Chicago Fund Looks To Fill New Deputy Executive Director Position


The Chicago Public School Teachers’ Pension & Retirement Fund has created a new “deputy executive director” position and is looking for someone to fill it.

The job listing reads:


The Deputy Executive Director will report to the Executive Director and provide support in leadership of functional departments that support Fund operations. The Deputy Executive Director will be actively involved in strategic planning activities. The Deputy Executive Director will advise the Executive Director, Trustees, and other management personnel regarding operational and planning matters.

Key areas of responsibility will include, but will not be limited to: assuring confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and information systems throughout CTPF; ensuring, along with the CFO, fiscal integrity and proper reporting, including the CAFR and budget preparation; planning/coordinating departmental goals and objectives; workforce planning, hiring, evaluating and developing staff; and monitoring Fund operations for compliance with regulations, internal controls and industry best practices.



Viable candidates will have significant leadership experience within a public pension system, financial services organization, or other customer service-oriented organization; solid staff management experience; solid fiscal management, budgeting and planning skills; strong project management skills, specifically related to IT initiatives; experience managing external relationships, including legislative ones; working knowledge of institutional investment concepts; and, an understanding of actuarial concepts. An advanced degree is strongly preferred.


For more information, or to apply, contact:

Lorraine Gallick

Research Associate


According to Pensions & Investments, the fund is looking to fill the position by January 1.

The job listing can be found here.