Private Equity Jobs of the Week: LACERA, PJT Partners and Stanford are hiring


A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks.

Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association is looking to hire an investment officer to join the private equity team within LACERA’s investment office. The hire will be primarily responsible for assisting with sourcing, executing and monitoring private equity co-investment, secondary and fund investment opportunities.  Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in finance, economics, business administration or a related field. Also, he or she should have four years of relevant experience (two years of relevant experience for those with an MBA or master’s degree in a related field).  Interested applicants should contact Sharon Norton at humanresources@lacera.com. The position is in Pasadena, California.

PJT Partners is looking to hire a secondary advisory associate. The hire will work directly with clients in evaluating, structuring and recommending financial and strategic alternatives. The “position spans the private capital spectrum with an emphasis on private equity secondary transactions.” Candidates should have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of investment banking or related position. Experience in private equity or secondary private equity is strongly preferred. Resumes must be in a PDF format. The position is in New York City.

University of Virginia’s LVG seed fund is on the hunt for a venture associate. The hire will support the managing director in identifying opportunities for new ventures within the university portfolio, and play an integral role on the investment team. Also, he or she will work alongside the LVG licensing team, EIRs and “support a wide range of activities to contribute to the overall success of the LVG seed fund.” Candidates should have two to four years’ experience in a scientific role, management consulting, venture capital, private equity, investment banking or a start-up environment. They should have a bachelors/master’s degree in science, business, technology or life sciences related field. The position is in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Stanford University is seeking an investments analyst. The hire will research new investment managers, present in weekly investment team meetings, write investment recommendations and lead special projects. Also, he or she will conduct research, analyses and assist with due diligence in support of the selection and evaluation of potential investments. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in finance, business, or equivalent field and one year finance, investment banking and/or investment management experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. The position is in Stanford, California.