Picnic Day: Business Director

Contact Information

Name: Grace Gaither

Phone: 530-752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $1012 One-Time Stipend (pending budget approval)

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: none


Hours per Week: 10-15 hrs/wk

Start Date: Sept. 26, 2017

End Date: May 29, 2018


Job Number: 0004-2256-2017

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 24, 2017


To manage and oversee (with the Chair) the ASUCD budget for Picnic Day and to obtain sponsors for Picnic Day


  • Coordinate purchase orders, reimbursements, recharges, reviews monthly budget statements and other business functions such as ordering office supplies, t-shirts, frisbees, and sweatshirts.
  • Advise Chair on budget matters.
  • Update and revise sponsorship package. 
  • Work with the Chair to cultivate relationships with business partners and obtain sponsorships.
  • Train board about business processes.
  • HIre Assistant  Directors, hold weekly office hours, attend weekly board meetings, and prepare end of year report.
  • After Picnic Day, assist chair in preparing budget for the following fiscal year.

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


  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills 
  • Time-management skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctual
  • Professional
  • Responsible
  • Respectful

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. What do you hope to accomplish as Picnic Day Business Director? (200 words max)
  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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