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Junior Loan Officer (Vermont Community Loan Fund)

Organization Vermont Community Loan Fund
Location 15 State Street, Suite 101
Montpelier, VT 05602

The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF), a nonprofit financial institution that provides loans and other resources to local businesses, community organizations & nonprofits, early care and learning providers and developers of affordable housing.  We develop and promote innovative capital based solutions to issues of poverty and opportunity.  With over $40 million in assets, VCLF is one of the largest community development financial institution in Vermont.  

Junior Loan Officer

This position will assist in all aspects of loan origination, credit analysis, credit approval, and loan servicing.  This position will report to the Director of Business and Early Care & Learning Programs.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits based in Montpelier, VT.

Job duties include:

  • Assist or independently conduct site visits with loan applicants and existing borrowers
  • Assist in preparation of credit memos for external loan committees and Internal Loan Team consideration
  • Assist in loan closings and routine monitoring
  • Respond to inquiries from potential loan applicants and maintain records of loan applicant inquiries
  • Assist with management of business loan portfolio through filing UCC & mortgage liens, mailing statements, updating insurance information, and other regular communications with borrowers
  • Assist with development and implementation of effective collection and workout strategies for problem loans
  • Conduct data entry and updates for new and existing loans in VCLF’s loan servicing software
  • Assist the Director of Business and Early Care & Learning Programs with lending activities as assigned


  • Identify technical assistance needs of borrowers and applicants and refer identified needs to the staff member that supervises VCLF’s business advisory services
  • Inform borrowers about other sources of financial assistance
  • As assigned, represent VCLF to community organizations, bankers, policy makers, the media and the public at large
  • Ability to travel around the State of Vermont and will involve some evenings and occasional weekend meetings 

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • College degree
  • High degree of organizational skills, working with a minimum of supervision and ability to multi-task
  • VCLF is willing to train the right candidate
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer and database skills
  • Has a commitment to social and economic justice

The Vermont Community Loan Fund is a mission-driven lender, creating opportunities that lead to healthy communities and financial stability for all Vermonters. Learn more at

Date Posted September 9th, 2019
Deadline Open until filled
# of Positions Available 1
Categories Access to capital, Other: Financing Organizations
Type Full Time
Compensation Wage Range: $19.23 - $21.63 per hour
How to Apply TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume to: or VCLF, PO Box 827, Montpelier, VT 05601.