Private Equity Jobs of the Week: University of California, Goldman Sachs and Lazard are hiring

A weekly roundup of jobs in the private equity industry – from buyout shops to venture capital funds to investment banks.

University of California Office of the President is looking to hire a director of private equity investments. The hire will be assigned a portfolio of investments to monitor and will also perform related research and analytical work to support the private equity team’s active portfolio management and reporting to key stakeholders. He or she will be a senior team member who will mentor investment officers, senior investment analysts and investment fellows. Candidates should  have an understanding of the private equity market, including a nuanced understanding of various sub-strategies (e.g. middle market buyout or Asian venture capital). Also, he or she should have the ability to develop investment forecasts and source, review and recommend investment opportunities. The position is in Oakland, California.

Goldman Sachs is looking to hire a private equity vice president. The hire will conduct due diligence and evaluate secondary private equity transactions, co-investment opportunities and private equity managers. Also, he or she will present investment opportunities to the investment committee through written and oral presentations and conduct required follow-up. Candidates should have a minimum of five plus years of experience. The position is in New York.

Lazard is seeking to hire an associate for its secondary advisory team. Responsibilities include performing market analyses to generate potential new business leads; preparing meeting materials and participating actively in meetings with prospective clients; and analyzing alternative investment portfolios. Candidates should have at least three years of investment banking, secondary advisory, investing, consulting or similar experience. The position is in New York.

NaviMed is searching for a pre-MBA private equity associate. The hire will perform private equity investment analysis; source new investment opportunities; manage transaction diligence and execution; support portfolio analysis/monitoring; and help support other key aspects of the business. Also, he or she will be a member of a small investment team that evaluates all investment opportunities. Candidates must have minimum of one to three years in private equity, investment banking, private equity financial sponsor consulting or other healthcare M&A experience. Healthcare experience is preferred but not required. The position is in Washington, D.C.

Kian is on the hunt for two pre-MBA associates. The associate will support senior investment professionals in investment sourcing, due diligence and portfolio management functions of the firm.  Specific responsibilities will include financial analysis, portfolio management and investor relations and fundraising. Candidates should have a minimum of two to three years of experience in investment banking or lending/credit underwriting. An undergraduate degree is required, with relevant advanced degrees a plus. The positions are in Atlanta and Charlotte. For the Atlanta position, applicants should contact Caldwell Zimmerman at and for the Charlotte position, they should contact Kyle Taura at