Unitrans: Outreach & Retention Coordinator

Contact Information

Name: Breanna Pasqua/Liz Morris

Phone: 530-752-0923

Email: hrm@unitrans.ucdavis.edu

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


Payrate: $10 /hr

Payrate Stipend: No

Work Study: no

Resume Required: Yes

Options: no


Hours per Week: 10-15 hrs/week

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: Indefinite


Job Number: 0009-0773-2015

Last Date to Apply: April 30, 2015


Assist the Human Resources Manager in recruiting new employees, encouraging internal promotion within Unitrans, and facilitating morale building activities for employees.


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A.    Develop and implement outreach and recruitment methods for new employees  (50%)
1.    Meet weekly with the HRM to discuss outreach efforts and evaluate effectiveness
2.    Identify and coordinate recruitment opportunities throughout campus
3.    Create a calendar with events and deadlines to achieve stated goals
4.    Collaborate with the Marketing Manager to promote Unitrans positions
5.    Research various methods their effectiveness 
B. Internal Recruitment (35%)
1.    Collaborate with other student managers to identify eligible employees and develop recruitment strategies for promotions
2.    Assist MM with promotion of new positions within Unitrans
3.    Assist HRM in educating employees on positions and their duties
C. Work with Personnel Assistants to plan retention events and activities for employees (15%)
1.    Meet weekly 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


  1. Must be able to exercise a high degree of independent responsibility.
  2. Must be 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 along all lines of authority.
  5. Must be able to work with people in a personal and amiable manner.
  6. Must be able to communicate effectively with the undergraduate campus community.
  7. Must have a well-developed knowledge of current Unitrans policies, procedures, and hiring practices.
  8. Must be a creative and innovative thinker.
  9. Must be available to work Spring 2015 through Spring 2016.
  10. Must attend weekly HR department meetings.
  11. Must attend Leadership Retreat in Fall.

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 write recruitment strategies for targeting quality new employees.
  4. Please describe your vision of the role of ORC within Unitrans.

Approved ___________________________________________________________________________ Date ____________________________

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