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Position Available: Society Equestrian Officer

The Society Earl Marshal is currently seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Society Marshal for Equestrian (a/k/a "Society Equestrian Officer"/"SEO").  Applications for the office will be accepted through October 1, 2016.

The following information is requested:

  • Professional resume
  • SCA resume
  • Cover letter with contact information
The SEO's duties include the following:
  • Supervision of all Kingdom equestrian rules to ensure they adhere to current Society rules.
  • Maintaining, updating and enforcing the Society rules for equestrian.
  • Acting as a resource for Kingdom Equestrian Officers (KEOs) and all equestrian marshals throughout the Society.
  • Acting as a resource for other Society and Kingdom officers for other combat disciplines when coordination is needed.
  • Review and approval of experimental equestrian proposals which Kingdoms may wish to explore
  • Administration of an electronic mailing list for KEOs.
  • Regular reporting to the Society Earl Marshal and through him to the Board of Directors.
The successful candidate should have the following skills/competencies:
  • Excellent communication skills: written, oral, and electronic.
  • Ability to work with other Corporate, Society and Kingdom officers and deputies.
  • Extensive familiarity with Society level equestrian rules, and good familiarity with armored, rapier, archery, and thrown weapon rules.
  • Strong knowledge of the differences in equestrian "culture" between the various SCA kingdoms.
  • Knowledge of current Society Equestrian policies and issues currently facing SCA equestrians.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with SCA Corporate and Kingdom structure.
  • Availability to travel to large interkingdom events where equestrian are present (Gulf Wars, Estrella, Great Western War, etc.)
As easy accessibility is a vital part of this office's responsibilities, and as the bulk of the management of the office is done electronically, a reliable internet connection is also required. 

Please send your resumes and cover letter to: resumes@sca.org and marshal@sca.org, no later than October 1, 2016.