The School of Employees Retirement System of Ohio (SERS) is a defined benefit pension fund for noncertificated persons employed by Ohio’s public schools, community schools, and community colleges. It provides service retirement, disability and survivor benefits, and access to health care for benefit recipients and their dependents. Administration and management of the plan is vested in the Retirement Board established under Chapter 3309 of the Ohio Revised Code.


Request for Information (RFI)

Actuarial Modeling Tool

SERS is seeking an actuarial modeling tool for the basic benefits of our defined benefit pension plan with the ability to adjust all key variables.

Response Deadline: January 22, 2021


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Request for Proposal (RFP)

IT Recruiting Services

SERS is requesting proposals from qualified and experienced recruiting firms that specialize in recruiting information technology (IT) professionals to provide recruitment services in order to source qualified candidates and expedite the hiring process for full-time IT position vacancies. The intent of this request for proposals (RFP) is to partner with one or more recruiting firms to provide qualified candidates for SERS to consider at a competitive cost per hire.

Response Deadline: January 29, 2021 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time.


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Questions Submitted to SERS

Request for Proposal (RFP)

Consulting Services for Health Plan

SERS is requesting proposals from qualified Consultants to advise and assist in the selection of a vendor(s) for medical and prescription drug coverage for benefit recipients and dependents.

Response Deadline: March 5, 2021


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Request for Proposal (RFP)

Disaster Recovery – Strategic Review

SERS is requesting proposals from vendors to perform a review of the current state of disaster recovery at SERS and an evaluation of potential cloud based disaster recovery solutions.

Deadline to submit questions: January 28, 2021

Response Deadline: February 11, 2021



Thank You, but No Gifts, Please

Employees and Board members of SERS are governed by provisions of the Ohio Ethics Law. Those provisions limit anyone from offering, and us from accepting, gifts, including food, beverages and travel-related expenses. To abide with the ethics laws, we request that you not send gifts to, or make donations to charity on behalf of, SERS and any SERS Board or staff members. Click here to learn more from the Ohio Ethics Commission regarding the ethics laws governing the Ohio Retirement Systems.

Thank you for your attention and cooperation in this matter.

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