San Joaquin County Employees' Retirement Association (SJCERA)

Chief Counsel

San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA)

San Joaquin County, California

Annual Salary: $184,055 – $223,720 DOE/DOQ

San Joaquin County Employees’ Retirement Association (SJCERA) seeks to fill a newly created Chief Counsel position. This is the perfect opportunity for a confident advisor with knowledge and experience specific to the operation of a public defined benefit retirement system, including advising a multi-member governing body. This licensed attorney and active member of the State Bar of California will serve as in-house counsel, providing legal guidance and support to SJCERA staff and leadership, including the governing Board, on complicated operational and fiduciary matters so that staff and trustees can make informed decisions. They will be a key member of the executive team, closely collaborating with the CEO and Board in organizational decision-making, policy making, and leadership of the organization. Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal – will be essential to successfully present technical information in an easily understood manner to all audiences. Creative problem-solvers who are resourceful in ascertaining information quickly and accurately and adept at finding a path through difficult issues will thrive in this environment. SJCERA is known for its operational stability, high-performing professional staff, and proven methods of business administration. Join us in our mission to provide the best possible service to our members while upholding the highest legal standards – apply today!

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