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Branch Manager: Baton Rouge

Posted: 3/15/24

Published: Mar 15, 2024

The role of the Branch Manager is to guide and manage their team to provide quality service to members in account transactions, loan applications, and new accounts. They must be able to supervise, motivate, coach, and develop their team regarding all aspects of branch management. Our ideal Branch Manager has a positive, can-do attitude, is a self-starter, a problem-solver, and has a strong passion for developing others. They must enjoy community involvement and should thrive in a sales-oriented environment.

A Day in the Life of a Branch Manager INCLUDES:

  • Providing strong leadership and development to the team within their branch
  • Performing a wide range of transactional duties to serve members by receiving or paying out funds with high accuracy.
  • Offering financial solutions to members.
  • Assisting members with all financial needs.
  • Managing operational functions within the branch including loss control, compliance, and member retention and audit standards.
  • Taking loan applications and processing/closing them independently and accurately.
  • Opening new accounts and cross-selling all products and services.
  • Keeping accurate records of all transactions.

Branch manager Skills and qualifications include:

  • 4-year college degree in Business Administration, Finance, or another business-related field
    • Additional experience may be considered in lieu of meeting education requirements
  • 5 years of experience including branch operations and a combination of experience in lending, deposits, and teller duties.
  • All candidates must be eligible to be licensed to sell all necessary insurance products
  • Excellent oral, written, and telephone communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, attention to detail, and member service skills
  • Supervisory experience is a huge plus

Other things you may want to know about this position:

  • Work Schedule
    • Monday – Friday
      • 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Travel
    • Travel is rarely necessary for this position.
  • Work Site Location
    • All work will be performed at our Mid-City Branch located at 450 N Lobdell Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Why should you join the Pelican team?

Since 1956, Pelican State Credit Union has been providing financial services to individuals and their families throughout the state of Louisiana. We've since grown into the largest state-chartered credit union in Louisiana now serving over 68,000 members nationwide. Because of our continued growth, Pelican State Credit Union is searching for new team members that embrace our Core Values and have a desire to positively contribute to our culture.

Our culture is grounded in faith, and we strive to live the golden rule of ‘love thy neighbor’. We are dedicated to creating, promoting, and nurturing a safe and inclusive work environment, and we expect the same from each of our employees. We value diverse talents and welcome individuals with unique backgrounds, working styles, and skill sets. We believe that our differences make us a better team by allowing us to make better decisions, be more innovative, and better serve our members and communities.

Our full-time employees enjoy amazing benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance with generous employer premium contributions
  • Health Savings Account with employer contributions for eligible employees
  • Employer-Paid Group Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Dependent Life Insurance
  • Retiree insurance for eligible employees
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
  • 15 Paid Holidays, including a Cultural Floating Holiday
  • 401K Plan with a 5% discretionary profit share contribution, plus a dollar-for-dollar match of up to 5%
  • Paid Time Off to volunteer with approved non-profits and charities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Pelican State Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace. All locations are tobacco-free facilities.

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