Unitrans: Retention Coordinator

Contact Information

Name: Jenna Wetzel and Breanna Pasqua

Phone: 530-752-0923

Email: hrm@unitrans.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $11/hour

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: yes

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 15 hours/week (including some weekends)

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 16, 2017


Job Number: 0009-1622-2016

Last Date to Apply: May 5, 2016


Assist the Human Resources Manager in sustaining current employee morale and facilitating morale building activities for employees.


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  1. Plan Retention Events and Activities for Employees

    1. Meet regularly with the HRM to discuss retention efforts and evaluate effectiveness

    2. Plan at least two employee appreciation events per quarter

    3. Create a calendar with events and deadlines to achieve stated goals

    4. Collaborate with the Marketing Manager to create content (media, designs, etc.) to promote Unitrans retention events

    5. Coordinate the set-up and take-down of supplies at retention events

    6. Plan and execute the Winter Ball for employees and alumni

  1. Facilitate Unitrans Employee Social Media Related to Retention

    1. Oversee the Unitrans “Uni-ted Fun” Facebook page and keep it updated with current events

    2. Assist in monitoring the “Unitrans and Beyond” Facebook page with relevant information

    3. Promote events and participation via social media and in-person interactions


  1. Must be able to exercise a high degree of independent responsibility.

  2. Must be able to work in groups as both a leader and a team member.

  3. Must be highly motivated and able to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.

  4. Must be able to communicate and maintain relationships along all lines of authority.

  5. Must be able to work with people in a professional and amiable manner.

  6. Ability and willingness to learn a well-developed knowledge of Unitrans policies, procedures, and culture.

  7. Ability to think creatively and innovatively.

  8. Ability to assess employee needs.

  9. Comfortable and responsible with handling money.

  10. Ability to effectively interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities.

*Recommended: effective means of personal transportation and the ability to transport event materials

Supplemental Questions

  1. Please list previous work history and volunteer experience.
  2. Describe why you are qualified for this position and how it relates to your interests.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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