Austin Credit Union is a progressive full service financial co-operative serving over 8,000 members in Austin, Macgregor, Gladstone, Plumas and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. With over $200 million in assets, the credit union is committed to ensuring that members come first!
The Chief Lending Officer oversees a lending portfolio of approximately $180 million and leads all lending and collection functions of the credit union. As a member of the senior management team, reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this position will contribute to the credit union’s overall direction and strategic plan. The Chief Lending Officer provides leadership, coaching and mentoring to the lending team, — which promotes and sells commercial, agricultural, and personal lending products and services as well as insurance and deposit products. With a strong commitment to member service, this position will be responsible for proactively developing business relationships with members and potential members in the communities served by the credit union.
The successful candidate will have 5 to 10 years’ related lending experience, primarily in agricultural and commercial lending, or a comparable combination of education and experience. In addition to a thorough knowledge of lending and lending administration, a solid background and understanding of sales management, complex loan structuring and delinquency control are required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with experience as a coach and mentor, are essential to success in this role.
Austin Credit Union offers a competitive compensation package, which may include assistance with moving expenses for the right candidate.
Qualified candidates interested in this exciting opportunity to become part of Austin Credit Union’s team are invited to submit a cover letter and résumé, in confidence, by Friday, October 4, 2013.
We thank all candidates for their interest.
However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.