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Registration Clerk - Literacy Program

Reading Area Community College
Reading, PA

Job Details

Application Instructions

Send a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references, to [email protected]

Please indicate the job code LP-REGCL in the subject line of your email.

After sending in your documents, please fill out the online Job Applicant Identifier form. RACC is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with government regulations we are required to record numbers of job applicants by sex and ethnic category. We ask that you indicate your race or national origin and sex, but you are not required to provide this information. This information will not be kept with your application and will be used only in accordance with state and federal regulations.

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Job Details Title:Registration Clerk - Literacy ProgramAnnounce date:09/01/2022Apply by date:Open Until FilledApplication status:Accepting ApplicationsPosition type: Part-time Salary:$13.00 per hour

Working Hours:

Specific work hours to be agreed upon by the supervisor and employee prior to the onset of employment.


The Registration Clerk has the primary responsibility of processing student prospect information and acts as a clerical support for the offices of Career Training, Community Education & Professional Development.

Travel Requirements:

Position requires limited local travel; employee must have access to transportation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Utilize Ellucian Colleague to create and maintain Community Education-Career Programs student records.

2. Assist individuals with non-credit and Literacy Program inquiries.

3. Prepare office correspondence as requested and maintain office files.

4. Ensure timely, complete, and accurate entry of data.

5. Perform regular review of data for errors and ensure immediate corrections, when needed

6. Run data reports as needed.

7. Act as back-up for the work study employees of the Community Training, Community Education & Professional Development Information Center.

8. Use Excel software to enter student information in spreadsheets for medical and business programs.

9. Perform other job- related duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One year data entry experience


  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills
Other Skills and Abilities:
  1. Must have strong interpersonal skills to interface with a variety of students, instructors and customers.
  2. Must possess the ability to adapt and multitask.
  3. Proficient in the use of calculator and/or adding machine.
  4. Will be required to attend both on campus and off campus training as dictated by the needs of the position.
Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Internet skills. Should be proficient in typing (ability to type 35 words per minute). Must have ability to learn college specific software. Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague or other administrative software a plus. Some experience with Microsoft Access, Publisher, and other database driven software preferred.

Communication Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Physical Demands:

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, to sit and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Working at Reading Area Community College

Reading Area Community College (RACC) is a mid-size comprehensive community college located in historic Berks County, Pennsylvania in the City of Reading.  The College serves not only Berks County but draws students from the surrounding area.  Located less than 60 miles from Philadelphia and 50 miles from Harrisburg, Reading and its suburbs offers a quality-of-life, as well as access to major cultural, urban environments.               

The institution is committed to a philosophy of student success with an experienced, dedicated faculty and staff.  The academic portfolio includes 40-plus programs ranging from liberal arts to engineering, as well as a unique center devoted to cutting edge technologies supporting local businesses and industries.  The College has incorporated a strong commitment to technology and is adding each year to its online course offerings as well as blended, hybrid courses enabling the community year round access to quality education.  The College is also designated the only Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Pennsylvania.

The College is looking to attract individuals who are interested in helping Reading Area Community College continue its evolution as a standard for opportunity, excellence, and hope for students. RACC is devoted to enabling students to fulfill their academic goals.   We particularly welcome applications from energetic, enthusiastic individuals who wish to be a part of a growing, thriving community college and who share this commitment.

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