TITLE: DIRECTOR OF LENDING OPERATIONS
Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif) seeks to fill a full-time Director of Lending Operations, who is responsible for the effective operations of Wacif's lending functions. The Director of Lending Operations manages and directs lending activities, including all direct, indirect, and participation loans extended under Wacif's credit products. Lending activities also include business development, loan origination, underwriting and closing. This position will also require thought leadership as it relates to the design and implementation of new credit products and the technology available to deliver said products. The Director of Lending Operations will manage the Portfolio Manager, Loan Operations Manager, small business loan officers, and underwriters.
Our ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge of small business lending, Small Business Administration (SBA) loan programs, and excellent people management and interpersonal skills. This position ensures all lending activities operate ethically and consistent with the Wacif's mission and values.
REPORTS TO: Chief Lending Officer
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lending Operations (35%)
Small Business Lending (30%)
Leadership of Lending Department (20%)
Business Development (10%)
Other Duties & Responsibilities (5%)
ABOUT WASHINGTON AREA COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUND (Wacif) Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif) advances equity and opportunity in the Washington, D.C. area's underserved communities by providing financial capital, business advisory services, and strategic networking support to underinvested entrepreneurs. Since its inception in 1987, Wacif has deployed more than $50 million in capital, served more than 3,500 entrepreneurs with business advisory services, and helped create or retain more than 20,000 local jobs. To learn more about Wacif's work, visit www.wacif.org.
COMPENSATION Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability coverages available. 401(k) retirement plan (employer matching contribution eligible); paid time off (increased with tenure), paid holidays and sick leave days, transportation benefits, and education assistance benefits (professional development, tuition reimbursement, and student loan repayment).
TO APPLY Interested candidates should email a resume/CV, thoughtful cover letter that outlines how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Director of Lending Operations" in the subject line.
Wacif is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.Wacif provides a flexible and hybrid working environment with the opportunity to work remotely.We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.No calls please. Telephone inquiries will not be accepted.
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