Chief Operations Officer

Sacramento County Employees' Retirement System - Sacramento, CA

The Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS) is a multiple-employer, cost sharing public employee retirement system which operates under the County Employees’ Retirement Law of 1937. SCERS is governed by a nine-member Board of Retirement; four are appointed by the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, four are elected by members of the System, and the Sacramento County Director of Finance sits as the ex-officio member. Operating from a beautiful high-rise in Downtown Sacramento, the System serves over 29,000 members with a fund balance of over $11 billion.

SCERS seeks an ambitious and dynamic leader with a broad background leading and motivating staff as well as extensive, high-level management experience over services, programs, and internal operations to be the next Chief Operations Officer (COO). The COO is responsible for directing and managing the internal operations of SCERS and oversees multiple independent service areas, including Financial Operations, Administrative Services, and Information Technology. Additionally, the COO is responsible for agency-wide strategic planning, compliance, and risk management.

Requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree preferred) and five or more years of progressively responsible experience (preferably with a public pension fund) in an accounting/finance/operations role, including a minimum of two years of experience in a supervisory role managing direct and indirect reports. Advanced professional designation (e.g. certified public accountant, certified management accountant, etc.) is preferred.

Salary: $139,123 - $224,877 annually DOQ, plus a 3.35% management incentive.

Apply on-line at, by Friday, June 18, 2021. For questions and inquiries, please contact Sherrill Uyeda ( or Cindy Krebs at ( at 562-901-0769.

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