Picnic Day: Animal Events 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 hours depending on individual circumstances

Start Date: Oct. 9, 2019

End Date: June 5, 2020


Job Number: 0004-3358-2019

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 8, 2019


To plan and help facilitate all Picnic Day Animal Events 


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  • Collaborate with various off and on campus animal organizations to coordinate 35-45 Picnic Day animal events. 
  • Collaborate with Grounds to coordinate field usage. 
  • Coordinate equipment, electrical, water and space needs for the events, including setting up fencing. 
  • Create applications and confirmation materials and administer relevant Picnic Day and University Policies. 
  • Attend weekly Board meetings, and hold mandatory weekly office hours
  • Attend other meetings as necessary.
  • Hire Assistant Directors to assist in planning and set-up.
  • Prepare end of year report


  • Organized
  • Responsible and Respectful
  • Communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Punctual
  • Hard working


Supplemental Questions

  1. Why do you want to be Animal Events Director? (200 words max)
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  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 ____________________________

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