Board of Regents announces search for director of internal audit

New leader will take on broad scope of activities related to compliance, risk assessment
By Staff

The Board of Regents has launched a search for a new director of internal audit at the University of Colorado. Initially, the search will be limited to current university employees.

The department contributes to the university's objectives by helping the university community understand and apply sound business practices, through independent examination and evaluation of current processes and internal controls, and providing counsel and education to those responsible for them. Jean Stewart, the current director, is retiring.

The board seeks a candidate who can effectively lead and administer the department's broad scope of activities related to compliance and risk assessment. Under the director's leadership, internal audit is expected to:

  • Improve the university's operations through independent and objective consulting activities
  • Evaluate and improve university processes through systematic and disciplined audits
  • Audit functional areas unique to higher education such as: academic health center operations; sponsored projects; intercollegiate athletics; information technology and data security in a university setting; human resources in an academic environment; and compliance with federal, state and university laws and regulations
  • Observe, measure and report on the implementation of policy direction established by the Board of Regents and university administration
  • Coordinate external audits and serve as the university's liaison with the State Auditor's Office and other external auditors

For more details on the position, go to and search for job posting No. 809731. The application deadline is Monday, April 5.