Senior Investment Officer – Operations and Risk
The State Universities Retirement System of Illinois (SURS) has an opening for an experienced investment professional to help manage the System’s relationships with its custodian, investment managers, and consultants, including the contracting and RFP processes. Duties include cash management among investment managers and the System’s cash flow, as well as the establishment and maintenance of a comprehensive risk system to assess and monitor the impacts of market movements and systemic shocks.
This is a full-time position based in Champaign, IL with a hybrid work schedule.
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SURS is the administrator of a cost-sharing, multiple-employer, public employee retirement system that provides retirement, survivor, disability and death benefits to employees of Illinois state universities, community colleges, and certain other affiliated organizations and agencies. SURS provides benefit services to over 250,000 members who work for 61 employers. SURS is responsible for investing assets in a diversified portfolio of U.S. and foreign stocks, bonds, real estate and alternative investments. SURS maintains a defined benefit plan, which on June 30, 2023, had assets valued at approximately $23.2 billion. SURS administers two defined contribution plans, the Retirement Savings Plan, which on June 30, 2023, had assets of approximately $3.7 billion and the Deferred Compensation Plan, which had assets of approximately $28.5 million.