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Director of Audit, Public Records & Special Projects

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/28/23

Job Description

Director of Audit, Public Records & Special Projects

Job No: 521638
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Long Beach
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job Summary

Under general direction of the Associate Vice President, Budget & Administration, the Director of Audit, Public Records and Special Projects is responsible for planning, executing, and administering audit and advisory services on behalf of the Vice President, Administration & Finance and is the lead on all Public Records Act response functions at CSULB. Coordinates and supports all Chancellor's Office and external agency audit activities and is responsible for facilitating regular audits of campus operations performed by the Chancellor's Office of Audit & Advisory Services (AAS) and ensuring that the campus responds to audit observations and recommendations. Plan and execute an annual risk assessment and review high-risk functional activities and recommending appropriate corrective action or changes in current policies, procedures, or processes of the University and its auxiliary organizations. Assess whether organizational units in the University are in compliance with CSU policies, applicable federal and state laws and regulations, and statements of policies and procedures, in a manner consistent with both University objectives and high standards of administrative practice. Oversee all aspects of California Public Records Act, McKee Transparency Act, and similar statutes, on behalf of the Campus and Auxiliary Organizations with broad impact to campus and the CSU system. Lead special projects, and act as a project manager - specifically related to process improvement, and policy implementation across the Division of Admin and Finance, and to other Divisions as requested by the President or Vice Presidents.
Key Responsibilities

  • Internal Audit and Advisory Services
  • Public Records Act Administration
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Must demonstrate the ability to independently perform all phases of internal auditing and possess knowledge of the theories and principles of internal auditing, audit standards, and general administration and management controls. Incumbents must have the analytic skills and be able to deploy techniques in performance auditing, financial analysis, and cost-benefit analysis. Should understand the role of governmental institutions in general and public colleges and universities, and demonstrate the ability to quickly learn processes, rules and operations on campus. Demonstrated ability to interpret policies and statues that apply to the university in order to respond to and advise leadership related to audit, compliance & public records requests. Must inspire trust and respect to maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff & administrators of all levels, backgrounds, and work styles, and demonstrate the ability to guide the completion of work required across the campus community related to audits, advisory services, public records requests, and special projects without having organizational authority over others. Incumbents must maintain an objective attitude, and establish and maintain credibility across the campus community. Excellent project management skills in order to consistently lead diverse groups of disparate University staff members toward the achievement of a single goal, and within nonnegotiable deadlines. Incumbents must be proficient in computer applications, particularly spreadsheets and word processing; PowerPoint familiarity is also desirable. Incumbents must have effective interpersonal (verbal) communication as well as writing skills.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

B.A. or B.S. from an accredited four-year college or university in Public Administration, Public Policy, Economics, Business Administration, Accounting, or related area, and a minimum of five (5) years of related practical audit experience.
Licenses / Certificates

Must have a valid CA driver's license.

Public Records & Audit

The hiring range for this position is $8,742 to $13,113 per month, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Administrator II

This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance, educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.
Additional Information

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

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Application Closes: Dec 15, 2022 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.