About OHC

The Office of Human Capital (OHC) is the premier human capital partner leading the Department of the Interior's human resource strategic planning efforts by providing policies, solutions, oversight, and guidance to further the Department's overall mission and hire the best talent. The Office coordinates with the bureaus’ servicing HR offices to ensure hiring practices are free from discrimination and provide managers with the tools to recruit, retain, and reward a high-performing and diverse workforce consistent with statutes, regulations, executive orders, and departmental policies.
 
The Director of Human Capital reports to the Deputy Assistant Secretary - Human Capital; who reports to the Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management, and Budget. The Director of Human Capital is aided by five Directors, a Senior Adviser, and Staff.
 
The Office of Human Capital is composed of five divisions: 
 
Executive Resources Division
The Executive Resources Division promotes innovative Executive Resources tools and practices and develops policies that will help the Department leadership attract and retain a highly effective Senior Executive Service (SES), Senior Level (SL), and Scientific and Professional (ST) workforce.
 
Information Systems & Analytics Division

The HRIS Division supports the Department's Human Resource team in managing the human resources management portfolio of information technology solutions.

 
Strategic Planning and Evaluations Division
The SHCPE Division provides strategic and transformative workforce solutions to ensure program efficiency and continuous improvement through accountability and data analytics.
 
Strategic Talent Management Division

The STM Division promotes innovative tools and practices, builds partnerships, and establishes policies that increase the Department's capacity to recruit and employ a highly qualified, and diverse, workforce.

 
Workforce Relations Division

WRD is responsible for providing strategic leadership and transparent delivery of human resource advice and consultation for employee performance and workforce management programs.

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