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    Summary

    The Inspector General (IG) of the Department of Education (Department) heads an independent and objective organization responsible for audit, investigation, and other services related to programs and operations of the Department. The IG provides leadership and coordination and recommends policies for activities designed to promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness in the administration of programs and operations, and to prevent and detect fraud and abuse in such programs and operations.

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    Responsibilities

    APPLICATION LIMIT: This vacancy announcement is limited to the first 100 applications received and will close at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the day that we receive the 100th application, or at 11:59PM Eastern Time on the listed closing date, whichever occurs first.  

    We encourage you to read this entire vacancy announcement prior to submitting your application.

    As a Supervisory Auditor, GS-0511-14, you will be responsible for:   

    The employee guides the planning and performance of audits and reporting of results by participating throughout the audit process for all engagements within his or her area of responsibility; ensures that audit team members assigned to each engagement have the requisite technical competency and independence and allocates staff and other resources to the accomplishment of the engagement results warrant the resources expended and are completed within budget and milestones established.  The employee has extensive knowledge of and experience in accounting and auditing standards and practices; provides technical advice and guidance on these matters, and participates in the establishment of audit scope, monitors audit progress, reviews selected working papers for adherence to standards and technical acceptability, participates in prototyping the report, and ensures quality assurance processes are complete. The employee manages a staff of auditors and financial analysts in conducting performance audits of Department of Education programs and operations. The duties include ensuring appropriate professional development of staff; evaluating staff performance; taking appropriate actions to improve performance where warranted; approving leave; accounting for time, and performing all other necessary functions to effectively manage the team.  Additionally, the incumbent participates in and makes recommendations to the Director for hiring, promoting, and reassigning employees; ensures reports and other written products are clear, concise and accurate and communicates with officials at various organizational levels, within and outside the Department, to include presenting OIG positions to appropriate officials and briefing senior management and Department officials on findings and recommendations

     

    Travel Required

    50% or less - 50% travel is required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    14

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523012900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.