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    The Inspector General (IG) reports to the Chair of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) and is responsible for leading the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) program at EAC.

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    The IG conducts, supervises, and/or coordinates independent and objective audits, inspections, reviews, and investigations of EAC programs and operations, payments to states and territorial governments (hereinafter referred to as states), and grants to states and nonprofit organizations. As the OIG is a staff unit, audits and investigations are often accomplished through contracts/agreements with Independent Public Accounting firms and other Federal agencies.

    Audits, evaluations, inspections, and investigations are performed in accordance with OIG, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Government Accountability Office (GAO), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) guidelines and requirements, as appropriate.

    As the Inspector General, the duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Prepares the OIG strategic and annual work plans; budgets; and policies and procedures; and supervises day-to-day OIG operational activities.
    • Maintains contact with other pertinent Government organizations, such as CIGIE, GAO, and OMB. The purposes of these contacts are to keep current on Inspector General community initiatives and projects; to exchange information; and to comment on developing or changing policies, procedures, guidelines, and standards.
    • Develops statements of work and task orders for contracted audit services, evaluates contractor proposals, monitors contractor staff, accepts deliverables, and approves invoices.
    • Coordinates investigative assistance from other Federal agencies.
    • Anticipates potential problems and delays in meeting agreed-upon timeframes.
    • Reviews audit plans, programs, and reports as necessary to determine sufficiency of presentation of findings and recommendations.
    • Responds to EAC and Congressional inquiries on OIG subjects.
    • Reviews proposed and existing legislation and regulations to determine their impact on OIG matters and priorities.
    • Prepares reports to the Congress and the Chairman of EAC about conditions disclosed by audits and investigations.
    • Participates as a voting member in the activities of CIGIE.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - To Conduct IG Business.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/591610900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.