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 collaborative organization.


Associate Managing Director of Data Strategy and Quality

The Associate Managing Director of Data Strategy and Quality is dedicated to instituting and maintaining best practices for UNM Foundation data.  Performs regular data maintenance activities and enacts an overall data quality strategy. Partners with IT and database reporting team to manage and enforce data quality initiatives in acquisition, validation, cleaning, and updating.

Director of Development, Student Affairs and Special Projects

The UNM Foundation seeks nominations and applications for the newly created position of Director of Development for Student Affairs and Special Projects. Student Affairs at the University of New Mexico encompasses numerous departments that enhance the student experience at the university: enhancing student experiences outside the classroom and providing critical academic and social support systems so that all students feel they belong and will succeed at UNM.

Director of Development, School of Law

The School of Law is the state’s only law school and is located on the University of New Mexico’s North Campus in Albuquerque. It is adjacent to a 9-hole golf course and is situated next door to the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Albuquerque, the state’s largest city, is at an altitude of 5,000 feet between the Rio Grande River and the Sandia Mountains, offering residents an abundance of outdoor recreational activities year-round. The School of Law offers multiple degree programs including Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Studies in Law (MSL), and dual degrees in J.D./Masters of Business Administration, J.D./Masters of Arts in Latin American Studies, J.D./Masters of Arts in Accounting, and J.D./Masters of Public Administration. The Law School has a real sense of community and values the longstanding relationships we have built with the judiciary, the Bar, our alumni, and our other supporters throughout the State of New Mexico.

Director of Development, UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center

The UNM Foundation seeks nominations and applications for the newly created position of Director of Development for the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center. The successful applicant’s main responsibilities will focus on identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding of major donors and grateful patients, families, and friends.

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.

Financial Specialist

The UNM Foundation’s Finance team is searching for its newest Financial Specialist. We are seeking a new team member who models a positive and supportive approach in their work and is detail-oriented in handling accounting transactions and tasks. Someone who enjoys working within a team-based environment would thrive in this position.

IT Support Specialist

The UNM Foundation is looking for an IT Support Specialist to provide technical support to internal and remote staff by investigating and resolving computer hardware and software problems; resolves Level I issues directly. Come join this high-functioning team.

Talent Acquisition Officer 

The University of New Mexico Foundation (UNMF) is growing and seeking to hire an individual passionate about recruiting. The Talent Acquisition Officer will collaborate and build relationships with managers to assist in hiring top talent, retaining employees, and proactively identifying future hiring needs. If you are interested in being part of a collaborative organization and human resources team we are excited to meet with you.

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 Gretchen Doyle at 505-313-7647 or via email at