Director, Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Location: Lincoln, NE
Job Type: PERM FULL TIME
Department: Retirement Systems, Public Employees
Job Number: 202307446
Closing: 2/28/2023 11:59 PM Central
The State of Nebraska is searching for a strategic, customer focused executive to fill the position of Director of the Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems.
The Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems (NPERS) administers several statewide retirement systems and one deferred compensation plan for the State of Nebraska. As Director, you will report to a nine-member board and be responsible for overall planning, organization, development, supervision, direction and coordination of the on-going operations of the Systems.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Examples of Work
The Director administers seven separate employee retirement plans with a total membership of approximately 145,450 active, inactive, and retired employees. They have strategic oversight of agency functions and serve as a liaison with the Governor, State agencies, the Legislature, member groups, agency attorney, internal auditor, and the consulting actuary. They are responsible to design, develop and implement sound fiscal and accounting procedures, records, and practices and be familiar with the general financial and management characteristics of financial institutions. They are responsible for establishing both short and long-term goals for the agency and the various pensions systems. Finally, the Director serves as an ex-officio member of the Nebraska Investment Council. The Nebraska Investment Council is responsible for investing the retirement assets.
Qualifications / Requirements
The successful candidate will have an advanced degree, preferably in business administration, public administration, finance/accounting or related field, and relevant training in, experience with, or demonstrated knowledge of qualified public employee retirement plan administration as well as supervisory or management experience. The Director shall not be a member of the board.
Nebraska State Statutes Public Employees Retirement System
Statute 84-1501 to 84-1514 Link: Nebraska Legislature
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Agency: Nebraska State Government
Address: 1526 K Street, Suite 100, Lincoln, Nebraska, 68508