Picnic Day: Parade Director

Contact Information

Name: Jonathon Wu

Phone: 752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

You can visit the Picnic Day website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $600 Stipend

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: No



Hours per Week: 10-12 hrs/wk

Start Date: Sept. 27, 2012

End Date: June 30, 2013


Job Number: 0004-0168-2012

Last Date to Apply: Sept. 7, 2012


The Parade Director is responsible for planning and organizing the event that kicks off Picnic Day, the Picnic Day Parade.


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Recruits Parade entries, creates applications that will be sent out to all departments, student groups, and off -campus groups. Works with the CAAA to create a float grant program, works with the UC Davis and the City of Davis police departments and TAPS regarding permits, traffic and parking management for parade route and staging areas. Organizes the Parade entries, prepares the script for announcers. Oversees set-up and coordination of the parade. Recruits and supervises 4 Assistant Directors plus parade announcers. Administers Picnic Day Parade policies. Serves as the official liaison and escort for the Parade Marshals during the afternoon of Picnic Day. Prepares end-of year report. Attends weekly Board meetings and other meetings as necessary. Holds mandatory office hours 7-10 hrs. per week beginning in winter.


1. Organized. 2. Communication skills.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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