University of Texas System-IT Audit Program Manager





The University of Texas System

IT Audit Program Manager

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Purpose of Position:  Oversee and coordinate information technology (IT) audit activities and perform IT auditing and consulting services.

Essential Functions:

  • Under the direction of the Director of Specialty Audit Services, participate in the strategic oversight of the System-wide IT audit program including the design and implementation of appropriate methodologies, frameworks, tools, and technologies.
  • Coordinate and facilitate cross-institutional communication and collaboration among the System-wide IT audit team.
  • Advise and consult with the internal audit team to identify opportunities to enhance IT audit practices and abilities System-wide.
  • Lead and participate in the annual IT risk assessment and audit plan development process for U.T. System Administration and advise and/or participate in institutional annual IT risk assessment and audit plan development upon request.
  • Lead and conduct IT audits and consulting engagements at U.T. System Administration, U.T. System institutions, and System-wide.  Set objectives, develop work programs, and supervise staff for U.T. System Administration and System-wide IT audits, and U.T. System institution audits upon request.  Review work papers for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with Standards.  Evaluate staff performance.
  • Develop, deliver, and/or coordinate training programs to assist internal audit teams in the enhancement of IT audit and consulting capabilities.
  • May conduct quality assurance reviews of institution IT audits or projects.
  • Research and remain current on IT issues, risks, emerging technologies, audit practices, and professional standards, and apply internal control concepts and technology principles and skills to IT environments.
  • Successfully handle multiple tasks with precision and attention to detail and produce timely results.
  • Build strong relationships with IT staff and leadership to facilitate successful IT audit and consulting activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business, or related field.  A minimum of seven years IT auditing experience and three years of supervisory or project leadership experience.  Applicable certification (e.g., CISA, CISM, CISSP). 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerBI, and/or other business productivity and intelligence tools strongly preferred.  PeopleSoft experience a plus.  TeamMate experience a plus.
  • Higher education or healthcare industry experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer-assisted audit tools such as IDEA, ACL, Tableau and/or PowerBI strongly preferred.
  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills.

Some travel required (approx. 15%-20%).



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