Position TitleDirector of Internal Audit Services
Special Instructions to Applicants
If you do not possess the required Bachelor’s degree, you can upload an Bachelor’s degree equivalency form in the attachment section of the online job application. NOTE: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $ 8,506 per month, second step $8,936 per month or third step $9,389 per month (depending upon experience). Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $ 10,363 per month is reached on the salary schedule.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Recruitment Type:Open (Internal and External applicants)
# of Openings1
Salary$8,506-$10,363 per month
Overtime StatusExempt (not eligible)
If temporary, employment duration:n/a
# of Hours Scheduled Per Week40
Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours
Monday- Friday, 8am- 5pm
Shift Differential %n/a
# of Months12
EEO Job CategoryExecutive/Administrative/Managerial
Employee GroupManager - Classified
Under the direction of the Chancellor, the Director of Internal Audit Services is responsible for a comprehensive audit program to provide more efficient and effective use of educational funding through sound fiscal management practices.
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
• Plans, develops, organizes, directs and implements a comprehensive program of audit coverage for management and financial operations of the District to ensure compliance with federal and state agency financial rules and regulations.
• Conducts systematic audits; performs special audits as directed by the Chancellor or the Governing Board; conducts examinations to determine the adequacy of compliance with rules and regulations established by federal and state law, Board Policies, and District procedures.
• Reviews financial documents, such as contracts, invoices, vouchers, requisitions, and related items in compliance with acceptable accounting principles.
• Evaluates internal control systems to determine if established procedures accomplish goals and objectives and comply with rules and regulations; appraises the economy and efficiency with which resources are utilized.
• Reviews safeguarding of assets and verifies existence of assets.
• Reviews and audits circumstances surrounding potential fraud and theft; reports findings to management; makes recommendations for management correction, action, and for improving control systems.
• Reviews and analyzes departmental accounting and record keeping procedures; observes and reviews inventory procedures; suggests changes in forms and procedures to meet departmental and legal requirements.
• Reviews, evaluates and recommends changes to District established policies and procedures that pertain to internal control for financial operation and program compliance.
• Prepares detailed audit reports and discusses recommendations with appropriate management officials; prepares periodic activity reports on status of audits.
• Conducts special studies on a variety of matters at the request of senior management; writes reports, including findings and recommendations.
• Reviews documentation, controls and audit trails in data processing programs.
• Assists in the installation of new accounting methods and systems.
• Assists outside independent auditors with their audits.
• Presents to Governing Board, Chancellor’s Cabinet and Chancellor.
• Performs related duties as assigned.
Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting or business administration.
Experience: Five years of responsible professional accounting and auditing experience.
Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
Knowledge Of: Principles, practices and methods of governmental accounting and auditing; standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing; laws and ordinances regulating public finance and accounting;
accounting system design, procedures and methods for insuring internal controls.
Minimum Qualification-Ability To
Ability To: Plan and organize a comprehensive internal auditing program; conduct investigations into potential cases of fraud or theft; apply accounting and auditing principles and procedures in performing work;
analyze data and draw sound conclusions; prepare clear, complete, and concise reports; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; interpret and administer District accounting policies and procedures; understand and carry out both oral and written instructions independently; use a personal computer to prepare reports, correspondence, and analyze spreadsheets; communicate effectively and tactfully in oral and written form; establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work; demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, politics, philosophy, disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff.
Demonstrated ability to formulate clear and effective communications to and with all levels of the organization
Demonstrated ability to develop and conduct detailed analyses of non-financial and financial data, as appropriate, to determine regulatory process and procedural compliance
Demonstrated ability to create and recommend sound and practical financial and business procedural changes that fully address audit findings
Demonstrated ability to identify and address ethical concerns in a professional and effective manner
Demonstrated ability to analyze computer systems to determine the existence of internal controls
Demonstrated ability to conduct multiple audits simultaneously
Demonstrated understanding of auditing, investigation, and accounting principles and practices
Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information confidentially and ability to present information that may not be easily accepted
Demonstrated ability to persuade others to implement difficult and new procedures
Job Open Date:08/08/2019
Job Close Date:11/29/2019
Open Until FilledNo
Foreign Degree and Credit Statement:
In accordance with the Human Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency www.naces.org prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the evaluation.
About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.
Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.
As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 52,088 students a year, in 2017-18 fiscal year the demographic make-up of the students was 10% Black/African American; 17% Asian/Pacific Islander; 33% Hispanic/Latino; 29% White/Caucasian; and 11% Other.
The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.
Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years. Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.
Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.
Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.
Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend.
Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System.
Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.
Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).
Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.
Newly hired employees may notify the respective union (Local 1 or United Faculty) if they opt to join and/or authorize payment to the union. If the newly hired employee authorizes payment to the union then the following fees apply: Local 1 has a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contribution of 1% of gross pay +$1. United Faculty has an agency fee of .55% of gross pay plus $2.50.
For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract (Article 20-Benefits):
Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits):
POST OFFER PRE-PLACEMENT EVALUATION PROGRAM (PEP)
All job offers of employment are conditional upon the applicant’s satisfactory results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for testing until you have received notification from the Human Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed classification, you may disregard this notification.
In conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for reasonable accommodations may be made to firstname.lastname@example.org. For administrative purposes, requests must be made at the time of application.