Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) - City of Minneapolis, MN

$183,000 yearly
  • GovHR USA
  • Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Sep 21, 2022
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

A national search is underway to attract top tier candidates with the experience, enthusiasm, and creativity to effect change, further racial equity and reduce inequities and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, and assess current systems and processes to improve and streamline.

The City

Minneapolis is a diverse, progressive city – the largest in Minnesota. Not only is the City recognized as a leader in business with many Fortune 500 organizations such Target, Best Buy, 3M and others fueling their strong economy but also a great place to live for their highly engaged and diverse community.  To learn more about what makes Minneapolis great, go to Meet Minneapolis to learn more!

The Position

The new CHRO will be a member of the city leadership team and oversees all human resources operations with a team of 53 team members and a budget of $8.9 million with five divisions:

·         Administration

·         Business Partner Solutions

·         Labor Relations

·         Learning and Development

·         Total Compensation

Compensation & Benefits

The hiring range for this position is up to $183,000 annually depending on qualifications with potential for relocation reimbursement and temporary housing assistance and offers generous executive benefits, including medical and dental insurance, life insurance, deferred compensation and retirement (The City contributes 7.5% of your pay into your pension plan), vacation, and sick leave.

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, and disability insurance, the City offers:

-    A hybrid work environment that allows for a flexible work schedule.

-    HRA / VEBA contributions (tax free Health Reimbursement Accounts – for before and after retirement)

-    A new onsite fitness center in the Public Service Building at no cost to employees.

-    12-week paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child.

Next Steps

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply online at the GovHR USA Career Center, with a resume, cover letter, contact information for 5 professional references and completion of the supplemental questions.  Applications will be reviewed beginning October 14, 2022.  In-person interviews are anticipated for mid-December, 2022.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Cheryl Orr, Co-Managing Director, Institute of Excellence in Public Service (i4x) (757) 621-9607 or

Joan Walko, Senior Vice President, GovHR USA (410) 499-9586

The City of Minneapolis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce. Applicants selected as finalists for this position will be subject to a comprehensive background check.