Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Benefits

Alameda County Employees' Retirement Association - Oakland, CA

Located in downtown Oakland, the Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association (ACERA), provides benefits in accordance with provisions of the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 (1937 Act). On January 1, 1948, ACERA became operative to provide retirement, disability, and death benefits to the General and Safety members employed by Alameda County. Over the years, ACERA has expanded its member services to include employees of the Alameda County-based Superior Court of California and five special districts of the County. In 1984 the County adopted Article 5.5, creating the Supplemental Retiree Benefit Reserve, which provides retiree health care, dental care, vision care, and supplemental cost-of-living benefits. ACERA currently has 85 employees.

The Assistant Chief Executive Officer (Benefits) reports to the Chief Executive Officer and is a key member of the ACERA Executive Team. The Assistant Chief Executive Officer acts as intermediary for the Chief Executive Officer in highly sensitive and critical matters and is responsible for the delivery of pension and health care benefits to customers. The Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Benefits oversees about 42 employees.

Requires a bachelor's degree in Public or Business Administration, Human Resources or closely related field AND the equivalent of three years’ full-time experience at a level of Accounting and Operations Manager or Benefits Manager. Experience with healthcare administration is a plus. Nationwide candidates are encouraged to apply.

Salary: $153,732 to $245,793

Please apply on-line immediately. Candidate applications will be reviewed as submitted. Selection for ACERA interviews begin on July 18, 2022. It is anticipated that ACERA will hold interviews in early August. For questions, contact Sherrill Uyeda at or Cindy Krebs at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.

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