Picnic Day: Technical Director

Contact Information

Name: Grace Gaither

Phone: 752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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

Description

Payrate: $759 One-Time Stipend (pending budget approval)

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A

Term

Hours per Week: 10-15 hrs/wk

Start Date: Sept. 26, 2017

End Date: May 29, 2018

Logistics

Job Number: 0004-2263-2017

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 24, 2017

Purpose

Maintains the Picnic Day web site, coordinates with Creative Media, and ensures Picnic Day Board of Directors has all necessary technical equipment

Duties

  • Keep a record of hits on the website.
  • Work with the Graphics Director to post current photos and the events on the website.
  • Manage Picnic Day office computers and coordinate e-mails.
  • Work on website and update Picnic Day information daily. 
  • Arrange and organize telecommunications, including telephone lines into and out of the Picnic Day office, as well as radio and cell phone communications between Directors and university staff during Pre-Week and on Picnic Day.  
  • Contract sound providers and serve as the liaison between the Entertainment Director and his/her lineup of entertainment and the sound providers.
  • Provide or arrange for amplified sound needed by any Directors or events.  
  • Hire Assistant Directors, hold weekly office hours, attend weekly board meetings, and prepare end of year report.

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

Skills

  • Organized
  • Communication skills
  • Know how to read html, Jara, etc.
  • Website experience
  • Time Management
  • Punctual
  • Dependable
  • Responsible and 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. 3. What do you hope to accomplish as Technical 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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