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Certified Game Master V (Director level billable $90+/hr)

by Hawke Robinson published Jun 17, 2017 09:50 AM, last modified Jul 09, 2017 01:46 AM
A Director-level position. The Certified Level 5 Professional Game Master supervises all other GM staff in addition to providing some premium RPG and Music Therapy sessions with various premium clients, at various client locations. The GM V regularly speaks at major events. Negotiate new client contracts. The GM V oversees TR program plan development, implementation, and revision. The GM V reports to the senior executive staff. The GM V provides advocacy, public speaking, training for players, game masters, educators, and therapists for RPG Therapeutics Staff and clients. $90+ per game session hour. Billable positions open Summer 2018.

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

Department(s): Therapeutic, Educational, Entertainment, RPG, Management, and Public Relations

Location(s): Varies

Reports to: Senior Executive Staff

General Purpose

A Director-level position. The Certified Level 5 Professional Game Master supervises all other GM staff in addition to providing some premium RPG sessions with various premium clients, at various client locations. The GM V regularly speaks at major events. The GM V reports to the senior executive staff. The GM V 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
  • Manage training of staff
  • Train professional clients
  • 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 5 GM Certification
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS).
  • Board Certified Music Therapist (BC-MT)
  • Washington State Registered Recreational Therapist (other state licensing will be considered as well).
  • Minimum 20+ years experience as Game Master.
  • Minimum 20+ years therapeutic field experience
  • Minimum 10+ years education professional experience
  • Minimum 10+ years music professional experience

 

Optional but preferred:

  • Other RPG Related certifications/training.
  • Recreation /event management training/certification.
  • Masters degree
  • Other therapeutic and recreation certification, training, degrees, licensing.

 

Preferred:

  • 30+ years experience as Game Master (GM)
  • 20+ years personal experience with all 4 RPG formats.
  • 30+ years work in therapeutic field
  • 20+ years work in educational field
  • 20+ years in music field

 

Core Competencies

  • Exceptional PR skills
  • 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
  • Live Internet Broadcasts
  • Mobile Facility, the Wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer at various locations

 

Hours: Varies. Minimum 1 session per month, and up to 10 sessions per week. Sessions typically 3-5 hours.

Job Type: Hourly.

Compensation: $40+/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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