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Chief Human Resources Officer

Gallagher MSA Search
Des Moines, Iowa
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Des Moines Public Schools is seeking a Chief Human Resources Officer. Reporting to the Superintendent, the CHRO is responsible for the strategic leadership of all human capital for the school district. The new CHRO will serve as an advisor to the Superintendent, leading the shift of the human resource function to proactive leadership of employee engagement. This new CHRO will lead the transformation of HR to an employee centric resource, treating employees as the prime drivers of organizational success and improving all HR processes including recruitment, training, onboarding, and professional development.


The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years progressive human resources experience in a complex organization with at least five years leadership experience. The next CHRO must be a highly confident, relational, HR executive with an impressive track record in improving employee culture and leading cultural transformations. A Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or other relevant field is required with certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and labor relations experience preferred.


For over 100 years, Des Moines Public Schools has been educating the students of Iowa’s capital city. Today, it is the largest provider of public education in Iowa, with more than 33,000 students and nearly 5,000 teachers and staff at work in more than 60 schools throughout the community. The district is a leader and innovator in public education, offering families some of the best educational choices in Iowa with the vision to become the nation’s model for urban education.


For more information and confidential consideration, please contact Gallagher MSA Search, Carolyn Galvin or Amy Jones at (816) 795-1947 or Amy_Jones1@ajg.com.




Posted: 2018-12-26 Expires: 2019-01-25

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Chief Human Resources Officer

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