MCSW Executive Director, July 2021

Thank you to those who have expressed interest in MCSW’s Executive Director position! We are no longer accepting applications for consideration. We look forward to providing public updates as they become available. – August 16, 2021


Reports To: Commission Chairwoman 

State Bargaining Unit: Bargaining Unit: Managers (EXE), M7

Primary Location: 1 Ashburton St, Boston, MA


The MCSW is a State-established body charged with reviewing the status of women in Massachusetts and offering recommendations regarding policy that would improve access to opportunities and equality. The Executive Director serves as the top executive of the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW), and functions in a leadership, administration, and management role of the organization. The Executive Director directs, plans, and coordinates the implementation of programs and activities developed by the MCSW Commissioners and supervises all staff and interns.

The Executive Director works with the State Commissioners to set the vision, goals and objectives for the Commission in the context of the broader Regional Commissions and legislative landscape, and then sees to it that the collective goals are achieved. The position reports directly to the Chairwoman of the Commission; annual performance evaluations are conducted by the Executive Committee.

The purpose of the Commission is to advance women and girls toward full equity in all areas of life and to promote rights and opportunities for all women and girls. The mission of the Commission is to provide a permanent, effective voice for women and girls across Massachusetts. The Commission stands for fundamental freedoms, basic human rights and the full enjoyment of life for all women and girls throughout their lives. The Executive Director oversees the delivery of this mission.

For more information on how to apply, please visit the related links on the right hand side of this webpage.

The Commission represents and recognizes all women, regardless of their age, race, color, creed, abilities, socio-economic status, immigration status, sexual orientation, or gender identity at birth.