Pantry: Unit Director

Contact Information

Name: Ryan Manriquez


You can visit the Pantry website to learn more about them.


Payrate: Volunteer w/Bi-Weekly Stipend of $200/week through 9/18/2021; $14.50/hr starting 09/19/21 (pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid)

Payrate Stipend: Yes

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Approximately 14-19 hours per week, depending on individual circumstances. Any hours beyond specified commitment will be considered additional volunteer experience.

Start Date: June 21, 2021

End Date: June 11, 2022


Job Number: 0025-4291-2021

Last Date to Apply: June 20, 2021


Charged with managing and overseeing the Pantry, a unit that is responsible for providing food and basic essentials to UC Davis students struggling to pay for meals and other basic necessities.


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  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the unit, such as managing the staff and operations of a food pantry, and establish yearly goals that align with the 2021 Vision for ASUCD.
  • Hire and manage all staff inlcuding recruiting, training, evaluating, motivating, delegating, and monitoring their activities. Schedule ongoing staff meetings.
  • Work with Creative Media to market the unit and increase visibility.
  • Attend unit director trainings as required by ASUCD leadership.
  • Work with ASUCD Business Manager and ASUCD Controller to ensure that operational practices comply with ASUCD/UC Davis policies and procedures.
  • Maintain Unit policies and procedures.
  • Uphold, safegaurd, and promote ASUCD's values and philosophy relating to ethics, integrity, and social responsibility.
  • Create and present a written report once a quarter to the ASUCD Senate.
  • Review and evaluate unit budget.
  • Act as liaison between student government and unit. Meet with adopted Senator for the unit quarterly.
  • Develop and track metrics within the unit to drive decisions and present with quarterly reports.
  • 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.


  • Perform administrativ duties and work independently.
  • Interpersonal communication skills and exceptional customer service skills.
  • Strong time and project management skills.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire staff.
  • Proficient at Gmail and Microsoft Word.
  • Understanding of periodic finance and accounting is preferred.
  • Experience managing employees and/or volunteers is preferred.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  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.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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