Executive Office: Controller

Contact Information

Name: Josh Dalavai

Phone: 510-284-9560

Email: president@asucd.ucdavis.edu


Payrate: $124.03/week (pending budget approval, refer to budget for actual weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 15 hrs/week (variable)

Start Date: April 6, 2017

End Date: March 15, 2018


Job Number: 0035-2062-2017

Last Date to Apply: April 3, 2017


The ASUCD Controller is the chief advisor to the ASUCD President and student government on matters regarding the Budget, finances, revenue generation, and other fiscal issues. This Cabinet member position has many responsibilities and is charged with overseeing the Department of Finance. This position is most intensely busy during Spring for the annual budget hearings where we determine the $13 million budget. The Controller must be competent in finances and business to advise and to lead ASUCD in new money saving & earning policies. This position works closely with the Business Manager as well.


As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.

  • Attend weekly Cabinet Meetings
  • Chair important internal committees  
  • Supervise a team of volunteer staff to assist in this role’s duties  
  • Lead weekly Department meetings
  • Responsible for writing the Budget during Spring and advancing financial policy

As part of your employment, you are required to subscribe to the ASUCD newsletter.



  • Pragmatic Problem-Solver
  • Adaptive Leader and Committed Team Player
  • Must attend all mandatory meetings and be able to fulfill the previously listed responsibilities
  • Financial & Economic Competency
  • Ability to explain difficult topics in an accessible, clear, and concise manner


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.
  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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