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The Chief Investment Officer (“CIO”) of Mount Holyoke College will be an officer of the college reporting directly to the President.
The CIO will be responsible for managing the college’s endowment, valued at $780 million as of June 30, 2018 and generating about 25% of the college’s annual operating revenue.
The CIO will work closely with the Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees, setting the investment policy, investment guidelines and appropriate asset allocation framework; hiring, continuing with and terminating external investment managers; and determining appropriate benchmarks including peer groups and index benchmarks.
The CIO will build relationships with exceptional traditional and alternative investment firms, and guide the management of the portfolio with the objective of achieving superior investment returns at acceptable levels of risk. As the first CIO of the college, the CIO will develop and implement a plan for building out an investment office. Additionally, as a member of the senior leadership team, the CIO will provide advice and support on issues pertaining to the investment of endowment assets and gifts to the college.

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.


Ellen Rutan


United States of America

Ana Yankova