Agency: Smithsonian Institution
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This is an Excepted Service Position. This position is being advertised through three announcements. This Federal Excepted Service position, announcement EX-13-32, SL-0901-00, combines the Inspector General role with the principal Attorney-Advisor role in the Office of the Inspector General. This position is also being announced as a Federal Competitive Service position 1) open to all applicants with the right to work in the United States (announcement, EX-13-30, SL-0301-00) and 2) a companion Federal Merit Promotion announcement (EX-13-31, SL-0301-00). Only one vacancy exists and selection will be made from the eligible candidates from all three announcements.
The Inspector General (IG) for the Smithsonian Institution is responsible for carrying out and supervising the functions, powers, and duties of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) as provided in the Inspector General Act of 1978 as amended. This position must develop or otherwise provide expert legal positions to guide the Office on operating issues related to program, investigative and auditing initiatives. The IG reports to and is under the general supervision of the Smithsonian Board of Regents. The IG independently oversees the functions in accord with established policy, applicable laws and regulations. The OIG has two main responsibilities: (1) to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in Smithsonian programs and operations; and (2) to detect and prevent waste, fraud and abuse in Smithsonian programs and operations. The IG keeps the Board of Regents and Congress fully informed about problems and deficiencies relating to program administration and operations, the necessity for corrective actions, and progress in their implementation.