Vacancy Announcement


Position: Program Registrar

Organization Summary: Cedar Riverside Adult Education program is the partnership between 3 agencies: Minneapolis Public Schools Adult Basic Education, Riverside Plaza Tenants’ Association (RPTA) and Brian Coyle Community Center since year 2000. The program serves about 400 adult ESL students per year.

Location: 1515 S 4th St, Minneapolis MN 55454, Box 2009 (Resource Center)


Work Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday, Tuesday & Thursday,11:00 AM to 7:00 PM Wednesday


 Job Type: Part Time, 32 hours per week


Primary Duties:

  • New student registration, testing (pre- and post-testing), post -test counseling and orientation. Conduct eligibility screening of potential students. Administer CASAS tests to evaluate and assign the learner.
  • Post testing: Prepare material for post testing assist during post testing session. The material include class list, test books, markers/pencil, score sheets and answer keys.
  • Enter data to MNABE database: Enter all data for new student, enter all assessment scores and attendance hours for special classes (citizenship, computer lab, conversation groups etc)
  • Monitor CRAEC data in SiD database. These include checking accuracy of hours entered by teachers, checking validity of test scores, and maintaining the database (SiD).
  • Check and follow all students in all the classes are post tested during each post test session.
  • Update attendance rosters weekly.
  • Record keeping: keeping student files and test booklets according to the program guidelines.
  • Generate Report: weekly, monthly or quarterly reports for teachers, coordinator and/or MPS.
  • Providing clients with school verification and referral letters whenever requested.
  • Referring clients to other resources- job counselors, immigration services, child care info, other ESL schools, advanced English classes.
  • Participate in scheduled staff meetings
  • Maintain professional competence through in-service activities provided by program and self-selected professional growth activities
  • Assist program coordinator in achieving program goals.
  • Other duties to be assigned by Program coordinator


  • A college degree or relevant experience
  • Experience working with Adult Services (preferably ABE services). Prior volunteer (work) experience with Education Institutions or familiarity (or certification) with CASAS (Adult assessment system) is a plus.
  • Bilingual (Somali – English)
  • Excellent verbal & written English communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Dependable, on time & able to follow through with commitments
  • A valid Driver License 


  • $18 – 20 per hour

To Apply:

Email resume & cover letter to Program Coordinator:

Application Deadline:

July 31st, 2019

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  • Seyou Nurie
    published this page 2019-03-16 13:43:11 -0500