Unitrans: Human Resource Manager

Contact Information

Name: Jenna Wetzel

Email: HRM@unitrans.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $15.50/hr (+$50 per wk stipend) [pending budget approval - refer to budget for weeks paid]

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: No

Resume Required: Yes

Options: n/a


Hours per Week: 10-19.5 hrs/week

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0009-2025-2017

Last Date to Apply: March 8, 2017


Responsible for all human resources-related functions for Unitrans student staff including; hiring, retention, outreach, maintaining records, and discipline.


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Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Must be a current Unitrans employee in good standing

  2. Must be able and eligible to work through Spring 2018 under current ASUCD regulations

  3. Familiarity with Unitrans, its various departments, and policies

  4. Must be available for on-the-job training during Spring Quarter 2017 prior to assuming full Human Resources Manager duties at Spring Finals Mandatory



Assistant General Manager, Administration



  1. Human Resources

    1. Process all Leaving Unitrans forms and communicate with payroll

    2. Complete requests for part-time status letters and employment verifications

    3. Input all newly hired employees into UNI in a timely fashion

    4. Fill out ASUCD Hiring Packets and/or Change of Status forms, when necessary

    5. Keep up to date all listservs and the active employee list

    6. Maintain and monitor the Unitrans Facebook pages

    7. Manage employee Lifetime Passes

    8. Intervene with disciplinary action when requested by departments

    9. Handle employee personnel needs and ancillary HR duties

  2. Hiring

    1. Oversee all hiring processes for all student employee positions in Unitrans

    2. Must be present on every interview panel

    3. Create and publish updated annual Hiring Manual

    4. Post student employee positions on vacancy when requested

    5. Check/update position descriptions when needed

    6. Maintain and organize all records of all position descriptions, postings, and hiring paperwork

    7. Fill out ASUCD Hiring Packets and/or Change of Status forms, when necessary

    8. Ensure fair and equal hiring practices are executed with every single hiring

  3. Management

    1. Oversee Human Resources Assistants

    2. Meet weekly with HR department to conjure projects and delegate tasks

    3. Schedule and attend weekly Managers Meetings

    4. Hold weekly office hours

    5. Publish the HRM Reference Guide

  4. Recruitment

    1. Oversee Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator

    2. Communicate hiring dates to Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator and plan on recruitment dates

    3. Help Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator schedule employees to help with outreach events

  5. Retention

    1. Oversee the Retention Coordinator in planning frequent events for student staff

    2. Meet regularly with the Retention Coordinator to discuss retention efforts and evaluate effectiveness

    3. Facilitate successful execution of Winter Ball: UniBall


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The qualifications necessary to perform the duties of the Unitrans Human Resources Manager may be acquired, to a large extent, through on-the-job training and experience. General, fundamental attributes necessary for this position are listed below:


  1. Exercise sound, independent judgement

  2. Demonstrate strong leadership abilities

  3. Demonstrate strong listening and communication skills

  4. Demonstrate strong organizational and planning skills

  5. Demonstrate conflict resolution skills

  6. Exercise tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive, complex, and confidential personnel issues

  7. Ability to work effectively with other Unitrans departments

  8. Ability to prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive correspondence and other written materials

  9. Commitment to evaluating human resources management practices and procedures to make steps towards improvement

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.
  3. Please briefly discuss the role of the UC Davis Principles of Community in the workplace and your understanding of diversity and cultural competency.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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