University of Iowa Community Credit Union

Member Service Associate

ID
2017-1753
Category
Retail
Employment Classification
Regular Full-Time

Position Summary

UICCU, a progressive, growing company, is now taking applications for a Member Service Associate. This position is responsible for acquiring, expanding, and enriching member relationships, while providing service in an exceptional manner.  In this role you will cross-sell and provide credit union products and services to new and existing members, with referrals to appropriate departments when necessary.  The successful candidate will be an independent, outgoing individual who will constantly strive to be number one.


 

Pay range for this hourly position is $14.36 - $21.54 with a monthly incentive opportunity and a progressive benefits package.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Performs essential duties and responsibilities in the following areas which may include, but are not limited to those listed and are subject to change:

 

  1. Adheres to the Credit Union's core values in serving with truth, trust, mentoring, openness, risk-taking, communication, giving credit, integrity, caring, and respect in carrying out the UICCU's mission and vision.
  2. Demonstrates a positive member service (internal and external) focus at all times, using their name, and thanking them for their business.
  3. The MUST philosophy:
    • Make eye contact;
    • Use their name or acknowledge their presence;
    • Smile!
    • Thank them for their business.
  4. Acts as part of a cohesive team, demonstrating excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact positively with other employees.
  5. Make weekly outbound service calls to members.
  6. Ensures confidentiality of member account records and account information.  Request identification whenever necessary and provide account information to only those members listed as primary or joint owners.
  7. Provides personalized, professional service to all members in an exceptional manner, seeking out opportunities to exceed member expectations.
  8.  Performs any and all aspects of the MSR position as detailed in the MSR Job Description.  This includes the ability to accurately balance a cash drawer on a daily basis and a firm understanding of all credit union policies and procedures for cash handling, check handling, and identification.
  9. Builds member relationships by recognizing their financial needs and meeting those needs with the appropriate UICCU product and service, or referring them to the specialized department (Wealth Management, Commercial, Mortgage, etc.) to be served.
  10. Provides consistent follow through.
  11. Services and promotes all credit union deposit products and services.
  12. Utilizes appropriate resources to resolve routine and complex member problems accurately, professionally, and in a timely manner.
  13. Participates in promotions, contests, blitzes, staff meetings, calling efforts, and other departmental activities which support team goals. 
  14. Processes credit applications within the scope of CU lending guidelines and policies
  15. Sells debt protection and other loan protection products
  16. Possesses a thorough knowledge of all federal regulations and procedures concerning deposit and consumer loan regulations.
  17. Performs successful outbound sales calling to existing and potential members and reviews loans and member files to develop and place additional services.  Answers incoming phone calls and assists members with their requests
  18. Keeps abreast of all credit union deposit product and procedure changes.
  19. Performs vault duties including cash ordering, balancing, drawer audits, scheduling, and other duties as assigned.
  20. Plays a vital role in enriching the community by participating in community service organizations and/or Credit Union sponsored events on an annual basis.

Job Requirements/Expectations

  1. Must have at least one year of similar or related experience or six months in a MSR role with knowledge of all credit union accounts and products with proven ability to handle a wide variety of functions quickly and accurately.
  2. High energy and sales ability and interpersonal skills to represent the credit union in a positive and professional manner during member contact.
  3. Accuracy in the handling of cash and recording daily transactions Exceptional member service skills including above average listening, written, and verbal communication skills.
  4. Ability to coordinate and prioritize work assignments and organize work efficiently.  Must demonstrate good time management skills to meet established deadlines.
  5. Accuracy and attention to detail.
  6. Proficiency with related computer applications, spreadsheets, word processing, and database applications.
  7. Thorough knowledge of consumer loan policies, credit granting criteria, interest rates and how they are computed, and required documentation for each type of consumer loan and savings product.
  8. Proven interviewing skills and techniques.
  9. Must be self-motivated, exercise sound judgment, and be able to work independently
  10. Ability to use and understand written material.
  11. Ability to perform basic math calculations.
  12. Member account problem-solving skills.
  13. Ability to develop and maintain positive and effective working relationships with co-workers.
  14. Ability to work with minimal direction and exercise sound judgment.
  15. Reports to work punctually, works all scheduled hours, and works overtime as necessitated by business demand
  16. High school diploma or the equivalent (i.e. GED).
  17. Must be bondable.
  18. Must be registered pursuant to requirements of the S.A.F.E Act.

Reporting Relationship

Reports to the Branch Manager as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position is not responsible for the supervision of other employees.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

The UICCU is an EEO/AA Employer. M/F/Veteran/Disability. We strongly encourage minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for openings with the credit union.

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