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Staff Roster & Structure

Discussion in 'Rules, Policy, and Guidelines' started by Virgil, Jun 26, 2018.

  1. Virgil

    Virgil Head Administrator Game Administrator Community Moderator

    Current Staff Roster
    The staff roster is now found on the spreadsheet at https://goo.gl/kSwzGV. You can easily filter the data to find what you want by navigating to Data > Filter views... > Create new filter view, then clicking the striped arrows in the header cells.

    This spreadsheet will be kept updated on a regular basis. If you believe your name should be on this spreadsheet and isn't, or vice versa, contact the current Head Administrator.

    Last update was on 2018-OCT-09

    Positions
    Host: Keep the server and forums running, as well as manage the staff overall, devs included. Ensure staff follows the rules. This includes running staff meetings at the beginning of every month in IRC.

    Head Administrator: Lead the admin team. Coordinate the senior staff. Keep the server and staff oriented in the direction they want to go. Ensure rulings made on game admin and game moderator complaints are valid. The penultimate authority in all ban appeals, complaints, staff applications, staff management and anything else requiring administrator input. Investigates staff complaints about the managers and senior admins. Has the final say on Dev features from a server direction standpoint. Also ensures the Host follows the staff rules and stays active. Has server config and forum powers.

    Head Developer: Make new and amazing features. Work with the Head Administrator and Dev team to keep new features in line with server direction. Keep the Dev cycle running smoothly. Ensure new features don't break the server. Select new Developers. Has the final say on a Dev features from a code standpoint.

    Staff Manager: Has the responsibility of managing the trial moderators, game moderators, trial admins and game admins, under the direction of the head admin. They decide on who gets promoted and when as well who gets removed for inactivity, whilst also advising the head admin on matters regarding the staff.

    Lore Manager: Manage the Species Maintainers and be the final authority on new and existing species. Moderate fluff suggestion forum. Manage the lore of the server and ensure it complies with the server direction. Manage the wiki. Process custom item applications. Lead discussion for major fluff points to come up with fluff that fits the server, and is liked by the community. Build an immersive universe.

    Senior Admins: Veteran administrators who have a high level of experience within the community and administration team. They are responsible for handling complaints regarding game admins and game moderators, as well as resolving community moderation issues and disputes under the direction of the staff manager. Senior Admins are also responsible for training trial admins and advising the Staff Manager on potential new trial admins.

    Game Administrator: Responsible for the administration of the server. They handle discipline and rule enforcement on the server, act as RP guides, investigate and handle player complaints, train Moderators, handle adminhelps, run the occasional event to encourage RP and moderate the forums and discord/IRC.

    Developer: Make new and amazing features. Ensure features proposed by players, and the administration are feasible. Approve and deny pull requests and manage our git repo. Has the authority of a mod on the server. Able to investigate rule violations and inform admins. Cannot ban. Attempt to handle major bugs in-round if possible. Can run events however if an admin tells them to stop, they are obligated to do so.

    Game Moderator: Take some workload off of Admins, investigate rule violations and inform admins, act as RP Guides, answer player questions, greet new players and direct to rules, ensure rules aren't being broken. They cannot ban, but are able to kick griefers as a last resort if no other staff are able to help. They also moderate the forums and discord/IRC.

    Species Maintainer: Make fluff for your species that fits the server, and is liked by the community. Handle applications for your species. Appoint deputies.

    Deputy Species Maintainer: A non-staff role, help your species maintainer run their species. Responsibilities vary by maintainer.