Picnic Day: Parade Director

Contact Information

Name: Grace Scott

Phone: 752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $600 Stipend

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: Yes



Hours per Week: 10-15 hrs/wk

Start Date: Sept. 23, 2015

End Date: May 30, 2016


Job Number: 0004-0277-2015

Last Date to Apply: July 30, 2015


The Parade Director is responsible for planning and organizing the event that kicks off Picnic Day, the Picnic Day Parade.


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Recruits Parade entries, creates applications that will be sent out to all departments, student groups, and off -campus groups. Works with the UC Davis and the City of Davis police departments and TAPS regarding permits, traffic and parking management for parade route and staging areas. Organizes the Parade entries and prepares the script for announcers. Oversees set-up and coordination of the parade. Recruits, trains, and supervises Assistant Directors. Administers Picnic Day Parade policies. Prepares end-of year report. Attends weekly Board meetings and other meetings as necessary. Holds mandatory office hours each week beginning in Fall Quarter.


1. Organized
2. Communication skills
3. Punctual
4. Time management
5. Personable

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 Parade Director? (200 words max)

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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