Edutainer/Trainer – Open Continuous Announcement


Interactive Advocacy, LLC


Overview:

  • Open & closing dates

    • This announcement will be used for multiple hiring opportunities.​​

    • The first cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications will be Dec 31, 2020; after this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available.

  • Salary

    • TBD/ Contract award and DOL wage grade determination​

  • Work schedule

    • Full-Time/Part-Time​




Location:
Multiple Locations


Relocation Incentive
May be authorized for a highly qualified candidate. The incentive may be paid in consideration of
budget availability for a highly qualified candidate; determined upon selection.


Telework eligible
Based on contract Requirement


This job is open to:
• Public


Announcement number
IA-20-00002-TJ


****This is an Open Continuous Announcement to establish a standing register of qualified
candidates to refer as vacancies occur. The first cut-off date for receipt/referral of applications will be
Dec 31, 2020; after this date additional referral lists will be created as vacancies are available. Final
application disposition will be completed once all positions have been filled or the announcement
reaches the end of the open period stated in the announcement. ****
Learn more about Interactive Advocacy, LLC at www.interactiveadvocacy.com.

Summary:


As an edutainer for Interactive Advocacy you must be a great teacher and a hilarious comedian. An inspiring leader and an engaging performer. You must own the stage and connect with your audience. Interpret dramatic or comic roles for video and interactive training purposes. Must read scripts, take
cues, and rehearse with others when preparing for and acting out a role. Edutainers work with facilitators in support of our nationwide projects. You will be responsible for providing interactive performance based (IPB) training. In this role, you will also participate in facilitator led training efforts, develop a training plan and supporting materials, as well as lead all efforts to ensure our service meets or exceeds our client’s expectations. In this role, you will be responsible for scripted and improv content and best methods for impactful ongoing training on social justice awareness topics.

Responsibilities:

  • Entertain, convey characters and express emotions in front of a live audience.

  • Work with Talent Director and Lead Facilitator to develop and/or enhance training content.

  • Conduct periodic reviews of training materials for accuracy in addition to making updates when changes to script require it.

  • Rehearse and memorize lines.

  • Regularly meet with talent director and take cues from director to assess training needs and training quality.

  • Provide quality edutainment and ensure characters and roles are fully understood and practiced delivering high-quality training

  • Interpret the work of a writer under the instruction and support of a director

  • Actively participate and contribute to the opportunities for program improvement.

  • Improvise the reactions of a character to a situation.

  • Serve as a member of the Interactive Advocacy team.

  • Regularly consult and communicate with counterparts from all functional groups within the team

  • Other duties as required. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must have a focus on detail and driving results                                                    

Because of changing business needs, this list may not be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities assigned to this IPB training/Edutaining position.


Travel Required:
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. 

Supervisory status
No


Promotion Potential
None


Requirements:


Conditions of Employment

  • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.

  • The duties of this position require background checks to be conducted against all records as required by law. Background checks will be conducted prior to entering on duty.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Higher education and 5+ years related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

  • Experience developing training content and methods for training (i.e. video, user guides, in person or online training, etc.)

  • Experience with voice and body improvisation, play analysis, or technical aspects of theater. Experience managing a team.

  • BLS in ART and Society or Masters of fine Arts in Performance Arts is a plus.

  • Strong MS Office Skills

  • Must have a focus on detail and driving impact

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Applicants will be evaluated on the following factors: 1) Academic
Accomplishment, Academic or industry experience in developing character roles and providing
compelling and thought-provoking edutainment. Social Justice Awareness and prevention; knowledge
of scripted and improv delivery and the multiple uses of such systems, professions, and organizations to
deliver real world prevention scenarios. Demonstrated ability to develop roles and edutain various
audiences on issues related to the prevention of social injustices; (Social justice Advocate/Trainer/
Counselor Certification preferred.


EDUCATION:

Only degrees from an accredited college or university recognized by the Department of Education are acceptable to meet positive education requirements or to substitute education for
experience.

 

FOREIGN EDUCATION:

If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet
the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education
has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has
been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information,
visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html.

 

Additional information:

  • You will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship.

  • Direct deposit of pay is required.

  • This position may be eligible for telework.

  • Multiple positions may be filled from this announcement.

  • Relocation (incentives) may be authorized for a highly qualified candidate. The incentive may be paid in consideration of budget availability for a highly qualified candidate; determined upon selection.

How You Will Be Evaluated:
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.
Your application package (resume/curriculum vitae and supporting documents) will be used to
determine your eligibility, qualifications, and quality ranking for this position. Please follow all
instructions carefully.


Background checks and security clearance:


Security clearance
Secret


Drug test required
No


Position sensitivity and risk
Noncritical-Sensitive (NCS)/Moderate Risk


Interactive Advocacy LLC contact information
Joe Crumpton


Phone
678-231-4713


Email
info@interactiveadvocacy.com


Address
Interactive Advocacy
Concord, NC 28027
United States


Next steps:

After each step in the recruitment process, your status will be updated in our application tracking
system. Once this happens, you will be notified through your registered e-mail address. Please check
that your profile contact information is current and correct each time you apply to a job--this will ensure
we are able to contact you as quickly as possible.

We will send you e-mail notifications at each major step in the process, to include: application received,
eligible or not eligible, referred or not referred, selected or not selected.


Fair & Transparent:
Interactive Advocacy’s hiring process is setup to be fair and transparent. Please read the following
guidance.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Interactive Advocacy, LLC does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital
status, disability, genetic information, age, and membership in an employee organization, retaliation,
parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Reasonable Accommodation Policy:
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process should follow
the instructions in the job opportunity announcement. For any part of the remaining hiring process,
applicants should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable
accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are
usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive
equal access to job benefits.


Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:

  • An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.

  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.

  • An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events.

You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or
while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.


Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations

At Interactive Advocacy (IA) we use interactive performance based (IPB) theater, both scripted and impromptu sessions, in an effort to engage our audience and foster dialogue; to implement solutions that create a culture of care.

"Cultural change is a collective effort that requires progressive movement, and not just mandate"
 - Tanya O. Jones
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