Director of Human Resources
Job Posted: 9 January 2020
Company: Five Acres
Closing Date: until filled
Location: Altadena, CA


Five Acres (The Boys and Girls Aid Society of Los Angeles County) seeks an experienced Director of Human Resources. Since 1888, Five Acres has been committed to strengthening children and families and empowering them within their communities. Five Acres offers a full continuum of care for families in crisis, including community-based mental and behavioral health services, deaf services, foster care and adoption. For more information, please visit

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer and supervising a team of six, the Director of Human Resources provides strategic leadership and functional expertise to drive HR departmental expectations while ensuring compliance with Agency policies, mission and strategic plan. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for managing and directing all HR functions including employment, compensation, benefits, training, employee relations and services in support of the Agency. The Director of Human Resources must be a good problem-solver who is comfortable with the challenges of managing a large team of dedicated professionals and multi-site, 24/7 operations. A minimum of ten years of increasingly responsible human resources management experience is preferred, including four years as a supervisor. Employee relations experience and a working knowledge of all human resource activities and associated state and federal regulations are essential and expected. Current knowledge of California labor laws is strongly preferred. Although experience in a human services or nonprofit institution would be beneficial, it is not required. Bilingual skills in Spanish/English will be highly valued. A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a management-related area. SHRM certification is required, California credential strongly preferred.                                     

Five Acres has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Director of Human Resources search. To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: