The Portfolio Manager – Private Equity is responsible for sourcing new investments, conducting due diligence and monitoring the performance ...
The University of Virginia Investment Management Company (UVIMCO) seeks a Director of Investments to join their team managing approximately $10 billion of assets on behalf of the University of Virginia and its associated organizations. UVIMCO’s portfolio is invested globally across a broad range of strategies including public equity, long/short equity, private equity, venture capital, real assets, absolute return, credit, fixed income, and derivatives. UVIMCO has one of the highest levels of long-term investment performance of any public or private educational institution in the country, having achieved a long-term rate of return that compares favorably with both benchmarks and peer institutions.
UVIMCO currently employs approximately forty full-time staff. The investment team monitors and evaluates the full spectrum of global investment strategies and allocates capital to active external managers. Bottoms-up manager selection is balanced by a top-down approach to risk management and direct positions. The investment team includes the CEO/CIO, five managing directors, one director, and several associates and analysts. Biographical sketches for UVIMCO’s senior staff are available on UVIMCO’s website.
The Director of Investments (Director) will interact with all employees but will report directly to the CEO/CIO. The Director’s primary responsibility will be to manage the absolute return and credit portions of the Long Term Pool, which include a wide variety of benchmark-agnostic public and private hedge fund strategies, exclusive of long/short. The Director will work closely with many members of the investment team and will be expected to contribute positively to all investment decisions made at UVIMCO. Successful candidates must be collaborative in nature and will demonstrate initiative, excellence, intellectual honesty, and a true passion for investment management.
Skills and Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess:
The ideal candidate will also demonstrate a strong appreciation for the endowment model of investing, the active management process, and alternative investment strategies. Affinity for the University of Virginia or the Charlottesville, VA area and CFA/MBA are preferred
Tallahassee, FL, US
18 hours, 52 minutes ago
Tallahassee, FL, US
18 hours, 55 minutes ago