Employment Opportunities in the Credit Union Industry
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Branch Manager (Burlington) - Vermont Federal Credit Union (4/22)

Job Description: This candidate will be responsible for administering all daily operations of assigned branch office in Burlington, which includes supervising, scheduling, coaching, recruitment, and administering performance evaluations for branch staff. In addition, this candidate will promote and model consultative sales and service culture and is responsible for meeting or exceeding assigned branch deposit and loan goals. As well as ensuring that established policies and procedures are consistently followed and that, members and prospective members are promptly and professionally served. The qualified individual will also be held accountable for ensuring that branch staff successfully build and maintain member relationships by actively uncovering members’ financial needs and offering solutions to meet those needs. This candidate must be able to handle all functions of the branch office, including operations, security, teller processing, account opening and loan processing. Involvement in the community in which the branch office is located is required.

Job Requirements: A college degree and two to five years of similar or related experience. Experience in a financial institution preferred. A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and/or is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. This work may also involve motivating or influencing others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary. Additional skills include proficiency with general office equipment and computers/software.

To apply, please visit their website: www.vermontfederal.org E.O.E.
Chief Operating Officer - Arkansas Federal Credit Union (4/22)

Exceeding $1 billion in assets, Arkansas Federal Credit Union, located just outside of Little Rock, Arkansas, is currently seeking a retail expert to act as their Chief Operating Officer. This individual will be charged with creating an environment and culture that will provide the membership “an experience” when they utilize the 14 branch network and call center. Responsibilities will include evaluating and enhancing the structure of the retail operations, deepening market share in existing markets & developing new markets, enhancing the sales and service culture to foster relationship based transactions, and creating service standards that leave a lasting impression. Areas of responsibility will include retail operations, sales & service training, call center operations, facilities, physical security, and purchasing. The successful candidate will have five plus years of senior leadership experience in an exceptional retail environment, strong market analytical skills and a strategic vision for creating enhanced customer service. Bachelor’s degree is required. Please include reference number 1018 when applying.

Arkansas FCU started as Little Rock Air Force Base Federal Credit Union in March of 1956 by eight airmen. Today, AFCU is not only the largest credit union but the tenth largest financial institution in the state of Arkansas with 14 branch locations across the state, over $1 billion dollars in assets, 92,000 members, and 270 dedicated and passionate employees. AFCU member benefits include competitive loan rates and exceptional personal service. To exemplify their core values, the credit union strives to "Be the Difference" in the world by making a difference in the lives of their employees, members, community, and business partners by offering a wide variety of products and services that help people accomplish their financial goals. The credit union is actively involved in the community and arranges donation and volunteer opportunities to benefit organizations such as Children’s Miracle Network, American Heart Association, CARTI, Alzheimer’s Arkansas, JDRF, and the Ronald McDonald House. AFCU was named one of the Best Places to Work in 2015 by Arkansas Business Magazine.

To apply, contact Marcus Cotton, VP Executive Recruiting, at 832-200-8714 or email mcotton(at)curesources.coop.
Teller (part-time) - Windsor County South Credit Union (4/15)

Hours Needed: Up to 32 hours per Monday - Friday week and to also provide coverage during vacations of two full-time employees.

Windsor County South CU in Springfield, VT is seeking a part-time teller. Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, basic computer skills and strong communication skills. Prior cash handling experience is a plus.

To apply, send resume and letter of interest via mail to:

Rose Thow, Windsor County South Credit Union, 383 River Street Springfield, VT 05156
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Member Services Representative - Vermont VA Federal Credit Union (4/15)

Process financial transactions, verify and audit members account files, open new accounts, initiate loan applications, and cross sell products and services. Six months to one year related experience with cash handling/and or financial institution, preferred.

This position requires that the qualified candidates have at least a high school diploma or GED, basic computer skills, able to multi-task, attention to detail, good communication skills, and excellent customer service.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to mike(at)vtvafcu.com
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Internal Auditor (part-time) - Vermont VA Federal Credit Union (4/15)

Hours Needed: Approximately 8-10 hours per week. This is a perfect opportunity for somoene with banking or credit union experience who wants flexible, part-time employment.

For this position, Vermont VA FCU is looking for the following requirements:
  • Conduct audit testing of new, bad address closed & dormant accounts; updating & correcting inaccurate account information; auditing loan files for accuracy & completeness, auditing loan denials to ensure compliance and non-discrimination; identify reportable issues and dimension of risk
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft report of audit completed audits.
To apply, email resume and cover letter to mike(at)vtvafcu.com
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Part-Time Teller Essex Junction and Vergennes Branches - One Credit Union (4/8)

One Credit Union is currently seeking an experienced Part-Time Teller to join our team in our Essex Junction and Vergennes branch locations.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Minimum of (1) year TELLER experience.
  • Prior cash handling experience.
  • Particularly strong in branch operations and customer service.
  • Math and computer skills required.
  • Strong oral and written communications.
  • Ability to work branch hours.
  • Strong TEAM player.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills while managing multiple tasks.
  • Well organized individual with time management and prioritization skills.
The Part-Time Teller reports to the Branch Manager and performs the duties of Teller and would be scheduled 20-25 hours per week. These One C.U. Branches do not open on Saturday.

Requirements include a High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience. Wages commensurate with experience and skillsets.

To apply, email cover letter, resume, and references to jobs(at)onecu.org.
URL: www.onecu.org
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President / CEO - Las Colinas Federal Credit Union (4/8)

Las Colinas Federal Credit Union, located in Irving, Texas, with over $68 million in assets, is currently in search of a President/CEO. As the incumbent prepares to retire, the board of directors are looking for a senior executive that will bring a progressive new vision to the organization. They will look to this individual to establish a sound business development strategy, enhance marketing activities, promote loan growth, deepen relationships with the core sponsor corporations, and expand the credit union’s membership base. Successful candidate will have a fundamental understanding of overall credit union operations, strong financial analytical skills, and an appreciation for marketing initiatives. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have a proven ability to develop, communicate and execute on vision. A bachelor’s degree, five plus years of senior leadership experience and strong board relations experience is required for this role. Please include reference number 1014 when applying.

Las Colinas Federal Credit Union, with over $68 million in assets, has four branches conveniently located in Irving, Addison, and Dallas serving nearly 11,000 members. The credit union was chartered in 1955 by a group of Zale employees and family members. Although there have been many changes over the years, one thing has stayed the same: Las Colinas FCU’s quality personal service and commitment to provide the best products and rates for their members. With the credit union’s variety of convenient products and services, Las Colinas FCU is committed to the future and all that it holds.

To apply, contact Carmela McDermott, Vice President at 832-200-8711 or email cmcdermott(at)curesources.coop.
President / CEO - Cornerstone Credit Union League (3/25)

Position Detail: Cornerstone Credit Union League (CCUL), the largest credit union league in the nation, located in Dallas, Texas, has initiated the search to replace their retiring President/CEO. The board of directors is seeking a seasoned executive to strategically lead the trade association, the organization’s for-profit service corporation (Credit Union Resources) and public charity (Cornerstone Credit Union Foundation). CCUL currently serves credit unions within the states of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, in addition to providing select services to credit unions throughout the country through their service corporation. This individual will be charged with maintaining strong advocacy initiatives, strengthening affiliation, enhancing communications to promote credit union awareness and acting as the spokesperson representing CCUL on a regional and national level. More importantly, the successful candidate will be responsible for crafting the strategic vision of the organization, promoting the expansion of the league’s footprint and driving robust profitability for the service corporation. The ideal candidate will have 10 plus years of executive leadership experience, a fundamental understanding of the credit union industry’s dynamics and keen board relations experience. Additionally, this individual will possess exceptional operational experience coupled with strong business acumen to promote revenue generation and product delivery through the service corporation. A bachelor’s degree is mandatory and an MBA is highly preferred. Please include reference number 1015 when applying.

Company Detail: CCUL is committed to protecting its more than 550 member credit unions, while promoting their growth, strength and unity. The league has combined the talents and resources of the Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas leagues to provide enhanced and expanded products and services to credit unions, while maintaining a critical focus on advocacy, regulatory and compliance support. At a national level, CCUL has increased its influence through its mission of advancing the success of credit unions. CCUL is committed to providing educational and networking offerings with premier speakers and critically relevant topics, assisting small credit unions, providing access to a premier league service corporation and a nationally recognized charitable foundation. Credit union leaders are looking for the real value in league membership, and CCUL delivers with large, robust and relevant organizations with a full suite of products and services.

To apply or for more information, contact Marcus Cotton, VP Executive Recruiting, at 832-200-8714 or by email to mcotton(at)cornerstonesearch.org.
Senior Business Lending Associate - Vermont Federal Credit Union (3/18)

Job Description: Vermont Federal Credit Union is searching for a Senior Business Lending Associate based out of the Burlington Branch.

The applicant will be responsible for duties related to business loan closings including drafting loan documents using ComplianceOne software, overseeing funding and disbursement of business loans, and coordinating closings. The Senior Business Lending Associate will work with the member, the lender, and outside attorneys to ensure conditions of approval are met, follow-up documentation is properly recorded, and loan files are complete. Additionally, the Senior Business Lending Associate will assist lending staff in the collection of financial statements, and underwriting of annual reviews and renewals for selected borrowers.

The right candidate will provide exceptional service while adhering to Credit Union policies and regulatory requirements. Additionally the right candidate will be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and able to work independently.

Job Requirements: Two years to five years of similar or related experience in business loan documentation and servicing or equivalent. A two year college degree or completion of a specialized course of study at a business or trade school or completion of a specialized and extensive in house training or apprenticeship program.

To apply, please visit their website: www.vermontfederal.org E.O.E.
Internal Auditor - NorthCountry Federal Credit Union (3/15)

Job Description- Member service is more than a smile and knowing someone's name. It's also about making sure everything runs accurately, securely, and efficiently behind the scenes. NorthCountry is seeking an Internal Auditor to perform audits, evaluate internal control systems, and recommend enhancements to the credit union's operating systems. Diplomacy and a significant level of trust are crucial to this position.

Job Requirements - One to three years of similar or related experience. A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact. Work involves extensive personal contact with others and is usually of a personal or sensitive nature. Work may involve motivating, influencing or training others. Outside contacts become important and fostering sound relationships with other entities (companies and/or individuals) becomes necessary and often requires the ability to influence and/or sell ideas of services to others.

Education Requirements - A college degree or equivalent.

Benefits - Medical, Vision, Dental, Group & Dependent Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance, Wellness program, Paid Holidays, Paid time off, 401k Retirement Plan with Employer Matching, Employee Assistance Program, Incentives, Discounts on NorthCountry Deposit and Loan Products/Services, and Employee Training.

Apply for this position by email, mail, or fax to:
Tanya Cushing, Director of HR and Development (hr(at)northcountry.org)
NorthCountry Federal Credit Union, 69 Swift Street, South Burlington, Vermont 05403
(fax) 802-488-8822

Head Teller (Burlington) - Vermont Federal Credit Union (3/15)

Job Description: In collaboration with the Branch Manager, this position is responsible for leading teller line operations through scheduling and directing daily activity of tellers. This position will work with the Branch Manager to recognize and develop areas of improving teller staff performance through coaching and cross training. Conducts staff meetings to keep teller staff informed of policy or procedure changes.

The right candidate will be responsible for in branch training of new staff, assisting with performance reviews, and informing manager of potential issues and may be involved in corrective action process. Responsible for ongoing performance coaching of teller staff and monitoring department for compliance with established policy and regulations. Orders daily cash requirement for the credit union, manages cash vault, and will perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements: Two to five years of similar or related experience. A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required, in addition to normal courtesy and tact.

To apply, please visit their website: www.vermontfederal.org E.O.E.
Member Services Representative (part-time) - Vermont VA Federal Credit Union (3/11)

Hours Needed: Mondays 3:00 to 5:05, Tuesdays and Thursdays 1:00 to 5:05.

Process financial transactions, verify and audit members account files, open new accounts, initiate loan applications, and cross sell products and services. Six months to one year related experience with cash handling/and or financial institution, preferred.

This position requires that the qualified candidates have at least a high school diploma or GED, basic computer skills, able to multi-task, attention to detail, good communication skills, and excellent customer service.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to mike(at)vtvafcu.com E.O.E.
Chief Financial Officer - Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (3/11)

A $94 million, multi-branch credit union located in Ticonderoga, NY is seeking an experienced, motivated, collaborative leader to fill a hands-on, senior leadership position in our Accounting/Finance department. This position is a member of the executive leadership team reporting directly to the President/CEO.

This individual will be a key contributor to the overall profitability and growth of the organization with a proven track record of strategic financial thinking and execution of sound risk management practices while possessing a high level of financial and analytical ability. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of five years credit union or banking experience in a senior leadership position, demonstrated experience and ability in Asset/Liability Management and modeling, Investments, Budgeting, Expense Control and Regulatory Reporting and a solid a solid understanding of GAAP. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance is required.

An attractive, competitive compensation / benefits package will be offered to the selected candidate. TFCU is an equal opportunity employer.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter including salary requirements, resume and names and contact information for at least three professional references to:
Shawn Hayes, President/CEO, Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union, 1178 NYS Route 9N, Ticonderoga, NY 12883 - Or via e-mail: shayes(at)tfcunow.com
Chief Executive Officer - Sarasota Municipal Employees Credit Union (3/11)

Sarasota Municipal Employees Credit Union, a $28 million credit union, celebrating their 65th anniversary serving the Sarasota community, is launching a search for a Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The new CEO will succeed their retiring CEO who has successfully lead the credit union for over 19 years. The successive CEO will have solid financial and technology aptitude and a focus on superior service. Sustaining a strong values-based culture of collaboration, professionalism, caring for members and staff is essential. Collaborative relationship building is expected with the board, peers, direct reports, and business partners as is a focus on continuous learning, employee development and coaching, leadership development, futuristic thinking, and goal orientation. As CEO of this well-run organization, partnering with the board in strategic growth opportunities, leading a dynamic organization, and leveraging the organization’s competitive advantage will be crucial. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of executive level experience in financial services of a successful credit union or community bank and a bachelor’s degree in business or related field or equivalent experience. Please include reference number 1012 when applying.

Sarasota Municipal Employees CU has $28 million in assets and nearly 2,500 members. Chartered in 1991, membership at the credit union is open to employees of the City of Sarasota, employees of the credit union, persons receiving retirement benefits from the City of Sarasota, any government or non-profit organizations, and any family members of the credit union. Sarasota Municipal Employees CU is committed to providing excellent products and services to its members through its branch location in Sarasota, Florida.

To apply, contact Carmela McDermott, Vice President, at 832-200-8711 or email cmcdermott(at)curesources.coop.
Call Center Manager - VSECU (3/4)

The Call Center Manager is responsible for ensuring VSECU members are provided exceptional service by leading a team of consultants who handle calls from new and existing members regarding a wide variety of requests, questions, transactions, research and troubleshooting. Using a combination of management skills, knowledge of VSECU products and services, and consistently modeling exceptional member service and a high degree of professionalism, the Call Center Manager manages, coaches and develops a team of Consultants in order to meet and exceed goals that contribute to the acquisition, satisfaction and retention of members.

Job Competencies:
  • Models integrity; values honesty over results; is an active leader of a company culture based on solid business ethics and a team philosophy.
  • Committed to exceeding member expectations.
  • Models and holds staff accountable for maintaining a professional, polite, productive, and positive approach when working with members and cross-functional departments.
  • Regularly produces accurate, thorough, professional work. Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of the unit’s work.
  • Ability to work in a high stress and fast pace environment.
  • Committed to ensuring both an efficient and positive working environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Skilled in conflict resolution.
  • Ability to maintain flexibility and adaptability for departmental and VSECU changes.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player, while using discretion in decision making and sound judgment in problem solving.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Mentors, motivates and empowers team of consultants in order to maintain member satisfaction and retain business.
  • Partners with HR and Learning and Development to ensure the successful hiring and training of staff.
  • Works with the WorkforceAnalyst toassess volume projections and capacity; implements strategies and manages staffing models necessary to achieve service level, productivity, and member experience metrics.
  • Compiles daily, weekly and monthly reports. Analyzes call volume data and reports on service level metrics.
  • Works with other departments to prepare, forecast, and support call volume increases resulting from marketing campaigns and various other member communications.
  • Works with the VSECU WorkforceAnalyst toensure that the monitoring of calls have continuous quality and performance validation as well as consistent application of policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Ensures consultants respond appropriately to diverse member needs and requests including challenging and angry members.
  • Leads team in developing, reviewing, and maintaining procedures and scripts regarding the handling of all transactions and service duties performed within the unit.
  • Works one on one with consultants to develop meaningful career progression plans to support their desired growth within the unit and/or within VSECU.
  • Conducts performance reviews to ensure consultants s continuously develop professionally and are positioned to make contributions to the unit and VSECU as a whole.
  • Handles escalated member issues and/or complex member situations.
  • Actively encourages relationship building with members to identify opportunities for the cross-selling of deposit related products and self-service tools and to generate referrals for the Contact Center Sales Unit.
  • Works with our vendors to actively improve on and further enhance the relationship with these vendors.
  • Reviews and approves time reports and vacation requests.
  • Monitors, evaluates, and ensures department budget is met.
  • Ensures that consultants comply with company policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations including but limited to NCUA, Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriots Act and the Office of Foreign Assets.
  • Performs special projects and assignments related to new products and other VSECU activities; continuously seeks and implements improved methods of service, delivery and efficiency.
  • Stays abreast of VSECU developments, changes, implementation and activities, as well as new information and changes within the industry.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Education/Knowledge and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with five years of experience working in a financial institution or a call center with management experience, or a comparable combination of education and experience.
  • Supervisory and management skills or training.
  • Proven excellent customer service skills and comprehensive understanding of the credit union mission and philosophy and member service functions.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft products and ability to prepare reports and spreadsheets.
Working Conditions - This position requires sitting for long periods of time. Daily assignments require working at a desk and handling phone calls from members. Duties require extensive use of a computer performing standard keyboard functions, requiring repeat motion. Regular stretching breaks are required to avoid injury.

To apply, please visit their website: www.vsecu.com/careers E.O.E. 
Data Processing Manager - VSECU (3/4)

The Data Processing Manager is responsible for the planning, coordination, and supervision of all support functions pertaining to processing of ACH/EFT, in clearing, payroll transactions/exceptions, ancillary check batches, card related activity and is responsible for managing and maintaining the integrity of mainframe information by making sure that the transaction reports and the daily processes and tasks are completed in a timely manner with no errors or exceptions.

Job Competencies:
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others to identify, recommend and implement opportunities for increased efficiency in the Operations Department
  • Good communication skills to deal with a wide range of internal and external contacts.
  • Ability to write documentation and procedures.
  • Knowledge of financial software and systems.
  • Ability to be multi-tasked and multi-organized, comfortable working under pressure self-motivated and be able to work in a team environment; flexible and able to accurately and consistently execute established computer procedures.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manages and oversees the ACH/EFT exception processing, including: ACH Origination, Online Banking batch files, ACH disputes, and reclamations.
  • Oversees the In clearing exception processing, including: processing of adjustments, return deposit checks, and check related disputes.
  • Manages variety of tasks to provide administrative support for the card portfolio programs.
  • Manages the IRA and tax reporting functions and processes.
  • Manages and maintains the integrity of the mainframe information to provide accurate, consistent, timely processing, reporting, and archiving of daily transactions.
  • Oversee outgoing and incoming domestic or international wires to also include business wires processed thru Online Banking.
  • Oversees the performance of weekly, monthly, quarterly and year-end processing of designated job, files, and reports.
  • Maintains an essential data report schedule to ensure processing of the daily information is done timely and the information is accurate.
  • Establishes monitoring protocols to ensure that tasks are completed and data processing is verified.
  • Recommends software applications that will provide automation of manual tasks within the department.
  • Understands compliance regulations applying to ACH, EFT, Reg E, Reg CC and Reg D and that staff are trained and understand the regulations and credit union practices relating to these regulations.
  • Manages and conducts employee’s performance reviews to ensure that the employees develop professionally and they are positioned to make contributions to the department and VSECU.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to meet departmental objectives.
Education/Knowledge and Experience:
  • Associates degree in computer technology, data management, or business desirable with one to three year’s experience in data processing, operations, or a comparable combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of software and hardware for personal computers, mainframe, and local and wide area networks.
  • Knowledge of the ACH (Automated Clearing House) programs, regulations and practices within a financial institution.
  • Knowledge of ACH, Inclearing, and exceptional payroll processing, is required.
  • Good knowledge of credit union products and services.
  • Good knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Products and financial institutions account servicing computer systems.
To apply, please visit their website: www.vsecu.com/careers E.O.E. 
President / CEO - Rocket Federal Credit Union (2/5)

Rocket Federal Credit Union, located in McGregor, Texas with over $16 million is assets is seeking a new President/CEO as their executive leader prepares to retire. The board of directors is in search of an individual with a well-rounded fundamental understanding of credit union operations. In additional to ensuring efficient credit union operations, the board will charge this individual with being the voice of the credit union within this growing community and promoting business development and marketing initiatives. As a directive from the board, the successful candidate will be looked upon to develop and promote a growth strategy to enhance the credit union’s reach. RFCU prides itself on the member contact they provide; therefore, a strong customer service oriented executive is desired for this position. Five plus years of credit union management experience is required. Please include reference number 1008 when applying.

Rocket FCU has more than $16 million in assets and serves more than 2,400 members at its branch location in McGregor, Texas. Chartered in 1954, the credit union began its operation in the garage of an employee of Phillips 66 Petroleum Company. Today, membership at the credit union is open to anyone who lives or works in McGregor, Moody, Oglesby, Crawford, or Robinson, Texas. Rocket FCU strives to provide quality service that meets the needs of their members, while maintaining a financially stable organization that adheres to generally accepted credit union operating standards.

To apply, contact Marcus Cotton, VP Executive Recruiting, at 832-200-8714 or email mcotton(at)curesources.coop.