A career at the Colorado Community College System’s administrative office comes with great perks. As you help the operations of our 13 colleges continuously improve, you will reap a rewarding experience with being a part of an enterprise which assists thousands of students to elevate their lives each year. We are confident – when you consider all the tangibles and intangibles – you will want to make the next, and final, stop of your career the Colorado Community College System.

You will admire the friendly culture of our system office and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits (15 hours of annual leave and 10 hours of sick leave accrued each month – based on fulltime status); our employees stay because of the work/life balance they are able to obtain here.
  • Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.
  • An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.
For a complete overview of our benefits, visit the benefits section of our website (https://internal.cccs.edu/human-resources/employee-benefits/).
Job Details
Internal Auditor - Grants
APT (Administrative, Professional-Technical)
Internal Audit
Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Are you looking for a position that will allow you to gain valuable auditing experience to begin your career?
  • Are you skilled in verbal and written communication with the ability to share information concisely and in easy-to-understand terms?
  • Do you want to be a part of a team where all members support one another to ensure accuracy and success in their work?

As the State of Colorado’s largest institution of higher education, the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) consists of 13 colleges and over 40 locations across the state, educating approximately 125,000 students in academic year 2020. In addition, we train more than 4,000 Coloradans each year through various other programs. Our mission is to provide an accessible, responsive learning environment where our students can achieve their educational, professional and personal goals in an atmosphere that embraces academic excellence, diversity and innovation. We are an organization that encourages individuals to bring their whole selves to work.

The Internal Auditor - Grants will monitor grant subrecipients for grants administered through the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education, including the Perkins Act and the Colorado Technical Act.

The Internal Auditor - Grants performs reviews of grant subrecipients by reviewing expenditures reimbursed by the grant to determine whether they are valid expenditures of the program. This position determines the scope of the review and the applicable audit steps to perform based on grant recipient expenditures and student data submitted for reimbursement. Performing audit procedures and obtaining audit evidence requires independent assessment of the validity and sufficiency of supporting documentation for expenditures and student data, including general ledgers, invoices, class schedules, student rosters, etc.

  • Conduct monitoring review visits to review expenditures of Perkins and CTA dollars for allowability, adequate supporting documentation and proper approvals, following established monitoring procedures.
  • Travel to and from educational facilities within the state to interview staff at subrecipient locations to review supporting documentation such as invoices, purchase orders, and student records.
  • Conduct entrance and exit conferences with appropriate management using a self-developed agenda based on the scope of the review.
  • Report on errors noted during the monitoring visit by documenting them in the audit workpapers and the summary of observations, and preparing draft recommendations and monitoring review reports which include recommendations for correcting the condition.  Communicate the findings to district/college personnel.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Audit/Accounting, Public Policy, or related area.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook or similar computer-related applications.
  • A strong aptitude for analytical and critical thinking and strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Self-initiative and self-motivation; ability to work independently as well as working effectively as part of an audit team.
  • Ability to write reports clearly and concisely, communicating applicable guidance as well as the results of the review.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills; ability to use tact and professionalism to deliver information.
  • Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, offering to help others when needed, and considering larger organization or team goals rather than individual concerns.
  • Ability to perform research and apply the information to a specific situation.
  • Ability to neatly collect, record and transfer information into computerized databases and spreadsheets.
  • Ability to interpret data.
  • Ability to translate complex or technical information into a meaningful format that may be understood by others.
  • Ability to gather and organize information to formulate and support decisions and opinions.
  • Excellent time management skills.

Work Location/Travel Expectations

  • Working location is at the Colorado Community College System office, 9101 E. Lowry Blvd Denver, CO 80231.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license or obtain after 90 days of employment.
  • Must be willing and able to travel within the State of Colorado as the position requires approximately 25% travel outside of the Denver Metro area. Some travel may be assigned without much prior notice.


Please note: Employees are temporarily working remotely and will return to the office as guidelines allow.


CCCS recognizes the importance of a workforce that is reflective of our diverse student community  which consists of 23.5% Hispanic, 5.6% Black/African American, 3.8% Asian/Pacific Islander, 0.8% American Indian/Alaskan Native, and 53% White. As such, we are interested in selecting the best candidate from a diverse applicant pool.

$43,000 - $48,000 annually

How to Apply:

Click the "Apply for position" button. 

Applicant materials must be received by the close date and you will need to upload all of the requested documents, in order to ensure full consideration. 

Colorado Community College System
Human Resources 9101 E Lowry Blvd. Denver CO 80230-6011