Vice Chancellor for Business, Finance and Business Development

Position Overview

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice Chancellor for Business, Finance and Business Development (VCBFBD). The senior business officer at UMNC, the Vice Chancellor reports to the Chancellor and is responsible for oversight and administration of all finance, operational and administrative services, including shared services with Nebraska Medicine. The VCBFBD also plays a key role partnering with the business and philanthropic community to advance projects that benefit UNMC and the community.

As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has a mission to improve the health of Nebraskans through premier educational programs, innovative research, high-quality patient care and outreach to underserved populations. UNMC is home to six colleges and two institutes. UNMC’s primary care program was recently ranked sixth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and the physician assistant program tied for 15th. The campus’ physical therapy, pharmacy, and nursing master’s programs continue to be ranked among the top in the country.  On the research side, UNMC is the home of dedicated scientists who work at the forefront of fields such as transplant medicine, cancer, neurodevelopment, and genomics.  UNMC has goals to strategically grow funded research, develop globally recognized research programs, and improve the health of Nebraskans.

The University of Nebraska seeks an innovative and strategic leader with a broad vision for achieving institutional excellence as UNMC grows. The successful candidate will have a strong record of managing change within a complex environment with many stakeholders.  An understanding of all facets of academic enterprises, including an understanding of how financial decisions impact the academic environment (and vice versa) is desirable. This position represents an unparalleled opportunity for a proven leader to strategically lead and enhance the financial infrastructure, support, and planning at UNMC. The UNMC business and finance units have approximately 396 employees. The combined operating budget of the units is approximately $56 million.

Founded in 1854, Omaha has always been a dynamic, energetic city continually transforming itself. The 41st largest city in the United States, the Omaha metropolitan area is home to nearly 1 million people. Known for its world-class philanthropic community, Omaha boasts many cultural, educational and community facilities that were largely funded by generous donors.

More information about this opportunity, UNMC, and Omaha can be found in the leadership profile above.

Nominations and Applications

For best consideration apllications should be submitted by January 17, 2022.  The search will remain open until an appointment is made. To apply for the Vice Chancellor for Business, Finance and Business Development position, candidates are requested to submit the following:

  1. A resume or curriculum vitae;
  2. A letter of interest that addresses the leadership opportunities in the profile, and
  3. Contact information for four references (to be contacted with candidate’s permission at a later date).

Application materials (Word or PDF) should be sent to:

Nominations and expressions of interest in the vice chancellor opportunity are encouraged. Please direct them to:  or to the consultants listed below:

Kimberly Templeton, JD, Principal, / (540) 761-9494

Larry Ladd, Ed.M., Executive Search Consultant, / (508) 2740910

Anne Hoffman, Executive Search Associate,

UNMC does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.