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Director of Lending Operations
A US Treasury certified Community Development Financial Institution
(CDFI) and Low Income Designated Credit Union, Alternatives is dedicated to
economic justice and providing exceptional service to its 11,000 members and
our local community. Founded in 1979, Alternatives’ mission is to build wealth
and create economic opportunity for underserved people and communities.
Alternatives is actively committed to promoting and supporting diversity and
inclusion among its staff, members, and the community. Beyond traditional
credit union services, Alternatives deploys a host of community programs to
provide financial education to youth, adults and businesses. 40% of
Alternatives staff is a CUNA Certified Financial Counselor. Alternatives has
been a leader in CDFI work and has been recognized nationally for its
contributions in this area. Most notably, in 2014, Alternatives was awarded
Community Credit Union of the Year and 2019 Desjardins Adult Financial
Education Award by Credit Union National Association (CUNA). AFCU offers generous
paid time off, flexible work arrangements and a comprehensive benefits package.
Training and development is encouraged.
Alternatives Federal Credit
Union is seeking a Director of Lending Operations to lead its consumer,
mortgage, and small business lending areas, which are the center of our mission-critical
projects. The Director will be responsible for AFCU’s strategic lending program including:
business development and loan production, marketing and outreach, design and
implementation of new financial products and services, portfolio management,
loan policies and systems, and collaborating with the Development Director to
develop key partnerships and to raise new capital.
In addition to overseeing the workflow and
day-to-day operations of the team, the Lending Operations Director will build
strong working relationships across all teams to ensure that programmatic goals
are advancing and positively impacting the defined target market of limited
income and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities within the service area. With adherence to best
industry practices and procedures, this position is responsible for regulatory
compliance of all loans.
should possess a college degree and five years’ experience in lending, or an
equivalent combination of experience and education, along with a solid track
record of leading a diverse team. Passion and commitment to justice and equity
for the underserved community is a must, as
is management/supervisory experience. Community
development finance experience is preferred. Interested applicants should
submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org