CAE-Audit & Compliance Services

Chief Audit Executive-Audit & Compliance Services

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX USA


Provide independent assurance services by:

  • Developing with input from the Institution President and the Institutional Audit Committee an annual audit plan based upon an accepted risk assessment methodology and approved by the Institutional Audit Committee and by the Audit, Compliance and Management Review Committee of the Board of Regents;
  • Managing the timely accomplishment of the audit plan and monitoring progress based upon the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework;
  • Providing verbal and/or written communications of audit findings and recommending improvements based upon results;
  • Performing follow-up of corrective action taken by management for recommendations; and
  • Coordinating external audits and reviews.

Provide consulting services as appropriate for campus leadership.

Conduct investigations of suspected fraud or similar activities.

Report the status of activities to the UT System Audit Office, Institution President, the Internal Audit Committee, and institutional management as needed by:

  • Preparing Institutional Audit Committee meeting materials in coordination with the Audit Committee Chair;
  • Maintaining a close working relationship with the Institutional Audit Committee Chair;
  • Preparing the required UT System and State reports; and
  • Reporting on the status of outstanding recommendations.

Maintain a position as a trusted advisor and provide value added services to the institution by:

  • Meeting with the President and senior management to nurture an effective working relationship with institutional management as appropriate to maintain a flow of communication;
  • Providing or assisting with training and awareness activities fostering a control conscious environment on campus; and
  • Advising management of emerging risks and new compliance requirements.

Ensure resources are adequate and sustained to address campus risks by:

  • Hiring competent staff and encouraging staff to attain professional certifications, and
  • Providing development and training opportunities to staff.

Coordinates with other internal and external providers of assurance and audit services to ensure appropriate coverage and minimize duplication of effort

Participate in outreach and external involvement to further promote the audit function and the profession by:

  • Participating in campus and UT System Committee meetings as needed,
  • Participating in appropriate professional organizations such as the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Association of College & University Auditors, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, etc. and
  • Conducting professional speaking engagements or writing internal auditing articles, as appropriate.

Establish and maintain an active and continuous quality control and improvement program which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Ensuring that external quality assurance review is conducted at least once every three years as required by the Texas Internal Auditing Act, and
  • Conducting on-going quality control and improvement activities to ensure the highest quality audit program.

Provide administrative oversight for office operations that:

  • Establishes appropriate policies and procedures for office and auditing activities,
  • Ensures office budgets and accounts are appropriately maintained, and
  • Conducts annual employee performance evaluations.

Other related duties as assigned.​


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, management, information systems, or related field.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of professional audit experience in progressively responsible leadership position(s) within a public or private college or university, a state or federal agency, an accounting/auditing firm, or within private industry.
  • Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor required.

SALARY:  Commensurate with experience

CLOSING DATE: Applications accepted through midnight 03/23/2018

TO APPLY:  For more information and to apply, visit this link:

UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  This is a security sensitive position.  Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

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