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Position Details


Long Classification Title SENIOR AUDITOR
Location University System of New Hampshire, Concord, NH
Department USNH Financial Affairs [YCFA10]
Summary of Position

Plan and perform information security, systems, and related operational audits and consultations for the System under administrative review of the Director, and draft related reports to the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, and campus Presidents, while complying at all times with the Code of Ethics and IA Standards.

Additional Job Information
Posting Number/Job Order # PS0689FY18
Acceptable minimum level of education Bachelor's
Acceptable minimum years of experience 3 years
Other minimum qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in field determined to be appropriate by hiring department in business, accounting, computer science, auditing, or related field with minimum of 3 years experience. CISA or equivalent.

Understanding of risks and internal controls, COSO framework, IT business processes, and professional auditing standards.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail.

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Salary Information

Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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Percent Time Information (FTE) 1.00
Grade 24
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

Posting Details

Posting Date 01/08/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only? No
Interested Internal Candidates Exist? No
Job Category Salaried Staff (Exempt)
Appointment Type Regular
If TERM position provide projected end date

Desktop/laptop PC’s

DOT Safety Information None applicable

Duties / Responsibilities

Job Duties


Plan (15%) and perform (60%) information security, systems, and related operational audits and consultations within the University System of New Hampshire, including the assessment of risks and identification of objectives and scope of each review. Develop and track time budgets and audit programs, ensuring work papers comply with IA department standards (10%). Draft reports that communicate observations and recommendations to officers, managers, and trustees in clear and compelling language (15%).


Maintain professional certification and continually improve competence through continuing education, reading, and networking to stay current on information technology, higher education industry, auditing industry, and regulatory practices; and share relevant information within IA and across the System.


Assist the Director in shaping the annual audit plan by participating in risk-focused audit planning conversations with chief information officers and other relevant managers, identifying and prioritizing IT and IS elements of the plan, and engaging in continual risk assessment throughout the year.


Promote and demonstrate commitment to the vision and goals for the IA function by providing a model of professional and ethical behavior to IA staff and customers; completing assigned portions of the annual audit plan on a timely basis; providing outreach to managers throughout the System; and representing USNH Internal Audit and/or the Director as requested in meetings and forums. Follow up recommendations and management actions resulting from audits to substantiate and evaluate the implementation of agreed upon changes.


Use computer assisted audit techniques to aid in working more efficiently and effectively.


Assist the Director in selected technical, improvement and administrative activities, including preparation of Board materials, technical research, enhancement of internal audit policies and practices, deployment of audit technology, ethics investigations, and special projects. Collaborate with other auditors and members of management as appropriate to develop and deliver internal control-oriented training and assessment techniques and to research and facilitate solutions to financial and operating problems.


Understand and follow IIA, AICPA, and/or other appropriate standards applicable to assignments via professional reading and training. Demonstrate proficiency in understanding systems and processes reviewed. Exercise due professional care, engagement planning and supervision, and accumulation and analysis of sufficient audit information and evidence. Follow standards of reporting and comply with USNH and Internal Audit department policies with special attention to those related to information security, confidentiality, conflicts of interest, and ethics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you ever been employed by any University System of New Hampshire campus?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If yes, which location(s):

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * If yes, date(s) worked:

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * What date are you available to begin working?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. (3) Professional References Contact Info
Optional Documents