Director of Mortgage Operations – To $180K – Chicago, IL – Job # 2528

Who We Are

The Symicor Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in Lincolnshire, IL & San Antonio, TX. Our nationally unique value proposition centers around providing the very best available banking and accounting talent. In fact, most of our recruiters are former bankers or accountants themselves!

We know how to evaluate the very best banking and accounting talent available in the market. Whether you are a candidate seeking a new opportunity or a bank or company president trying to fill an essential position, The Symicor Group stands ready to deliver premium results for you.

The Position

Our bank client is seeking to fill a Director of Mortgage Operations role in the Chicago, IL market. The successful candidate will be responsible for mortgage processing, underwriting, closing, post-closing, and servicing all mortgage loans while providing leadership, coaching, and training in all areas. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring mortgage lending policies and procedures are followed effectively and serve the strategic goals while complying with all state and federal regulatory requirements and laws.

This position offers a generous salary of up to $180K and a full benefits program.

Director of Mortgage Operations responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and providing guidance to Underwriters, Processors, Closers, Post Closers, and Mortgage Servicers with appropriate documentation to ensure compliance with business partners/investors and all state and federal regulations and laws.
  • Identifying workflow efficiencies and optimizing the mortgage experience for members and employees.
  • Ensuring that the files move through the department (Processing, Underwriting, Closing, Post Closing, and Servicing) in the most efficient manner while providing “on time” delivery to members, secondary investors, and business partners.
  • Providing expertise, guidance, and support to the Mortgage Operations Team on all levels.
  • Working closely with the VP of Mortgage to ensure the organization, members, and employees are taken care of.
  • Ensuring accurate data/uploads to vendors for escrow payments/analysis/HMDA along with payments to correspondent and secondary market business partners
  • Overseeing the timely and accurate delivery of all loans that are sold to the secondary market or correspondent lenders.
  • Managing the development of staff to ensure excellent internal and external service.

Who Are You?

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for an opportunity where you can pursue your interests and your passion. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but merely the starting point for your future.

You also bring the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field required. Master’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible experience in the mortgage industry with leadership experience.
  • Strong Analytical skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of the mortgage industry, products, lending practices, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Self-directed, with the ability to plan own activities to achieve sales goals.
  • Strong verbal/written communication, organizational and time-management skills.
  • PC skills, including knowledge of mortgage origination and automated underwriting systems.

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