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The IRD for this job is: 08-14-2023
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
The Audit & Management Advisory Services (AMAS) Office is located in the Scotts Valley Center (Scotts Valley CA, 10 miles from the main campus). The AMAS unit reports administratively to the Chancellor's office and has a dotted reporting line to the Office of the President Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services Unit.
Audit & Management Advisory Services is an independent and objective internal audit function reporting to the Regents, President, and Chancellor with information and assurance on governance, risk management and internal control processes.
AMAS provides a critical assessment, monitoring, and consultative role; assisting the chancellor and senior management in the discharge of their oversight, management, and operating responsibilities; and is an integral part of the University's shared governance structure.
AMAS performs various assurance, Consulting/Advisory and support services
- Planned and Requested Audits
- Consulting Services
- Investigation Services
- Participation on Campus and Systemwide Committees
Serves as the local campus Director of Audit. Overall responsibility for the conduct of the Audit & Management Services (AMAS) unit at the campus as provided for by the UC Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services Charter, the University Audit Management Plan approved annually by the Regents, and professional standards issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). Provides high-level direction and guidance to staff and managers regarding critical assessments, monitoring, and consulting, assisting the chancellor and senior management in the discharge of their oversight, management, and operating responsibilities.
Budgeted Salary: $150,000 - $210,000 / annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. Under California law, the University of California, Santa Cruz is required to post a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. The salary shown above is the budgeted amount the University reasonably expects to pay and the salary extended should not exceed this posted amount.
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: Career appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: Non-Represented
Job Code Classification: AUDIT MGR 3 (000681)
Travel: Never or Rarely
25% - Annual Audit Plan
Oversees the preparation and execution of an annual campus audit plan prepared on the basis of established system-wide risk assessment methodologies.
Consults with campus leadership and the Audit, Compliance, Ethics and Risk Oversight (ACER) Committee to identify risk issues in developing the annual audit plan.
20% - Management of the Audit Program
Provides direction for the audit professional staff and support staff in the conduct of a comprehensive program of financial, operational, compliance, governance, and information technology (IT) audits providing coverage to the entire UC Santa Cruz campus.
Deals with matters of a highly confidential nature and extreme public and political sensitivity using sound judgment and discretion, consulting with campus administration and the Associate Chancellor and chief compliance and audit officer, or his/her staff, as appropriate.
15% - Maintains Standards
Develops and maintains procedures to assure compliance with auditing standards, documentation standards, reporting, review, and other technical standards for the department as a means of quality control.
Ensures that audit programs adhere to the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors, including the Code of Ethics, and the University-adopted standards.
15% - Campus Campus and System-wide Audit Consultations
Consults, as requested, with both academic and business and finance administration on internal control and other aspects of business practices and policy and procedures development, implementation and monitoring.
Participates in or provides staff for related training purposes as appropriate.
Coordinates with the campus controller to evaluate and advise on campus management control systems, policies and procedures, and training programs.\
Coordinates external audit activity on campus. Coordinates activities of the campus Internal Audit Committee.
15% - Audit Office/Divisional Administration and Professional Duties
Manages the department's staff. Recruits, develops, directs and evaluates the performance of the staff of audit professionals and support staff. Maintains a working environment that fosters professional growth and advancement, teamwork, initiative and creativity.
Identifies staff development and training opportunities.
Manages the office budget, and ensures that financial resources are organized and expended appropriately.
10% - Campus Fraud Investigations
Directs fraud investigations and coordinates with campus administration, Title IX/Equity & Equal Protection Office, Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Office, Academic Personnel Office, Dean of Students, Staff Human Resources, Campus Counsel, Environmental Health & Safety, and UC Investigations Office, as appropriate.
Serves on the Investigation Group for the Whistleblower Policy and conducts assigned assessments and investigations related to Improper Governmental Activity (IGA).
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience and /or training.
Expert knowledge of the internal audit profession, theories and systems of internal control, and professional auditing standards.
Demonstrated ability to direct a variety of program areas within audit. Demonstrated ability to work with management to identify institutional risks, and address those risks through a comprehensive audit program.
Excellent communication and presentation skills to communicate, both verbally and in writing, complex and technical audit information in a clear and concise manner to all levels of management, including senior leadership.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including negotiation skills, and demonstrated relationship management at the senior executive level. Ability to encourage and achieve consensus across organizational lines for internal controls which impact the institution as a whole.
Proven ability to exercise independent judgment to handle highly sensitive and confidential issues that may require strict discretion, and maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive, confidential and / or privileged information.
Excellent management skills including developing policies and procedures, budgeting, organizational management, facilities management, information systems, personnel management, project management, and policy implementation.
Experience with generally accepted auditing principles and professional internal auditing standards including knowledge of internal control systems, theories, and techniques needed for highly complex business operation of an institution of higher learning.
Expert knowledge of generally accepted internal control standards for information systems and information technology (IT) security audits. High level of knowledge needed to manage complex IT audits of large administrative computing systems, networks, websites, applications, databases, and standalone computers.
Expert knowledge of effective fraud investigative techniques, including common types of fraud methods, fraud theories, investigation documentation, and interview techniques needed for highly complex and sensitive investigations that may result in criminal prosecution.
Knowledge of policies and procedures governing administration of research activity for an institution of higher learning, including governmental regulations with emphasis on Office of
Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200), and contract and grant administration and controls.
Knowledge of conflict of interest standards, regulations and conflict of interest and conflict of commitment policies and procedures needed for an institution of higher learning.
Ability to establish standards of performance to ensure effective use of audit resources.
Demonstrated problem solving skills that provide creative and practical solutions and their effective implementation.
Professional certification: Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Information Security Auditor, or Certified Fraud Examiner
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
The selected candidate will be required to work primarily on campus, with periods of remote work possible based on operational needs, and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
Ability to work overtime including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs, and work an alternate work schedule shift as required.
Selected candidate will be required to complete training within established time frames as directed including UC compliance training.
Ability to travel to multiple work locations on and off campus.
The University of California has implemented a Covid-19>Vaccination Policy covering all employees. Employees, including new hires, are required to comply with any applicable policies relating to the University of California COVID-19 vaccine program.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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