Fayetteville State University

Fayetteville State University

Director of Internal Audit

United States

Closing soon

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title: Director of Internal Audit

Working Title: Director of Internal Audit Position Number: 088118 Full-Time Or Part-Time: Full Time Time Limited Position: No Number of Vacancies: 1 Department: Division of Legal, Audit Risk and Compliance Posting Number: 0401582 SHRA/EHRA: EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category: Exec, Admin, Managerial Hiring Range: Commensurate with Education and Experience Overall Position Competency: EHRA Description of primary duties and responsibilities:

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit: The Office of the Internal Audit is an independent unit within the Division of Legal, Audit, Risk and Compliance (LARC). The primary purpose of the Office of Internal Audit is to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value and improve the University's operations. The Office assists the University in accomplishing its strategic objectives.

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The purpose of the position is to oversee and manage the internal audit functions of Fayetteville State University. The Director of Internal Audit reports administratively to the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor of Legal, Audit, Risk and Compliance (General Counsel and Vice Chancellor) on a daily operational basis and functionally to the Board of Trustees LARC Committee.

This position is eligible for flexible work arrangements, including remote/hybrid work. Fayetteville State University employees are generally required to reside in North Carolina within a reasonable commuting distance of their assigned duty station.

Description of Work Continued:

Developing and Implementing Audit Plan

Develop an audit plan utilizing a risk-based methodology and l be responsible for implementing the approved audit plan, including as appropriate, any special tasks or projects requested by the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor, the Chancellor, the Board of Trustees, or the State Auditor.

Monitoring and Auditing Operations

Monitor the University's internal controls that safeguard public funds and assets and minimizes incidences of fraud, waste, and abuse; evaluate programs and business operations to ensure they are administered in compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and other requirements; review the effectiveness and efficiency of University operations and periodically audit the University's major systems and controls to include accounting systems and controls, information technology and security controls, and administrative systems and controls. Also supervise or conduct investigations within the University to rule out any suspected fraudulent activities. Conduct follow-up audit, as needed, to evaluate whether recommendations and risks have been sufficiently addressed.

Reporting and Coordinating

Provide formal written audit reports that communicate the objective, scope, observations, issues, risks, and conclusions of internal audit activities and investigations to the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor, the Chancellor and the Legal, Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee of the Board of Trustees, as well as provide emerging trends and practices within the field of internal auditing. Develop meaningful recommendations for process improvements to improve the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of controls and operations.

Other Duties

Coordinate all external audits of the University and will analyze the scope of work of external auditors and regulators, as appropriate, to provide optimal audit coverage to the University.

Assist with creating and delivering accurate and informative training presentations to campus audiences as required. Respond promptly and accurately to requests for assistance from campus clients.

Monitor the University “hot line” and provide the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor with a monthly report of issues reported and status of follow -up actions.

Perform other duties as assigned by the General Counsel and Vice Chancellor, Chancellor of Chair of the LARC Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Minimum Education And Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • 5 years of progressive responsibility in Internal Audit or related professional field.
  • Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:

    Knowledge of auditing principles and practices and institutional organization and management; strong written and oral communication skills that enable position to give effective reports to internal and external constituencies; and strong interpersonal skills and character traits of integrity and transparency that inspire trust and credibility among stakeholders.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in higher education.
  • Certification or licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) , Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Special Instructions To Applicants: Notice to Applicants Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Additional Information for Applicants

    All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.

    EEO Statement:

    This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

    Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

    Veteran's Statement

    Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

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    Director of Internal Audit


    Fayetteville State University


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics

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