Lender Relations Specialist

US Government Other Agencies and Independent Organizations Springfield, MO
* Duties

Help Duties Summary

This position is located in the Small Business Administration, Office of Field Operations - Region VII in Springfield, MO. The incumbent will collaborate with public and private sector agencies, organizations, and individuals to ensure that identified underserved communities have knowledge of and access to SBA and other federal, state, and community programs and resources that support entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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Responsibilities

Market all SBA lending programs and service through outreach and marketing.

Conduct outreach, training, education, development, lender recruitment, consultation and working with assigned lenders in the District,

Conduct face-to-face visits with individual lending institution for the purpose of delivering SBA loan programs and services in the District

Conduct or participate in training sessions designed to ensure SBA programs and services are optimized in the various financial organizations served by the District.

Provide assistance through consultative and customer interactions with lenders.

The incumbent of the position could be assigned various local market duties to be determined upon the selection and strengths of the individual.

This is a bargaining unit position.

This is not a (drug) testing designated position (TDP).

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status

No

Promotion Potential

12

* Job family (Series)

1101 General Business And Industry

* Requirements

Help Requirements Conditions of Employment

* You must be a U.S. Citizen

* You must successfully complete a background investigation.

* You may be required to serve a one-year probationary period.

Qualifications

GS-11: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-09 grade level in the Federal service) obtained in either the private or public sector which has demonstrated experience assisting in commercial, business, or personal loan proposal development, packaging and structuring; assisting with marketing lending programs and services to external customers through outreach activities; assisting with conducting formal training or professional development; assisting with the growth and development of a customer base; and in using a variety of software applications and technologies in all aspects of the job.

GS-12: One year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-11 grade level in the Federal service) obtained in either the private or public sector which has demonstrated experience working independently in commercial or business loan proposal development, packaging and structuring; marketing lending programs and services to external customers through outreach activities; conducting formal training or professional development; the growth and development of a customer base; and in using a variety of software applications and technologies in all aspects of the job.

Additional information on the qualification requirements is outlined in the OPM Qualifications Standards Handbook of General Schedule Positions. It is available for your review on OPM's Qualifications web site.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g. Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

TIME-IN-GRADE: If you are a current career or career-conditional federal employee applying for promotion under Merit Promotion you must have completed a minimum of 52 weeks in positions at the next level lower than the position being filled.

All qualification requirements must be met by 11:59 pm (Eastern Time) on 06/27/2018 of this vacancy announcement.

Education

GS-11: A Ph.D or equivalent doctoral degree or three full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree or LL.M if related in an accredited college or university. (Degree or course work should be in areas of business, finance, accounting or a related field.) OR a combination of related education and specialized experience that together equal 100 percent of the required basic qualifications for the GS-11 grade level.

GS-12: Education is not qualifying at this grade level.

Combination of Experience and Education:

GS-11: Combination of education and experience as specified above. For example, an applicant who has 1.5 full years of Ph.D. level education (i.e. 50% of education required) and 6 months of creditable specialized experience (i.e. 50% of the required experience) would equal 100% of the required experience for the position.

APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement.) Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Verify School accreditation. All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. * If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education. * For further information, click on: Foreign Education.