Chief Operations and Administration Officer

Company:Teacher Retirement System of Texas

TRS, with over $150 billion in assets, seeks a Chief Operations and Administration Officer (COAO) to join this highly-regarded public retirement system serving more than 1.5 million participants. Located in vibrant downtown Austin, TRS is the 6th largest retirement system in the nation, and the largest public retirement system in Texas.

The COAO reports to the Executive Director and ensures successful day-to-day operations and shared services delivery to support TRSís three lines of business Ė Benefit Services, Health Care, and Investment Management. Shared services include Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, and the Project Management Office. Benefit Services and Healthcare also report to this position.

The COAO has six direct reports and is responsible for 500+ FTEs and an annual operating and capital budget in excess $100 million. Direct reports include the Chief Officers for Benefits, Health Care, Organizational Excellence, Finance, Information, and the PMO Director. The COAO works collaboratively with the Executive Director related to impacts of proposed or current legislation, and assists with strategic planning, legislative appropriations, and the biennial and annual budgets.

A Bachelorís degree is required (advanced degree preferred). Ten years of leadership experience, including six years as an executive is also required. Compensation is designed to attract best-qualified executives and includes retirement and a comprehensive benefits package. Texas residents do not pay income tax. Contact Hudepohl and Associates at or 614-854-7300.

TRS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.