National Association of State Retirement Administrators

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Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Director-Retirement
Reporting to the Executive Director, who is responsible for the overall leadership of the County's three defined-benefit retirement systems. These are the Employees', Police Officers, and Uniformed retirement systems.

Direct Reports
Leads the following teams:
  • Membership Services
  • Retiree Services
  • Technology
  • Accounting
  • Investment Operations
Key Responsibilities
  1. Leads delivery of quality customer service to the systems' 30,000 employee and retiree members  
  2. Develops and maintains close working relationships with other County agencies and the school district.
  3. Serves as a change agent in improving service to customers and streamlining operations.
  4. Manages projects and/or Agile sprints in an effort to improve the agency's data systems and financial management practices.
  5. Coordinates the collection of and use of key metrics and operating performance indicators.
  6. Presents to the three retirement systems' Boards of Trustees.
Position: Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Director-Retirement
Organization: Fairfax County Retirement Systems
Location: Fairfax,  VA 
United States
Salary: $111,085 to $188,845
Posting Start Date: 10/29/2022
Date Posted: 12/12/2022
Requirements EDUCATION
  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree (Required)
  • Master's Degree (Preferred)
  • Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the stated requirement may be considered.
  • Proven track record of working with data to improve operations and transparency.
  • Experience leading major change efforts, including but not limited to implementation of software systems.
  • Successful experience leading projects, using standard project management practices and methods.
  • Minimum of 7 years in a senior management role with relevant operational experience, preferably with a public pension system.
  • Experience working with public entity or governmental Boards.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal relationship skills to organize, motivate, direct and empower staff to achieve goals; resolve conflict; and to foster innovation.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with software to create reports, spreadsheets, and presentation materials.
  • Proven experience communicating effectively; both in writing and verbally
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Status: This listing expires on: 2/10/2023
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Organization Information
Fairfax County Retirement Systems
12015 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy
Suite 350
Fairfax,  VA 22033
United States
Jeff Weiler