Take the next step in your career and act on this opportunity to join the quality team of a major agricultural lending institution! FCS Financial is seeking two Vice President-Team Leaders, Appraisal and Collateral Risk Management to join our Appraisal team! Both of these Team Leaders will work collaboratively with our appraisal staff to achieve quality appraisals with timeliness, efficiency and sales analysis for internal and external clients. Being able to develop, motivate, and evaluate a team; build relationships and communicate effectively and tactfully are key attributes to being successful in this role. The successful candidate should also be pro-active, analytical, and collaborative.
Potential office locations: Columbia, Harrisonville, Higginsville, Jefferson City, Macon, and Springfield. Other office locations will be considered.
This position is open until filled.
This position is classified as Exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Department: Risk Management
Reports To: EVP Risk Management
Supervises: Appraisal Professionals
Appraisal and Collateral Valuation Services
Completes internal appraisals and reports analyzed sales
Coordinates and assigns internal and outside appraisal assignments to team
Completes outside fee appraisals
Completes or delegates as appropriate collateral valuation assignments on all sources of pledged collateral
Reviews and approves outside appraisals and monitors approved appraiser list
Develops, motivates, and evaluates a team of appraisal professionals
Makes hiring and promotional recommendations
Determines division of responsibilities and provides work guidance and direction
Recommends and implements performance standards
Trains collateral evaluators for all sources of pledged collateral
Trains new appraisal trainees
Provides direction towards General Certification requirements through the state appraisal commission
Coordinates the Benchmark Appraisal process and the Range of Value process for the Association
Mediates communications between Association leadership, AgriBank, other parties and the appraisal staff
Ensures credible, reliable, and well supported value conclusions of properties are completed for internal and external clients
Provides guidance, recommends, and/or approves procedures for appraisals and Collateral Evaluations; promotes process improvement enhancements to increase efficiency and effectiveness of appraisal and collateral valuation operations
Reviews and approves exceptions
Documents, monitors, analyzes, and reports trends on benchmark results and other real estate values and provides reports to Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors for use in decision making
Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the organization.
Scope of Responsibilities:
5-10 direct reports
Annual Appraisals or Collateral Valuations
Bachelor’s degree in agriculture management, agriculture business, business administration, real estate, economics or a related field
7 years of related experience
1 year of supervisory experience
Certified General Real Estate Appraisal license
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job
Required Knowledge and Skills
Skill in using Microsoft technologies including e-mail, word and spreadsheet processing
Expertise in the areas of rural real estate appraisal practices
Expertise in FCS Financial appraisal procedures
Expertise as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser
Knowledge of Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP)
Skill in Uniform Agriculture Appraisal Report (UAAR) writing
Oral and written communication skills, sufficient to discuss a variety of job-related topics, and to effectively communicate complex topics to a variety of audiences
Skill in managing, coaching, motivating and developing a team
Responsible to appropriately protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the Association’s systems and data and clients’ data
Internal Number: 2018-026
About FCS Financial
FCS Financial is dedicated to supporting agriculture and rural communities. We serve nearly 15,000 qualified customer-owners in Missouri. We provide loans, leases and related services to farmers, ranchers, rural homeowners, aquatic producers, timber harvesters, agribusinesses, and agricultural and rural utility cooperatives. FCS Financial is a member of the Farm Credit System. Established in 1916 by Congress, the System provides more than one third of the credit needed by those who live and work in rural America. With more than 100 years of agricultural lending experience, the Farm Credit System is the largest single provider of agricultural credit in the United States.
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