Jobs of the week: CalPERS, Gores Group, Oklahoma and TPG recruiting

This week there are analyst and associate positions at Gores Group, MHS Capital and TPG Capital. There are also significant pension fund vacancies at CalPERS, Chicago Public School Teachers’ Pension & Retirement Fund and Oklahoma Teachers Retirement System.

The Gores Group is recruiting for a private equity origination analyst based in the greater Los Angeles area. For more details and to apply, see the LinkedIn job description.

Boutique venture capital firm MHS Capital is hiring for a venture capital associate based in San Francisco. The LinkedIn job description calls for candidates to submit their resume to with the subject line – Investing at MHS Capital and to provide answers to the following questions:
• If we gave you $1,000,000 today to invest in one company, which one would it be and why? What three things present the biggest risks to the company’s long term success?
• What industries/markets do you find most interesting and why?
• What company in our portfolio do you think has the potential to be the largest and why? Which company in our portfolio would you not have invested in and why?
• On your first day of work, we tell you that we will be out of the office for two weeks traveling. How would you go about finding new investment opportunities? What is your sourcing strategy?

TPG Capital is on the look-out for an associate/senior associate – general partner accounting to maintain the books and records of several GP programs and their related entities.

On the pension fund side, Chicago Public School Teachers’ Pension & Retirement Fund is recruiting for a portfolio manager-alternative investments to oversee the fund’s alternative investments (private equity and hedge fund-of-funds). For further information and to apply contact Kristen Jurich at

California Public Employees Retirement System is looking to fill its chief investment officer vacancy and is seeking a candidate to lead and manage the 400+ person investment office, which manages and invests CalPERS portfolio of over $280 billion. For further details contact Michael Kennedy

Finally, the $13 billion Oklahoma Teachers Retirement System is hiring for an executive director. Contact Michelle Tedrick for further details.

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