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Certified Game Master IV

by Hawke Robinson published Jun 17, 2017 09:50 AM, last modified Jul 09, 2017 01:43 AM
A master-level position. The Certified Level 4 Professional Game Master will run regular sessions with various clients, at various client locations. The GM IV is also the master trainer of all other GMs, and the senior level report. The GM IV provides advocacy, public speaking, training for players, game masters, educators, and therapists for RPG Therapeutics Staff and clients.

Certified Level 4 Tabletop RPG / LARP Game Master Therapist & Trainer

Department(s): Therapeutic RPG

Location(s): Varies

Reports to: President

General Purpose

The Certified Level 4 Game Master will run regular sessions with various clients, at various client locations. The GM IV is also the master trainer of all other GMs, and the senior level report for the entire department. The GM IV provides advocacy, public speaking, training for players, game masters, educators, and therapists for RPG Therapeutics Staff and clients.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Train staff and clients on:

  • RPG Therapeutics processes, methodologies, and policies.
  • Program plan creation process
  • RPG / LARP / CRPG / SABM Game master skills
  • RPG / LARP / CRPG / SABM Player skills
  • RPG facilitation
  • RPG advocacy
  • Drum circle and other music-related facilitation skills
  • Therapeutic RPG skills
  • Educational RPG skills
  • Oversee, design, and implement program plans
  • Run therapeutic RPG/LARP sessions for clients.
  • Typically 3-5 players per session.
  • Prepare adventures in accordance with RPG Therapeutics rules and guidelines, including GM Code of Conduct.
  • Customize program plans to meet client's assessed needs.
  • Complete and regularly update assessment forms.
  • Prepared character sheets for participants to use.
  • Run campaign adventures spanning several weeks or months, typically once per week per client group.
  • Insure participant compliance with Player Code of Conduct.
  • Regularly report to RPG Therapist staff.
  • Attend either in-person or via remote access, at least one free training session / administrative meeting per week (3-4 hours)
  • Availability for at least 1 weekly group session per week (game sessions typically 3-5 hours), and up to 8 session per week.
  • Strongly self-motivated
  • Strong collaborative work ethic
  • Reliable schedule compliance

 

Education and Training

Required:

  • Minimum Level 4 GM Certification
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS).
  • Washington State Registered Recreational Therapist (other state licensing will be considered as well).
  • Minimum 20+ years experience as Game Master.
  • Minimum 10+ years therapeutic field experience
  • Minimum 5+ years education professional experience
  • Minimum 5+ years music professional experience

 

Optional but preferred:

  • 30+ years experience as Game Master
  • 15+ years therapeutic field experience
  • 10+ years education professional experience
  • 10+ years music professional experience
  • Music Therapist - Board Certified (MT-BC).
  • Other RPG Related certifications/training.
  • Recreation /event management training/certification.
  • Masters degree
  • Other therapeutic and recreation certification, training, degrees, licensing.

 

Core Competencies

  • Strong therapeutic background
  • Strong recreational background
  • Exceptional management skills
  • Exceptional GM organization skills
  • Exceptional RPG player group dynamics conflict resolution skills
  • Exceptional storytelling skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • Enthusiastic communication style that excites others with your passion about the topics discussed.
  • "Can do" attitude, and an eye for seeing where people need help before they have to ask.
  • Outgoing presence.
  • Well organized approach to preparing for game sessions and tracking participant progress
  • Passionate supportive energy

 

Working Conditions

Game Master will frequently work at RPG Therapeutics offices or other locations including but not limited to:

  • Conventions
  • Libraries
  • Community centers
  • Educational institutions
  • Care facilities
  • Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations

 

Hours: Varies. At least one session per month, and up to 10 sessions per week. Sessions 3-5 hours.

Compensation: $35+/hr

Note: We have overwhelming demand from paying clients far outpacing our ability to provide services due to a lack of sufficiently qualified people.

Employment begins 2018

For a list of all opportunities available at RPG Therapeutics LLC, please see: http://www.rpgtherapeutics.com/contact/employment/opportunities

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