Picnic Day: Entertainment Director

Contact Information

Name: Chelsea Hernandez

Phone: 752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $675 One-Time Stipend (pending budget approval)

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 10-15 hrs/wk

Start Date: Sept. 21, 2016

End Date: May 29, 2017


Job Number: 0004-1736-2016

Last Date to Apply: July 14, 2016


Choose and Schedule performances for 3 stages from campus and local performing groups.


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  • Create advertising materials, create application and confirmation material, reviews demos.
  • Select 60-70 performing groups, draft the entertainment schedule and introductions for performers and maintain contact with groups  (to send contracts, provide information, and coordinate parking and technical needs, etc.). 
  • Work with Technical Director to host training on stage equipment to ensure quality sound on Picnic Day.  
  • Recruit and train Assistant Directors to work each stage and assist in general planning. 
  • Oversee all entertainment stages on Picnic Day. 
  • Attend weekly Board meetings, hold mandatory office hours each week, and attend other meetings as necessary.
  • Prepare end-of -year report. 


  • Organized
  • Communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Punctual
  • Responsible and Respectful.

Supplemental Questions

  1. What do you hope to accomplish as Entertainment Director? (300 words max)
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  4. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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