Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

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Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

Postby Arnoldrobert88@gmail.com » Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:59 am

Is it ok for Stake assistant clerk to access in MSL. Regards Daru Stake PNG Assistant Clerk Arnold Robert Araruk

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Postby russellhltn » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:03 pm

Arnoldrobert88@gmail.com wrote:Is it ok for Stake assistant clerk to access in MSL. Regards Daru Stake PNG Assistant Clerk Arnold Robert Araruk

With the approval of the stake president, I don't see why a stake assistant clerk couldn't be granted access.
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Re: Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

Postby jdlessley » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:11 pm

An assistant stake clerk will need access to MLS if their responsibilities include finance and/or membership responsibilities. Finance and membership responsibilities are common responsibilities for an assistant stake clerk.

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Re: Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

Postby russellhltn » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:27 pm

jdlessley wrote:An assistant stake clerk will need access to MLS if their responsibilities include finance and/or membership responsibilities. Finance and membership responsibilities are common responsibilities for an assistant stake clerk.

That would be true for access to to the stake MLS system. It was unclear if the question was about access to the stake or ward's MLS. So, I over-simplified my answer.
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Re: Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

Postby lajackson » Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:04 pm

The Assistant Stake Clerk--Technology should have access to all of the administrative computers.

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Re: Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

Postby russellhltn » Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:48 pm

lajackson wrote:The Assistant Stake Clerk--Technology should have access to all of the administrative computers.

At one time there was a prohibition against the STS from accessing the records without supervision. But I can't find that right now.

I believe he should have access to the computers, but a password to MLS is more of a gray area. It's a trade off between security and convenience of doing the work without having to have another clerk there.
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Re: Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

Postby lajackson » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:35 pm

russellhltn wrote:
lajackson wrote:The Assistant Stake Clerk--Technology should have access to all of the administrative computers.

At one time there was a prohibition against the STS from accessing the records without supervision. But I can't find that right now.

I think it said without permission. It is part of some very old policy instructions that I have not transferred from my old computer. I could not find anything specific in the Help Center.

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Re: Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

Postby russellhltn » Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:44 pm

Took some hunting, but I found it. Meetinghouse Technology Roles and Responsibilities

4.14 Does not have access to financial or membership data unless serving in an additional calling which requires it

That looks like a bigger "no" then I previously indicated.
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Re: Should assistant stake clerk have MLS access/account?

Postby lajackson » Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:53 pm

Yep. That's pretty clear, isn't it.


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