The Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois is seeking applicants for an Investment Officer - Emerging Managers position. The primary responsibility of this position to manage the System’s Emerging Manager Program, including sourcing new investment relationships, overseeing existing relationships, and representing TRS within the industry.
Position will oversee all aspects of the System’s Emerging Manager Program, including networking, sourcing, diligence, and monitoring of relationships within the program. Position will work closely with TRS senior leadership and asset class officers to ensure the continued successful implementation of the program.
Applicants may apply online at https://www.trsil.org or send a cover letter and resume no later than Monday, April 15 to:
Teachers’ Retirement System
Attention: Office of Human Resources
P.O. Box 19253
Springfield, IL 62794-9253
A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or business administration is required. CFA charter, or credible progress toward earning the CFA charter is preferred. Minimum of two years of investment experience is preferred.
This position requires a thorough understanding of the investment management industry in both the public and private sectors. The incumbent must be able to work with senior investments staff, conduct thorough analysis and due diligence, and produce quantifiable recommendations supported by this research. This incumbent must be able to function effectively in stressful situations and possess a high degree of skill in both oral and written communications.
About Teachers' Retirement System of the State of Illinois
The Teachers’ Retirement System of the State of Illinois is the 37th largest pension system in the United States, and provides retirement, disability and survivor benefits to teachers, administrators and other public school personnel employed outside of Chicago. The System serves 400,000 members. More information about TRS can be found at https://trsil.org EEO/ADA/AA Employer