Lending Administrative Specialist

Fairfax, VA
$22-$25 per hour; Commensurate with education and experience.
Feb 09, 2023
May 21, 2023
Full Time
Lending Administrative Specialist (Non-Student Wage Position) The George Mason University, Mason Enterprise Department is seeking a Lending Administrative Specialist for its Community Business Partnership (CBP) program. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. About the Department:Community Business Partnership (CBP), headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to help start and grow small businesses in Northern Virginia and surrounding areas. The organization provides affordable access to capital to underserved and underbanked micro and small business owners in its approved lending market.The organization is a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) via the U.S. Department of Treasury's CDFI Fund. A certified CDFI is a specialized financial institution that works in target market niches that are underserved by traditional financing institutions. CBP is also an approved U.S. Small Business Administration Intermediary Microlender and a Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development lending provider. The organization operates its lending operations through its Business Finance Center (BFC).CBP is a sponsored program of Mason Enterprise at George Mason University, and as such, provides clients access to business development support services such as training, one-on-one counseling, in-house and virtual incubation services, and other opportunities.About the Position:This is a part time position (maximum 29 hours per week). The CBP is currently seeking a Lending Administrative Specialist to help support the Business Finance Center (BFC) and the organization's increased lending operations. The successful candidate will also assist in improving the applicants and borrowers' engagement process as part of the lending team.This position reports to the leadership of the Business Finance Center at Community Business Partnership. The Lending Administrative Specialist will work with other CBP programs and staff as needed to meet the overall CBP objectives and serve the needs of the low-income, socially disadvantaged community we serve.Responsibilities:All duties are to be performed as directed by the BFC leadership, authorized by CBP management, and in accordance with the organization's lending policies along with applicable funding source requirements:Perform and support the monthly/bi-monthly loan billing processes;Assist the BFC leadership with maintaining and monitoring of delinquent loan portfolio management;Process delinquency notices and communicate with delinquent borrowers;Support loan prospects and new loan applicants by providing guidance and assistance during the pre-application and application period, as needed;Assist with loan origination in accordance with established loan funds, loan policies, and procedures;Assist in the preparation of approved loan funding packages and communicate with qualified borrowers, as required;Assist with maintaining funding database(s);Monitor adherence to all organizational and loan policies and procedures;Assist and support reporting requirements as spelled out in contracts and grant agreements;Data entry processing as required by each job function;Effective and timely communication; andPerform other duties as required and assigned.Required Qualifications:Experience with loan underwriting procedures;Understanding of small businesses;Two years loan underwriting or support experience;Ability to maintain confidentiality;Knowledge of funding principles, methods, procedures and resources;Proficient with MS Office software, Lending Software/Applications experience;Detail oriented; exceptional attention to detail;Excellent time management and organizational skills;Ability to assess priorities, organize, and operate in a flexible manner;Ability to work independently and meet strict deadlines;Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with individuals of varying social and cultural backgrounds and with co-workers at all levels;Excellent communication skills; andWork well with a team and be flexible to meet the needs of the organization.Preferred Qualifications:Familiarity and experience with business and financing issues;Experience working with community-based programs or serving in community-based programs;Experience with non-profit lending;Business experience; andPublic speaking skills.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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