Picnic Day: Special Events 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: 0004-1746-2016

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 11, 2016


Plan and facilitate pre-week activities, which include: the Cow Milking contest, Frisbee giveaways, and other contests/entertainment, and coordinate staffing and volunteers for information booths on the day of.  


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  • Information booths across campus
  • Plan and run pre week, the week before Picnic Day, with activities such as cow milking and acapella show.
  • Coordinate all signage for Picnic Day and coordinates sign making party
  • Help promote safety during Pre Week and on Picnic Day
  • Hire Assistant Directors, hold office hours, attend weekly Board meetings, prepares end of year report.


  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skill
  • Reliable
  • Creative
  • Punctual

Supplemental Questions

  1. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  2. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  3. 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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