The University of New Mexico Foundation, UNM’s incorporated fundraising organization, is actively recruiting for many exciting opportunities. If you know somebody who is mission driven and passionate about making a difference for UNM’s students, faculty, and programs, please share our information with them. We support many facets of the UNM campus, including all programs under UNM- HSC, UNM Law, UNM Libraries, and much more!

The UNM Foundation is 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. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and are dedicated to the goal of building an inclusive and pluralistic staff.


IT Support Specialist

The UNM Foundation is searching for our newest IT Support Specialist. The IT & Reporting Team is seeking a new team member who has a positive and patient approach to end-user support, enthusiastic about keeping up with the latest technological tools, and contributes best practices towards consistent service improvement. If you know anyone who may be interested, please share!

Administrative Coordinator

The University of New Mexico Foundation is searching for an Administrative Coordinator for our Integrated Digital Centers, supporting the two Senior Associate Vice Presidents. The Administrative Coordinator will be responsible for a wide variety of administrative, office, and program support activities.

Donor Engagement Project Officer

The UNM Foundation seeks an enthusiastic and team-oriented Donor Engagement Project Officer to join our dynamic team. This position participates in the planning, developing, and implementing of stewardship programs, events, and activities, including communications, donor acknowledgment, endowment stewardship, event planning, and data management.

Director of Development, College of Population Health

The UNM Foundation seeks nominations and applications for the newly created position of Director of Development for the College of Population Health. The UNM College of Population Health is the second of its kind in the United States and uses the framework of integrated health strategies to work collectively with communities to improve their health as well as expand access, quality, and the affordability of healthcare. The College looks to grow our number of faculty, expand our facilities, enhance our research, and grow the student body.

Director of Development, College of Fine Arts

The UNM Foundation is seeking a highly creative Director of Development for the UNM College of Fine Arts. The Director of Development is responsible for the Development and Fundraising of the College by personally identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gift donors and prospects as defined by UNM Foundation standards for the unit in accordance with performance targets set by the UNM Foundation.

Donor Database Specialist

The Donor Database Specialist is an integral part of our team, responsible for accurately entering detailed information about gifts & donor relationships into the Foundation’s database. This position is a great match for those who have a naturally inquisitive nature and great communication skills. If you know someone who may be interested, please share- don’t miss out on this crucial role with the UNM Foundation

Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations

The UNM Foundation is currently looking to fill a position for our Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR) team. CFR is a central department that works with faculty, staff, and leadership across the university’s schools, colleges, and Health Sciences Center to develop, solicit and steward partnerships with local, national, and international organizations.

The ideal candidate for this position has at least three years of direct experience stewarding major gifts and maintaining relationships with new and existing donors. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

Why the UNM Foundation

To understand the important work of the Foundation, it is essential to know why it matters that we support UNM. The University has been the intellectual, creative, and scientific hub of New Mexico throughout its history and continues to be a place of extraordinary activity and accomplishment. UNM is on the brink of a new era driven by the understanding that we can achieve so much more together as one university. All parts of the University feel this change, a dynamic partnership with passionate and visionary donors is essential to our success. Philanthropy can fuel UNM’s aspirations by making what was previously impossible, possible.

The UNM Foundation is an active, diverse, creative, and inclusive community.

• We offer the opportunity to work collaboratively with a group of highly motivated, mission-driven, and results-oriented development professionals and administrators.

• We offer a broad set of competitive benefits including healthcare options, ongoing professional development, educational opportunities, unlimited flexible paid leave, paid holidays, a wellness program, exceptional retirement contributions, and much more.

The role of great public, research-intensive universities has never been more critical. In addition to generating advanced research and educating future leaders through nationally ranked academic programs, UNM impacts lives and communities worldwide. The UNM Foundation staff is central to this equation, and we invite you to apply and be part of a movement changing lives for generations to come.

For more information, contact Sophia Sivils at 505.313.7657 or via email at