Auditor Principal/Information Technology

Job description

Internal Audit assists the University management, administration and the Board of Trustees in the effective discharge of their fiduciary and administrative responsibilities by providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services with respect to evaluating risk management, control, and governance processes. This position is responsible for conducting and assisting Audit Activity in the areas of Information Technology, Data Analytics and Business Operations. Responsibilities include being objective while evaluating internal controls regarding university financial and operational systems. Identify opportunities for business unit enhancements, and internal efficiency and effectiveness.

UK Internal Audit seeks to employ a IT Auditor professional to provide assessment to the University for risks resulting from current business practices. Duties include, but are not limited to: Develop recommendations to mitigate risk. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have good communication skills and the ability to work with multiple personalities. The IT auditor will be involved in the planning and execution of internal audit procedures and the creation of internal audit reports. The auditor must work within a team to create a solid information technology infrastructure, and collaborate with clients to devise and put in place policies and procedures regarding network security issues.

Job Title
Auditor Principal/Information Technology

Requisition Number

Working Title
Information Technology Auditor

Department Name
3K000:Internal Audit

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs., and sitting for long periods of time, etc.


Primarily days (i.e.: 8:00 am-5:00 pm). However; an exempt position as this may require additional time regarding evenings and/or weekends, etc. to accomplish work goals.


ACL knowledge preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

CISA preferred

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience using SAP. Include the modules (i.e. FI, BW, HR, etc.) you have utilized.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Describe a time when it was very important for you to provide quick and thorough service in responses to an internal/external customer request or problem. What did you do?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please indicate your years of paid work experience in data analysis and collection.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years, up through 7 years
    • More than 7 years, up through 10 years
    • More than 10 years
  4. * How many years of experience do you have with SQL?
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years
  5. * Do you have experience programming or developing databases such as Access or SQL?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please describe your experience with finance systems to include SAP, IRIS, grants management, Procard protocols and compliance, Payment Request Documents, travel vouchers, JVs, online cash transmittal, and other finance procedures and processes.

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/9/2018
    Application Due: 4/2/2018
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