Director of Auditing & Operational Effectiveness (Admin. II)
Company: The California State University
Posted on: February 25, 2021
Director of Auditing & Operational Effectiveness (Admin. II)
Working Title Director of Auditing & Operational Effectiveness
Classification Title Administrator II
Reporting directly to the Vice President for Administration & Chief
Financial Officer with a dotted line reporting relationship to the
University President, the Director of Auditing & Operational
Effectiveness is authorized to manage external audit and advisory
services to University departments and auxiliary organizations. The
incumbent will be responsible for coordinating and managing
external auditing activities on behalf of the University as well as
internal reviews involving operational effectiveness. The director
will provide consultation on administrative and financial policies,
laws, and regulations and is the direct contact for reports on
fiscal improprieties and fraudulent activities. This position will
also collaborate with university leadership to lead
enterprise-wide, systematic change through the creation and
reinforcement of planned interventions to increase organization
FLSA MPP - This position is defined in the Management Personnel
Plan (MPP) of the California State University. It is excluded from
the collective bargaining process and is exempt from overtime
provisions of FLSA. This position is covered by health
Classification Salary Range
Hiring Range $4,583-$13,750 monthly
Salary Grade/Range 1
Is this position Hourly or Intermittent? No
Regular or Temporary Regular
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Pay Plan 12
Work Hours Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm some evening and weekends may be
1. Bachelor degree, preferably in Business Administration,
Organizational Psychology, or another related field.
2. Experience with coordinating large scale projects in the public
or private sector, higher education, government or non-profit.
3. At least two years of progressive audit coordination experience
with demonstrable knowledge of and skills in applying auditing
principles, standards, techniques and controls relating to business
processes and practices.
4. Evidence of progressive experience managing, implementing,
facilitating, and/or monitoring change through transformational
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
5. Excellent organizational skills: ability to manage multiple
complex projects and assignments in consultative, efficient, and
effective manner; excellent documentation skills.
6. Excellent communication skills: excellent interview techniques
and listening skills; excellent verbal and presentation skills;
proficient report writing skills.
7. Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to relate well with
others and establish and maintain positive working relationships;
perform duties with high degree of integrity and adherence to
professional ethical principles; ability to work with others within
and outside the work group; ability to work with a variety of
internal and external constituencies.
8. Excellent analytical and reasoning skills: ability to understand
policies, laws and regulations; ability to determine non-compliance
with policies/laws/regulations; ability to identify deviations and
exceptions to audit findings; ability to make independent judgments
and decisions; prioritize and work independently without
supervision; maintain confidentiality; and anticipate problems and
initiate corrective action.
9. Must demonstrate strong customer service skills and the ability
to work collaboratively with others.
10. Proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation
applications (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and in the use
of the Internet as a research tool.
11. Knowledge of organizational structures and systems, and ability
to understand, communicate and explain the application of complex
policies and procedures related to finance, budget, accounting and
administrative processes within these structures and systems.
12. Ability to analyze, interpret, compile, present and apply
complex policies and procedures and to produce and present complex
13. Experience providing lead work direction to support staff.
14. Possess advanced degree.
15. Experience working in a higher education environment.
16. Experience leading enterprise-wide strategic initiatives
through established change management processes.
17. Knowledge of the Public Records Act.
18. Knowledge of higher education, state, and federal compliance,
policy, and regulations.
19. Experience utilizing components of Oracle PeopleSoft Enterprise
Resource System or similar
Is Background Check Required Yes
Background Check Disclaimer
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to
satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
application status of applicants or continued employment of current
California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the
Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their
highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work
in the U.S..
Hiring Preference Not Applicable
Conflict of Interest
The duties of this position include participation in decisions that
may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore,
the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of
Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first
occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics
training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training
every other year thereafter.
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated
reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
the California State University Executive Order 1083 as a condition
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional
commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider
qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression,
sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical
condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.
Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully
authorized to accept employment in the United States.
It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to
provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with
disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you
need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the
application and/or interviewing process, visit
The University is committed to creating an education and working
environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual
violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For
more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime
Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act
Notification. For additional information, visit
Posting Number AS0847P
Number of Vacancies 1
Open Date 01/15/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Application Deadline 02/05/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Recruitment is open until filled. Priority application deadline is
11:59 on Friday, February 5, 2021.
Contact Name Employment Services
Contact Phone 916-278-6326
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed To Apply
Optional Documents California State University
Office of the Chancellor
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