Main Areas of Responsibility:
WESST is seeking a full-time Director of Lending to manage our small business loan fund which was established in 1990 to provide loan capital to women, people of color and low-wealth New Mexicans. Ideal candidates will have significant experience in lending, preferably as an alternative/non-profit lender.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
The Director of Lending will provide strategic leadership for WESST’s access to capital initiatives; manage WESST’s loan portfolio and work to mitigate loan delinquencies and defaults; work directly with loan applicants in a professional, courteous, timely and responsive manner to guide them through the application process; and supervise Loan Department staff.
A bachelor’s degree in finance or business from an accredited institution is required. A master’s degree is preferred. Bilingual (Spanish-English) proficiency is highly desired