Career Opportunity

Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of Discovery Federal Credit Union is seeking an innovative and charismatic leader to serve as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Discovery FCU is more than just a place to bank. We are a neighborhood credit union that has been serving the Berks County community since 1959. We’re strong supporters of the credit union movement and the philosophy of people helping people. We genuinely want to help our members and provide them with the education, support, and guidance to build strong, independent financial futures.

At Discovery FCU, our goal is to make the experience of coming to work each day with us friendly and engaging. Discovery strives to be a family-like work environment, and the time we spend together is supportive, collaborative, and enjoyable. We’re 100% dedicated to supporting our community, providing comprehensive financial solutions to our members, our neighbors, our community, our families, and everyone we interact with.

Under the strategic direction of the Board, the CEO is responsible to provide direction to the organization while leading strategic initiatives. This organizational leader will have an inspirational approach to building a corporate culture committed to excellence and organizational harmony, leading by example and ensuring accountability at the highest levels of the organization.  The ideal candidate has a proven track record of developing meaningful relationships both within the community and inside the organization, demonstrates a natural leadership ability, inspires trust, confidence, and respect, and builds strong support for organizational objectives.

The recruit for the CEO position is being spearheaded by our strategic partner, Hubric Resources. To submit your resume in confidence and learn more about the position, please email: Brittany Fritz at: brittany@hubricresources.com.

Below is some basic information about the position:

Essential Functions of the CEO:

  • Direct all credit union operations, which include planning and implementing programs, policies, and procedures, establishing short and long-term objectives, and leading initiatives to ensure operational effectiveness.
  • Oversight through subordinates provides strategic and/or administrative direction and management in all credit union functions including accounting, business development, compliance, facilities management, finance, human resources, investments, lending, marketing, operations, retail services, risk management, and security.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement financial policies and procedures; ensures compliance with all federal and state laws and regulatory agencies as applicable.
  • Responsible for conducting themselves in a professional manner consistent with the credit union’s image and mission statement; treating members, colleagues, and subordinates with the utmost respect, courtesy, and sensitivity to their privacy.
  • Create, foster, and maintain an atmosphere promoting teamwork, collaboration, conflict resolution, development, and growth.
  • Conduct business development activities to promote the growth and development of the credit union, and build positive relationships with the field of membership and with appropriate trade associations and organizations.
  • Regularly create, promote and attend various events and initiatives to promote Discovery in the community.

 

Key qualifications include:

  • An upbeat and positive attitude and a desire to grow the credit union and its employees’ careers
  • 10+ years of successful public or private financial management experience
  • Previous leadership experience in the credit union field is highly desirable
  • 5+ years of leadership experience, preferably as CEO/COO
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred, preferred degree in Business or Finance
  • General knowledge of the principles and practices of financial administration
  • Knowledge of sound techniques in all aspects of financial management
  • Ability to develop long-term plans and program and to evaluate work accomplishments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong attention to detail is a must

 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Rate Discounts on Qualifying Loans
  • Employee Referral Incentives
  • A great working environment
  • And more!

 

Discovery Federal Credit Union is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

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