Enrollment / Eligibility Specialist - Indiana Regions Overview:
The graph above shows that there were
306 job postings for the occupation of Enrollment / Eligibility Specialist in Indiana during 2013 and 2014. The vertical bar chart shows which regions had the most demand for Enrollment / Eligibility Specialist. These numbers represent current demand as advertised in online job postings and do not necessarily indicate projected job growth in the future. Nevertheless, these numbers are a valid barometer for gauging recent job demand statewide and regionally in Indiana.
What Enrollment / Eligibility Specialist Do:
Determine eligibility of persons applying to receive assistance from government programs and agency resources, such as welfare, unemployment benefits, social security, and public housing.
Common Job Activities:
- Interpret and explain information such as eligibility requirements, application details, payment methods, and applicants' legal rights.
- Interview benefits recipients at specified intervals to certify their eligibility for continuing benefits.
- Keep records of assigned cases, and prepare required reports.
- Compile, record, and evaluate personal and financial data to verify completeness and accuracy, and to determine eligibility status.
- Answer applicants' questions about benefits and claim procedures.
- Compute and authorize amounts of assistance for programs such as grants, monetary payments, and food stamps.
- Interview and investigate applicants for public assistance to gather information pertinent to their applications.
- Initiate procedures to grant, modify, deny, or terminate assistance, or refer applicants to other agencies for assistance.
- Check with employers or other references to verify answers and obtain further information.
- Schedule benefits claimants for adjudication interviews to address questions of eligibility.
- Refer applicants to job openings or to interviews with other staff, in accordance with administrative guidelines or office procedures.
- Investigate claimants for the possibility of fraud or abuse.
- Monitor the payments of benefits throughout the duration of a claim.
- Prepare applications and forms for applicants for such purposes as school enrollment, employment, and medical services.
- Provide applicants with assistance in completing application forms such as those for job referrals or unemployment compensation claims.
- Conduct annual, interim, and special housing reviews and home visits to ensure conformance to regulations.
- Provide social workers with pertinent information gathered during applicant interviews.
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