WestSacramentoRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for West Sacramento jobs

Deputy General Counsel

Company: CalSTRS
Location: West Sacramento
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

The California State Teachers' Retirement System is seeking to fill its Deputy General Counsel position!
As Deputy General Counsel, you will provide strategic guidance, consultation, and support to the executive team and Teachers' Retirement Board on a comprehensive range of legal issues involved in carrying out CalSTRS mission.
Responsibilities in this role include:

  • Directing CalSTRS representation on critical, sensitive, and controversial legal matters.
  • Overseeing major program areas within the Office of the General Counsel including Legal Services, Litigation Services, Investment Counsel, and Pension Solution Project Counsel, as well as external counsel.
  • Providing legal counsel, advice and expertise to the CEO, Executive Staff, and to various committees of the Teachers' Retirement Board (TRB) and advises the General Counsel on complex and highly sensitive legal issues.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the intricacies of CalSTRS plan design, Teachers' Retirement Law, member benefit structure, applicable tax code, and legal aspects of investments, asset management, SEC regulations, and asset liability protections, to provide expert consultation.
  • Assisting the General Counsel in the development and formulation of legal policy and the policies that formalize the legal services and expectations of the Office of the General Counsel and communicate professional standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Conducting the legal review of enterprise policies, strategies, and initiatives in support of CalSTRS Strategic Plan, annual business plan, risk management, and fiduciary responsibility.
  • Acting on behalf of the General Counsel in their absence and as appropriate, maintains an ethical wall between the General Counsel and system attorneys.
    Relocation benefits may be available.
    CalSTRS offers a competitive pay schedule and a work-life-balance for all its employees. The State of California provides comprehensive benefits packages determined by the employee's bargaining unit and conditions of employment.
    Some benefits include:
    • Alternative work schedules
    • Flexible work hours
    • Remote work options
    • Medical benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance
    • Paid holidays and a defined benefit retirement program
    • More than four weeks of vacation/sick leave for leaders
    • More than three weeks of vacation/sick leave for staff
    • Health insurance in retirement
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Loan forgiveness under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
      The job can be found here: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=332063
      The final filing date to apply to this position is 12/15/2022.
      Human Resources Contact:Jennifer Atwood(916) 414-4905JAtwood@calstrs.com

Keywords: CalSTRS, West Sacramento , Deputy General Counsel, Legal , West Sacramento, California

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest California jobs by following @recnetCA on Twitter!

West Sacramento RSS job feeds