The Rice University Endowment is approximately $6 billion and ranks in the top 20 endowments of private research universities (by market value) in the US. The endowment is critical to the university's ability to achieve its goals. The annual distribution from the endowment funds nearly half of the university's annual operating budget. The Rice Management Company (RMC) is a division of Rice University with the goal of providing a stable source of funding for current university operations and to preserve and grow the purchasing power of the endowment to benefit future generations of students. The RMC is responsible for all endowment matters of the university including asset allocation, the selection and termination of investment managers, monitoring performance of the portfolio, and reporting to the Rice Management Company Board of Directors. The endowment primarily utilizes outside investment managers and invests globally across all asset classes.
The investment manager, marketable investments will be actively involved in all aspects of investment and manager research for the Rice Endowment. The role requires advanced investment analysis and reporting. The investment manager will also be responsible for leading and directing special projects on the investment team. S/he will report to the managing director, hedge funds and managing director, natural resources; public equities. The role requires a strong work ethic, attention to detail, quantitative and analytic skills, the ability to work in teams, self-motivation, good written and communication skills experience with computers, and an interest in investing.
The investment manager, marketable investments will work collaboratively with the team to help generate attractive long-term real returns within the risk tolerance of the University. Additionally, he/she will participate in all aspects of the absolute return and credit/distressed/opportunistic portfolios, which involves sourcing and researching new investment managers as well as monitoring and evaluating the current portfolio.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 25143
About Rice University
As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse community of learning and discovery that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.