Pension Industry Careers: Job Listings, Hiring, and Retirement Announcements
January 2023 Pension Industry Careers: Job Listings, Hiring, and Retirement Announcements
NCPERS regularly highlights the latest industry job listings, new hires, and retirement announcements on behalf of its member pension funds, stakeholders, and service providers. Find our latest roundup of RFPs here.
If your company has news about its staff or is looking to hire, please send announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Public Pension Job Listings
City of Pontiac General Employees' Retirement System
The City of Pontiac General Employees' Retirement System, a governmental, defined benefit pension plan, is seeking an individual who is highly motivated, organized, and able to handle multiple projects at once, to serve as its Executive Director. The candidate should be able to set, prioritize and accomplish goals and provide strong leadership and direction to staff and advisors. The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and should have a thorough knowledge of public retirement systems, professional accounting standards and practices, internal controls, human resources management fundamentals, investment management fundamentals and actuarial principles.
Learn more about the responsibilities and qualifications here.
To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Cheryl Krause at email@example.com. Please note that hard copy submissions (including faxed copies) will not be considered. Deadline for submission is 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard time, Friday January 27, 2023. In your cover letter, please provide three (3) professional references and indicate if we may contact your current employer.
The National Association of Public Pension Attorneys, NAPPA, is a professional legal education organization. Created in 1987, its membership consists exclusively of attorneys who represent public pension plans. To learn more about NAPPA visit our website at: www.nappa.org. Due to an impending retirement, we have an opening for a Technology Administrator. This is a part-time 24-hour per week position with some flexibility in establishing the working schedule.
The Technology Administrator reports to the Association's Executive Director and serves as the lead for the Association's technology platforms; member database management; website design and management; and mobile applications, live polling, and coordination of all electronic materials for the Association's two annual educational events. Travel is required two times per year to support these educational events and is optional to attend one Association Board meeting. The Technology Administrator also assists with membership renewals; proofreading Association materials; assisting with registration and member support at the two educational events; and other duties as may be assigned. Staff generally work full-time for two weeks leading up to each of the two educational events.
Learn more about the responsibilities, qualifications, and benefits here.
Location: Jefferson City, Missouri preferred. Remote work applicants will be considered.
How to Apply: How to Apply: Please submit your qualifications and or resume by January 13 to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line: Technology Administrator Application followed by your last name.
Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems
The State of Nebraska is searching for a strategic, customer focused executive to fill the position of Director of the Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems.
The Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems (NPERS) administers several statewide retirement systems and one deferred compensation plan for the State of Nebraska. As Director, you will report to a nine-member board and be responsible for overall planning, organization, development, supervision, direction and coordination of the on-going operations of the Systems.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
The Director administers seven separate employee retirement plans with a total membership of approximately 145,450 active, inactive, and retired employees. They have strategic oversight of agency functions and serve as a liaison with the Governor, State agencies, the Legislature, member groups, agency attorney, internal auditor, and the consulting actuary. They are responsible to design, develop and implement sound fiscal and accounting procedures, records, and practices and be familiar with the general financial and management characteristics of financial institutions. They are responsible for establishing both short and long-term goals for the agency and the various pensions systems. Finally, the Director serves as an ex-officio member of the Nebraska Investment Council. The Nebraska Investment Council is responsible for investing the retirement assets.
The successful candidate will have an advanced degree, preferably in business administration, public administration, finance/accounting or related field, and relevant training in, experience with, or demonstrated knowledge of qualified public employee retirement plan administration as well as supervisory or management experience. The Director shall not be a member of the board.
Learn more and apply here.
Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation Program
We are pleased to assist our client, the Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation Program in seeking their next Executive Director. The organization is a separate legal entity overseeing in excess of $17B in assets. The organization is self-funded and governed by its own Board.
The Executive Director (ED) is based in Columbus, OH and is appointed by and reports to the Board and has responsibility for general administration and overall direction of the organization's program, including interaction with participants, employers, elected officials, vendors, and the media. The ED will manage a staff of 25 through 4 direct reports.
To learn more about the Responsibilities and Preferred Qualifications please view the link below:
To apply please send your resume to Tamara at email@example.com.
Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System
CPS HR Consulting is pleased to be assisting the Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System in their recruitment of a Chief Benefits Officer.
The selected candidate will have knowledge of employee retirement plans, as well as governmental/legislative regulations governing such plans. The ideal candidate will be a professional with demonstrated leadership skills, a proven “hands-on” managerial style, excellent judgment, and strong work ethic. Qualified candidates will possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong project management skills, strong analytical skills (including the ability to interpret legislative regulations and operating information) and be highly organized. Ability to develop and support staff in the areas of technical operations and pension administration is required. Candidates must be able to multi-task and prioritize effectively to meet deadlines and have a thorough knowledge of, and appreciation for, the regulatory and political environment.
The annual salary range for this position is $147,579 - $238,533.
The final filing date is February 13, 2023.
To learn more and to apply, go to: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/2152
CPS HR Consulting is pleased to be assisting the Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System in their recruitment of a General Counsel.
The ideal candidate possesses knowledge and experience specific to the operation of a public retirement system, including advising a multimember governing body, and will have the ability to establish an effective working relationship with a diverse group of customers. The General Counsel is a key member of the executive team and plays a significant role in policymaking and leadership of the organization. Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal – are essential to the General Counsel's success in order to present technical information in an easily understood manner to any type of audience. Creative problem-solvers who are resourceful in ascertaining information quickly and accurately and adept at finding a path through difficult issues will thrive in this environment.
The annual salary range for this position is $160,275 - $254,298.
The final filing date is February 6, 2023.
To learn more and to apply, go to: https://www.cpshr.us/recruitment/2150
Public Pension Hiring and Retirement Announcements
Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System
Benjamin L. Cotton was named chief investment officer of the $69.2 billion Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System, Harrisburg. He replaces Interim CIO Robert Devine, who has served in the position since the retirement of James H. Grossman Jr. early in 2022.