This is a call for moderators by the Hall of Worlds Staff. As part of our road to Hallaisance we are looking for active members with heart for the Hall and a pro-active attitude who want to regularly put their free time in making this place better. (See also the description below for more details.) You will become a HoW Staff member in the role of moderator, an important position that feeds new threads and stimulates forum activity. And you will be helping the rest of Staff during coming phases.
We currently have three moderator slots available. Ideally, but not necessarily, based on three regions in the world: the Americas, Australasia and Europe/Africa.Please apply before sunday the 15th of May (GMT timezone). Send your application by PM to Darkon and state in it a.o. why you wish to apply, why you would be a good choice and what experience and skills you have.
Any member who registered before this post went up and fulfills the above stated criteria may apply. The best candidates will be chosen.
- Communicates actions clearly and politely to members and other Staff members
- Handles confidentially said things confidentially.
- Raises issues unaccounted for on time.
- Shares relevant correspondence with other Staff members.
- Encourages new members.
- Is active and takes part in the community
- Leads and directs discussions
- Asks questions in topics and forms replies to stimulate conversation to prevent early extinction.
- Regularly opens new threads to stimulate conversation.
- Forum Moderating
- Discusses with the Senior moderator involved which steps to take when a member has broken any rules.
- Does general spam cleanup and control
- Douses flaming
- Guides conversation to stay on-topic, to productive ends, and with the use of spoilers where necessary.
- Records own not auto-logged moderating actions on the forum. (Ex. giving a warning.)
- Signals, discusses in team and heads off drama and bullies.
- Tidies up the forum (duplicate deletion, moving threads, remove CAPS LOCK writing, etc.)
- Updates the threadmaps.
- Is capable of seeing other points of view and manage hurt feelings.
- Is consistent.
- Is not afraid to make mistakes but learns from them.
- Is pro-actve: jumps on problems as they arise.
- Is unbiased and professional: executes the rules without bias towards members, attached personal opinion or interpretation.
- Can handle policy issues.
- Can multitask.
- Preferably has experience.