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Retirement Plans Administrator 213-03

Job Announcement No:  213-03

Posting Date:  January 23, 2013

Closing Date:  Open until filled; preference will be given to applications received by February 19, 2013.

Title:  Retirement Plans Administrator

Salary:  $65,000 to $80,000 DOE

FTE: 1.00

Location: This position is located in Corvallis, Oregon


The Retirement Plans Administrator (RPA) is responsible for day-to-day operation of two defined contribution retirement plans, a cash balance plan, and coordination with defined benefit and defined contribution plans of the state of Oregon. Other duties include support and training of campus-based administrators, supporting plan governance committees, and serving as primary resource for research and participation in plan management, design, and operations issues. This position includes a mix of regular duties and special projects, and the RPA interacts with a wide range of campus and industry contacts on a regular basis.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or Finance and 3 years’ experience in direct administration of large defined contribution retirement plans or equivalent combination of training or experience.


  • QPA(ASPPA), RPA( CEBS), CBP,  or APR(NIPA) certification
  • Graduate or equivalent professional education in business, management, or administration
  • Three to five years of experience in administration of governmental plans
  • Experience with plans offering fixed and variable annuity investment products as well as mutual funds
  • Webpage maintenance and development skills using DRUPAL or other web-based applications.

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An acceptable criminal background check is required for this position.


For consideration submit an Oregon University System employment application, a cover letter highlighting your qualifications, and your current resume.  Applicants selected for interview will receive and complete a supplemental questionnaire prior to interviewing. 

Employment applications can be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (541) 346-5832 or from our website at http://www.ous.edu/about/employment.

Send your complete application packet to:

Retirement Plans Administrator Search, #213-03

Attn: Connie Lange

1600 Millrace Dr,
Ste 107,
PO Box 3175,
Eugene, OR  97403-0175

E-mail: Connie_Lange@ous.edu

The Oregon University System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to development of an inclusive, multicultural higher educational environment.

Oregon University System (OUS) is comprised of seven distinguished public universities and one branch campus, reaching more than one million people each year through on-campus classes, statewide public services, and lifelong learning.  The Oregon State Board of Higher Education is the statutory governing board of OUS.  The OUS Chancellor's Office carries out the Board's goals and initiatives and statewide higher education responsibilities for the benefit of Oregon and Oregonians.  (www.ous.edu)