The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Reporting to the Director of IT Auditing, the Audit Manager, IT Audit performs complex technical information systems and infrastructure audits of the University while maintaining all organizational and professional ethical standards.
Specific responsibilities of the Audit Manager, IT Audit include, but are not limited to:
Develop and implement comprehensive IT audit plans, including risk assessment, audit objectives, and audit scope, in alignment with the University???s IT Framework and regulatory requirements.
Conduct regular evaluations of the effectiveness of complex Audits for a variety of Web Applications, Databases, Operating Systems, Networks, Servers, Technology Infrastructure, and Cybersecurity.
Serve as Project Leader for audits ensuring projects are completed on-time and within specified scope and budget.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address identified IT control deficiencies and facilitate the implementation of remediation strategies.
Prepare detailed audit reports that effectively communicate findings, recommendations, and action plans to senior management and relevant stakeholders.
Communicate or assist in communicating the results of IT audit and consulting projects via detailed audit reports and oral presentations that effectively communicate findings, recommendations, and action plans to senior management and relevant stakeholders.
Facilitate active participation and contribution in management meetings, offering insightful perspectives and recommendations that bolster informed decision-making.
Stay abreast of emerging technologies, industry trends, and regulatory developments to continuously enhance the IT audit framework and ensure its alignment with best practices and compliance standards.
Provide guidance and mentorship to junior audit staff, fostering their professional development and ensuring the maintenance of high-quality audit standards within the team.
Develop and maintain productive team-oriented relationships within the team and across the organization through individual contacts and group meetings.
Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor???s degree in information systems or related field required.
5 years of related experience.
Current CISA and/or CISM strongly preferred; otherwise, must obtain at least one within 18 months of assuming the role;
CISSP is a plus;
2 years of supervisory experience;
Experience in higher education or health care preferred.
Must have demonstrated knowledge of the COBIT/NIST/ISO IT Risk and Controls Standards/Frameworks; knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices; knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ACL, and Highbond, (or similar audit management applications) is required.
A demonstrated ability to prepare reports, memos, summaries, and analyses and present findings and recommendations.
Demonstrated planning and project management skills and the ability to prioritize work to achieve optimal efficiency in audit delivery required, as well as a demonstrated ability to collect and analyze data, evaluate information and systems, and draw logical conclusions.
Must be able to demonstrate excellent analytical, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, including active listening skills, and be able to negotiate issues and resolve problems.
In addition, the successful candidate must be able to work well with all levels of employees, but especially senior managers, be flexible in nature, have sound judgment with an open and collaborative style of leadership that encourages teamwork and cooperation beyond the immediate team to the broader organization, and a strong role model, manager, and coach.
If not already certified, must obtain either CISA and/or CISM within 18 months of assuming the role.
Must have a passion for excellent customer service and commitment to exceptional quality.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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