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Director of Internal Audit and Advisory Services

Ball State University
Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jan 22, 2024

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Position Information

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Position Title

Director of Internal Audit and Advisory Services

About this Opportunity

Ball State University is seeking a Director of Internal Audit and Advisory Services to lead and manage all aspects of the University’s internal audit function

This position offers the potential for limited flexible work arrangements. A remote schedule is not possible.

Our Statement on Inclusiveness

At Ball State University, inclusiveness is one of the enduring values and informs all of our work. We define ‘inclusiveness’ as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’ As such, this value incorporates a commitment to inclusive excellence and freedom of expression.

Benefits and Community

Ball State University offers an excellent benefits package for eligible positions. Click here to explore options.
  • Affordable Healthcare

  • Retirement

  • Tuition Remission (For eligible employees, their dependents, and spouse)

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Professional Development

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Length of Assignment

Full-Time At-Will

Position Function

Reporting to the Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer, this position will lead, manage, and organize all aspects of the University’s internal audit function to include reviewing strategic, financial, operational, information technology, and management risks. An emphasis will be on risk management auditing.

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related discipline from an accredited institution.

Minimum Experience

At least seven (7) years of experience in Internal Audit with a focus on risk management auditing and information systems auditing; four (4) years leading the work of other auditors and two (2) years working for public-sector and/or non-profit organizations performing internal audits gained currently or at any time. Must be knowledgeable of Ellucian Banner as demonstrated by having conducted at least one system audit on one or more of the modules.

Minimum Other

Must hold at least two of the following certifications: Certified Internal Auditor ( CIA ), Certified Fraud Examiner ( CFE ), or Certified Information Systems Auditor ( CISA )

Authorization to work in the US

Employer will consider sponsorship.

Preferred Education

Preferred Experience

Preferred Other

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

Senior Auditor, Staff Auditor.

Required Certifications

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.

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Department Information

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Duties & Responsibilities



Job Duty

Plan, direct, and monitor an effective, scalable and efficient internal audit function at the University, including the continued development of a risk-based audit approach that supports the University’s Enterprise Risk Management program. Develop risk-based annual audit plans and coordinate the work of internal audit with the work plans of the University’s Enterprise Risk Management ( ERM ) program, compliance program, and external assurance providers.



Job Duty

Monitor the University’s internal controls that safeguard public funds and assets and minimizes incidences of fraud, waste, and abuse. Evaluate programs and business operations to ensure they are administered in compliance with federal and state laws, regulations, and other requirements. Review the effectiveness and efficiency of University operations and periodically audit the University’s major systems and controls to include accounting systems and controls, information technology and security controls, and administrative systems and controls. Oversee audits of the University’s enterprise system, Ellucian Banner.



Job Duty

Direct and supervise the Internal Audit staff and ensure they have the resources and expertise to execute its audit plan. Prioritize work objectives, coach and counsel direct reports, evaluate performance, and establish professional development opportunities.



Job Duty

Prepare or monitor the preparation of comprehensive reports, interpreting and applying policies and regulations, and conducting interviews. Interact with and communicate information to senior management and the Audit and Compliance Committee.



Job Duty

Advise both the senior administrative leaders of the University and the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Board on high-risk findings and potential opportunities to improve business processes.



Job Duty

Maintain an in-depth knowledge of current internal audit philosophy and practices and compliance practices, internal controls, risk assessment, and investigative processes, especially as they relate to public sector higher education.



Job Duty

Perform other related duties as assigned.

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Information regarding transcripts

Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Information for Applications Requiring a Cover Letter

In support of your application for this position, please prepare and submit a cover letter that describes how your qualifications and experiences align with the elements of the position description (or leadership profile). In your cover letter, please also describe how you have demonstrated a commitment to our University’s enduring values , including inclusiveness, which we define as a commitment ‘to respect and embrace equity, inclusion, and diversity in people, ideas, and opinions.’

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


Ball State

Founded in 1918 in Muncie, Indiana, the public research university has grown to more than 22500 students

Spirited and motivated, we learn, grow, and take flight. Our faculty and staff—everyone in our community—embrace students as learning partners from day one. In classrooms and labs, in immersive learning projects, on the sports fields—with creativity and determination—Cardinals Fly. We are grounded in our values, lifted by our knowledge, and go confidently upward toward ever greater opportunities. Ours is a simple promise: to challenge each other to excel. And with Beneficence as our guide—We Fly.


We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world. We are excited that you want to join us in these endeavors!

The university offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay. 

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