MuggleNet Fan Fiction
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Now Hiring Moderators

by mudbloodproud @ 04/25/10 17:27  
As the queue grows larger, the number of staff members must grow as well! We're looking for new additions to our mod family! We are also looking for site coders. For the next two weeks, we will receive any and all applications to fill several open moderator positions. Before applying, please be aware that being a moderator at Mugglenet Fan Fiction requires a lot of time and a lot of dedication. Please do not apply if you do not feel that you are able to handle the job. As a moderator, you would be required to fulfill the following duties: - Moderate a certain number of stories every week. - Participate in important decision-making discussions regarding the site. - Participate in periodic moderator meetings via AOL Instant Messenger. - Answer any questions Mugglenet Fan Fiction members may have. - Tend to the Beta Forums. There are several characteristics we look for in our moderators, such as: - Leadership - Motivation to help others - Courtesy toward others - Respect We also only hire moderators who display strong reading and writing skills. All applicants must have an AOL Instant Messenger screenname as well as a Livejournal as these are the two tools moderators use to communicate to one other. Applicants should also have or should be willing to create an account at the Beta Forums. All applicants must be at least 13 years of age. Please fill out the following form when applying: Screenname/Name: How long have you been part of MNFF? Stories on MNFF: Strengths: Weaknesses: Qualifications: (Beta work, PI accreditation, real life qualifications) Possible Problems: (Anything you see that may hinder your ability to mod. Please be honest) Why you want to mod: Names of people who will be recommending you: You will also be required to include three recommendations. At least one of these recommendations must be from another member of Mugglenet Fan Fiction. Remember that the best recommendations are ones that are objective and highlight both strengths and weaknesses. Many members are willing to give constructive recommendations, including some moderators. Please though, respect the availability of mods and members when asking for recommendations. Site coders should submit the following form: Screenname/Name: How long have you been part of MNFF? What coding languages do you know? Qualifications: (Names of other sites you coded for, classes taken, etc) Possible Problems (Please be honest): Names of people who will be recommending you: Site coder applicants are also required to send two recommendations and are recommended to send any/all samples of their work. Applications and recommendations should be sent to [email]mnffstaff2@hotmail.com[/email], NOT the staff email. ALL recommendations should be sent directly to this email, not through the applicant. Please be sure that the recommendations are clearly marked, with the subject line reading 'Mod Recommendation for (username).' Or in the case of Site coders: ‘Coder Recommendation for (username). Once your complete application has been received (including the necessary recommendations), you will receive a confirmation email. Applications will be open until May 9th. Good luck! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Please note the following: Applications for moderators will be closing in a few hours. However, we are extending the deadline to get your recommendations in for 72 hours. So, recommendations must be received by Wednesday, May 12th. Thank you to all who applied. If you don't have your recommendations in, please get them in asap.

Applications and recommendations are now closed. Watch for an announcement soon of the new moderators. Thank you for your responses.