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Special Program Aid (VITA Site Coordinator)

Company:
Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
Category:
Administrative Assistants
Special Program Aid (VITA Site Coordinator)


Job Title
Special Program Aid (VITA Site Coordinator)

Agency
Texas A&M International University

Department
Division, Int'l Banking & Finance Studies

Proposed Minimum Salary
$19.00 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Job Summary

Site Coordinators are responsible for managing, organizing, and supervising all aspects of VITA site operations and are expected to provide effective site management for volunteers and taxpayers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide site and volunteer data to VITA program administrators.
  • Gather, maintain, and submit timely statistical reports.
  • Recruit, supervise, and develop positive working relationships with volunteers.
  • Ensure IRS Volunteer Standards of Conduct are followed by all volunteers.
  • Discuss IRS Volunteer Tax Alerts, QSR Alerts, CyberTax Alerts with volunteers.
  • Ensure IRS Quality Site Requirements (QSR) are followed by all volunteers.
  • Answer questions from volunteers and taxpayers in a courteous and helpful manner.
  • Facilitate and monitor online tax preparation between taxpayers and volunteers.
  • Attend Coalition Site Coordinator trainings as necessary.
  • Ensure all tax returns prepared are submitted to the IRS for processing in a timely manner.
  • Provide site and volunteer data to VITA program administrators.
  • Ensure the VITA site stays clean in accordance with City of Laredo and CDC guidelines.
  • Perform other, related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - High school diploma or GED.
Preferred Experience:
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English)
  • Previous experience as a VITA Site Coordinator.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Fluent in English with ability to speak basic, conversational Spanish.
Licensing / Professional Certification:
  • Advanced Tax Law Certification must be obtained prior to site operation
Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally supervises employees.

Other Requirements:
  • Willingness to work evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Position is temporary, subject to funding and/or need.
First review of applications will be November 23, 2021

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMIU_External/job/Laredo-TAMIU/Special-Program-Aid--VITA-Site-Coordinator-_R-044102

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