#60087975 Internal Auditor III (Director of Internal Auditing)

#60087975 Internal Auditor III (Director of Internal Auditing)


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

200 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603


$61,209 – $87,975/NC19


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Closes: Thursday, January 26, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or a discipline related to a program area within the agency, and three years of audit experience including two years of internal audit experience; or a Bachelor’s degree in any field and certification/licensure as a certified internal auditor, certified fraud examiner, certified information system auditor; certified public accountant with an audit focus; or other audit certification/license and three years of audit experience including two years of internal audit experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description


The North Carolina Community College System (System Office) is a statewide network of 58 public community colleges. The system enrolls over 500,000 students annually. It is the 3rd largest in the nation based on the number of colleges. It also provides data to the North Carolina Learning Object Repository by collecting, contributing, and sharing digital learning resources for use in traditional or distance learning environments. The mission of the North Carolina Community College System is to open the door to high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a global, multicultural, and competent workforce, and improve the lives and wellbeing of N.C. citizens. To learn more about the NC Community College System Office and the Great 58 visit our website About Us | NC Community Colleges.

NC Community Colleges System Office has an opening for a Director of Internal Auditing in the Executive Division. The recruitment range: $61,209 – $87,975.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: This position is professional level work involving planning, performing, and reporting on reviews of the agency’s accounting and business processes to ensure compliance with policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.  The reviews will be designed to obtain, develop and document an understanding of the processes established by management to determine whether the processes contain appropriate internal and administrative controls, to identify causes or contributing factors relating to problems, to investigate, analyze, and test possible solutions, to recommend the best approach for implementing improvements, and to determine the effectiveness, efficiency, and economy of business processes and operations.  

This position will develop the agency’s annual internal audit plan.  This position maintains and updates documents per the requirements for OSC’s EAGLE program and completes the required annual self-assessment checklist. This position will also lead and/or assist with any special reviews or investigations as requested. This position is the only Internal auditor in the agency and reports to the Chief of Staff.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge and understanding of accounting and internal auditing standards, principles, procedures, and techniques.  Employee should have the ability to:  exercise judgment in evaluating audit results; plan, organize and execute efficient work programs; interpret and explain results and procedures; establish and maintain effective working relationship with staff at various levels; express oneself clearly, concisely, and effectively in oral and written communications; and to manage confidential decisions and discussions.  

PREFERENCES: Preference will be given to applicants who have direct professional level experience with internal auditing.    

How to Apply

STATE EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: We value our employees and offer a wide variety of competitive and family-friendly benefits. The state of North Carolina offers excellent comprehensive benefits. Employees can participate in health insurance options, standard and supplemental retirement plans, and the NCFlex program (numerous high-quality, low-cost benefits on a pre-tax basis). Employees also receive paid vacation, sick, and community service leave. In addition, paid parental leave, and personal observance is available to eligible employees. Some highlights include:

  • The best-funded pension plan/retirement system in the nation according to Moody’s Investor’s Service
  • Twelve (12) holidays/year
  • Fourteen (14) vacation days/year which increase as the length of service increases and accumulate year-to-year
  • Twelve (12) sick days/year which is cumulative indefinitely
  • Longevity pays lump sum payout yearly (based on length of service beginning 10 years and up)
  • 401K, 457, and 403(b) plans

Learn more about employee perks/benefits:



The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the State Human Resources Act with the most qualified applicants. When a salary range or recruitment range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills and abilities, internal equity, and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. All post-high school degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at https://www.nc.gov/jobs, Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.

Job Post Contact

North Carolina Community College System
Human Resources | Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-5001
Phone: (919) 807-7177 | Fax: (919) 807-7222