VP of Retail Lending


VP of Retail Lending

Position Summary:

Assist senior management in achieving strategic goals. In conjunction with CLO and Lending Managers, establish and monitor efficiency standards for all functions and staff to ensure efficient, timely and accurate processing and servicing of Mortgage, Consumer, and Indirect loans. Develop and implement related policies, procedures, and workflows. Ensure service to members, branch and other production staff are delivered promptly, professionally and efficiently. Responsible for leading and developing a strong team that can handle a diverse workload due to the wide range of loan products being serviced. Establish and maintain commitments and professional business relationships with employees, members, vendors, the community, professional organizations, and Credit Union trade organizations.

Position Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of 5 years management experience. Ten or more years of progressive loan underwriting experience in a bank or credit union, with a preference for experience in indirect auto, real estate and commercial lending. Knowledge in financial institution products, services, and policies. Also, knowledge in government regulations and legal requirements involving lending, collections, insurance, and related functions.


Solarity offers an excellent benefits package for the employee including medical, dental, vision, long term disability, and life insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and a strong match with the employersponsored 401(k) retirement program. In addition, employees may qualify for an annual bonus based upon achievement of annual organizational goals. Employees also enjoy a competitive Paid Time Off benefit. Employees enjoy a positive and professional work environment working with peers that are dedicated to excellent service to the members of the Credit Union.

Credit Union Employment Qualifications:

Solarity Credit Union is looking for people who are friendly, professional, service oriented, helpful, attentive to detail, good communicators, problem solvers, positive, reliable, responsible, ethical, drug free, and who are responsible with their personal finances.

What is a Credit Union? Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives owned by its members. Credit unions assist members to become better-educated consumers of financial services and provide a range of financial products and services. We operate with a “people-helping-people” philosophy. Membership is open to all who live, work, worship, or go to school in the State of Washington. Membership also includes relatives of those listed above.

To Apply:

  • Complete an application available on our website: www.solaritycu.org (click on “Career Opportunities” under Information) and submit it and your resume to HR using any of the following methods:
    • Email the application and resume to hr@solaritycu.org, OR
    • Fax the application and resume to Human Resources at 509-895-8975,
    • Drop off application and resume to Human Resources Department: 110 N 5th Ave. Yakima 98902
  • You will be notified if you are chosen for consideration.
  • Please notify us if you need special accommodations to participate in the application process.

Date of Posting:



Full Time Exempt


(DOE) Range $74,316-$107,760 annually

Reports to:

V P/Chief Lending Officer


South 5th Avenue, Yakima Department Lending


Director of Post Closing Loan Services, Central Lending Manager, Loan Administration staff, Mortgage Loan Processors and Underwriters

Solarity Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all State and Federal Discrimination laws.

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