Picnic Day: Director/Chair

Contact Information

Name: Armando Figueroa

Phone: 818-333-6274

Email: armfigueroa@ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $90 per week (pending budget approval)

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study:

Resume Required: Yes



Hours per Week: 20 hours per week

Start Date: Sept. 15, 2014

End Date: June 20, 2015


Job Number: 0004-0234-2014

Last Date to Apply: May 1, 2014


Charged with managing and overseeing Picnic Day, a unit that is responsible for the planning and execution of an annual opportunity for visitors to experience the richness of diversity and achievement at UC Davis and the surrounding community in the areas of research, teaching, service, and campus life.


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  1. Manage the day-to-day operations of the unit and establish yearly goals that align with the 2020 Vision for ASUCD 
  2. Hire and manage all staff including recruiting, training, evaluating, motivating, delegating, and monitoring their activities. Schedule ongoing staff meetings. 
  3. Work with Creative Media to market the unit and increase visibility
  4. Develop and track metrics within Unit to drive decisions and present with quarterly reports. 
  5. Create and present a written report once a quarter to ASUCD Senate, meet with adopted Senator for the unit on a quarterly basis, and act as the liaison between the student government and unit.
  6. Attend unit director trainings as required by ASUCD leadership.
  7. Work with ASUCD Business Manager to ensure that operational practices comply with ASUCD/UC Davis Policies and Procedures.
  8. Work with the ASUCD Controller to review and evaluate unit budget.
  9. Maintain Unit policies and procedures.
  10. Uphold, safeguard, and promote ASUCD’s values and philosophy relating to ethics, integrity, social responsibility.
  11. Act as the point person to resolve issues within the unit. Bring larger issues to the attention of the ASUCD President and ASUCD Business Manager.


  1. Perform administrative duties and work independently.
  2. Interpersonal communication skills and exceptional customer service skills. 
  3. Strong time and project management skills.
  4. Ability to motivate and inspire staff.
  5. Proficient at Gmail and Microsoft Word. 
  6. Understanding of periodic finance and accounting preferred.
  7. Experience managing employees and/or volunteers preferred.

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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