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Investment Officer I, Investment Compliance
The CalSTRS Investments Branch is seeking an Investment Officer I to work on the Investment Compliance, Ethics & Reporting (ICER) team.
 
Responsibilities of the Investment Officer I include:
  • Performing investment and financial analysis and provides support for the critical functions of Investment Compliance.
  • Assisting with establishing and monitoring compliance rules within the portfolio and order management systems platform.
  • Monitoring, analyzing and assisting with the implementation of control measures to reduce compliance and operational risk.
  • Preparing and analyzing reports and surveys using data management and report generation software highlighting the activities associated with the assets held under management.
  • Assisting in other compliance related duties, such as regulation compliance monitoring and regulatory filings, personal trading program monitoring, collection and reporting data for California Public Record Act for the investment Branch and periodically test investment related applications.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
  • Knowledge of investment principles and trends across multi-asset classes, both public and private
  • Knowledge of various investment transactions
  • Experience performing complex research assignments
  • Experience assisting in the development and implementation of investment policies and strategies
  • Experience evaluating operational and compliance risk
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to research, analyze, and interpret information
  • Ability to manage various size projects
  • Ability to present information clearly, both orally and in writing, to a wide range of audiences
  • Ability to effectively analyze information to develop and present appropriate and thoughtful recommendations
  • Ability to prioritize and ensure deadlines are met
  • Ability to research and analyze complex issues with strong attention to detail and an understanding of how information is interrelated
  • Ability to leverage technology to streamline and automate manual processes
  • Ability to work independently, exercising a high degree of initiative, independence, and discretionary judgment
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of diplomacy and tact while interfacing with a wide range of staff and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively as an individual and as part of a team to support team, unit, and Investments Branch goals
Position: Investment Officer I, Investment Compliance
Organization: California State Teachers' Retirement System
Location: Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Salary: $3,728.00 - $7,080.00 per Month
Posting Start Date: 9/1/2020
Date Posted: 9/1/2020
Requirements
Statement of Qualifications

Interested individuals must submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) in addition to the standard state application (form STD 678). Your SOQ should be a narrative discussion of your experience and education as it relates to the Desirable Qualifications listed on the job posting. Your SOQ will be considered the first interview for this position. If your qualifications are competitive, you will be invited to a formal interview. When completing the SOQ, please include all relevant experience, education, and training, as applicable, and explain all responses thoroughly. Your SOQ should not exceed two pages, single-spaced, 12-point font.

Exam
This position requires a current Investment Officer I, CalSTRS Exam. If you need to take the exam or if your score has expired, click here to gain list eligibility.

CalSTRS Personal Trading Program
Investment Branch employees are required to participate in the CalSTRS Personal Trading Program which allows CalSTRS to monitor employees’ personal trading transactions in order to reduce risks associated with insider trading, front running, and misusing material non-public information. Upon accepting a position within the Investment Branch, you will be required to disclose your personal broker account information and be required to utilize a personal broker from a designated list as provided by CalSTRS.

Background Investigation


Prior to employment with CalSTRS, a background investigation (BI) will be conducted. The BI consists of a Personal History Statement and fingerprinting through the Department of Justice. The BI will check criminal and civil records and, if applicable, verify education and check driving records.

This position may be subject to the disclosure and disqualification requirements concerning economic conflict of interest in government work, pursuant to the CalSTRS Conflict of Interest Code and the Political Reform Act.

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Application Instructions

Completed applications and all required documents must be received or postmarked by the Final Filing Date in order to be considered. Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: 9/23/2020

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
 Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

 
 
State Teachers' Retirement System
Attn: Recruitment
P.O. Box 15275, MS 31
SacramentoCA 95851-0275

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

 
 
CalSTRS, Attn: Recruitment
100 Waterfront Place
West SacramentoCA 95605
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at www.CalCareers.ca.gov. All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Statement of Qualifications - A Statement of Qualifications is required. Please see the Special Requirements section of the job posting for detailed instructions. 
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.
Status: This listing expires on: 9/23/2020
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Organization Information
Name:
California State Teachers' Retirement System
Address:
100 Waterfront Place

Sacramento,  CA 
United States
Email:
Recruitment@calstrs.com
Phone:
(916) 414-4990
Fax:
Contact:
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