capital, retained earnings, and other matters customarily included in financial statements.

    The Treasurer shall deposit (or cause to be deposited) all moneys and other valuables in the name of and to the credit of the SCA with all such depositories as may be designated by the Board. The Treasurer shall disburse (or cause to be disbursed) the funds of the SCA as may be ordered by the Board, shall render to the Board, whenever they request it, an account of all the Treasurer's transactions as Treasurer and of the financial condition of the SCA, and shall have such other powers and perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Board or these By-Laws."

    The Treasurer interacts with the SCA's accountant, Vice President for Corporate Operations, Society Seneschal, the Investment Committee, and the Board of Directors as necessary. The Treasurer supervises the Society Chancellor of the Exchequer. The Treasurer is also responsible for preparing the annual budget and for participating in discussions regarding financial and long range planning for the SCA. About 20 hours per month are needed for this job; during the budget cycle, it will grow to 40 to 60 hours. Some travel to Board meetings may be required; expenses will be reimbursed in those cases.

    Please send applications and resumes (SCA and modern) to Treasurer Position, SCA, Inc., Box 360789, Milpitas, CA 95036-0789. You may also email resumes to resumes@sca.org. Please send a copy of the application/resume to Tom Bilodeau, 13456 Cobra Ct, Oak Hill, VA 20171-4044 or email treasurer@sca.org. Resumes must be received no later than 30 June 2004.

  2. Position Available - Chief Information Architect

    The SCA Information Architect is responsible for, but not limited to, the following areas/functions:

    • Manage the ongoing design, maintenance, and enhancement of Electronic Information media for such Corporate-level operations as:
      • Databases
      • Mailing Lists
      • Web pages
      • Online announcements
      • Online memberships
      • Online Stock Clerk
    • Provide Corporate Staff with proposed automation designs that accommodate business functionality specified.
    • Organize and manage the volunteer staff required to accomplish approved automation projects for the SCA, Inc.
    • Coordinate with corporate officers to collect functional specifications for automation projects
    • Recommend technologies for automation projects that are appropriate for the user-base and the tasks being accomplished.
    • Establish information security practices and procedures
    • Advise Corporate Staff of technology issues requiring attention and manage the resolution of the same.
    • Develop and maintain the Corporate Information Technology Management Plan

    The Chief Information Architect reports to the Vice President of Operations, with matrix responsibilities to the Vice President of Corporate Operations, Society President, and Board of Directors. This is an unpaid position.

    Candidates for this position should have demonstrated excellence in the areas of:

    • Web Design and Development technologies: HTML, PHP, MySQL and perl
    • Information technology project management
    • Database design, development, and management
    • Information Security
    • Linux or Unix System Administration (Linux preferred)
    • Internet Mail Server Administration

    Successful candidates for this position will have significant experience in managing technical teams and user expectations in complex Information Technology projects. Successful candidates will possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.

    Please send resumes (professional and medieval, including offices held and awards received) to the attention of the Board at the SCA Corporate Office, P.O. Box 360789, Milpitas, CA 95036-0789. Resumes must be received by July 1, 2004. Questions regarding this position may be directed to George Reed, Vice President of Operations/Society Seneschal (513-777-6340 or seneschal@sca.org), or to Dave Weiner, Chief Information Architect (302-838-1943 or webmaster@sca.org).

  3. Position Available - Society Chronicler

    The Society Chronicler is the officer responsible to the President for overseeing the production of all kingdom newsletters, local branch newsletters and any other publications the President and/or Board of Directors may designate. Duties include: formulating and maintaining the Society's publication policies and reviewing the Kingdom newsletters for compliance with those policies; warranting and maintaining the list of Kingdom Chroniclers; working closely with the Kingdom Chroniclers and advising them regarding changes in postal regulations, copyright law, corporate policy and other modern concerns affecting Society periodicals; and serving as a source of publishing expertise and advice for chroniclers at all levels of the Society. With the assistance of a warranted deputy, the Chronicler of the Society is also responsible for oversight of the Society Webminister functions.

    Applicants for this unpaid position should have a background in Society Publications, preferably as a Kingdom Chronicler or Deputy Society Chronicler. Membership in the Society is required, as are access to telephone, mail, and email. Applicants should be able to meet quarterly reporting deadlines in a timely manner.

    Please send resumes to: Society Chronicler Resumes, SCA, Inc., Box 360789, Milpitas, CA 95036-0789, and to Eric Schooley, Society Chronicler, 900 E. 6th Street, Cheyenne, WY 82007, or to resumes@sca.org and chronicler@sca.org, no later than July 1, 2004.later than July 1, 2004.

Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:

SCA Inc.
Box 360789
Milpitas, CA 95036

You may also email comments@sca.org .