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Opportunity and Challenge Profile

The University of New Mexico (UNM), the state’s flagship institution, seeks a dynamic, engaging, and experienced leader to serve as the next President. The President will join UNM at a pivotal time. The campus community is eager to welcome a new leader who will build on the University’s many strengths, including its outstanding intellectual environment, highly diverse and talented student population, strong connections to the New Mexico community, and outstanding faculty and staff. UNM plays a critical role in educating New Mexico’s citizens and driving its economy through its research excellence and workforce training in a variety of disciplines, its vibrant health-science enterprise, and branch campuses that touch students and communities throughout the state.

The next President will need to build relationships within the University and throughout the state and beyond, set a positive tone and direction for the future, provide leadership stability, and catalyze success within a challenging budget climate. The President will be a visionary and cooperative leader who can lead the campus community and various stakeholders throughout the state in building a better future for the University while championing the University’s current successes and significant positive impacts on the citizens of New Mexico.

Applications including a CV and letter of interest, inquiries, nominations, and referrals, should be submitted via the Isaacson, Miller website for the search:

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UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.