Picnic Day: Operations Director

Contact Information

Name: Grace Scott

Phone: 530-752-6320

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

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 10-12 hrs/wk

Start Date: Sept. 23, 2015

End Date: May 30, 2016


Job Number: 0004-0294-2015

Last Date to Apply: Aug. 6, 2015


Organizes and coordinates logistical/operations needs and set-ups for Picnic Day.


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Helps plan Picnic Day kick-off with Vice Chair and Chair. Organizes and coordinates vehicles, gators, golf carts, stages and stairs, tables, chairs, fencing, water hookups, recycling, solid waste, tents, field use, porta-potties, etc. Works closely with Facilities Services, MU, Grounds, Recycling, and Custodial Departments. Prepares schedule and staffing for setting-up and taking down and returning stages, tents, picnic area, tables, chairs, fencing, signs, etc., throughout pre-week and on Picnic Day. Serves as the liaison between Picnic Day and Facilties Creates table/chair checkout system Attends regular Facilities Services meetings. Selects, supervises, and trains Assistant Directors. Prepares end-of year report. Attends weekly Board meetings. Holds mandatory office hours each week beginning Fall Quarter.


1. Organizational skills
2. Communication skills 
3. Dependable
3. Punctual

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 Operations Director? (200 words max)

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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