Credit Union:

Kitsap Credit Union


Bremerton, WA



Job Description:

Director of Real Estate Lending Operations 


Grade: 11
Compensation: Full Time, Salaried DOE

Scope:  Supervisor/Manager
Reports to:  VP of Real Estate Lending
This role might be right for you if you have expertise and knowledge of real estate lending and are passionate about developing teams.  In previous roles you’ve prided yourself on creating streamlined processes and have a keen eye for process improvement.  As a leader your team would describe you as someone concerned with creating big impacts and sustainable growth, and someone who is collaborative and encouraging.  You have studied real estate lending extensively and have a well-rounded understanding of laws and compliance.  Your family and friends would refer to you as someone with refreshingly high standards, and as someone who follows through.

Kitsap Credit Union is adding a Director of Real Estate Lending Operations to our team. This employee will lead and advise from their real-life experience as a real estate lending professional.  This leader will be responsible for coaching, managing, and leading a real estate lending processing team.  As our Director of Real Estate Lending, you will contribute to the Kitsap Credit Union mission by providing exceptional service and supporting our members as they seek to reach their financial goals.

Typical job duties: 

  • Responsible for management or Real Estate loan operations and administration of credit union real estate lending programs
  • Ensure and manage compliance with laws, policies, and procedures
  • Actively improve & develop operational workflows and procedures, managing productivity standards
  • Reports management: production; loans in process; peer group statistics; market share statistics; comparison of competitors’ programs, rates, and terms; and monthly recordings in selected counties
  • Assist with long term planning and execution of strategic lending goals


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
  • 5+ years management experience
  • 5+ years in real estate lending
  • Registration with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System within 30 days of hire


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Graduate degree in Business or related field


Please note that Kitsap Credit Union is a non-profit organization employing more than 100 people, and as such falls under the purview of the recent presidential direction for mandated COVID vaccinations. Kitsap Credit Union requires new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. The CDC defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Kitsap Credit Union will require proof of vaccination and consider requests for exemption from this requirement during the offer phase as a reasonable accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs where the accommodation would not cause Kitsap Credit Union undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.


*****Employment is contingent upon satisfactory credit, background, and reference checks. Kitsap Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to sex, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status.*****