Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, Topeka, has put a job posting on its website to seek a new chief investment officer.
The CIO oversees $11 billion in assets and manages a staff of seven employees, according to the posting on the website, http://www.kpers.org/employment.htm.
The previous CIO, Robert “Vince” Smith, left in September to become deputy state investment officer of the $13 billion New Mexico State Investment Council, Santa Fe.
“The CIO works in conjunction with the Board of Trustees to develop a comprehensive strategic program for the investment and monitoring of system assets so as to make them as productive as possible in support of the system’s liabilities,” the posting states. “In addition, in coordination with the executive director and the executive management team, the CIO participates in agency-wide planning, budgets, legislative efforts and general business strategy.”
Executive search firm EFL Associates is assisting. For more information, contact Mary Hobson, EFL executive vice president, or Brittney Friesell, associate with EFL, at 720-200-7045 or by e-mail at [email protected]
Neither a deadline for applying nor a date for selection was specified.