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Cashiering and Registration Specialist

Reading Area Community College
Reading, PA

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Job Details Title:Cashiering and Registration SpecialistAnnounce date:05/16/2024Apply by date:05/31/24Application status:Position FilledPosition type: Full-time Salary:$30,400 per year

Working Hours:

Working hours for this position consist of a 7.5 hour period per day (between the hours of 8:00am and 7:30pm), exclusive of a 1/2 or 1 hour lunch. These hours to be agreed upon between the supervisor and employee at the onset of employment. Position normally requires working Monday through Friday which includes one evening per week.

The position may require additional evening and weekend work on occasion with the Employee having the option of working this time in addition to or in lieu of regular hours.


Primary responsibilities of this position are cashiering, record keeping and registration activities for all programs of the College both credit and non-credit.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Perform student registration functions in accordance with institutional standards and practices
  • Perform cashiering and related functions in accordance with institutional standards and practices
  • Perform record keeping functions in conjunction with cashiering, registration and other office functions
  • Maintain courses and sections as required
  • Maintain accurate information on all aspects of student records
  • Provide office coverage
  • Perform office functions such as correspondence, copying, record keeping, etc.
  • Perform record keeping such as journal entries as needed
  • Research, analyze, maintain and report on student accounts as needed
  • Provide professional and pleasant customer service to all individuals. Provide accurate and timely service to all individuals.
  • Provide routine direction to Work Student Program employees assigned to the area
  • Assist with student refund and related procedures
  • Assist in the de-registration process
  • Manage confidential and sensitive information in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Ensure all security procedures (including safe locking procedures) are consistently applied in accordance with institutional standards and practices
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by your supervisor.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities:

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


    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:


    1. High school diploma or general education degree (GED)


    1. One year of data entry experience
    2. One year of bookkeeping and/or cashiering experience
    3. Secretarial experience helpful
    4. Proficient in the use of a calculator and/or adding machine
    5. Bilingual: English / Spanish
    Computer Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software, spread sheet software; data- based programming and word processing software and proficiency in typing (must be able to type at least 35 wpm) and keyboarding. Experienced in the use of Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel). Must be able to learn how to use College’s Administrative software system.

    Other Skills and Abilities:
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain rapport with customers, staff, and students.
    Communication Skills:

    Ability to read and interpret general publications. Ability to write business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers, staff and students.

    Mathematical Skills:

    Ability to perform basic mathematical computations including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ability to calculate, count and change currency. Ability to calculate figures such as discounts and percentages.

    Reasoning Ability:

    Ability to follow written and/or oral instructions.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:


    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 sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    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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