Board Member

Seattle Credit Union

Posted: 9/14/2019

Position Type: Board (Unpaid)

Function: Other

Primary domain: Mutual/Membership Benefit

City: Seattle

Postal code: 98134

State: Washington

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

$10M - $20M

Website:

www.seattlecu.com

Mission statement:

It is Seattle Credit Union's Mission to provide trusted financial advice, a breadth of products, and premium personal service from a credit union that re-invests in it's members and the local community.

Seattle Credit Union was born in Seattle and we share Seattle’s vision and passion for ensuring a robust future for everyone who lives in the Puget Sound. We work with our members to find the best financial solutions, so they can enjoy personal prosperity however they define it.

We also use our resources to contribute to and work with those agencies in our communities that are caring for the most vulnerable residents. We believe everyone deserves a chance to reach their potential, and sometimes we all need help on that path.

We celebrate our differences, as multiple perspectives breed the best solutions. We know that inclusion leads to prosperity. While prosperity is a different dream for each of us, we are committed to bringing yours to life.

Seattle Credit Union was born in Seattle and we share Seattle’s vision and passion for ensuring a robust future for everyone who lives in the Puget Sound. We work with our members to find the best financial solutions, so they can enjoy personal prosperity however they define it.

We also use our resources to contribute to and work with those agencies in our communities that are caring for the most vulnerable residents. We believe everyone deserves a chance to reach their potential, and sometimes we all need help on that path.

We celebrate our differences, as multiple perspectives breed the best solutions. We know that inclusion leads to prosperity. While prosperity is a different dream for each of us, we are committed to bringing yours to life.

Position Details:

Job Description:

The ideal Board candidate has a combination of some or all the following in their background:
• Has experience in roles focused on financial performance and forecasting as it pertains to
implementing strategy.
• Has the spirit of volunteerism and a demonstrated understanding of supporting
underserved communities.
• Has a background in digital customer experiences.
• Experience in banking, especially with development of lending products, in financial
education, or within the CDFI arena.
• Has the desire and ability to cultivate community partnerships.
• Has a background in working to build diversity, equity, inclusion and gender 

Qualifications:

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
To be eligible for election, all candidates must meet the following criteria:
1. Keep primary residence within the state of Washington
2. Be a Seattle Credit Union member. If you aren’t already a member, it’s quick and easy to join
at seattlecu.com/join-now.
3. All accounts with the Credit Union (or merged credit union) must be in continuous good
standing, with no prior losses outstanding.
4. Have submitted a completed application packet
5. Pass background checks:
• Seattle Credit Union Membership Verification
• Credit check
• Employment verifications
• Education verifications
• CUNA background check
• No felony convictions
6. Hold a bachelor’s degree in business, management, or finance or a post-graduate degree related
to business, management, public administration, law, or some other field of specific benefit to
the Board or Supervisory Committee, or equivalent work experience
7. Hold demonstrable education, work experience or volunteer experience related to the business,
finance, management, or governance of a non-profit organization
8. Be able to complete the requisite hours of volunteer service listed on page three.
9. Willing to accept the responsibilities of office
10. Agree to act independently and objectively
11. Demonstrate consistency with our values, Code of Ethics, and Code of Conduct.
12. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
13. Not be an employee, employer, supervisor, or subordinate of any director or any committee
member seated at the time of application
14. Not be related by blood or marriage to any employee of the credit union, director, or committee
member seated
15. Not have been an employee of this credit union for at least 60 months prior to election date 

Benefits:

Not Specified

Salary:

Unpaid Board Position

Posting Expiration Date:

3/12/2020

How to Apply:

CHANGE LIVES. MAKE AN IMPACT. JOIN OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

We're looking for talented, experienced professionals to run for our Board and Supervisory Committee who will provide governance and leadership to shape the future of this dynamic organization. Since its founding in 1933, Seattle Credit Union has grown into an $860 million , full-service financial institution with over 50,000 member-owners. Each year, our membership elects candidates for open positions in each area from a ballot of qualified individuals.

In our mission to be Seattle's partner in growth and prosperity, Seattle Credit Union strives to reflect the diversity of our membership and local communities in our leadership. We are looking for individuals who are connected to and understand the challenges of our region, and who have experience working strategically to solve problems. Beyond the rewards that serving a not-for-profit bring, participation includes numerous professional development opportunities, with the chance to meet other professionals from around the state and country.

All application information must be received no later than 3:00 PM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

IDEAL BOARD CANDIDATE

The ideal Board candidate has a combination of some or all the following in their background:

  • Has experience in roles focused on financial performance and forecasting as it pertains to implementing a strategy.
  • Has the spirit of volunteerism and a demonstrated understanding of supporting underserved communities.
  • Has a background in digital customer experiences.
  • Experience in banking, especially with the development of lending products, in financial education, or within the CDFI arena.
  • Has the desire and ability to cultivate community partnerships.
  • Has a background in working to build diversity, equity, inclusion and gender equality within a company, industry, or community.
IDEAL SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE CANDIDATE

The ideal Supervisory Committee candidate has a combination of some or all the following in their background:

  • Has experience with compliance and/or risk management, to include the audit function.
  • Has a background in cybersecurity or IT infrastructure management.
  • Has experience as a CFO or Controller.
  • Has the spirit of volunteerism and a demonstrated understanding of supporting underserved communities.
COMPLETE AN APPLICATION

Download the application below to see all the requirements necessary.

Mail your completed application by 3:00 PM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, to:

Seattle Credit Union
2019 Seattle Credit Union Election – ATTN: Scott Rosenberg
1521 1st Ave S, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98134
[email protected]
206.398.5560

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION PACKET


 

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