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Human Resources Administrator


Administration –
 Human Resources Administrator


Ron Olson Justice Center


$25.82/hr.- $28.02/hr. with excellent benefits



Application Deadline:

Continuous until position is filled.

About the Position:

Are you interested in joining an organization dedicated to increasing access to justice while addressing systemic inequities among the most vulnerable members of the Greater Los Angeles area? If yes, LAFLA is the place for you!

The Organization: LAFLA is a nonprofit law firm that protects and advances the rights of the most underserved—leveling the playing field and ensuring that everyone can have access to the justice system. Celebrating 95 years of service to Los Angeles communities, LAFLA is the first and most experienced legal aid organization in Greater Los Angeles. LAFLA has more than 200 employees, including more than 100 attorneys, who provide free services and resources on a broad range of civil legal issues that impact healthy, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LAFLA helps more than 100,000 people find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future. Our unique combination of neighborhood offices, self-help centers at courthouses, and domestic violence clinics puts LAFLA on the frontlines in communities at the forefront of change. LAFLA also engages in impact litigation to help enact long-term systemic change—actively collaborating with a network of public and private partners to expand access to justice, identify needs in the communities we serve, and change laws and policies that adversely affect the underserved. For more information, please visit www.lafla.org.

LAFLA is searching for a dynamic Human Resources Administrator to be an integral part of our bustling HR team. The right candidate will have an outgoing and personable demeanor all while multi-tasking and assisting our amazing and dedicated team of lawyers and administrative staff in a hybrid work environment. This position reports to the Director, Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion.


• Bachelor’s degree is preferred;
• Minimum of one year of human resources or receptionist/assistant experience required;
• Some experience with recruiting preferred;
• Proficient Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required;
• Experience with HRIS systems preferred (ADP preferred);
• Effective oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork;
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
• Detail orientated and organized;
• Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resources work.
• Desire to grow within the organization!

Examples of Duties:

• Use your multi-tasking skills to coordinate the candidate recruitment process, schedule interviews, administer any applicant tests, track candidate status, update department reports and correspond with candidates and managers;
• Having a collaborative sprit and working with hiring managers to draft job announcements, and post positions to various job boards;
• Use your outgoing personality to assist in conducting new hire orientation, as needed;
• Coordinate onboarding/offboarding of employees with Facilities, Payroll, IT and supervisors;
• Proactively respond to employment verification requests;
• Activate your attention to detail with scheduling and tracking of employee trainings;
• Collaborate with the HR team to prepare and update HR forms, presentations, and policies and procedures;
• Assist with maintaining HRIS database and generating requested reports;
• Responsible for outgoing mail/FedEx items for the department;
• Maintain swag bags and swag item inventory;
• Bringing your creativity to assist with all Staff Events and recognition programs;
• Maintain employee personnel files and record maintenance (hard and electronic copies);
• Contribute to the organization’s DEI plan and goals (via surveys, interviews, etc), supporting all DEI initiatives and helping to promote inclusion in a thoughtful way;
• To view LAFLA’s Commitment to DEI, please go to https://lafla.org/who-we-are/diversity-equity-inclusion-justice-at-lafla/
• Support the Director of Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion and the Personnel Coordinator
• Other duties as assigned (we are a team after all!).

How to Apply:

HOW TO APPLY -Please submit a cover letter and resume online to adminjobs@lafla.org. Include “HR Administrator” in the subject line. Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

INTRODUCTORY PERIOD – A six-month introductory period will be required.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital or registered domestic partners status, or any other legally protected status.
The organization is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process or expect to require an accommodation if hired, please contact humanresources@lafla.org.

Benefits & Compensation

LAFLA offers a diverse environment with competitive compensation based on comparable public interest salaries. We also offer a generous benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, and vision for employees and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability and long-term care insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan. Eligible employees may also qualify for bilingual supplements, law student loan reimbursements, and a cell phone stipend. Please visit https://lafla.org/get-involved/careers/ for our salary scale for union, non-management staff.