Picnic Day: Student Organization Fair Director

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Deacon

Phone: 530-752-6320

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: Volunteer w/One-Time Stipend of $959.63 (pending budget approval)

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Varies between approx 10-15 hrs/wk hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 5, 2020


Job Number: 0004-3355-2019

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 8, 2019


Collaborate with student organizations, the Center for Student Involvement (CSI), Fire Prevention, and Environmental Health and Safety to produce the Student Organization Fair on the quad.


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  • Create applications and an application process for the Student Organization Fair.
  • Collaborate with over 80 student organizations to organize SOF on the quad.
  • Coordinate the Food Booth Lottery, Food Booth Orientation and One-Stop Approval Meeting.
  • Collaborate with Environmental Health and Safety, Fire and CSI to implement university policies re: food sales.
  • On Picnic Day, oversee the quad area to insure that the Fair runs smoothly.
  • Help student organizations run food booths, fundraising tables, and information tables.
  • Hire Assistant Directors, hold weekly office hours, attend weekly board meetings, and weekly meetings with SOF advisor, and prepare end of year Board report.


  • Organized
  • Communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Punctual
  • Time management
  • Responsible and respectful

Supplemental Questions

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

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

All student assistant positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedures for Staff Member (PPSM). See PPSM Policy & Procedures 3, Exhibit A and Exhibit B. Volunteer positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedure Manual 380 – Section 08, Volunteer Services. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.