Picnic Day: Parade Director

Contact Information

Name: Elise Pohlhammer

Phone: 530-752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $853 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. 24, 2018

End Date: May 13, 2019


Job Number: 0004-2808-2018

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 16, 2018


Plan and organize the event that kicks off Picnic Day, the Picnic Day Parade.


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  • Recruit Parade entries, create applications that will be sent out to all departments, student groups, and off -campus groups.
  • Organize the Parade entries - oversee set-up and coordination of parade.
  • Prepare script for announcers.
  • Work 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.
  • Hire Assistant Directors, attend weekly board meetings, hold weekly office hours, and prepare end of year report.

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  • Organized
  • Communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Time management
  • Personable
  • Responsible
  • Respectful

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. What do you hope to accomplish as Parade Director? (200 words max)
  3. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  4. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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