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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, July 1, 2001


Investment Analyst

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, Public School Employees' Retirement System

The Pennsylvania Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) is seeking candidates
for the position of Investment Analyst located in Harrisburg, PA. This is a non-civil service
position that provides analytical support to the Managing Director of Alternative Investments.
Responsibilities include analyzing real estate and private debt investment proposals for Fund
investment consideration, coordinating the process to secure Board approval and negotiating the
partnership legal documents for the Fund's benefit. Duties also include monitoring the Fund's
real estate and private debt partnership investments by reviewing the Annual Financial
Statements and Quarterly Reports for accuracy, ensuring compliance with the limited partnership
agreement of other legal documents, participating in partnership investor meetings and
teleconferences, reviewing partnership distributions, capital calls, and valuations for accuracy,
and resolving problems relating to any partnership issues.

This position requires knowledge of Microsoft, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and database software
applications and knowledge of economic theories. The position also requires the ability to learn
and apply investment principles and techniques; use computer software applications; evaluate
proposals, business entities, and partnerships based upon business reports, organizational and
management strategies and on-site visits; analyze, interpret and present quantitative and
statistical data; and read and interpret legal contracts to establish partnerships or form business
ventures. The candidate should possess excellent communication skills.

Applicant must possess a Master's Degree in Business Administration, Economics, Statistics,

Mathematics, or Computer Science; or a Bachelor's Degree including fifteen credits in
economics, statistics, mathematics, or computer science and one year of demonstrated
investment, financial, or statistical analysis.

The minimum salary for this position is $47,550. Compensation includes an attractive benefits
package. Candidates should send their Resume and a completed Personal Data Sheet as soon as
possible to Patricia Quick, PSERS, Human Resources Division, P.O. Box 125, Harrisburg, PA
17108-0125. Applicants may call Human Resources at 717-720-4741 or send an email to to obtain the Personal Data Sheet or it may be accessed through the Internet
at and clicking on APPLY NOW. The deadline to submit the Resume and a
completed Personal Data Sheet is July 13, 2001.

The Public School Employees' Retirement System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.