Human Resources

Welcome to the Office of Human Resources

Taft College is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or because he/she/they are perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

Job Opportunities

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Work Study Opportunities

Are you a student interested in pursuing a work study position? Explore open positions and apply today.

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To read our Equal Employment Opportunity Plan, download your copy using this link: 2021-24-EEO-Plan.pdf (PDF).

Contact Information

For any questions or to submit any additional documents please email us at


West Kern Community College District / Taft College
Human Resources Department
29 Cougar Ct.
Taft, CA 93268

Office Hours

  • Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer Hours - Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Phone & Fax



Vice President of Human Resources

Heather del Rosario is Vice President of Human Resources, leading a staff of four people and guiding Human Resources operations at Taft College.

HR Department Team

Name  Title
Heather Del Rosario Vice President of Human Resources 

Jessica White

Interim Executive Assistant, VP of Human Resources

Tiffany Rowden

Sr. Human Resources Generalist
Shannon Clift Payroll Technician
Mason Stepp Temporary Human Resources Assistant