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Overview

Moderators are responsible for ensuring the smooth running of our forums.

Department: Department of Moderators and Operators

Position Level: Staff

Rotation: 6 month rotation

Merit Eligibility: Staff Merit

Chain of Command

Moderators report to the Director of Moderators and Operators.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reading all the threads and keeping an eye on them.
  • Archiving threads as necessary.
  • Pruning the forums as necessary.
  • Alerting the Director should an issue arise, and working with the Director (and whoever else in the Administration needs to get involved, usually the Keeper or Director of Membership) to resolve any issues.

General Forum and Frivolous Fun

  • Keeping an eye on the threads and making sure that people aren't getting out of line/fighting/flaming, etc.

Current Events

  • Employ tact and diplomacy in your dealings with other members.
  • Need to remain fair and approach all moderator dealings with as little bias as possible.
  • Commit to at least 15 hours a week dealing with moderating Current Events.

Discussion Halls

  • Read all threads and check out all links that are posted (especially in the Entertainment forum).
  • Make sure that people aren't getting out of line, fighting, flaming and so on.

Olde Warder and Hen

  • Keep an eye on the threads and making sure that people aren't getting out of line/fighting/flaming, etc.

Book Forums

  • Keeping an eye on the threads and making sure that people aren't getting out of line/fighting/flaming, etc.

Expectations

  • Must have the time to actively read the threads.
  • Have knowledge of or a willingness to learn phpbb moderation actions.

Time Commitment

Qualifications

  • May be any rank, so long as you've been a member of the community for at least 3 months.

History

The forums have split, merged and been renamed many times. This has mostly had no effect on the status of Moderators, but after the Spring 2015 Admin Meeting, it was decided to make the Mafia Mods into admins, rather than staff.

Current Moderators

General & Frivolous Fun
Current Events
Discussion A (Gaming/Tech Talk/Hand Crafts/Fine Arts & Literary Pursuits)
Discussion B (Education & Employment/Entertainment/Health & Fitness/Home & Garden/Sports Fanatics)
The Olde Warder and Hen
The Library

Previous

General & Frivolous Fun


General


Frivolous Fun

On May 10, 2010 this forum was renamed from Games, Quizzes and Humor to Frivolous Fun.
Moderation for this forum was moved from the Department of Community Development to the Department of Moderators.


Mafia

At the start of April 2015, this became an admin position and is listed separately.


Current Events


Discussion A (Entertainment/Home & Garden/Creative Endeavors)

In April 15, 2010 this forum was renamed from Technology and Media to Entertainment.


Discussion B (Sports Fanatics/Health & Fitness/Education & Employment)


The Olde Warder and Hen

This forum was moved from the Departments of Membership and Community Development to the Department of Moderators.


The Library


Home and Garden
  • Hilwa Katir: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011 - Held the position as moderator because of administrative position as Guildmaster.
  • Jeffan Caliarthan: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011


Creative Endeavors
  • Arafel al Dama: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011 - Held the position as moderator because of administrative position as Guildmaster.
  • Marivea al'Corriyi: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011 - Held the position as moderator because of administrative position as Guildmaster.
  • Naitsirk Boloo: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011 - Held the position as moderator because of administrative position as Guildmaster.
  • Josef al'March: Unknown - June 20, 2007


Sport Fanatics
  • Gedhan Audax: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011 - Held the position as moderator because of administrative position as Guildmaster.
  • Niere al'Aman: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011


Health and Fitness
  • Gedhan Audax: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011 - Held the position as moderator because of administrative position as Guildmaster.
  • Niere al'Aman: April 15, 2011 - June 30, 2011


Education and Employment


Ask the Aes Sedai

Since 2009 the moderation of this forum is being handled by Administrators and Executives.
Moderation for this forum was moved from the Department of Community Development to the Department of Moderators.

  • Ilissa al'Nari: July 01, 2008 - 2009
  • Leora Oldessroth: October 09, 2007 - 2009
  • Saminda Meltacia: October 09, 2007 - 2009 - Held the position as moderator because of staff position as New Member Services Coordinator.
  • Raevyn Tsornin: Date Unknown - July 01, 2008 - Held the position as moderator because of staff position as Membership Resource Center Manager.


Job Hunters
  • Ubahsur Kindellaer: May 10, 2010 - April 15, 2011 - Held the position as moderator because of executive position as Director of Administration.
  • Lyara Tieran: January 1, 2011 - April 15, 2011 - Held the position as moderator because of position as HR Project Manager.
  • Samarasin Tavaral: January 1, 2011 - April 15, 2011
  • Zimone Zarasri: January 1, 2011 - April 15, 2011
  • Barmacral Tigana: June 4, 2010 - December 31, 2010
  • Tian el'Nvidia: June 4, 2010 - December 31, 2010
  • Kiana A'Jadein: May 10, 2010 - December 31, 2010 - Held the position as moderator because of staff position in Department of Administration.
  • Leilwyn al'Raen: May 10, 2010 - Unknown - Held the position as moderator because of staff position in Department of Administration.


Mundane World

This Forum was merged with the General Forum.


Robert Jordan Memorial Forum

This Forum was closed and archived.