LOAN OFFICER

Do you enjoy interacting with people from diverse communities? Are you inspired by helping others? Do you want to be part of a high-impact, dedicated team that assists thousands of lower-income New Yorkers every year? Then you might be the new HFLS Loan Officer!

THE HEBREW FREE LOAN SOCIETY (HFLS) fosters financial stability and opportunity among low- and moderate-income New Yorkers by providing access to safe, affordable credit in the form of interest-free loans. HFLS loans make an immediate, concrete difference in the lives of our borrowers, enabling them to invest in their education, start a business, meet emergency expenses, and more.

HFLS serves people of all religious and cultural backgrounds, regardless of immigration status or credit history. Currently, HFLS has $20 million in loans outstanding to more than 2,600 borrowers, and we strive to help more people every year.

Job Summary

As part of a team of four other Loan Officers, the Loan Officer will work with applicants across a wide range of HFLS interest-free loan programs to help them determine whether they qualify for a loan, complete the application process, and secure safe and affordable interest-free credit. The Loan Officer will also liaise with nonprofits and community-based organizations that refer applicants to HFLS.

This position requires strong attention to detail; the ability to communicate effectively with diverse cultural and religious constituencies; comfort with a combination of direct service and administrative, systems-oriented work; and approximately three years of relevant experience. Spanish language is fluency strongly preferred, and knowledge of Salesforce is a plus.

This is a full-time position reporting to the HFLS Deputy Director, based at the HFLS office in midtown Manhattan (though HFLS is operating remotely until fall 2021). The annual gross salary range is $55,000-$60,000 based on relevant skills and/or experience, with competitive benefits. HFLS is an equal opportunity employer.

START DATE: Early July 2021

TO APPLY: Email a resume and cover letter briefly summarizing your relevant experience and interest in the role to jobs@HFLS.org with “[Your name]: Loan Officer” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. HFLS is currently operating remotely, and the hiring process for this role will be conducted by email, phone, and Zoom. HFLS is open to making this a permanently remote position, and qualified candidates residing outside the greater NYC area are encouraged to apply.