Chief Audit and Compliance Officer

Columbia, Missouri
Mar 07, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Chief Audit and Compliance Officer
University of Missouri System


The University of Missouri System (UM System) serves Missouri as the state's land-grant university and Missouri's only public research and doctoral-level institution.  It has a unique mission to advance the opportunities for success and well-being for Missouri, the nation, and the world through transformative teaching, research, innovation, engagement and inclusion. The university seeks a Chief Audit and Compliance Officer to provide leadership to UM System in compliance and ethics oversight as well as audit services.

The Chief Audit and Compliance Officer reports directly to the Board of Curators and administratively to the President. The position performs highly varied administrative duties involving the use of independent judgement and professional skills to assist the president, Board of Curators, executive leadership in finance, human resources and general counsel, and other units of the UM System. This officer will be expected to coordinate and provide assurance that the ethics and compliance matters of the system, the four universities, and the health system are executed. This role will guide the university in serving as or as appropriate, identifying others, as primary subject matter expert(s) on audit and compliance related issues, and it will be a liaison to external audits and manage the relationships with the Missouri State Auditor’s office. Lastly, this person will serve as a resource to the University of Missouri’s Board of Curators on related matters.

The Chief Audit and Compliance Officer must possess a Bachelor’s degree and ten years of senior-level experience related directly to or in support of audit or compliance related management.  An advanced degree(s) and a professional certification/degree (CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA, or JD) is expected.  The Chief Audit and Compliance Officer must be able to work in a collegial manner and maintain effective relationships with a variety of persons, internal and external to the organization using a high level of interpersonal skills in working with individuals in collateral, superior and subordinate positions.

Recruitment will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  A full job description can be found online at Please complete the brief online application and/or submit a resume or C.V. and a cover letter for consideration to the email inbox below. Recruitment efforts are being coordinated by the Executive Recruitment Team in UM System Human Resources and questions can be directed to:

c/o Tim McIntosh, Director of Recruitment, OR
Lari Hannah Melbourne, HR Consultant
University of Missouri System
[email protected]

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

The University will recruit and employ qualified personnel and will provide equal opportunities during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or status as a Vietnam-era veteran.

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