The Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System is seeking a professional to fill the position of Pension System Attorney. The successful candidate will serve as IPERS’ general counsel providing legal advice to pension system staff and board regarding applicable state and federal laws and rules governing administration of the pension system; including pension law, tax qualification rules, administrative law, probate, trust and estate law, and contract law.
Responsibilities include: tax qualification guidance; review and draft legislation and administrative rules; review, advise and draft agency decision in member and employer appeals; represent IPERS in administrative and state court proceedings, prepare and review request for proposals, business rules and policies, correspondence and other materials; and provide guidance on fiduciary responsibilities
The successful candidate must have and maintain license to practice law in the State of Iowa.
Finalist will be subject to a background check.
Graduation from an accredited law school and experience equal to six years of full-time work in the practice of law;
Graduation from an accredited law school and experience equal to three years of full-time work as a pension attorney.
About Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System
Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System is the state’s largest retirement system, serving 360,000 members and 2,000 employers. The Iowa Legislature created IPERS in 1953 to provide a dependable and economical retirement plan for Iowa’s public employees.