Director of Auditing and Operational Effectiveness (Administrator II) (504118)

  • CSU, Sacramento
  • Sacramento, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management

Job Description


Director of Auditing & Operational Effectiveness

Administrator II

Special Note to Applicants:

CSU, Sacramento has retained the services of a search firm to assist with this search. To apply for this role, please apply directly to Another Source with the link below:

Applications will not be accepted through the campus careers page.

Posting Details

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Friday, September 17, 2021

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

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 benefits.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,583 - $13,750 per month

Hiring Range: $ 4,583 - $13,750 per month

Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment Type: Regular

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan: 12 months

Work Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm some evening and weekends may be required

Application process:

CSU, Sacramento has retained the services of a search firm to assist with this search. To apply for this role, please apply directly to Another Source with the link below:

Applications will not be accepted through the campus careers page.

Recruitment is open until filled. Priority application date is Friday, September 17, 2021.

Department Information

Auditing and Consulting Services is responsible for internal auditing and consulting activities as well as coordination of external audits, public records requests, subpoenas, and legal holds.

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.

Required Qualifications


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 change programs

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 reports.
13. Experience providing lead work direction to support staff.

Preferred Qualifications

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.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: " As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement. " As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit

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 position.

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:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification
Selected c andidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( i.e . H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Sacramento, California 95819 United States View Map