A career at the Colorado Community College System’s administrative office comes with great perks. As you help the operations of our 13 colleges continuously improve, you will reap a rewarding experience with being a part of an enterprise which assists thousands of students to elevate their lives each year. We are confident – when you consider all the tangibles and intangibles – you will want to make the next, and final, stop of your career the Colorado Community College System.

You will admire the friendly culture of our system office and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits (15 hours of annual leave and 10 hours of sick leave accrued each month – based on fulltime status); our employees stay because of the work/life balance they are able to obtain here.
  • Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.
  • An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.
For a complete overview of our benefits, visit the benefits section of our website (https://internal.cccs.edu/human-resources/employee-benefits/).
Job Details
Internal Audit Manager
APT (Administrative, Professional-Technical)
Internal Audit
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae


  • Do you enjoy delivering and ensuring high quality, comprehensive audits?
  • Are you interested in developing audit plans and overseeing audit procedures in accordance with established procedures?
  • Would you like to work for an organization that offers work/life balance, a regular work schedule, and the opportunity to continuously learn new facets of the institution?

The Colorado Community College System is made up of 13 unique colleges with over 40 locations across the state, educating 137,000 students every year. Our mission is to provide an accessible, responsive learning environment where our students can achieve their educational, professional and personal goals in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity and innovation.  Would you be interested in supporting this mission in your daily work?

The Internal Audit Manager manages audits, monitoring reviews and investigations, including the formal supervision of one audit staff member.  Audit areas include Perkins grant compliance, Career and Technical Act audits, process audits and investigations.  Audits can occur at the 13 community colleges or eligible K-12 school districts and other postsecondary institutions.

This position is responsible for drafting audit plans, estimating project time budgets, and managing the audit team to ensure timely completion of audits and reviews. The position designs audit procedures, develops audit programs and reviews all workpapers before they are reviewed by the Director of Internal Audit.

This position formally supervises one audit staff member, including day-to-day supervision of work and assigning projects, ensuring staff remains on schedule with their assignments, and mentoring the staff member as needed for professional growth.

The Internal Audit Manager is responsible for supervising reviews, audits and investigations on-site. This includes planning, performing and reporting the results of audits and investigations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Work independently to plan, perform and execute audits

  • Design an audit program for audits and contribute to and follow an audit program guide for more complex audits or investigations.
  • Perform documented analyses of business processes, identify weaknesses and risks, and recommend feasible solutions.
  • Perform research of federal, state and CCCS policies and procedures to perform testwork and advise on compliance issues.
  • Determine whether sufficient, relevant evidence has been acquired to support or refute an audit objective.
  • Prepare draft audit reports and perform entrance and exit conferences, with appropriate management, and follow-up on corrective actions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution, preferably in accounting or business.
  • Three years audit experience and either an active CPA license or CIA license.
  • Experience applying industry guidance, including Statements on Auditing Standards.
  • Ability to research applicable guidance and apply it to an audit.
  • Experience independently planning audits, including developing audit program guides.
  • Experience reviewing work product of other auditors and providing feedback.
  • Experience managing a team for accomplishing projects and meeting deadlines.
  • Experience in writing audit findings and reports.
  • Experience in documenting and evaluating business processes and identifying risks.
  • Experience conducting entrance and exit conferences.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to excellence and integrity, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Work Location/Travel Expectations:

  • Working location is at the Colorado Community College System office.  Physical address 9101 East Lowry Blvd. Denver, CO 80230.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license or obtain after 90 days of employment
  • Must be willing and able to travel within the State of Colorado.  Travel up to 25%.
$75,000 - $83,000

How to Apply:

Click the "Apply for position" button. 

Applicant materials must be received by the close date and you will need to upload all of the requested documents, in order to ensure full consideration. 

Colorado Community College System
Human Resources 9101 E Lowry Blvd. Denver CO 80230-6011