Associate Director, Healthcare Audit

University of Michigan   •  

Ann Arbor, MI

Industry: Education


11 - 15 years

Posted 43 days ago

How to Apply

Please provide a cover letter and resume. The cover letter should outline:

1) Your skills and experiences that directly relate to the position responsibilities, and

2) The specific reasons for your interest in this position.

Job Summary

The Office of University Audits seeks an outstanding Associate Director to lead all internal audit activity related to the University of Michigan Academic Medical Center (Michigan Medicine). The successful candidate will report directly to the Executive Director, University Audits. Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Develop and execute an annual risk-based internal audit plan for Michigan Medicine. Focus audit resources on the key risks, clinical and business processes, policies and procedures, governance practices, and compliance and regulatory requirements applicable to Michigan Medicine.
  • Direct and oversee the work of a team of four healthcare auditors. Manage and mentor staff by providing encouragement, perspective, challenging assignments, and meaningful performance feedback.
  • Assess changes in the environment and identify opportunities to enhance the value of audit services, including the formulation and championing of strategic initiatives.
  • Rigorously evaluate audit results from the perspective of operational and clinical management. Ensure reports document findings and opportunities, are revised when warranted, and are understood and actionable. Conduct internal investigations, as requested. Exercise sound judgment in identifying information that warrants escalation to higher levels of the organization
  • Establish and maintain an extensive network of professional contacts across the university, Michigan Medicine, and with external peers to keep informed of changes occurring within the institution and of emerging industry trends.
  • Assist the Executive Director in preparing the annual audit plan, and preparing and monitoring departmental budget and expenditures.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree, generally in business, healthcare, or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Healthcareauditexperience
  • At least ten (10) years of progressively responsibleexperience, including at least five (5) years of internal auditexperience
  • Healthcareauditexperience
  • Experience managing people, including, developing, evaluating, and mentoring
  • Professional certification in a related area, such as: CIA, CPA, CHA, CPMA, and CISA
  • Knowledge of auditing principles, techniques, and Institute of Internal Auditing Standards
  • Effective project management skills
  • Ability to effectively work with all organization levels on complex issues
  • Demonstrated sound judgment and decision making
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Comfortable working in ambiguous and sometimes stressful situations
  • Flexibility, ability to change priorities quickly, and capacity to handle multiple tasks

Desired Qualifications*

  • Academic medical center experience, including clinical, research, and academic experience
  • Master's degree
  • Experience with Epic software
  • Experience with data analytic software, such as ACL, IDEA, and Tableau

Additional Information

University of Michigan

The Chronicle of Higher Education consistently places the University of Michigan (U-M) in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work-life balance. Michigan Medicine hospitals were ranked #5 in the nation and #1 in the State of Michigan by U.S. News & World Report for 2018-2019. Please see In addition, the University of Michigan consistently ranks as one of America's top public universities and top research universities. Please see for further information

Mission Statement

The Office of University Audits is a team of 20 professionals who provide high-quality audit, management advisory, and other value-added services designed to improve risk management, internal controls, compliance, and governance processes at the University of Michigan. We value teamwork, respect for others, continuous improvement, honest and ethical behavior, creativity and innovation, lifelong learning, and balancing professional and personal priorities. Our work is conducted in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are critical to the research, teaching, and service missions of the university. University Audits is committed to fully supporting university efforts to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Please see and for additional information.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience