Deputy Chief Audit Officer/Director of Audits

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Title: Deputy Chief Audit Officer/Director of Audits
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 55712

The Florida State University (FSU) Office of Audit and Advisory Services (formerly known as the Office of Inspector General Services prior to July 1, 2023) is recruiting for the position of Deputy Chief Audit Officer/Director of Audits.


Responsible for supervising assigned audit staff, implementing the work plan, leading audits, and ensuring compliance with Institute of Internal Auditors Standards. As requested, responsible for supervising investigative staff, assisting in investigations, and ensuring compliance with OAAS Investigative Directives. May assist the FSUPD in conducting investigations, as needed.

Assists in the annual risk assessment process, prepares information to be included in the OAAS annual report, and assists in internal assessments as part of the Quality Assurance and Improvement Program required by the Institute of Internal Auditors' standards. Responsible for conducting follow-ups and preparing follow-up reports for dissemination. Also, provides research and assistance to University entities upon request.

Carries out ad hoc assignments, special projects, and other duties as deemed appropriate by the Chief Audit Officer. Examples of such duties include conducting projects or audits requested by the Board of Governors or FSU Board of Trustees, managing the automated audit system, etc.


Bachelor's degree in a related area and six years of related professional experience.
(Note: higher education may substitute at an equivalent rate.)

Three to five years of supervisory experience.
Experience conducting audits or similar types of reviews.
Experience working with confidential or sensitive information.
Strong interpersonal, and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently, and meet deadlines.
Advanced experience and knowledge of the professional auditing standards (Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics) and the audit profession, theories, and systems of internal control.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), and/or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation is preferred but not required.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

$100,000; commensurate with experience and education.

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This is an A&P position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

A writing work sample may be provided at the time of the interview.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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