Announcements for the position of Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations

Thomas W. Hughes, President of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc., has announced that Board of Directors is seeking applicants for the position of Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations.

Mr. Hughes writes:

The Board of Directors of the Society for Creative Anachronism is now accepting applications for the position of Society Seneschal (Vice-President for Operations).

Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations

The Board of Directors is accepting applications for the position of Society Seneschal (Vice-President for Operations). This is a part-time, paid position, which requires approximately thirty-two hours per week .As this position is responsible for the operational aspects of the SCA, a solid knowledge of our administration, procedures, and governing documents is required.

The Society Seneschal deals with large amounts of correspondence (electronic, written and telephone) with all kingdom seneschals, royalty, and corporate level offices, especially the Registrar (Vice-President for Corporate Operations) and the Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors. Applicants must be available for the four quarterly Board Discussion Sessions per year (typically held on Fridays), held in addition to the four Board meeting days per year (typically on Saturdays). As Thursdays and Sundays tend to be travel days, each applicant must have sixteen days available per year, of which eight are week days. Additional traveling may be required. Availability for up to eight evening conference calls per year (generally starting at 9:00 p.m. Eastern Time) is also required. The successful candidate will plan, organize, attend, and facilitate a bi-annual Kingdom Seneschal's symposium.

The successful candidate will make 4 to 8 short-notice trips over weekends to conduct problem-solving activities at Wars or Kingdom events. The successful candidate must be available to provide periodic advice to the Seneschals and Royal Families of 19 Kingdoms. This will incur a degree of time on the telephone and electronic mail.

The Society Seneschal and Vice President of Operations is responsible for supervising sanction activity as described in Section X of Corpora, and the Uniform Sanction Procedure as noted in the Seneschal handbook Applicants must possess strong telephone skills, and be very capable of interacting with unique SCA personalities. Ability to process and distill large amounts of information from different sources is a must. Organizational and problem solving skills are essential. Having held a kingdom or Principality level office is required.

Applicants must possess enough space at home for a medium sized office, have immediate access to telephone, internet, personal computer and printer, and possess word processing skills. Applicants should have as a minimum three of the below skill sets/job experience in the modern world:' Office management' Project management' Resource management' Investigative skills' Technical writing' Teaching small and large groups of students' Writing for large audiences' Mediation skills' Executive management' Leading volunteer organizations

Resumes (professional and medieval, including awards and titles) must be sent to SCA Inc., Box 360789, Milpitas CA 95036, or resumes@sca.org, no later than September 1, 2011.

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Comments are strongly encouraged and can be sent to:

SCA Inc.
Box 360789
Milpitas, CA 95036

You may also email comments@lists.sca.org.

This announcement is an official informational release by the Society for Creative Anachronism , Inc. Permission is granted to reproduce this announcement in its entirety in newsletters, websites and electronic mailing lists.