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Notice #: 05526989
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The Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii (ERS) is seeking a Chief Investment Officer (CIO) who will be responsible for planning, organizing, and administering the investment-related activities of the ERS. This position oversees the ERS’ $10.2 billion investment portfolio and its 35 external investment management firms. Responsibilities include the formulation, evaluation, and implementation of investment policies, procedures, and strategic plans; and preparation of reports that present viable options and recommended actions. Annual salary is $80,000 to $100,000.

To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements:
Citizenship Requirements: Must be a citizen, permanent resident alien, or national of the United States. Non-citizens with unrestricted employment authorization from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service may also apply.
Education: A bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, economics or related field (Master’s degree or CFA designation desirable).
Specialized Experience: At least five (5) years of investment experience in stocks, bonds, or foreign securities; formulation of investment strategies, policies and procedures; asset allocation; monitoring and evaluating external investment management firms; performance measurement; or market research. Prefer experience in managing personnel and multiple projects. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills and be computer literate. Please provide details of all experiences.
DEADLINE FOR RESUMES: You may email your resume to: or fax to: (808) 586-1677, however, the original copy must be received by ERS no later than 4:30 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time), February 9, 2007. The sealed envelope should be addressed to:
201 Merchant Street, Suite 1400
Honolulu, HI 96813-2980

The State of Hawaii is an equal opportunity employer.