The Massachusetts Public Employee Retirement Administration Commission (PERAC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director.
PERAC oversees 104 public pension systems in the Commonwealth, which have more than 560,000 members and assets in excess of $100 billion. PERAC prepares actuarial valuations, oversees and monitors disability pensions, conducts audits, reviews investment activities and performance, provides technical and legal assistance to all systems, ensures statutory requirements of M.G.L. c. 32 are enforced. PERAC safeguards the fiduciary and efficient administration of the systems with continued guidance, monitoring, and educational needs for the preservation of public pension systems in Massachusetts.
PERAC places high value on individuals who have demonstrated skills in establishing future business direction for organizations, developing long-range forward-looking plans, leading organizations through change, and fostering teamwork, innovation and continuous improvement. The ability to interact effectively with PERAC commissioners, the state legislature, and state and municipal governments is essential.
The position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and eight (8) years of public sector experience with increasing levels of managerial responsibility. A Juris Doctor or a Master’s Degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field is preferred. A working knowledge of M.G.L. c. 32 and experience in the Massachusetts political and public pension environment is strongly preferred.
Interested candidates must include a cover letter with their application, and apply on-line.