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Job Req ID:  57441

Associate Director Investment Operations


The Johns Hopkins University, one of the world's premier teaching, research and patient care institutions, is seeking candidates for the position of Associate Director - Investment Operations within its Investment Office, reporting directly to the Director of Operations. The Investment Office has responsibility for investing the endowments for the university, Johns Hopkins Hospital, and related endowed entities totaling more than $6 billion, among many other assets.


Johns Hopkins University was founded in 1876 with nearly 22,000 students across nine academic divisions. The university attracts the finest undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, post-doctoral and professional degree students and more federal research and development funding than any other university in the United States.



  • This individual will play an integral role on the Investment Operations team and provide enhanced technical capabilities to reporting with particular emphasis on data visualization and expert level excel skills.
  • A successful candidate in this role will be able to use these skills to design and maintain reporting dashboards for monitoring key portfolio information.
  • Leverage prior industry experience principally in derivatives and trade support to execute on core operational processes.  
  • Supervise, review and provide training for junior members of the investment operations team, verify the accuracy of portfolio and benchmark performance results and resolve performance-related issues.



  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in accounting, finance or quantitatively-oriented field with proven academic excellence
  • Minimum of 5 years’ work experience preferably in an investment operations and performance reporting role
  • At least 1 year of supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Public accounting experience, custodian bank or prime broker operations experience preferred
  • Master’s Degree, CPA or CFA preferred


For our team, we generally seek and evaluate on the following Skills, Values and Abilities:


  • Knowledge of investment accounting, valuation and investment performance processes
  • Experience with operational support and considerations for derivative instruments
  • Mastery level ability with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience implementing data visualization and business intelligence tools (Power BI/Tableau) for reporting


  • Proactive with sense of urgency
  • Intellectually curious, relentless lifelong learner
  • Team-oriented, accountable, supportive, conscientious
  • Self-aware, confident, non-defensive, willing to take risks
  • Honest and direct, transparent, ethical, mission-driven
  • Actively seeks opportunities to increase skills and expertise


  • Proven success as the leader of collaborative, multi-stage projects
  • Logical decision-making process incorporating analysis and judgment
  • Creative and intuitive thinking
  • Willingness to change one’s mind quickly, absorb and react to new information
  • Persistent drive toward conclusions, decisions, and results
  • Concise and impactful communication – oral, written, and presentation


Strong academic and career achievement are required along with the highest standards of personal and professional ethics, integrity, and judgment.




Classified Title: Associate Director Investment Operations 
Working Title: Associate Director Investment Operations 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PG 
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience      
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 45-MD:JH at Keswick 
Department name: 10001517-Investment Management Off of 
Personnel area: University Administration


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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