The salary will fall in the $150,000 - $160,000 range.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: S2198P
The Director of Internal Auditing provides oversight, coordination, and leadership for the Internal Audit Division of Auburn University. This role will drive the implementation and development of the audit plan, and support the Associate VP of Audit, Compliance & Privacy. Auburn University’s audit plan is developed using a comprehensive risk assessment that ensures adequate coverage of all four divisions of AU. The selected candidate will also be responsible for directing audit resources and providing oversight for all audit projects, including scheduled audits, allegations, and administrative requests.
Located in the heart of campus, in historic and beloved Samford Hall, the Office of Audit, Compliance & Privacy boasts a collaborative and dynamic team of 18 full-time professionals and three students, whose purpose is to promote and support a culture of compliance and ethical conduct at AU. Core values include Excellence, Integrity, Proactive Action, and Growth, and this team is committed to rising to those standards in order to provide independent, objective assurance and consulting activities designed to add value and improve the University’s operations. A bold, motivated, and strategic leader will complement this team of professionals, who are passionate about protecting and educating the Auburn University community.
Why should YOU consider a career at Auburn?
Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years!
Competitive employee benefits + state retirement plan.
A team-oriented positive work environment.
Tuition assistance for you and your dependents after a year of service.
The satisfaction of knowing YOU are a part of providing the premier academic experience at Auburn and the life-changing work our students perform.
The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn.
Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.
Education Level: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
Field of Study: Degree in Business, Management, Finance, or Accounting
Years of Experience: 10
Area of Experience: Experience conducting audits with a minimum of 5 years experience managing audits, including risk assessment, planning, audit execution, issue/report writing, managing timelines, and management interaction. Must have at least 2 years experience managing full-time employees.
Requires one of the following: Certified Public Accountant Certified Internal Auditor Certified Fraud Examiner
Auburn University is an R1, Land Grant institution with $255 million in research expenditures in 2020 and enrolls approximately 32,000 students, in twelve colleges: Agriculture; Architecture, Design & Construction; Engineering; Education; Forestry and Wildlife Sciences; Human Sciences; Liberal Arts; Nursing; Pharmacy; Sciences and Mathematics; Business; and Veterinary Medicine. U.S. News and World Report ranks Auburn as a top 50 public university. Auburn University at Montgomery enrolls nearly 7,000 students and is recognized as one of the best Regional Universities in the Southern U.S.
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Learn more about Auburn’s impact, as well as generous employee benefits and opportunities by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn.
Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public-school systems and regional medical centers.