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Public Markets Portfolio Analyst


Under the supervision of the Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer (“ED/CIO”), the Public Markets Portfolio Analyst is responsible for coordinating the administration of the public markets portfolio and working cooperatively with external providers retained by the Board to manage the public markets portfolio.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Public Markets Portfolio Analyst is responsible for assisting the ED/CIO in the management of the portfolio, as well as for maintaining subject matter expertise of all asset classes, markets, and the global economy. The position will have the following specific responsibilities, which shall include, but not be limited to:

  1. Analyze the structure of the portfolio to ensure it meets Board objectives. Keep ED/CIO apprised and suggest recommendations about changes to the policy guidelines, including relevant benchmarks, for those portfolios.
  2. Assist the ED/CIO in maintaining and updating the investment portfolio.
  3. Act as liaison with general investment consultant. Facilitate the efficient flow of information between general investment consultant, ED/CIO, staff, and other investment professionals.
  4. Act as liaison for investment advisors. Assist and advise ED/CIO and relevant staff on developing investment guidelines for each advisor and monitor to ensure that investments are made in accordance with those guidelines.
  5. Assist general investment consultant and ED/CIO in due diligence of all potential new investments, in conjunction with applicable public market consultants, and managers, advisors in which FPIF is a potential investor.
  6. Work cooperatively with general investment consultant to conduct searches consistent with Board policies for applicable public market consultants, managers, advisors and partnerships.
  7. Assist the general investment consultant in planning and contributing to the development of the Board’s risk management systems. In conjunction with service providers, maintain input or data quality of the Board’s risk management systems.
  8. Monitor and encourage the Board’s diversity initiatives.
  9. Work with general investment consultant to prepare performance and investment reports for the total fund including plan attribution and peer group attribution analysis.
  10. Continually assess and determine optimal investment-related services and software. Advise ED on same.
  11. Perform portfolio research on an ad hoc and ongoing basis. Present research and findings to ED/CIO, Staff and Board.
  12. Prepare public markets-related materials for presentation to the Board of Trustees and Investment and Operations Committee.
  13. Other duties as required or assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Applied experience with institutional investments preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner verbally and in writing.
  • Strong team player, able to work collaboratively with a small team, the board, and member organizations.
  • High level of organizational and problem-solving skills, able to manage multiple priorities and time sensitive tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 required.
  • Familiarity with other applicable software applications preferred.

Salary Range

$60,000 – $80,000

Application Process

To apply for this position, please email a copy of your resume and a cover letter to Sarah Mankowski at sarah@mindframeconsulting.com.  Interested persons should apply by 3:00 P.M Central Time on March 18, 2024.