Executive Office: Associate Vice President of Communications (AVP)

Contact Information

Name: Emily Barneond

Email: vicepresident@asucd.ucdavis.edu


Payrate: Volunteer w/Bi-Weekly Stipend of $50.00/week (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 3.5 Hours/week. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience

Start Date: Oct. 16, 2020

End Date: June 4, 2021


Job Number: 0035-3945-2020

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 12, 2020


Represent the ASUCD Executive Office as the head of communications, public relations, and media relations.


As a part of ASUCD, you agree to subscribe to the ASUCD Newsletter.

  • Represents the ASUCD Executive Office through several capacities, including but not limited to:

    • In consultation with Creative Media, leading various social media campaigns to promote campus engagement

    • Serving as the Executive Office spokesperson when drafting statements in response to internal events 

    • In consultation with Creative Media, aiding the Executive Office with regular livestreams & town hall sessions

    • In consultation with Creative Media, aiding the ASUCD President with the drafting of campus-wide emails

    • Assisting ASUCD President, Internal Vice President, Controller, External Vice President or Chief of Staff with efficiency and attention to detail

    • Reporting directly to the Internal Vice President



  • Mastery of written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong awareness of global, national and local affairs pertaining to social justice, governmental reform and more

  • Strong educational understanding of cultural competency and awareness of systemic injustice

  • Knowledge of ASUCD operations & campus involvement

  • Demonstrates ambition and self-motivation to serve beyond necessary capacity

  • Strong willingness to learn and incredible work ethic 

  • Strong passion for social media involvement and familiarity with the following platforms: Facebook, Instagram and Slack. 

  • Commitment to serve the Davis community and represent the ASUCD Executive Office

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  3. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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