Human Capital Crossroads

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 for Human Capital; who reports to the Assistant Secretary - Policy, Management, and Budget. The Director of Human Capital is aided by five Division Directors, a Senior Adviser, and Staff. 

What's New:

  • DOI Human Capital Operating Plan (HCOP) 2022-2026 is a human capital implementation document that provides details about how human capital strategies are being implemented in support of Agency Strategy Plan and Annual Performance Plan (APP).

  • DOI's DEIA Strategic Plan ensures Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility are embedded in everything the Department does, including Department decision-making processes and budgets. This means that DEIA cannot be siloed within one Bureau, Office, or internal team. DEIA is championed and modeled by the highest levels of leadership at DOI.

  • The 76th Honor Awards Convocation was held on September 8, 2022. View all recipients in the 2022 Convocation Program.