Mental Health Initiative: Unit Director

Contact Information

Name: Ryan Manriquez


You can visit the Mental Health Initiative website to learn more about them.


Payrate: $18.00/hour

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: N/A


Hours per Week: 8hrs/wk (Fall), 10 hrs/wk (Winter/Spring) (refer to budget for weeks paid)

Start Date: Sept. 11, 2022

End Date: June 10, 2023


Job Number: 0037-4898-2022

Last Date to Apply: May 30, 2022


Manage and oversee the ASUCD Mental Health Initiative team.


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

a. Managing and overseeing the ASUCD Mental Health Initiative.

b. Make quarterly reports to the ASUCD Senate.

c. Network with other mental health resources and organizations on campus including Student Health and Counseling Services, Each Aggie Matters, etc.

d. Manage and oversee other Mental Health Initiative events such as Mental Health Awareness Month.

e. Collaborate with ASUCD Creative Media in the areas of marketing and outreach.

f. Collaborate with the ASUCD Business Manager and ASUCD Controller to ensure that operational practices comply with ASUCD/UC Davis policies and procedures.

g. Maintain Unit policies and procedures.

h. Review and evaluate Unit budget.

i. Develop and track metrics within the Unit to drive decisions and present quarterly reports.

j. 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.


a. Responsible

b. Skills to perform administrative duties and work independently.

c. Interpersonal communication skills.

d. Strong time and project management skills.

e. Ability to motivate and inspire staff.

f. Proficient with GSuite and Microsoft Suite.

g. Understanding of periodic finance and accounting is preferred.

h. Strong interpersonal skills.

i. Strong conflict management skills.

j. Ability to organize complex logistical planning.

Supplemental Questions

  1. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.
  2. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.
  3. Please list previous experience as it pertains to the position.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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