Self-Help Credit Union Hiring for Multiple Positions

Senior Vice President (CA): Self-Help Federal Credit Union seeks a proven leader with a deep commitment to social and economic justice, a preference for a diverse and collaborative workplace, and experience in credit unions, banking, lending, and/or other community development operations. Self-Help Federal, a leading Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) approaching $1 billion in assets, has been expanding rapidly, both in California and nationally. The SVP will manage a group of the organization’s California-based Team Leaders, and as part of the SHFCU Leadership Caucus participate in leading the organization’s growth and development. Based on a candidate’s experience, the functional areas the SVP will oversee is flexible within the breadth of our operations – from lending, branch operations and remote banking services to support functions like compliance, operations training, IT, HR, marketing and communications. The position will be based at one of Self-Help’s California locations.  Full job description and application process are on our web site here.

 Marketing Associate (CA): The Marketing Associate is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the marketing plan for SHFCU. The Marketing Associate conducts research activities on market trends within the industry, recommends marketing strategies, and performs creative and support duties related to the marketing function within the credit union, primarily focused on graphic design, digital marketing and social media. Full job description and application process are on our web site here.

Commercial Lending Positions (CA):  Having focused primarily on consumer and mortgage lending since our 2008 launch in California, Self-Help is now committed to growing its commercial lending activity to support community development in underserved communities and markets.  We are now looking to add one or more experienced professionals to our team at locations throughout the state.  We have posted three specific positions – Business Development Officer, Commercial Loan Officer and Commercial Credit Officer (Underwriter).  We may hire one or more candidates in any of these specific positions based on candidate experience and interests, and best fit with our commercial team of 20 in North Carolina and the broader team and goals in California.  Our priority is to identify candidates with a demonstrated commitment to economic development and social justice, and a preference for a diverse and collaborative workplace.  Leadership responsibilities can be structured around a compelling candidate’s prior experience and interests.  Specific location for these positions is flexible within our California branch/office footprint.  Full job descriptions and application process are on our website here. (Three commercial lending positions listed under “Lending”).

Media Relations Director (NC): The Media Relations Director will directly manage media activities for Self-Help organizations across the US, and coordinate efforts with CRL media staff. S/he will work with Self-Help leadership and business teams to (1) secure high-quality coverage across the media landscape in support of our community development work; (2) expand media recognition and visibility for Self-Help; (3) craft effective public messages and strategies for disseminating these through the press; (4) build and manage durable relationships with key press; and (5) build the media relations skill and capacity of Self-Help staff. More here: