Picnic Day: Technical Director

Contact Information

Name: Caitlyn Liu

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: Volunteer w/One-Time Stipend of $960.00 (pending budget approval) (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

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: May 21, 2021


Job Number: 0004-3954-2020

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 23, 2020


Maintains the Picnic Day website, coordinates with Creative Media, and ensures the Board of Directors has all necessary technical equipment.


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  • Keep track of website analytics
  • Update the Picnic Day website as needed (in collaboration with the Graphics Director) with current photos, events, and information. 
  • Manage Picnic Day office computers and email accounts
  • Arrange and organize telecommunications, including telephone lines into and out of the Picnic Day office, as well as radio and cell phone communications between Directors and university staff leading up to and the day-of Picnic Day.
  • Contract sound providers and serve as liaison between the Entertainment Director and their lineup of entertainment and the sound providers.
  • Provide or arrange for amplified sound needed by any Directors and their events.
  • Hire Assistant Directors, hold weekly office hours, attend weekly board meetings and 1x1s, and prepare end of year board report. 


  • Communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Website or web developer experience
  • Knows html, Java, and other relevant programming languages 
  • Punctual, dependable, responsible, and respectful

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  2. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  3. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  4. Choose one past experience and describe how it will help you be successful in this position.
  5. What do you hope to accomplish as Technical Director?

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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