Human Resources & Administration Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience



Start Date


Application Deadline



United States





As a member of the Leadership Team, the HR & Administration Manager will oversee DHF’s human resources and administrative operations. The HR & Administration Manager will play a critical role in enhancing DHF’s organizational performance as they expand their scope and reach.


Human Resource and Administration

·       Develop human resources and administration, training and recruiting, enhancing professional development, compensation and benefits, and performance evaluation.

·       Oversee consistent, streamlined recruiting process.

·       Develop and oversee new employee orientation program.

·       Establish and manage a comprehensive training program to educate employees regarding staff tools, policies and procedures.

·       Review and process payroll on a biweekly basis.

·       Work closely and transparently with all external partners including third party vendors and consultants.

·       Oversee administrative functions as well as facilities to ensure efficient and consistent operations.

·       Ensure timely legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource state and federal requirements. 

·       Provide weekly and monthly written management reports to document activities, updates, and results via conference calls and timely updates.

·       Other duties as assigned.

Financial Management


·       Work closely with DHF’s Bookkeeper and Accountant to manage organization cash flow and forecasting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, prepare monthly financial reports, annual tax preparations and audits.

·       Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner and oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting.

·       Assist in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans, budgets; monitor progress and changes.

·       Oversee grants and financial management reporting system.

·       Work with Senior Management to update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; develop / improve administrative and financial policy and procedure manuals.




·       Minimum of a BA, ideally with an MBA or related degree.

·       Demonstrated experience in human resource management.

·       Experience in working with LGBTQ and Latino community and demonstrated cultural competency.

·       Commitment to organization wide training programs that maximize individual and organization goals including best practices in human resources activities.

·       Minimum five years of overall operational management experience.

·       The ideal candidate has experience of final responsibility for the quality and content of all financial data, reporting and audit coordination.

·       Ability to translate financial concepts and to effectively collaborate with- programmatic and fundraising colleagues.

·       A track record in grants management.

·       A successful track record in setting priorities; keen analytical, organization and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.

·       Demonstrated commitment to social justice.

·       Written and spoken proficiency in English, Spanish is a plus.

·       A proactive solutions-oriented approach.

·       Excellent interpersonal skills (one on one and group dynamics), strong listening skills, and humor.

·       Patience and flexibility.                                

·       Self-motivated, resourceful, and creative.

·       Ability to adapt quickly to changing situations.      

·       Excellent time management skills.                       

·       Self-confidence and self-assurance.


Location: Bakersfield, California

Salary: DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation, Sick


The Dolores Huerta Foundation is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish highly desired.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send cover letter, resume, three (3) professional references, and preferred salary range to:

Danene L. Aguilar

Dolores Huerta Foundation

PO Box 2087

Bakersfield, CA 93303   


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