Vice President Finance and Administration
University of New Mexico’s Health & Health Sciences
The University of New Mexico’s Health and Health Sciences is New Mexico’s only academic health center, including one of the major providers of healthcare in New Mexico. The UNM Health Sciences includes a School of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, College of Population Health, Health Professions Program, Project ECHO, Center for Native American Health, NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center, and many other outstanding academic units. UNM Health includes UNM Hospital, the Sandoval Regional Medical Center, the UNM Medical Group, Office of Community Health, and numerous clinical partnerships throughout the state. We serve a very diverse population and are dedicated to improving the health and health equity of all New Mexicans, including by providing excellent quality, cutting-edge health care and superior academic and clinical training of healthcare providers.
UNM is the flagship academic institution with the largest enrollment of students in a New Mexico higher education institute. UNM is a comprehensive, Carnegie-designated Research 1 University, and a Hispanic Serving Institution and Minority Serving Institution.
Overall, the budget of the UNM Health and Health Sciences is $2.8 billion with 12,000 employees, including faculty and staff. The UNM Health System provides the highest quality of care for more than 200,000 New Mexicans each year with a budget of $1.9 billion. There is over $200 million of research funding with over $1 Billion of capital projects.
Under the direction of the Executive Vice President (EVP) for Health Sciences and CEO of University of New Mexico Health System, the Vice President Finance and Administration assumes overall responsibility for all fiscal and administrative operations of the UNM Health Sciences and provides broad oversight, coordination, and reporting of UNM Health System fiscal and administrative matters. This leader works closely with the UNM EVP for Finance and Administration for One University collaboration and direction.
Management responsibilities of this executive level leader include planning, directing, and oversight of the business and accounting services, budgeting and financial reporting, contracting, facilities and space planning, and capital projects. This position also provides oversight of the office of sponsored projects, including pre/post award. This role provides strategic consultation to the EVP & CEO, including support for implementing the strategic plan.
The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree, with a preference for a master’s degree in business administration, finance or a related field. Additionally, they will have ten years of related experience, preferably with five years working in higher education or in a clinical healthcare system. Preference for those holding a Certified Public Accountant certification.
Please direct all applications, nominations, and inquiries for the position to:
Liz Homsy, Senior Associate
The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.