E-QIP Agent for National Education Study - Hourly

Employer
Westat
Location
Rockville , MD
Posted
Sep 18, 2020
Closes
Sep 22, 2020
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education, Research
Hours
Full Time
Westat has immediate openings for e-QIP agents to work on an national education study. This is an on-site position in Gaithersburg, Maryland in an environment that allows for social distancing and provides sanitizing supplies for work areas.

Description of duties:

As an e-QIP Agent, the applicant will have a broad array of responsibilities. e-QIP Agents will:

· Update e-QIP applicant statuses and upload documents into the Dept. of ED e-QIP system with zero errors.
o Alert the Dept. of ED e-QIP team via email whenever a change is made to an applicant record or a document has been uploaded to the e-QIP system.
· Help applicants with their application over the phone from start to finish. Patience is key as phone calls can be long.
· mail out packets (via inter-office mail as well as FedEx),
· email applicants directly,
· schedule phone calls,
· be comfortable with or willing to learn WebEx,
· check voicemail and
· put together hard copy information packets.

Basic Qualifications:

· A High School Diploma or GED is required to apply

· Must be U.S. Citizens

· Must be able to complete e-QIP clearance

· Must have excellent attendance

· Must be willing to work on-site in Gaithersburg, MD

· Must have excellent customer service skills and be able to speak with a broad range of people over the phone.

· Must be able to multi-task and work at a productive pace each day

· Must be accurate and detail-orientated

· Must display a professional demeanor and have a “team player” attitude

· Have a working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Adobe

These assignments are temporary hourly positions. Benefits are based on hours worked and tenure.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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