Picnic Day: Entertainment 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 $853 (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 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: 0004-3360-2019

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 8, 2019


Choose and Schedule performances for 3 stages from campus and local performing groups.


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  • Create advertising materials, create application and confirmation material, reviews demos.
  • Select 60-70 performing groups, draft the entertainment schedule and introductions for performers and maintain contact with groups  (to send contracts, provide information, and coordinate parking and technical needs, etc.). 
  • Collaborate with Technical Director to host training on stage equipment to ensure quality sound on Picnic Day.  
  • Recruit and train Assistant Directors to work each stage and assist in general planning. 
  • Oversee all entertainment stages on Picnic Day. 
  • Prepare end-of -year report.
  • Attend weekly Board meetings and other meetings as necessary.
  • Hold mandatory office hours each week


  • Organized
  • Communication skills
  • Dependable
  • Punctual
  • Responsible and Respectful.

Supplemental Questions

  1. What do you hope to accomplish as Entertainment Director? (300 words max)
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  4. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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