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Mo-Kan Regional Council

Position: Loan Officer
Status: Full-Time
Category: Salary-Non Exempt
Salary: $35,000-38,000 DOQ

Nature of Work
The Loan Officer shall perform professional work in business finance activities, related to loan applications and servicing existing loans. Work also involves a significant amount of contact and coordination with private businesses, entrepreneurs, lenders, and other professionals as well as public bodies and agencies.

  • Assisting member communities to identify specific needs within their communities and make recommendations for possible solutions
  • Providing information on federal and state funding programs
  • Application preparation and administration of grants, loan programs, planning documents, research projects and other programs
  • Coordinating regional programs, including educational workshops
  • Researching, analyzing and organizing data into reports utilizing a variety of computer programs
  • Coordinating and providing professional assistance to citizens, groups and local governments within our region
  • Providing assistance in the updating of strategic/comprehensive plans for communities
  • Maintain files and records in regard to each project, program and study
  • Performance of any other tasks assigned
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract, nor is it intended to describe all duties that may be required. All employees of MKRC are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine duties.

Supervision- The Regional Planner will work under the direct supervision and direction of the Executive Director and will be expected to complete assignments independently or as a member of a project team.

Qualifications - Graduate from an accredited college or university with preference given to major course work in the fields of planning, public administration, community development, economics, or other related fields of study. Relevant experience may be substituted for education. Skills in the preparation of written reports and competency in communication with public officials is essential. In addition, the position requires multi-tasking, organization, attention to detail, editing skills, ability to meet deadlines, interpersonal communication, project development and management, event planning, and critical thinking. Experience with GIS mapping techniques preferred.

Physical Requirements
Individual must possess a valid drivers license and access to a motor vehicle to be used for business purpose travel within the region. Occasional overnight travel may be required.

Application Process
Applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume, salary history and list of references to Executive Director, Mo-Kan Regional Council, 224 North 7th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501 or email to jecker@mo-kan.org.

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Mo-Kan Regional Council is an equal opportunity employer.