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Member Service Specialist

Company: American 1 Credit Union
Location: Jackson
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are looking for enthusiastic, goal driven, flexible, reliable employees. Are you committed to excellent member service, and would you thrive in a sales environment where the focus is truly centered on meeting the needs of our members? Then we invite you to consider a career at American 1 Credit Union! Look below for more!Location: Adrian, Canton, Chelsea, Manchester, MilanPosition: Account Specialist (Teller)Wage: $15.22 - $19.03Benefits start on day one: Health, Dental, Vision, Responsible Time OffAll offers of employment are contingent upon background screens.The Member Service Specialist is responsible for delivering excellent member experience through a wide range of credit union transactions, including opening new memberships, lending, and more. The Member Service Specialist must maintain accurate records and follow all credit union processes, policies and procedures while serving the members. This position requires excellent communication skills to effectively engage and recognize the members needs and ensure that they are offered products and services that will assist the member with reaching financial wellness. The Member Service Specialist works collaboratively with their branch team to assure that the member experience is superior, and goals are achieved. Essential Job FunctionsEngaged Communication: Ensure that engagement between co-workers and members is meaningful with a focus on listening to learn and offering quality solutions.GREAT Service Standards: Commitment to offering superior member experience while following all the GREAT service standards. Accurately Process Member Activity: Service all new and existing accounts, including internal transfers, updating accounts accordingly, order/reorder of member checks, process stop payment request, card inquires and troubleshooting. Process all levels of loan applications including auto, credit card, home equity, etc. Submit all loan and membership applications in a timely manner for audit and examination purposes. Focus on Purpose/Mission: Focused on credit union purpose and mission statement of creating financial wellness in our community through everyday banking.Scorecard Accountability: Cross-offer new checking, lending, and product protection to members that are consistent with individual and branch goals.Focused on Clear Member Communication: Properly notify member of loan decisions, follow up on approved applications, prepare all necessary documents, finalize loan and disbursement of funds. Provide our members with excellent service in person and by phone, answer general and specific account and loan inquires, and other related Credit Union services and products. Respond to members' requests, problems, and complaints, and/or direct them to the proper person for specific information and assistance.Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Committed to supporting a culture that is inclusive for all. Core Process, Policy and Procedure Review and Recommendations: Responsible for following all core processes, policies, and procedures including policies and procedures for customer identification and all BSA requirementsCommunity Advocate: Serves as a representative of the credit union while in the community.Branch Support: Commitment to working all assigned hours and having the flexibility to work from any credit union location within 20 miles of home branch. Willingness to mentor and support other team members. Assist teller line when needed, including processing members' deposits, withdrawals, loan payments, transfers initiated by phone or in person, and other miscellaneous member transactions efficiently and accurately. Competencies RequiredPeople Focused and Strong Communication: Empathetically seek understanding of what members and team members require and expect and use available resources, policies, and opportunities in their best interest without compromising institutional core values and core focus.Achiever, Initiative and Goal Driven: The employee drives for results and success, is committed to their job, sets high standards of performance, pursues aggressive goals, and works hard to achieve them, displays a high level of effort and commitment to work, and takes ownership. Motivated to achieve goals. Measurable outcomes may include Sales, Growth, Retention, Productivity, Service level, Quality accuracy, Efficiency, Timeliness, Cost savings etc. Committed to executing individual scorecard goals as well as achieving branch goals.Focused, Accuracy, Attention to Detail: Thoroughness and accuracy in accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved, no matter how small. Monitors and checks work or information and plans and organizes time and resources efficiently.Trustworthy, Reliability and Confidentiality: Personally responsible; completes work in a timely, consistent manner; works hours necessary to complete assigned work; is regularly present and punctual; arrives prepared for work; is committed to doing the best job possible; keeps commitments. Able to keep all information obtained confidential including member, employee, and credit union information. Follows all core process, policies, and procedures.Engaged and Collaborative: The employee will work with others to achieve common organizational goals in a spirit of honoring diversity and mutual respect. Effectively communicates by actively listening and sharing relevant information with co-workers, supervisor(s), and members so as to anticipate problems and ensure the effectiveness of the institution.Humbly Confident and Inquisitive: Committed to asking questions for clarification so that confidence is built in the member relationships. Admit when there is an opportunity for improvement and celebrate with the team when we win together.Key Accountability Items: Support and Collaborate with Branch TeamAccuracy and completion of account and loan documentationUphold GREAT service standardsPersonal Scorecard ResultsHigh level of knowledge of all products and services Requirements:A minimum education of high school diploma or GED.Prior customer service and sales experience.Credit union or banking experience preferred but not required. The Ideal Candidate:Excellent verbal and written communication skillsWorking knowledge of PC applications such as Microsoft OfficeAbility to work independently or as a collaborative member of a teamAbility to direct other team members and coach others Knowledge of credit union products, services, policies, core processes and proceduresAbility to provide supervisory leadership of professional- and intermediate-level staffDemonstrated member-focused strategy skillsDemonstrated skill in gathering, reporting, and summarizing trends in dataAbility to express oneself clearly and articulately both orally and in writingAbility to make decisions and take initiative in problem resolutionAbility to exercise tact and responsibility with handling confidential information NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Keywords: American 1 Credit Union, Ann Arbor , Member Service Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Jackson, Michigan

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