Chief Investment Officer

Location
Des Moines, Iowa
Salary
$222,892.80 - $317,241.60
Posted
18 Oct 2021
Closes
17 Nov 2021
Industry Sector
Government
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Chief Investment Officer (CIO). IPERS serves over 375,000 active, inactive and retired members covering most public employers within the state of Iowa. The CIO provides executive leadership and serves as the senior IPERS investment executive and a member of the IPERS executive management team. This position is responsible for the administration and management of the $42 billion IPERS investment portfolio and overall investment program. Responsibilities include establishment and maintenance of sound investment policy as approved by the IPERS Investment Board. The CIO supervises and leads an internal staff of skilled professionals who oversee internal and external money management.

 

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for the position.

  1. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in business administration, accounting, economics, finance or a closely related field, and experience equal to 10 years of full-time work directing investments or investment policy for a retirement system or corporate pension fund, endowment, foundation or investment organization with assets in excess of five billion dollars.
  2. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in business administration, accounting, economics, finance or a close related field, and experience equal to eight years of full-time work directing investments or investment policy for a retirement system or corporate pension fund, endowment, foundation or investment organization with assets in excess of five billion dollars.

Candidates with an MBA, MPA, or CFA certification and experience working with Boards are preferred. Public sector multi-employer pension system experience is desirable. Finalists will be subject to a background check. IPERS is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified individuals to apply.

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