Defined Contribution

Kansas Public Employees wants deferred compensation plan officer

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System, Topeka, is searching for a deferred compensation plan officer, said spokeswoman Kristen Basso in an email.

The selected candidate will oversee the retirement system's deferred compensation and 401(a) plans, which have about $1.1 billion in assets combined. Specific responsibilities will include monitoring performance of the plans' record keeper and consultant, monitoring administrative fee revenues, ensuring IRS compliance and presenting to the deferred compensation investment committee and board of trustees, among other responsibilities. Empower Retirement is the record keeper.

Current plan officer Faith Loretto is retiring in March, Ms. Basso wrote.

More information on the position is available on KPERS' website.

KPERS also administers $18.8 billion in pension fund assets.