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Board of Trustees – Vacancy Notice – Representative for Miscellaneous Employees

The OPERS and Ohio Deferred Compensation Boards of Trustees are seeking a miscellaneous employee representative. Ohio law mandates that an individual selected by the remaining members of the Boards of Trustees fill this vacancy.

To be considered for the miscellaneous employee position on the OPERS and Deferred Compensation Boards of Trustees, an individual must be an OPERS member currently employed in a miscellaneous position (beneficiary recipients, re-employed retirees, or disability recipients are not eligible) and agree to serve for the completion of this term that extends until Dec. 31, 2025. Please see the list of miscellaneous OPERS employers below to confirm that you are employed in a miscellaneous position.

Miscellaneous employees will receive a letter providing more detailed application information. A job description is available by clicking the link below or by calling OPERS at 1-800-222-7377. Interested eligible miscellaneous employees should submit their names for consideration to OPERS, Attention: Eric Harrell, General Counsel, 277 East Town Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215, on or before 4:00 p.m. EST, December 30, 2021. Potential candidates should include a letter of intent acknowledging understanding of the duties and time involved and a current resume. After review by the current Board of Trustees, nominated applicants will be contacted after January 19, 2022 to schedule an interview that will take place in February.

The OPERS Board of Trustees is entrusted with the oversight of all OPERS activities, which will help determine the financial futures of nearly 290,000 active members. The Ohio Deferred Compensation Board is the governing body for that program and is responsible for its administration and management.