Experimental Community Gardens: Unit Director
Name: Justin Hurst
Payrate: Volunteer w/Bi-Weekly Stipend of $113.50/week (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)
Payrate Stipend: No
Work Study: no
Resume Required: Yes
Hours per Week: Varies between approx. 5-7 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience.
Start Date: July 1, 2020
End Date: June 30, 2021
Job Number: 0033-3692-2020
Last Date to Apply: April 16, 2020
Coordinate and manage 5 acre EC garden site and administrative affairs of the garden.
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a. Manage the day-to-day operations of the unit and establish yearly goals that align with the 2020 Vision for ASUCD
b. Hire and manage all volunteers including recruiting, training, evaluating, motivating, delegating, and monitoring their activities. Schedule ongoing volunteer meetings.
c. Collaborate with Creative Media to market the unit and increase visibility
d. Attend unit director trainings as required by ASUCD leadership.
e. Collaborate with ASUCD Business Manager and ASUCD Controller to ensure that operational practices comply with ASUCD/UC Davis policies and procedures.
f. Maintain Unit policies and procedures.
g. Uphold, safeguard, and promote ASUCD’s values and philosophy relating to ethics, integrity, social responsibility.
h. Create and present a written report once a quarter to ASUCD Senate.
i. Review and evaluate unit budget.
j. Acts as liaison between student government and Unit. Meet with adopted Senator for the unit quarterly.
k. Develop and track metrics within Unit to drive decisions and present with quarterly reports.
l. Act as the point person to resolve issues within the unit. Bring larger issues to the attention of the ASUCD President and ASUCD Business Manager.
a. Perform administrative duties and work independently.
b. Interpersonal communication skills and solid customer service skills.
c. Strong time and project management skills.
d. Ability to motivate and inspire staff.
e. Proficient at G-mail and Microsoft Word.
f. Understanding of operational management and finance.
g. Experience managing employees and/or volunteers preferred
a. Write one report every 2 academic weeks and one end of the year report that will be used for the ASUCD Annual Report
b. Submit “work week outline” form to the HeadQuarters office every week.
c. Attend quarterly ASUCD Trainings held by the Vice-president’s Office in conjunction with the HeadQuarters Office.
d. Fulfill all duties described in this position description.
e. Meet with the Executive Office at least once a quarter to keep them up to date about the goings-on of the unit.
f. Collaborate with IAC and B&F to complete annual audits and LRP’s of their unit
g. Collaborate with ASUCD to complete ASUCD’s goals
- Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency
- Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
- Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________
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