Responsibilities for Admins
1. Identify and recruit (guest) authors and (if not guest)…
2. Set new authors up with accounts on the blog.
3. Create and update blog pages and the docs in 6 with author info.
4. …and new/changed guidelines and tutorials,
6. Download weekly export.
7. Post on behalf of people who cannot, like guest posts.
8. Support and encourage the Authors, Leaders and Editors.
Responsibilities for Comments Editors
1. Make sure all the comments conform to the Comment Policy. Remove comments and blacklist commenters as necessary on Disqus.
2. (Optional) Notify authors of comments to their posts.
Responsibilities for Mentor-Editors
1. Posts Leaders will refer authors to you who regularly need extra attention. You will edit their work and develop them as writers and apologists.
2. Keep the appropriate admin updated on progress, so that mentorees are not removed from the Contributors page. Attempt to keep mentorees on schedule.
3. Handle minor questions or technical issues mentorees may have, like not being able to log in, and refer to an admin or Arthur if needed.
Brandon Van Deinse of The Theological Brute
Responsibilities for Posts Leaders
1. Claim a day (or two) of the week to make sure all posts published that day are in basic conformity with the CAA blog policy by the end of the day.
2. Either make guidelines-required changes to a post, or change the post’s status to Pending Review, and graciously ask the author to change it, noting the relevant guidelines. Be available to walk them through the correct way.
3. On your day(s), field any minor questions or technical difficulties the authors may have, like not being able to log in, and refer to an admin or Arthur if needed.
4. If you notice a particular author regularly needing extra attention, set them up with a mentor-editor.
Friday: Suzanna Epperson
Most of the above Admins, Editors and Leaders are also Authors. All Authors, above and below, follow these guidelines.
If you would like to join the CAA group blog team, read the job descriptions above and message Maryann Spikes with how you would like to contribute. It is helpful for you to have familiarity with WordPress and mandatory for you to know the guidelines.