Information Technology Auditor (University Staff Professional 1)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Storrs Campus
Categories: Administrative Services


Audit and Management Advisory Services is seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual to fill an Information Technology Auditor (IT) position with excellent technical and interpersonal skills to join our Internal Audit team. The IT Auditor conducts a wide variety of IT infrastructure and cybersecurity audits at UConn and UConn Health to evaluate the effectiveness of controls against generally accepted IT control frameworks and compliance with University policies.

Under the general direction of the Director of IT Audit, conducts a wide variety of complex IT audits at UConn and UConn Health to evaluate the effectiveness of IT controls and compliance with federal, state, and University policies and regulations, makes formal recommendations based on findings; and provides follow up and monitoring of the implementation of recommended corrective actions.


  1. Participate in the continual risk assessment of IT controls and assist in the development of the annual IT Audit Plan.
  2. Plan and conduct complex risk-based IT audits with minimal supervision to ensure that controls are effective in managing risk for IT functions such as IT infrastructure, networks, cybersecurity, databases, operating systems, and applications.
  3. Prepare audit programs, conduct walkthroughs, execute internal control testing, and prepare workpapers.
  4. Analyze and evaluate results of audits, identify control gaps, and evaluate the significance and potential business impact to improve process effectiveness. Develop audit findings and draft audit reports, including recommendations using appropriate risk criteria and cost-benefit considerations to improve the IT control environment.
  5. Review and negotiate findings and formal recommendations with appropriate staff and management of areas audited.
  6. Follow up on management actions and validate all remediation activity with process owners.
  7. Participate in advisory and consulting projects related to the implementation of IT controls associated with emerging technologies and business applications and offer risk and control consulting and advice to University management.
  8. Provide technical support for the Department’s audit management system.
  9. Perform related duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business, or a related field.
  • Certification as a CISA, CISSP, or CISM.
  • Two years of IT Audit experience and/or working knowledge of cybersecurity and IT general controls and risks.
  • Familiarity with COBIT, NIST, and other IT control frameworks.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and automated workpaper applications.
  • Excellent oral, negotiation, and written communication skills.


  • Advanced degree in IT related area.
  • 3-6 years of experience in IT audit and/or extensive experience in advanced cybersecurity risks and controls.
  • Experience in higher education and/or healthcare.


This is a full-time, permanent position. The salary range for this position is $84,400 to $105,000 commensurate with education and experience. Telecommuting and/or a hybrid work schedule may be possible subject to authorization and University policy. The University offers outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition waivers at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit:


Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.


Please apply online at, Staff Positions, Search #496995 to upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three (3) professional references.

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on February 6, 2023. 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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