Director of Internal Audit

Virginia, United States
$125,601.00 - $160,000.00
Sep 21, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Internal Audit
Virginia Community College System

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) seeks a highly motivated individual for the position of Director of Internal Audit at our System Office located in the beautiful Arboretum Business Park off the Midlothian Turnpike in Richmond, Virginia. The Director of Internal Audit is a faculty rank position that reports to the chancellor of the VCCS and the State Board for Community Colleges. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, maintaining a comprehensive audit program, and supervising the examination of the operations of 23 community colleges, the System Office, and the VCCS Shared Services Center. This position must establish an annual audit strategy, audit plan and audit scope for review and approval by the Internal Audit Committee of the State Board. This position establishes and maintains the policies of the audit activity and directs its technical and administrative functions. The Director recommends improvements in managerial and internal accounting controls designed to safeguard the System’s resources. This position also represents the Audit Division on the Chancellor’s Cabinet, Advisory Council of Presidents, and other committees as deemed necessary.

To accomplish the above, the ideal candidate must have a master’s degree in a business-related field, significant experience as an auditor and a manager, and a working knowledge of financial and accounting systems. A CPA certificate or CIA certificate and experience in a higher education institution or anon-profit organization are all preferred selection criteria. Applicants should possess excellent leadership, communication, and collaboration skills with the ability to work with individuals from across an organization at various levels.

The ideal candidate will also be able to establish and sustain the reputation of the audit function as a strong advisory resource for the organization.

Application Instructions:
To view the full job posting, qualifications and benefits go to This position will remain open until filled; however, review of additional applicants will be conducted as received. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

About the VCCS:
The System: The VCCS is comprised of 23 community colleges located on 40 campuses throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our colleges provide programs and courses of instruction through the associate-degree level, encompassing occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, continuing education, and workforce development. We provide access to quality higher educational opportunities and workforce training throughout the Commonwealth.

Our Students: Virginia’s Community Colleges are open access institutions, serving individuals, families, businesses, and communities across the Commonwealth. We take great pride in the incredible diversity of our collective student bodies, from high school students to nonagenarians; from the first in their family to attend college to an increasing number of veterans and military-related students; along with individuals from every race and ethnicity. Students of color make up about 40 percent of enrollment across our colleges.

Richmond: The greater Richmond area offers the beautiful James River, wonderful restaurants, shopping, kayaking, fishing, boating, state of the art hospitals, world class museums, shows, concerts and festivals, automobile racing, and much more. The City of Richmond which has been recognized for its efforts to promote racial healing and equity, is within 2 hours of Washington, D.C, and about a 90-minute drive to the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean.

The VCCS provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about the VCCS at

The Virginia Community College System Office is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to fostering, cultivating, and sustaining a culture of diversity and inclusion. The VCCS encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities in our effort to reflect our diverse society. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.