Position Summary The Chief Audit Executive will provide leadership, direction, and administrative oversight to the internal audit operations of all campuses governed by the OU Board of Regents: The University of Oklahoma, Cameron University, and Rogers State University.
This individual will serve as a trusted advisor to both the President and the OU Board of Regents. This position will oversee coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency in university operations and ensure that university activities reinforce ethical conduct and maximize compliance with applicable laws, regulations, rules, financial policies and procedures to assist in the management of university risk. The Chief Audit Executive currently manages a staff of professional auditors across all three OU campuses.
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, management, information systems, or related fields
A minimum of 10 years of professional audit leadership experience including diverse experience in a public or private college or university, a state or federal agency, an accounting/auditing firm, or a large private industry corporation
Experience in building, training, and developing strong audit teams
Master's degree in business administration (MBA), accounting, management, information systems, education administration, or related fields is strongly preferred
A professional certification, such as Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Management Accountant, and/or Certified Information System Auditor is strongly preferred
Experience in a higher education environment is preferred
About the University of Oklahoma Created by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a doctoral degree-granting research university serving the educational, cultural, economic, and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation. The Norman campus serves as home to all of the university's academic programs except health-related fields.
The OU Health Sciences Center, which has academic and clinical programs in Oklahoma City, Tulsa, and across the state, is one of the most comprehensive academic health centers in the nation with seven professional colleges, the state's largest clinical group practice OU Physicians, and research centers such as the NCI designated Stephenson Cancer Center and the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center. The OU Health Sciences Center is closely affiliated with the non-profit OU Medicine health system, which includes OU Medical Center, the Children's Hospital, and OU Medical Center Edmond, and provides essential clinical services across adult and pediatric specialties. Both the Norman and Health Sciences Center colleges offer academic programs at the Schusterman Center, the site of OU-Tulsa.
OU enrolls almost 32,000 students, has more than 2,800 full-time faculty members, and has 21 colleges offering 172 majors at the baccalaureate level, 156 majors at the master's level, 81 doctoral-level majors and 54 graduate certificates. The university's annual operating budget is $2.05 billion. The University of Oklahoma is an EO/Affirmative Action institution http://www.ou.edu/eoo/. Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and are encouraged to apply.