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The Sims Wiki has many Special Positions available for administrators and community members. These are filled as needed, and may be applied for by anyone, though applicants should be active and at least moderately experienced on the wiki. Applications are made on the Requests for special positions page.

PositionsEdit

Special Positions may be created or eliminated as needed by a Bureaucrat. All requests must be approved by a Bureaucrat before the applicant can take the position. Receiving a position does not automatically grant that user administrator or other privileges; those must be applied for separately. Applicants may be supported or opposed by the community, but the final decision rests with the deciding Bureaucrat. Users who choose to give their opinion - especially an opinion of opposition - should clearly justify their opinion.

Users who feel that a new Special Position should be created should contact a Bureaucrat with their idea and reasoning.

Community DirectorEdit

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The Community Director (CD) is responsible for developing, coordinating and administering projects and activities to the The Sims Wiki community. The CD plans and directs any special events and make announcements regarding community activities and updates. The CD, along with the administrators, ensures that the Community Portal and the various community contests, events and polls are up-to-date and in good order.

Specific requirements
  • Must be very active on the Wiki.
  • Must have a good working relationship with members of the Wiki community.
  • Must be able to take on responsibilities.
Current community director

Forum ModeratorEdit

Icon yes check vThis position is currently vacant: apply here!
This position is reserved for Administrators only, due to the nature of the work required.

The Forum Moderator is the administrator responsible for promotion and maintenance of the Forum. The Moderator will be expected to view and create threads and posts, and move, delete or edit users posts that violate the policies of The Sims Wiki and its forum.

Specific requirements
  • Must be an administrator.
  • Must be active on the Wiki and in the forum.

OmbudsmanEdit

Icon yes check vWe are accepting applications or nominations for Ombudsmen: apply here!

Ombudsmen are a group of respected and trusted community members who are responsible for mediating solutions to disputes between other community members. Ombudsmen will not have the ability to 'punish,' but will have the duty of finding fair solutions to problems, with possible recommendations to administrators when appropriate.

Specific requirements
  • Must have a good working relationship with members of the Wiki community.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to participate in fair discourse with others.

Ombudsmen are selected by community consensus. Multiple Ombudsmen may be selected.

Current Ombudsmen

IRC contact Edit

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The IRC contact is responsible for the wiki's IRC channel. They are given full "Founder" access on the channel, and are tasked with the management and administration of the channel. Contacts may also serve as a link between the channel and the wiki.

Specific requirements
  • Must be active in The Sims Wiki's IRC channel.
  • Must be at least somewhat proficient in using IRC.
Specific tasks
  • Kick/ban disruptive users.
  • Add and remove users from the access list when needed.
  • Handles communication with Wikia and freenode concerning the channel.
Current contact

Discord server owner Edit

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The Discord server owner is responsible for the wiki's Discord server. They are given the "server owner" position and are tasked with the management and administration of the server. Server owners are the only ones able to grant users the "server operator" role and have all permissions on the server.

Specific requirements
  • Must be active on The Sims Wiki's Discord server.
  • Must be at least somewhat proficient in using Discord.
Specific tasks
  • Kick/ban disruptive users.
  • Add and remove users from roles as needed.
Current contact

Social Media representative Edit

Icon yes check vWe are accepting applications or nominations for Social Media Representatives: apply here!

The social media representatives are given moderator privileges over The Sims Wiki's Facebook, Twitter, and other social media accounts.

Requirements

Applicants for this position should:

  • Be active on Facebook and/or Twitter
  • Have a Facebook account (preferably, but not required)
  • Be an engaged and trustworthy member of The Sims Wiki
  • Be active in community discussions and events
Position responsibilities

SMRs are a public face for the wiki on social media sites. It is important for them to be engaged with the Sims fan community and with followers of The Sims Wiki. SMRs are expected to be active on these sites. These users are given a wide leeway to create new ways to engage with page followers.

Representatives are selected by community consensus. Multiple representatives may be selected.

Current representatives

None

VacancyEdit

A user who is not active enough to carry out the responsibilities of their position may be replaced as needed. Users in special positions who know they will be absent for an extended period of time should contact a bureaucrat and make arrangements for either the vacancy of their position, a temporary replacement or permanent replacement.

Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.