Pantry: Manager (Winter & Spring Quarters)

Contact Information

Name: Jason Kwan


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


Payrate: $15.00/hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: Approximately 8 hours per week, depending on individual circumstances. Any hours beyond specified commitment will be considered additional volunteer experience.

Start Date: Jan. 2, 2022

End Date: June 11, 2022


Job Number: 0025-4562-2021

Last Date to Apply: Nov. 17, 2021


To oversee daily operations at The Pantry, an ASUCD unit responsible for providing food and basic necessities to students in need. Managers will collaborate on specific aspects in collaboration with other managers to run all internal and external operations with guidance from the Director and Assistant Director. 

An asterisk (*) under Duties and Responsibilities indicates an on-site, in-person role.



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  • Volunteer: (x2*) Manage orientation process for new volunteers and retrain previous volunteers. Ensure all shifts are staffed. Keep a record of volunteer hours. Build relationships with volunteers through onsite shifts.

  • External Affairs: (x1) Coordinate donation drives and awareness events. Lead collaborations with other ASUCD units, student organizations, campus centers, and academic departments. 

  • Outreach: (x1) Design marketing plans to maximize reach to student users using online platforms. Promote food security programs, nutrition education, and basic needs resources through campus outreach.

  • Inventory: (x2*) Maintain inventory system. Keep donation and delivery records. Place food, basic necessities and operational supplies. Audit inventory and coordinate deliveries through onsite shifts.

  • Program (x2*) Create and oversee new projects and workshops to uphold the Pantry’s vision, coordinate tasks between different teams, and oversee the completion of programs. Manage current programs through onsite shifts.

  • Technical Projects: (x1) Design and oversee the Pantry’s technical projects. Manage team of developers.

  • Data Science: (x1) Identify and define metrics to empower decision-making across the team. Transform data into information to guide the organization’s goals and vision.

  • Advocacy: (x2) Supports Pantry advocacy efforts through three key areas: nutrition, sustainability, and hospitality. Nutrition: Promote healthier diets for patrons. Sustainability: Craft and implement environmental sustainability practices. Hospitality: Serve as a bridge between Pantry patrons and Pantry leadership.



  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, particularly in regards to communication across diverse communities

  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team

  • Ability to be independent and to foresee, identify, and recommend solutions

  • Professionalism, courtesy, punctuality, and good humor

  • Interest in food security, basic needs, addressing the stigma of hunger on college campuses

  • Positive opinion towards almonds :)

Supplemental Questions

  1. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  2. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.
  3. 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.