Executive Director

Company:Ohio School Employees Retirement System

SERS is searching for a strategic and forward-thinking executive to lead this $12.8 billion statewide public retirement system, located in Columbus, OH. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to lead one of the highest regarded pension plans in the country, serving over 204,000 members.

The Executive Director, reporting to the Retirement Board, with overall responsibility for a team of 180+, is the central point of responsibility and accountability across all operations, actuarial, investment management, accounting and financial, benefits administration, etc.

The ideal candidate is a leader who is mission driven with a dedication to public service and defined benefit plans. A significant portion of the Director’s responsibilities is outward facing with stakeholders and constituents, continuing to enhance SERS’ reputation and brand. An executive with strong operational and administrative experience, along with general knowledge of investments,
is desired.

A Bachelor’s degree is required (advanced degree preferred). Public sector experience, working knowledge of federal and state pension laws, and executive experience working with boards are preferred.

Compensation is designed to attract the best-qualified executive from the national market. An attractive benefits package and relocation assistance are provided.

Contact Hudepohl & Associates at or 614-854-7300.

SERS is strongly committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE.