Chief Diversity Officer
The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois is searching for its first Chief Diversity Officer (CDO) to help shape and foster the system’s internal diversity and inclusion strategy, as well as strengthen investment manager and contractor programs.
Under the direction of SURS Executive Director, the CDO will:
• Create a diversity subcontracting policy to ensure the engagement of minority-owned money managers as well as other contractors by SURS.
• Support the organization through the development, implementation and coordination of efforts to foster an inclusive environment.
• Help develop and support a strategy that will lead to a comprehensive and actionable system-wide diversity strategy that builds upon the organization’s ability to attract, respect, support and celebrate diversity in all forms.
The system’s headquarters is in Champaign, Illinois, located just blocks from the University of Illinois campus. This role will carry geographic flexibility and telework systems are in place during the COVID-19 emergency.
SURS is working with Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. in the CDO search. For more information or to apply for this position go to www.surs.org/jobs.