The town of Lexington is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The town values and celebrates the diversity of the community, recognizing the contributions from all of our employees, visitors, businesses and residents that enrich the character and quality of life in Lexington. Therefore, to best serve all constituents, the government of the town will promote, as well as respect and accommodate, diversity in its workforce. We are currently seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Chief Equity Officer. Under the supervision of the Town Manager and the Deputy Town Manager, the Chief Equity Officer will work to develop and operationalize a long term program of initiatives that will develop a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture, and develop priorities that provide opportunities to build diversity and inclusive practices into the town’s operations.

Qualified applicants will possess knowledge equivalent to a bachelor’s degree, with emphasis in public or business administration, plus five years of paid experience in a municipal managerial or staff position; or any equivalent combination of education and experience. A master’s degree or law degree is preferred. Anticipated hiring range: $85,692 – $93,580.

A complete job description and the town’s application form are available online at: or you may email or call 781 698-4590. A town application form (required), cover letter and resume must be submitted to: Town of Lexington, Human Resources Department, 1625 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA 02420 or by email to This position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received Friday, Sep. 2.