Eligibility specialists determine if applicants vying for a position or program are eligible or qualified for the position or not. Eligibility specialists can work in different fields or sectors which include the education, banking, and insurance sectors. In the education sector, you will be tasked with gathering admission forms, studying the qualifications of all applicants, and selecting or shortlisting them for admission. In the banking sector, you are to ensure all application forms are completed, check the validity of all documents submitted, and approve eligible candidates. Eligibility specialists in the insurance sector check the eligibility of candidates, approve claim applications and grant compensations.
This job requires you to have a high school diploma or a bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field. You must also be proficient in basic computer usage and must be able to communicate and pay attention to detail. The average salary is $32,392 a year or $15.57 an hour.