The Executive Director is chief administrative officer will oversee the $16.5 billion public retirement system that provides retirement benefits to over 90,000 state, county, municipal and public safety employees and retirees of the State of New Mexico. Responsibilities include administration of the retirement system within the framework established by applicable laws, and in accordance with rules and policies adopted by the Board, oversight of the fiscal management and operations of PERA, coordination with oversight state agencies, including the New Mexico Legislature. Further information related to this position can be found at: Executive Director Job Description (nmpera.org)
Ten years of increasingly responsible management experience in the pension/retirement benefits or other customer-centric financial services sectors to oversee the administration of retirement benefits effectively and efficiently with a key emphasis on investments, to include eight years directly applicable to public pension administration. A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in actuarial analysis, investments/portfolio management, fiscal management; experience working with a board of directors; experience in the legislative process.
Bachelor's degree, major emphasis in management with technical disciplines related to pension management. Advanced professional degree preferred.
CPA, JD, CFA, CFS, CIMA, MBA, CMT, ASPPA, NIPA desirable.
Deadline to receive letters of interest with resumes and references June 1, 2021.
For further information please contact.
Trish Winter, Executive Assistant
Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico