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The Teachers’ Retirement System Board of Trustees is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. For more information on this position including how to apply, click here.

 

We are pleased to announce that our office has moved to a new location. Our new address is: 301 NW 63rd Street, Suite 500 Oklahoma City, OK 73116-7921

 

Important Notice Regarding Covid-19 - To ensure the safety and protection of our members, as well as our staff, the Teachers’ Retirement System of Oklahoma is suspending all in-house appointments and consultations at this time. This is effective March 17, 2020 until further notice. The Drop Box for submitting documents located on the west side of the Will Rogers Building by the State Capitol building is no longer for TRS use. Please mail documents, or for urgent situations, you can drop off documents at the TRS office. Please note we are still not open for in-person meetings.

Employment

Executive Director

The Teachers’ Retirement System of Oklahoma (TRS), was established in 1943 for the purpose of providing retirement allowances and other specified benefits for qualified persons employed by state-supported educational institutions, is seeking an Executive Director (ED). TRS administers a cost-sharing multiple-employer pension plan which is a defined benefit pension plan (DB Plan) and a cost-sharing multiple-employer plan providing post-employment benefits (OPEB plan). The combined plans’ assets are approximately $20.2B and serve over 184,026 members, both active and inactive.

The ED reports to a 15-member Board and is the CEO for the agency and responsible for the overall administration of TRS.  The ED will oversee a present staff of 38 through 4 direct reports, along with an operating budget of $9.5M. This role is located in Oklahoma City, OK.

To learn more about the Responsibilities and Preferred Qualifications please view the Position Specifications.

TRS has retained EFL Associates for this significant search. To apply please send your resume to Lauren McElderry at lmcelderry@eflassociates.com.

 

 

Application Procedures

Applications are accepted only for posted vacancies. To be considered for a posted vacancy, please comply with each of the following:

  • Include the exact job title for which you are applying.
  • Submit a completed and signed TRS Employment Application,
  • Submit a current chronological resume, and
  • Submit a cover letter specifying how you meet each of the desirable qualifications and competencies, including your salary requirements.

Additional Factors:

  • Employment Applications must be complete, accurate, and signed.
  • Applications may be submitted by email, mail, or FAX.
  • Email: HR@trs.ok.gov

    Mail: Human Resources
    Teachers' Retirement System of Oklahoma
    PO Box 53524
    Oklahoma City, OK 73152

    FAX:405-522-0633

  • Potential applicants who fail to comply with these application procedures may not be considered as candidates for the position.
  • Application materials will be screened for the purpose of determining who will be selected for an interview.
  • TRS conducts a criminal background investigation before an offer of employment is extended. Applicants offered an interview must complete an Authorization for Background Investigation and Release of Liability Form and supply it during the time of interview. TRS is an E-Verify Employer and proof of employment eligibility will be required upon hire in compliance with the laws and regulations of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Social Security Administration.

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Last Modified on May 28, 2021
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