Human Resources Administrator

Disability Rights California
 Sacramento, CA

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SALARY RANGE (Depending on Experience): $23.34 - $31.29 hourly


Disability Rights California (DRC) is a statewide, non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing the rights of Californians with disabilities. DRC works to achieve fairness and justice for people with disabilities through individual and impact litigation, state and federal policy and regulatory advocacy, and community education and training. DRC provides reasonable disability accommodations to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The Human Resources (HR) Administrator serves as the front line of the HR department, providing employees across the state with a wide variety of support in the areas of HR transactions, benefits, policy questions, etc. It also provides administrative and technical support for the HR Department. This position is responsible for the integrity of HR data and the maintenance of all employee files.


HR Administrator essential functions include:

Customer Service – 45%

- Establish a relationship with all new employees by being their guide from offer acceptance through onboarding.

- Respond to internal and external inquires including, but not limited to, questions about HR services to employees, employment verifications, and unemployment claims

- Arrange personal and professional development training opportunities for employees within the Agency through Linked in Learning

- Develop and deliver communications regarding HR and DRC policies, activities, and procedures

Technical – 40%

- Process HR transactions through HRIS and report information to relevant departments/units

- Assist with and track Reasonable Accommodation requests

- Develop and provide HR reports

- Prepare annual Program Performance Reports (PPRs) of HR data as required by grants

- Conduct regular quality audits of HR data and make corrections as necessary

- Prepare HR mandated federal, state, and local reports (i.e., EEO1)

- Process all purchasing requests for the HR department

Support – 15%

- Maintain personnel, payroll, and benefit files and other Agency documents

- Provide administrative support to the HR team on an as-needed basis

Other Duties

- Perform other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus six years administrative experience and/or training in Human Resources; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Plus:

- Experience handling confidential matters.

- Experience with Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) software.

- Strong customer service orientation, including effective telephone skills, and the ability to handle difficult calls and situations patiently and tactfully.

- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work well under pressure and deadlines, as well as understand and carry out instructions, with minimum supervision.

- Ability to work effectively as a team member in a multiple-priority unit and to build positive professional relationships with all levels of employees within the agency, clients, and applicants.

- Ability to work on time-sensitive projects with great attention to detail and the ability to produce work with little error.

- Experience working with and/or sensitivity to persons with disabilities

- Experience working with and/or sensitivity to persons from multi-ethnic communities

- Commitment to diversity, equity inclusion, and accessibility


- Experience working with nonprofit and/or social service agencies.

- Life experience as a person with a disability OR direct experience as a caregiver of a family member with a disability.

Licenses / Certificates

Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification preferred


The following describes general working conditions and requirements of the job, which can be performed with or without disability-related reasonable accommodations. Duties are performed within an office environment. Work areas are often noisy. Duties frequently require sitting, talking and/or hearing and occasional periods of standing, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. Weights to be lifted and/or moved up to 10 pounds are frequently encountered. Must be able to transport oneself to work-related meetings, centers, etc.

If you are interested in becoming a part of DRC, please submit the following:

1. Online Disability Rights California Application Form

2. Your resume

3. Cover Letter: We need a workforce that can utilize insights and strategies that can come from both professional and personal experience. In your cover letter, please tell us about yourself and why you are a great fit for this position and for DRC.

At Disability Rights California, we value diversity among our employees because unique perspectives allow us to effectively serve Californians with disabilities from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), Disability (mental and physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

Disability Rights California endorses and supports the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are applicants or employees who need accommodations.