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Certified RPG Player Archetype I (Entry-level)

by Hawke Robinson published Jun 17, 2017 10:40 AM, last modified Jul 08, 2017 01:43 PM
This is an entry-level position. The player archetype is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types". The participant takes on various Player Archetype roles to help training Game Masters learn how to address such situations more effectively. Types include: Munchkin, Rules Lawyer, Murder-hobo, etc. This is an excellent means of gaining experience toward other RPG certifications.

Department(s): Events

Location(s): Varies

Remote Work/Participation Options: Yes

Reports to: Senior Facilitator.

Required Certification: RPG Player Archetype I Certified

General Purpose: The Certified Player Archetype I is responsible for filling the role of various role-playing gamer "types" at game sessions/events and/or for training new Game Masters going through GM training. Types include: Munchkin, Rules Lawyer, Murder-hobo, etc. This is an excellent means of gaining experience toward other professional RPG certifications and positions.

 

Key Tasks, Responsibilities, and Characteristics

  • Take on various Player Archetype roles to help training Game Masters learn how to address such situations more effectively.
  • Attend regular RPG Therapeutics Staff Training & Meetings.
  • Document participation observations for review by supervisor.
  • Create player characters.

  • Work with trainers to help challenge GM trainees.

  • Assist Game Masters and other Facilitators as needed, to optimize participants' experience.

  • Act as "go-fer" for various related and miscellaneous tasks ("earn your stripes/XP").
  • Availability for at least 1 weekly group session per week (game sessions are typically 3-5 hours), and for those with the availability can attend up to 5 sessions per week.
  • Strongly self-motivated.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Acting skills.
  • Voice skills.
  • Reasonable written communication skills.
  • Strong collaborative work ethic.
  • Passionate supportive energy.
  • Absolutely enthusiastic about RPGs.
  • Strong organizational 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.
  • Reliable schedule compliance. Being able to count on your consistently is critical for this role.

 

Minimum Requirements

Valid and current Certified RPG Player Archetype I certificate.

2+ years experience playing role-playing games.

 

Preferred Experience

  • 5+ years personal experience with role-playing games.

  • American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Other languages.

 

Working Conditions

Facilitator 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 and/or RPG Bus, at various locations

Hours & Compensation

Hours: Varies, minimum commitment 4-8 hours per month (at least 1-2 sessions per month).

Beginning Compensation: $11.50+/hr

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