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Updated: Jul 17

The following information was provided by Westminster School District


Under the general direction of the General Counsel, the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) will provide leadership in the formulation, development, and implementation of a comprehensive, proactive, and risk-aware enterprise compliance program. The CCO will oversee OCERS’ compliance effectiveness in relation to legislative and regulatory requirements and industry guidelines. As a key member of the OCERS executive team, the CCO will collaborate with OCERS executives, senior leaders, and program areas to promote a risk-intelligent environment with policies, guidelines, and processes that promote compliance effectiveness and a positive control culture. The CCO will function as an independent and objective body that reviews, develops, and evaluates compliance issues and concerns within the investment, pension, finance, administrative, and operational support programs. The CCO will be responsible for continuously improving the organization’s awareness and capabilities in establishing a comprehensive compliance monitoring and oversight program with documented policies and procedures. The CCO will also be responsible for creating and maintaining a risk-intelligent culture at OCERS. This position is critical to OCERS’ strategic direction to cultivate a high-performing, risk-intelligent, and innovative organization and to actively manage business risks with an enterprise-wide view. This is a single incumbent classification distinguished by its responsibility for serving as a technical advisor to the OCERS Board of Retirement and the OCERS senior leadership team on matters related to OCERS’ investment, operational, and fiscal compliance; risk assessment; development/testing of internal controls; and implementation of compliance policies and procedures. The CCO will receive administrative direction from the General Counsel and may exercise direct supervision over assigned professional and support staff.


Education and/or Experience Graduation from a four-year college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, Finance, or a closely related field. AND Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience in designing and developing compliance programs, and systems in a large fiscal operating environment. Special Notes, Licenses, or Requirements A valid California class C driver’s license or the ability to arrange necessary and timely transportation for field travel. May be required to use personal vehicle. A complete background investigation is required; a felony or misdemeanor conviction may be a disqualifying factor from employment. Highly Desirable Qualifications: Possession of a Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) Certification Significant experience as a compliance officer currently working in a compliance field.


Offers a competitive benefits package that includes a choice of several health plans, annual leave, and paid holidays. Additionally, OCERS has a defined benefit pension plan which has reciprocity with the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and a deferred compensation 457 plan. OCERS offers up to an annual $10,000 Educational and Professional Reimbursement, a $3,500 taxable optional benefit plan, and a flexible/hybrid work schedule


$71.99 - $111.58 Hourly $5,759.19 - $8,926.73 Biweekly $12,478.25 - $19,341.25 Monthly $149,739.00 - $232,095.00 Annually


Only on-line applications will be accepted. E-mail is the primary form of notification during the recruitment process. Please ensure your correct e-mail address is on your application and only use one e-mail account. Your application should highlight all of the areas in which you have developed expertise, matching your professional experience with the specific qualifications listed above. It is recommended that you record or print your confirmation page, as this verifies receipt of your on-line application. You may apply on-line at the OCERS website:

The views, information, or opinions expressed by the organization(s) mentioned are solely those of the individuals involved and do not necessarily represent those of the County of Orange and its employees.

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