Picnic Day: Technical Director

Contact Information

Name: Amanda Portier

Email: chair@picnicday.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: Volunteer w/One-Time Stipend of $1100.00 paid after completion of duties. (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: Sept. 16, 2021

End Date: June 5, 2022


Job Number: 0004-4409-2021

Last Date to Apply: Sept. 13, 2021


Collaborating with ASUCD IT, maintain the Picnic Day website according ASUCD Branding Guidelines and Social Media Policies & Guidelines.  Ensure Picnic Day Board of Directors have all necessary technical equipment.


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

  • Keep a record of hits on the website.
  • Collaborate with the Graphics Director to post current photos and the events on the website.
  • Collaborating with ASUCD IT, manage Picnic Day office computers and coordinate e-mails.
  • Assist with website and update Picnic Day information daily. 
  • 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 during Pre-Week and on Picnic Day.  
  • Contact sound providers and serve as the liaison between the Entertainment Director and their lineup of entertainment and the sound providers.
  • Provide or arrange for amplified sound needed by any Directors or events.  
  • Hire Assistant Directors, hold weekly office hours, attend weekly board meetings, and prepare end of year report.


  • Organized
  • Communication skills
  • Know how to read html, Java, etc.
  • Website experience
  • Time Management
  • Punctual
  • Dependable
  • Responsible and respectful

Supplemental Questions

  1. What do you hope to accomplish as Technical Director? (200 words max)
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  3. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  4. 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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