T.E.A.C.H. Reimbursement and Process Specialist

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Department: T.E.A.C.H.
Status: Full-Time
Salary Range: $17.50 – $19.00
Location: Tallahassee

Job Function: Provide scholarship reimbursement and application processing responsibilities for the T.E.A.C.H. Program.

Specific Job Duties:

  • Process check requests for disbursement of scholarship funds for the T.E.A.C.H. Scholarship Program.
  • Maintain all files and documents pertaining to T.E.A.C.H. scholarship reimbursements and funds.
  • Maintain accurate balances of the scholarship recipients, sponsoring child care centers and colleges/training programs.
  • Record account payables when checks are received from fiscal.
  • Record account receivables when payments are received from scholarship recipients and sponsoring child care centers.
  • Screen scholarship applications for qualifications, completeness and accuracy.
  • Ensure proper scholarship data entry is recorded into database.
  • Provide technical assistance to Portal users to troubleshoot concerns and overcome barriers.
  • Contact applicants via telephone or email in reference to incomplete applications or rejections.
  • Accept calls from applicants, directors or anyone else seeking information about scholarships.
  • Counsel applicants on the best way to achieve their professional development goals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent, professional, and courteous telephone skills.
  • Must be able to work with varying socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Must be computer literate and have some knowledge of data entry.
  • Must be able to organize work and project needs.

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree preferred. Experience in processing reimbursements/general accounting field may substitute for degree.

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