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Kansas Employer Director - Loan Operations in Wichita, Kansas

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Equity Bank is seeking an innovative operational leader for the position of Director of Loan Operations. This position will oversee all commercial, retail and mortgage loan operations and provide support to the lending department. This position supports the origination, documentation, booking and ongoing servicing of all loans in the organization and oversees the requests for credit reports, appraisal orders, environmental orders and post-closing review of all documents. This position reports to the Chief Services Officer and is a key member of the banks management team. Additionally, this position will lead a dynamic workforce to guide the organization to adapt and respond to the dynamic banking environment. The Director of Loan Operations will be respected for identifying and implementing process improvements, developing a highly skilled department, and creating a positive work environment. The Director of Loan Operations will have a proven record of achievement as a leader will be known for their adoption of innovation.

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Manage and provide strategic vision for Loan Operations.
    • Leadership oversight of Loan Documentation, Loan Servicing, Loan Participations, Mortgage Operations, and Loan Quality Review.
    • Think about Loan Operations strategically and develop plans on how to be more efficient and effective for today and the future.
    • Ensure that controls are in place to effectively handle all Loan Operations processes.
    • Manage loan operations staff by providing appropriate training and constructive feedback as needed.
    • Act as the Business owner on projects associated with the department.
    • Act as a subject matter expert and assist with tracking and educating the team on pertinent regulations.

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Required Skills & Education

  • 5+ years management experience in banking and commercial, mortgage and retail loan operations
  • Experience in using the following loan operations systems:
    • Laser Pro
    • Encompass
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • 5+ years of experience with secondary market residential loans

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This position requires standing, walking, bending , and squatting on a regular basis. May require the ability to stoop, kneel, crouch or reach with hands and arms. Requires the ability to carry, lift, move or push up to 25 pounds on an occasional basis. Must be able to talk and listen to others.

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This position regularly works in an office setting. Most of the job duties require the employee to be working with computers and electronic media on a regular basis.

Who We Are:

Equity Bank, a full-service, \$5 billion community bank, is based in Wichita, Kansas, with 70 bank offices throughout Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.\ \ At Equity Bank, you can find exciting opportunities to challenge you, expand your skills, and reward your contributions. Our employees receive competitive compensation and benefits, while working in an atmosphere that encourages personal and professional growth. Were searching for motivated individuals who are passionate about serving others, learning new technologies, and working as part of a team.\ \ Equity Bank offers a full range of financial solutions, including online and mobile banking, commercial loans, consumer banking, and m