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Rotational OpportunityDivision of Outside Review and Liaison

The Division of Outside Review and Liaison (DORL) serves as the Government Accountability Office/Office of the Inspector General Audit Liaison for NIH; conducts audit follow-up activities; and handles special requests from the NIH Deputy Director. Additionally, DORL houses the NIH Classified Security Officer (CSO)function which establishes NIH policies and procedures (in conformance with HHS and Executive Branch policies) for the use and protection of classified national security information (NSI).

Duration:        3 – 6 months

Start Date:     Flexible

National Institutes of Health
                        Office of Management
                        Office of Management Assessment
                        6011 Executive Blvd., Ste 601
                        Rockville, MD 20852

Patty Quast
                        (301) 496-2461

Become part of the DORL Team! Assist with:

  • Identifying NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs)/programs whose participation in an audit is critical
  • Ensuring that issues of concern to NIH are considered when GAO/OIG review methodologies are developed
  • Arranging for entrance and exit conferences
  • Coordinating follow-up requests for meetings or documents related to reviews
  • Coordinating preparation of NIH response to draft reports and ensuring that NIH comments are clear, concise, and relevant
  • Coordinating NIH status of corrective actions in response to final reports
  • Reviewing final reports that have open recommendations to determine scope of follow-up required
  • Making initial follow-up request to parties responsible for implementing corrective actions and continuing to follow-up with responsible parties until all recommendations have been implemented
  • Keeping track of key statistics including dollars recovered, cases closed, new cases, etc.

Specific projects include updating and refining NIH policy concerning the NIH Audit Liaison and the NIH audit follow-up functions.

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March 20, 2007

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