Smith College is seeking a director of investments, a spokeswoman for the Northampton, Mass.-based institution confirmed in an email.
This is a new position within the college's new in-house investment office overseeing the $2.5 billion endowment, reporting directly to CIO Lisa Howie.
The director of investments will help build the college's portfolio and investment team, as well as take an active role developing Smith's domestic equity, foreign equity, hedge fund and fixed-income portfolios. The selected candidate will also assist with recruiting, training and mentoring members of the new investment team.
Qualifications include a bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of investment experience within an institutional investor and/or asset manager. An MBA or CFA is preferred but not required.
Candidates wishing to apply for the position can do so online on the college's website. The college will begin reviewing applications Aug. 5.
Smith College announced in December that it had decided to manage its investments in-house after using outsourced CIO firm Investure since 2004. The appointment of Ms. Howie as Smith's first CIO was announced in April.