Help Wanted

Help Wanted: Kingdom Chatelain
Are you interested in new people and helping the Kingdom grow?  We are looking for a Kingdom Chatelain. The Chatelaine is the Recruiting and Retention Officer for the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Should be outgoing and have people skills. If interested, please send a letter of intent to the Crown and Outlands Seneschal by 1/30/21.

Wanted : Minister of Arts and Sciences

The Kingdom is looking for a new Minister of Arts and Sciences to start on March 31, 2021. If you would be interested in applying for the office, please send a letter of interest by January 31, 2021  to Their Majesties at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as well as copies to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Please include your qualifications and what projects you would like to do while in the office.

Responsibilities for the office include:

  1. Quarterly reports to the Society Minister of Arts and Sciences.
  2. Reporting the state of the office to the Crown at Coronation.
  3. Overseeing Arts and Sciences officers at the local level.
  4. Oversee the Kingdom Arts and Sciences Tournament on the second weekend of October.
  5. Oversee the running of the Kingdom Collegium on the second weekend in April by the Deputy A&S Officer/ Dean of the ROIU
  6. Oversee the running of the Queen’s Prize Tournament by the Deputy for the Queen’s Prize Tournament.
  7. Editing the Kingdom Judging Rubrics
  8. Managing the Outland’s A&S website at moas.outlands.org
  9. Deputies include
  10. Dean of the Royal Outlands Interkingdom University (who is responsible for the Kingdom Collegium on the second weekend in April
  11. Deputy for the Queen’s Prize Tournament

Suggested skills: Familiarity with spreadsheets, Microsoft Word or equivalent, Google Forms and knowledge of the Kingdom Event Process.

Please feel free to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions that you might have about the duties of the office.


 

Wanted White Stag Principal Herald
Good people of the Outlands,
Beginning now, I am seeking a successor to follow me as White Stag Principal Herald of the Outlands. Wjhite Stag is the chief heraldic officer of the kingdom, the personal herald of the Sovereign when His/Her Majesty shall do desire, and the head of the Outlands College of Heralds. White Stag reports directly to the Laurel Principal Sovereign of Arms, the principal heraldic officer of the Society.
The office requires a good deal of management and administrative skill, and at least a moderate knowledge of heraldry as practiced in the SCA, to include: court, ceremonies, names, armory, heraldic display. Experience as a kingdom deputy herald and/or as a baronial herald is strongly encouraged.
It is expected that White Stag will attend all Crown Tournaments and Coronations, as well as Battlemoor, where (s)he shall act as the Herald-in-Charge. As with any Greater Office, SCA membership is required in order to be considered.
Please send a letter of interest, preferably with your relevant experience, to Their Majesties, the Kingdom Seneschal, and myself, as follows:
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If I have forgotten any details or there are any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. This information will be cross-posted and published in the next available Outlandish Herald.
Your most obedient servant,
Timothy O'Brien, OP
White Stag Principal Herald
Gold Trumpet Herald Extraordinary

Wanted : Kingdom Chamberlain

The Kingdom Chamberlain manages all of the Kingdom Regalia. This individual must be a self-starter, able to work with Microsoft Office products, and is comfortable talking to the Crown, their Retinue, and Kingdom Officers to schedule inspections and talk about any needs or repairs. A list of the duties are, but not limited to, the following.

 

The Kingdom Chamberlain is:

  • Responsible for the storage, inventory, and maintenance of the physical property belonging to the Kingdom. This includes determining that the regalia being checked in and out is in a serviceable state and completing/updating an inventory of property at the end of each reign and reporting it to the Kingdom Exchequer;
  • Responsible for contacting each Crown at the end of their reign to schedule an inventory check, typically done at Coronation before stepping down;
  • Providing the necessary paperwork for the checkout process for the new Crown at the beginning of their reign, typically done at Coronation after morning Court;
  • Responsible for creating and heading a Regalia Committee who shall assist in the creation of new items of regalia, replacement items, and provide help to the Crown in the maintenance of regalia items;
  • Reporting regularly to the Kingdom Exchequer:
    • updated inventory and lease agreements after each reign;
    • updates on regalia that is currently in process of being made or repaired monthly or quarterly, depending on the item;
  • Responsible for creating/updating regalia tracking and bringing it into the digital age of the modern day;
  • Responsible for creating/updating all procedures pertaining to the office.
  • Responsible for finding and training deputies in the duties for this office.

 

This position is financially warranted and reports to the Kingdom Exchequer office. The Kingdom Chamberlain is authorized to receive reimbursement for travel to all Crown Tournaments and Coronations based on actual gas receipts per the Outlands Financial Policy.

 

We will be accepting letters of interest through February 28, 2021 for these positions. Please send your letters of intent to the following individuals:

 

Their Majesties Béla and Nerissa: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Lady Tsura: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

THLady Cristiane: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Call for Articles

Greetings!

We are seeking articles that promote the various activities we do in the SCA and the Outlands. These articles will be used on the Kingdom Website to promote the various activities, and as a way for search engines to key in on us better. Your name will be listed in the byline and you will earn the gratitude of the Kingdom.

Write about what brought you to a certain SCA activity, why you love it, and so forth. We will lightly edit it for web use, and post the best essays.

Some ideas are: various A&S topics, bardic, court dancing, camping, feasting, gaming, tournaments, court, heraldry, etc.

We already have archery and fighting represented, but here is so much more to the SCA.

Send your articles to The Honorable Lady Petronella Pártaszövõ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




Thank you kindly!

Don Carlos Nieto de Andrade