The City Colleges of Chicago (CCC) is made up of seven colleges, the largest community college system in Illinois and one of the largest nationally. We provide more than 7 0,000 students each year access to a quality, affordable education. CCC supports students in meeting their goals – whether that is pursuit of a credential to head into or advance in the workforce, an associate degree with the intention to transfer to a four-year college, free GED or ESL courses, or continuing education. CCC seeks candidates committed to our students' success and offers a unique opportunity for faculty and staff to have a lasting impact in our students' lives.
Reporting jointly to the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees, this position directs and supervises the work operations of the Office of the Inspector General . Serves as a change agent within the organization, encouraging integrity in the hiring and discipline of employees.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Develops, implements, and manages procedures and policies for defining internal audit and investigation responsibilities; establishes work standards.
- Assists external auditors in the annual year end system review and other state and/or federal audits as needed.
- Monitors investigations of complaints; reviews and classifies complaints received by the office; conducts investigations; prepares reports of completed investigations; works with federal, state and municipal law enforcement agencies to ensure the effective coordination of criminal investigations.
- Provides technical assistance to the Officers of the District on matters related to internal audits and investigations; submits regular reports to the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees.
- Selects, trains and evaluates staff.
- Develops and monitors the department budget.
- Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's or advance degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Law, or a related field, supplemented by seven years of auditing experience and/or investigative experience, including three years in a managerial or supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Knowledge of accounting/audit procedures, modern investigative practices, reporting standards, and federal and state regulations.
- Must be able to interpret policies and procedures for varying levels of staff and independent auditors/funding agencies.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality in accordance with laws, rules, and regulations.
- Must be able to effectively plan, manage, review and monitor the work of others.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must exercise good judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.
- Must be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment with the ability to handle all situations with tact and diplomacy.
- Must be self-directed, innovative and able to assess current operations in an effort to develop practical action programs to improve the functioning of the department.
- Ability to operate computers and use software applications.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within six (6) months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
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