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Job Summary:
The Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) is seeking a Chief Investment Officer (CIO) to drive its investment strategies and lead its Investment Management Division.

Job Duties:
Reporting to the Director, the CIO will direct the activities of the Investment Management Division to ensure top tier investment performance for the $40 billion fund. The fund has a current target asset allocation of 50% Public and Private Equities, 20% Private Credit, 20% Private Real Estate, and 10% US Public Fixed Income. Approximately 30% of the fund is managed internally in enhanced passive US equity and US fixed income strategies. The position will remain open until an extraordinary candidate who is a great organizational fit is determined.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):
Significant technical expertise in one or more of the following areas, and general knowledge in most of the remaining areas, is required:
• Managing internal enhanced passive US Equities
• Managing internal enhanced passive US Fixed Income
• Global Equities
• Private Credit
• Real Estate
• Private Equity
• Derivatives
• Securities Lending
• House Views on Asset Classes
• House Views on Tactical Positioning
• Capital Market Returns
• Performance Measurement
• Attribution Analysis
• Custody Banking

Selective Preference(s):
In addition to the technical skills, the successful candidate will have strong:
• Total fund management knowledge
• Speaking skills
• Writing and policy development skills

And be able to:
• Drive top tier investment performance
• Positively engage staff
• Collegially integrate within the agency

Pre-Employment Requirements:
Appropriate degrees, designations, concentrations, qualifications include: MBA, Finance, Economics, CFA, CAIA, University level teaching in Finance / Economics / Statistics or related field.

Benefits:
The State of Arizona offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Sick leave
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Retirement plan
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

Employees

Cole Smith

Investor

United States

Eric Glass

Investor | Pension

United States

Al Alaimo

Investor | Government Pension

United States

John Doran

Investor | Pension

Kerry White

Manager | Government Pension

Lupita Breland

Investor | Government Pension