Picnic Day: Chair- Director

Contact Information

Name: Carissa Lowe

Phone: 760-815-1717

Email: cnlowe@ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $90/week*

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 15-20 hrs. Fall, 20-25 hrs. Winter, 25+ hrs. Spring

Start Date: June 1, 2013

End Date: May 30, 2014


Job Number: 0004-0231-2013

Last Date to Apply: May 16, 2013


The Picnic Day Director manages, supervises, advises, and assists the 16 member Picnic Day Executive Board of Directors and its assistants.


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1. Facilitate communication among the board, ASUCD, campus administration, and the public.
2. Serve as the main point of contact for Picnic Day.
3. Coordinate and ensure execution of plans for all operations and events that occur on Picnic Day.
4. Run weekly board meetings.
5. Must hold 5-8 weekly office hours during Fall Quarter, 8-10 hours during Winter Quarter, and 10-30 hours during Spring Quarter.
6. Must attend all ASUCD activity director retreats and training sessions.
7. Must be able to solve forseen and unforseen problems.


1. Interpersonal communication skills
2. Time management
3. Organization and planning skills
4. Willingness to contribute time and energy
5. Patience, perseverance, sense of humor
6. Previous Picnic Day experience preferred
7. Must attend the mandatory Fall Management Retreat.

*Pending approval of the ASUCD 2013-2014 Budget

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.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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