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Chief Lending Officer
Is This the Career for You?
If you are a lending professional committed to hands-on
leadership that goes far beyond assuring rules and regulations, Alternatives
Federal Credit Union might be the perfect place to take your career!
Alternatives is looking for an innovative strategic leader to join its team in
the role of Chief Lending Officer. Reporting to the CEO, this position will be
part of the Executive Management team and will be responsible for creating and
implementing loan products and processes to meet the credit union’s goal of
serving the underserved in our community. Ingenuity and a collaborative style
will make you a good fit with the team. The right person will have a
progressive approach to the changing lending landscape and provide strategic
direction and leadership to the Consumer, Mortgage and Commercial Lending
teams. Experience working with diverse people and cultural backgrounds will be
considered an asset in this role. The ideal candidate will exhibit excellent
leadership and team-building skills. A combination of education and seven or
more years of progressive lending experience in a managerial role is needed.
Are We the Company for You?
Alternatives Federal Credit
Union (Assets $118 Million) 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. Since 1992, Alternatives has been a Low Income Designated
Community Development Credit Union serving Ithaca, NY and the surrounding
region. 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).
Is This the Community for You?
Alternatives is located in Ithaca, NY, situated
in the heart of Central New York and the Finger Lakes Region. Major employers
include Education, Health Care, Technology, Tourism, and Agriculture. Ithaca is
the home of Cornell University and Ithaca College. Tompkins County is a community
of roughly 105,000 residents located at the south end of Cayuga Lake and famous
for its many waterfalls and gorges. With its many small businesses, restaurants
and music scene there is always something for everyone.
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