Payroll, Benefits, & HR Administrator

Los Angeles, California, United States · Administration & Operations/Finance


About the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Founded by philanthropist and filmmaker George Lucas and his wife, Mellody Hobson, Co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments, the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will inspire current and future generations through the universal art of visual storytelling. The museum will present a permanent collection and rotating exhibitions for diverse public audiences which will feature illustrations, paintings, comic art, photography, and an in-depth exploration of the arts of filmmaking (including storyboards, costumes, animation, visual effects, and more). Extensive education programming designed for all ages will explore innovative ways for visitors to engage with narrative art. Designed by renowned architect Ma Yansong of MAD Architects and under construction in Los Angeles’ Exposition Park, the museum will feature new public green space, state-of-the-art cinematic theaters, a research library, numerous spaces for onsite education, restaurants, retail, and event spaces. Additional information at

Equal Opportunity Policy

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents and supports a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. The Lucas Museum fosters a work environment that is free of discrimination and harassment, whether based on race, national origin, gender, gender expression, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Applications from traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged.

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the job.

Applicants interested in this role are strongly encouraged to apply at:

Position Summary (Intent and purpose of the role)

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art (the “Museum”) is excited to announce a new opening on our Human Resources team. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Payroll, Benefits, & HR Administrator (“HR Administrator”) at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art will be responsible for processing the company's bi-weekly payroll for exempt and non-exempt employees. This position will also be responsible for benefit and leave administration, handling all payroll related issues, insurance billing and other duties as assigned. The Museum is looking for someone passionate about providing world-class service to employees as a key team member of the Human Resources department, specifically with payroll processing, benefits enrollment & administration, leave of absence coordination, development of employment policy, and workers compensation processing.

This is an exempt, benefits-eligible role with an expected opening salary range of $68,950-75,200 per year. An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidate(s).

The HR Administrator’s work is sub-divided into three phases as the Museum scales and grows:

All staff at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art lead through a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, both within the Museum and with the communities that we serve.

Core competencies for this role

Primary Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Payroll Operations

Benefits Administration

HR Administration

Special projects and other duties as designated by the Director of Human Resources or designee.


Education & Experience





Salary and titles will be assigned commensurate to the successful candidate’s education and experience. An attractive compensation package will be offered to the successful candidates

The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art is proud to offer the following benefits to our full-time, benefits eligible staff:

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