Picnic Day: Transportation 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 hrs/wk depending on individual circumstances. Hours beyond specified hours per week are considered volunteer educational experience.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 5, 2022


Job Number: 0004-4517-2021

Last Date to Apply: Oct. 13, 2021


Serve as liaison between Transportation Services, ASUCD Unitrans, campus Police, city Police and the Picnic Day Board.


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  • Attend regular planning meetings with TAPS and campus Police to plan comprehensive parking and traffic management system for visitors.
  • Select, train, and supervise Assistant Directors
  • Serve as liaison between campus departments and Picnic Day regarding parking needs.
  • Design and issue special Picnic Day parking permits and coordinate signage for parking.
  • Collaborate with Unitrans to coordinate bus and shuttle services for Picnic Day.
  • Create visible signage for the shuttle service.
  • Prepare end-of-year report
  • Attend weekly Board meetings
  • Hold mandatory office hours each week, beginning Fall Quarter
  • Collaborate with Graphics Director to develop map(s) and parking and transportation information for website and schedule of events.


  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Punctual
  • Responsible
  • Dependable
  • Time Management
  • Respectful

Supplemental Questions

  1. What do you hope to accomplish as Transportation 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 ____________________________

All student assistant positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedures for Staff Member (PPSM). See PPSM Policy & Procedures 3, Exhibit A and Exhibit B. Volunteer positions are subject to all entitlements in Policy & Procedure Manual 380 – Section 08, Volunteer Services. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.