Human Resources & Administration Manager


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


Submit a resume, three professional references and cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications for the position, via email to daguilar@doloreshuerta.org. Include “HR & Administration Manager” in the subject of your email.


Danene L. Aguilar
PO Box 2087
Bakersfield, CA 93303

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.  No phone calls please.

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