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Audit of NARA's Off-boarding Process

Report Information

Date Issued
Report Number
Report Type
Joint Report
Agency Wide
Yes (agency-wide)
Questioned Costs
Funds for Better Use


Implement an automated process, which notifies all relevant IT system owners of pending separations and reassignments.

Determine whether individuals who departed NARA since April 27, 2020 still have access to related IT systems. Ensure IT system access for these individuals has been terminated.

Adopt a specific time-frame requirement for termination of Personal Identity Verification cards in accordance with the Federal Information Processing Standards.

Evaluate the process and/or definition for reassignments as defined in NARA 215 to ensure it meets the business needs of National Personnel Records Center’s Core environment.

Revise NARA 215 requirements for outstanding debt obligations for separating individuals.

Update and implement NARA 215 requirements to establish clear reporting lines among those units with off-boarding and property management duties.

Ensure communication of revised NARA 215 with NARA Clearance Officials.