Position Summary

The CalSTRS Investments Branch is seeking an experienced individual to work as an Investment Officer on the Private Equity team.

Under the general direction of the Portfolio Manager, the Investment Officer II is responsible for performing the full range of duties associated with the independent review and evaluation of new and follow-on partnerships, assisting in the management of a portfolio of domestic and international partnerships, and assisting in the management of co-investment and secondary interest segments of the private equity portfolio. The incumbent is expected to perform complex duties requiring a high degree of independence and discretionary judgment.


Department Information

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) is the largest educator-only pension fund in the world. CalSTRS proudly provides retirement, disability and survivor benefits to California’s 976,000 public school educators and their families.

The Investments Branch manages the investment portfolio for the nation’s second largest public pension fund; providing retirement, disability and survivor benefits to California’s more than 976,000 K-12 teachers, plus community college educators and their families. The Investments Branch manages a portfolio that is broadly diversified into seven asset categories with assets totaling approximately $314.8 billion as of May 31, 2022. In 2021, the CalSTRS Investments Branch was named in Pensions & Investments magazine’s “Best Places to Work in Money Management” list for the seventh time since 2013, and our employees continue to support an inclusive environment.

We encourage you to join our world-class financial services institution and state agency. Our headquarters and member service centers located across the state feature sustainable construction, plenty of natural lighting and functionally-designed work spaces. At our LEED Platinum headquarters in West Sacramento, enjoy the full service cafe, free onsite fitness center, bicycle library and walks along the Sacramento River. In addition to state-of-the-art amenities, we offer thriving wellness and sustainability programs, an award-winning employee recognition program, and ongoing learning and development opportunities.