Robert Kelsey - Human Resources

The Human Resources Department provides support to CHA’s 160+ employees.  Human Resources recruits and hires competent, dedicated talent for the Agency. 

The department:

  • Manages and administers employee/labor relations actions
  • Administers compensation and benefits programs
  • Coaches CHA leadership management and individual contributing employees
  • Facilitates training and career development

The Human Resources Department develops, monitors, and maintains modern competitive practices and programs that enable CHA’s workforce to concentrate its efforts on achieving CHA’s mission to manage safe, quality and affordable housing.

To learn more about our employment opportunities please visit our Job Openings page.

Human Resources Staff

Robert Kelsey - Director of Human Resources

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Director of Human Resources Work Phone: 617-520-6244

Human Resources

Applying to a position is easily available through the CHA website on our Job Openings page  to view openings. Go to bottom of page and select “View our Job Listings” to apply.

After you submit your application online, your application will be reviewed by the hiring manager or their designee. This can take up to several weeks depending on the hiring needs of the department. Once reviewed, you may be invited to a screening interview with a member of the hiring committee. You can always check the status of your application online on our jobs website .

Yes. We currently offer two types of part-time positions, Casual Laborer, and Tenant Coordinator.

CHA offers competitive benefits to full-time, regular employees including a pension program, health insurance, dental insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Reimbursement program, corporate MBTA pass discounts, and 457(b) SMART Plan deferred compensation accounts, as well as paid vacation, sick and personal time. View all our employee benefits here .

You may contact us by phone at

and following the prompts for Human Resources.