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The process of application to the Georgia Department of Education is one of a candidate reviewing our advertised positions and applying to those which best fit his/her employment history and qualifications.

Submit either by fax, U.S. mail, or email a cover letter and a resume OR a State of Georgia Application to:

Georgia Department of Education
Human Resources Office
2052 Twin Towers East
205 Jesse Hill, Jr. Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone: 404-656-2510
Fax: 404-657-7840

Please be sure to reference the job announcement number in your email or cover letter. Submit attachments in .doc or .pdf files only.

Please note: Please be sure to read the minimum qualifications posted for each position. Some of the education-specific positions require Georgia professional education certification. Documentation of this certification is required with the application/resume. An application or resume will not be considered for the position until this documentation is received in Human Resources. Georgia professional educator certification inquiries can be directed to the Georgia Professional Standards Commission by calling 404-232-2500 or visiting the web site at
Announcement - 14-49 All Job Openings
Job Title:Federal Internal Auditor
Post Date:July 25, 2014
Apply by:Until Filled
Job ID:New position (Federal indirect funds)
Location:2052 Twin Towers East, Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Program/Unit:Legal Services Office/Internal Audit Program
Description of Duties:
Under general direction of the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) Internal Audit Manager, plans and conducts internal audits and investigations of Federal education programs and ensures compliance with applicable Federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. Additional job duties include, but are not limited to, serving as an expert in the area of Federal regulations and single audits; determining compliance with applicable state and Federal rules and regulations; conducting training on Federal regulations and compliance requirements for GaDOE staff and for sub-recipients of Federal funds; assisting in the development of internal policies and procedures; monitoring and tracking the resolution of external and internal audit findings issued;; assisting GaDOE staff with the single audit, Federal program reviews, and Federal audits; recommending corrective action based on audits, reviews, assessments, and investigations; assisting in making presentations to the State Board of Education and GaDOE management regarding audit results; assisting Federal GaDOE programs with the resolution of findings issued to sub-recipients of Federal funds; assisting in developing and testing internal controls related to Federal programs and activities; assisting GaDOE Federal program staff with on-site visits and investigations as needed; assisting Federal program staff in conducting risk assessments of sub-recipients; obtaining and reviewing financial reports and audit reports; providing professional guidance to staff on internal controls and Federal regulations; assisting with department wide risk assessment as needed; reviewing policies, procedures, and program operation manuals to ensure adequate internal controls are in place; and performing other job duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field and two years of related experience OR One year of experience at the lower level or equivalent position OR Five years of experience in a related area OR Masters degree in business administration or a related field and one year of related experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
• Master's degree in accounting, business administration, or public administration
• Experience in governmental accounting and auditing
• Experience in auditing/analyzing federally-funded grant programs
• Experience conducting complex or detailed audits
• Possessing one or more of the following professional certifications – CPA, CIA, CFE, or CISA
Pay grade 19 – Annual salary range $52,172.55 (minimum) to $91,137.94 (maximum). Starting salary dependent on current employment, training, salary history, and experience. Benefit options include life, disability, dental and health insurance; annual/sick leave; and Teachers Retirement or Employees’ Retirement.
Consideration/interviews will begin as soon as a list of applicants is established. Applications/resumes will be evaluated and only those meeting the qualifications will be considered. Top candidates will be contacted for interviews. No notification will be sent to applicants except those who are selected for interviews. Due to the large volume of applications received by this office, we are unable to provide information on your application status.
It is the policy of the Georgia Department of Education not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or age in its employment practices.
In accordance with Public Law 99-603, also known as the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Department of Education employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. All persons hired by the Georgia Department of Education are required to verify identity and employment eligibility and must agree to undergo drug screening and a criminal background investigation.