Picnic Day: Animal Events 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: $759 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. 26, 2017

End Date: May 29, 2018


Job Number: 0004-2260-2017

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 10, 2017


To plan and help facilitate all Picnic Day Animal Events 


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

  • Work with various off and on campus animal organizations to coordinate 35-45 Picnic Day animal events. 
  • Work closely with Grounds to coordinate field usage. 
  • Coordinate equipment, electrical, water and space needs for the events, including setting up fencing. 
  • Create applications and confirmation materials and administer relevant Picnic Day and University Policies. 
  • Attend weekly Board meetings, and hold mandatory weekly office hours
  • Attend other meetings as necessary.
  • Hire Assistant Directors to assist in planning and set-up.
  • Prepare end of year report

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


  • Organized
  • Responsible and Respectful
  • Communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Punctual
  • Hard working


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. Why do you want to be Animal Events 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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