From Pensions & Investments:
Missouri State Employees’ Retirement System. Jefferson City, hired EFL Associates as an executive search firm for its search for an executive director, said Candy Smith, spokeswoman.
The $9.3 billion pension fund issued an RFP in April following Executive Director Gary Findlay’s announcement he plans to retire on Dec. 31, 2015. He joined the pension fund as executive director in 1994.
Ms. Smith said the pension fund plans to finalize the parameters of the executive director position at its Nov. 20 meeting, and that EFL will launch the search next year.
The job description listed on the EFL website reads:
Ideal candidates will have significant leadership experience in a public pension system, financial services organization or other customer service-oriented organization; 5+ years of staff management experience, demonstrated fiscal management, budgeting/planning skills; project management skills related to IT initiatives, experience managing external relationships, including legislative ones; an understanding of actuarial concepts; and working knowledge of institutional investment concepts. For additional information, please click on the link (the Position Title) and email us your resume for Position 7394.