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EDD Opens Recruitment for Chief of Audits, Evaluation

The chief plans, directs, evaluates and sets policy for staff projects, including IT audits, financial audits, performance audits, program evaluations, special and/or confidential studies, and technical assistance projects, including applied research services.

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The state Employment Development Department (EDD) is recruiting for a chief of its Audit and Evaluation Division, a Career Executive Assignment.

The chief plans, directs, evaluates and sets policy for staff projects, including IT audits, financial audits, performance audits, program evaluations, special and/or confidential studies, and technical assistance projects, including applied research services.

The chief is a member of the Policy, Accountability and Compliance Branch Executive Management Team working with others to set priorities, develop and implement strategic plans, address succession planning needs, etc. The desirable qualifications for the position, according to the job posting, include:

  • Demonstrated strong leadership and management team experience demonstrating an ability to create a clear vision, set goals and expectations, encourage leadership and show initiative at all levels, and use sound judgment in managing complex and varied programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with executive staff, a wide variety of departmental staff, control agencies, the Legislature, the vendor community and other partnering entities.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate policy decisions with multiple organizations affecting the service delivery systems of major programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of state funding procedures, including experience developing state budget proposals.

The monthly salary range for this position is $10,360 to $12,341, and the application deadline is Aug. 11.
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