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Sr. Auditor, IT Security

University of Miami
Miami, FL

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.


The Department of Information Technology has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Sr. Auditor. The Sr. Auditor helps protect UHealth’s computers, networks, and data against security threats, and helps orchestrate the security incident response activities. The Sr. Auditor will, in an ongoing basis, assess security controls to identify, prevent, and recover from cybersecurity attacks. The Sr. Auditor facilitates the attainment of higher levels of customer service by directing internal teams in the execution of IT initiatives. Moreover, the incumbent ensures that all units operate in a manner consistent with UHealth’s policies, procedures, objectives, and high standards of administrative practice.

  • Develops audit findings and recommendations regarding internal information systems controls.

  • Identifies, assesses and effectively describes IT risk and control strengths and concerns to audit and client contacts.

  • Maintains IT audit files and review manuals, policies, reports, and other written materials to collect information.

  • Compiles test exceptions to determine root cause and draft audit issues regarding information technology (IT) infrastructure, data flows/processes, and operating procedures.

  • Reviews findings of audits conducted by support staff to ensure that all requirements are met.

  • Develops findings relating to assigned assessments and recommends changes in the procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of security safeguards.

  • Drafts a report of assessments findings, and makes recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations,.

  • Assists in evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.

  • Conducts follow-up procedures subsequent to the auditees' responses to ensure that the reported corrective action has been taken and is working effectively.

  • Manages audit action plans and work with management and stake holders through the remediation process.

  • Demonstrates critical thinking by gathering, analyzing, questioning and sharing perspectives on assignments.

  • Delivers clear and timely written and verbal communications to peers, supervisors and clients about assigned topics.

  • Plans independently the full range of security controls for the protection of information assets.

  • May participate in the interviewing, hiring and performance appraisals of lower level people.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or equivalent or a related field. Master's degree preferred.

  • CISA, CISM and/or CIA certification strongly desired.

  • 8+ years of Information Security experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Prior experience dealing with IT and security operations environment

  • Prior people management/leadership experience with proven experience to lead, motivate and direct a workgroup.

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.

  • Strong project management, presentation, and communication skills.

  • Strong knowledge of HIPAA, NIST and COBIT.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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