Jan 25, 2024

Chief Human Resources Officer/Assistant Secretary for Human Resources

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Boston, MA, USA
Full-Time Human Resources/Recruiting

Job Description

Chief Human Resources Officer/Assistant Secretary of Human Resources


Organization: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Location: Boston, MA

Type/Industry: Human Resources




The Commonwealth of Massachusetts employs more than 45,000 people to serve residents across the state. State employees work to protect our safety, improve health care, conserve our natural resources, maintain our local and regional transportation systems, build a strong and equitable economy, and educate current and future generations. Whether you are or want to be a nurse, a social worker, a corrections officer, an engineer, a customer service specialist, a scientist, an accountant, or a software programmer – state government provides a place for people with a range of skills and experiences.


For more information on the Commonwealth of Massachusetts please visit: https://www.mass.gov/




The Commonwealth of Massachusetts seeks a creative, collaborative, and experienced leader to serve as its next Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and head of its Human Resources Division (HRD). The CHRO oversees human resources policies, practices, and activities for all executive branch employees in more than 70-plus agencies. This includes efforts to attract, retain, educate, and develop this diverse workforce while maintaining positive labor relations to ensure high-quality public services are provided to residents across the State. The salary range for this role is $170,000-$190,000 with a generous benefits package.

Hiring Organization

Commonwealth of Massachusetts



Industry/Service Area



Mid-Senior level

Application Instructions


Koya Partners, A Diversified Search Group executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Kim Dukes, Andy Tarsy, and Maureen Alphonse-Charles of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials by filling out our Talent Profile: https://apptrkr.com/4961836 or email commonwealthMACHRO@koyapartners.com. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.


Koya Partners is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals living with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual living with a disability and need assistance expressing interest online, please email NonprofitSearchOps@divsearch.com. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ applicants.

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