Director of Treasury and Investment
The Director of Treasury and Investment is responsible for
management and administration related to Pacific's endowment,
working capital, planned giving assets, and institutional
This position reports to Chief Financial Officer.
Endowment and Investment Administration:
- Responsible for all aspects of endowment administration,
including endowment funds and valuation of endowment
- Coordinate with the university’s endowment consultant,
Cambridge Associates (CA), and endowment custodians to manage the
- Oversees investment manager funding, capital calls, and
distributions, verification of cash movements, payment of
investment managers’ fees and other expenses, and monitors
portfolio liquidity constraints.
- Monitors compliance with investment policy guidelines as well
as advises the Investment Committee regarding any needed policy
- Monitors processes for measuring performance for invested
assets and relevant subsets of assets (individual managers, asset
classes, manager groups, etc.) and adherence to manager specific
- Prepares agenda materials for meetings of the Investment
Committee of the Board, including performance reports and
investment status reports.
- Manages analytical portfolio monitoring tools to measure risk
and return and performs periodic asset allocation analysis.
- Reviews periodic valuations and reports provided by investment
- Conducts periodic investment research projects and reports and
performs qualitative and quantitative analyses of the endowment and
- Oversees monitoring of contracts between the university and
- Manages endowment reporting and unitization.
- Reviews and supports CA’s primary due diligence efforts for new
and prospective investment managers across both traditional and
alternative asset classes.
Treasury Management and Administration:
- Manages the university’s working capital and maintains
relationships with financial services providers.
- Manages compliance with short-term investment policy.
- Ensures sufficient liquidity for university operations.
- Manages short and long-term financing, conduit agency
interactions, and regulatory filings.
- Responsible for facilitating any University debt issuances and
Planned Giving Management and Administration:
- Works with the Planned Giving Office in accounting, reporting,
and investment of life income trusts and annuity programs.
- Ensures compliance with state and federal regulatory
- Prepares reports to regulatory agencies and plan
- Coordinate with finance and accounting offices to ensure
accurate and timely financial reporting.
- Stays up to date with treasury and investment regulatory and
- Supervise treasury and investment staff.
- Complete ad hoc reports and presentations assigned by the Chief
- Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.
University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and
inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and
employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that
demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways
socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality,
socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and
- Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, economics, or related
- Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in
treasury and investments, both long-term and short-term.
- Knowledge of college and university accounting or other
- Experience in managing and analyzing institutional investment
assets, including asset allocation modeling and portfolio
- Experience with quantitative investment tools and systems.
- Experience in institutional cash management, i.e., cash
forecasting and income projection.
- Master of Business Administration or similar Master’s
- CFA designation or enrollment in CFA professional designation
- CTP designation or enrollment in CTP professional designation
- FP&A designation or enrollment in professional designation
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
- Advanced knowledge of investments across both traditional and
alternative asset classes, banking, accounting practices, and
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to set goals, manage time and assignments
to meet expected business outcomes and deadlines.
- Ability to interact positively and effectively with on-and-off
campus partners, provide support, and adapt to changing
- Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse
backgrounds and cultures.
- Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity,
and inclusion in a university setting.
- Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices
and knowledge in their work.
The physical demands described here are representative but not
definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work is performed in normal office environment. Work may be
required during non-business hours and weekends. Occasional travel
both local and overnight.
Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to
meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for
University business. The University and its insurance carrier
reserves the right to exclude applicants based on their driving
$114,170 - $156,980 per year. We consider
factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of
the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well
as market and organizational considerations when extending an
Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are
required to execute a release and authorization for a background
To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/27226
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In
compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is
committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff
and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in
the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry,
age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and
veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy,
gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical