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Connect Lending Loan Specialist- Maryville, TN

Company: Clayton Homes
Location: Maryville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Connect Lending Loan Specialist- Maryville, TN

Great Company. Great People. Great Career.

If you want to work for a company that invests in you and your community, check out our Connect Lending Loan Specialist position! As a Connect Lending Loan Specialist you'll learn how to discuss loan terms with a customer, review credit, multi-task, communicate effectively and work with a team that is goal driven. You are rewarded by engagement opportunities and monthly bonuses! The Connect Lending Loan Specialist is only the first step on your career journey! With endless career paths you can work at a company you love and start a position that puts you on a career path for success. Take the first step - It's just the beginning! Vanderbilt Mortgage. Where you start a job and gain a career!

You could be paid:

  • Base plus bonus equates to $45K- 50K
  • Annual average potential - (Base + all bonuses) - $80K
  • Average annual income/hourly rate varies depending on education, experience, and various bonuses
    As a Connect Lending Loan Specialist and a Team Member at Vanderbilt Mortgage, you can enjoy these benefits:

  • Medical and Dental Plan with Prescription Coverage and Vision
  • 401(K) includes 100% company match of the first 4%
  • Paid time off days (PTO), paternal leave, and holidays
  • Enjoy coming "home" to our brand new, state of the art Home Office
  • Robust wellness programs, on-site workout facility, and restaurant
  • Tuition Assistance for your first degree!
  • Work-life balance
  • Community involvement including Volunteer Paid Time Off (VTO)
  • Collaborative and energetic work environment-teamwork
  • Professional development and promotion opportunities-culture of mentoring
  • Generous BONUSES!!!
    Here's what you can expect in the role as a Direct Sales and Marketing Specialist:

    Connect Lending Loan Specialists exists to assist consumers in obtaining mortgage loans, acting as a primary contact for customers throughout the loan process.

    Job Duties:

  • Reviews credit terms for the purposes of negotiating prospective credit.
  • Markets and promotes Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. by developing and cultivating relationships with company Home Centers and prospective Home Buyers.
  • Analyzes and approves mortgage loans by examining applicant and financial information to determine credit worthiness.
  • Ensures timely and efficient processing of credit applications and communicates loan decisions and needed items for loan processing.
  • Presents or communicates credit terms for the purpose of negotiating prospective credit.
  • Ensures proper communication to maintain a level of excellence in the Customer Experience.
  • Possesses lending authority according to guidelines.
  • Maintains licensing for assigned states.
  • Teams with Remarketing Asset Managers and Direct Sales and Marketing to serve home buyers with Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. financing programs.
  • Maintains knowledge of available loan products to better serve the home buyer and knows underwriting guidelines, internal policy, and procedures.
  • Helps determine appropriate loan products for individual home buyers.
  • Establishes direct interaction to provide Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. mortgage products.
  • Maintains punctuality and attendance standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    What you'll need to qualify:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, college degree preferred.
  • 5+ years in mortgage lending preferred.
  • Great interpersonal skills and a strong desire to provide exceptional customer service during the loan process.
  • Must be able to pass a national licensing test, state licensing test, and meet other various state defined criteria to achieve and maintain specific mortgage professional licensing. Must be able to obtain national license within 60 days of start date.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with internal customers and external consumers via phone, email and fax.
  • Ability to manage multiple duties with a sense of urgency.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Goal-oriented, self-motivated personality with the capacity to meet and exceed assigned goals.
  • Willing to learn, hard-working, determined, and assertive.
    But also, remember you:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time.
  • Will be constantly operating a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a telephone, calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Will be communicating 90% of the time over the phone.
  • Must be able to exchange accurate information at all times.
  • Must be able to identify and assess account status and determine appropriate process.
  • Will constantly work in a state-of-the-art indoor temperature controlled, sealed window office environment.
    Here are some more reasons to choose Vanderbilt Mortgage!

  • Full-time team members have the flexibility to create their own health, dental, and vision benefits package. Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. provides competitive 401K programs, including investment options and company matching for full and part time employees after one year to help our team members achieve their financial goals. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, tuition reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, and more.
  • Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc. is a subsidiary of Clayton of which is proud to have earned spots on the following Forbes lists: America's Best Employers, America's Best Employers by State, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women.
  • As part of Vanderbilt Mortgage's commitment to Opening Doors to a Better Life, VMF is now providing paid time for Team Members to volunteer to causes that are meaningful to them through the Clayton Impact program.
  • At VMF, we encourage holistic wellness with physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual, and occupational programs available online or in-person for team members.
  • Our newly renovated Home Office campus offers an onsite restaurant, onsite fitness facility with full gym, in-person and virtual workout classes, yoga/barre studio, volleyball, and basketball courts, walking paths, and a disc golf course.
    Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance Inc. is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

    Vanderbilt Mortgage. Where you start a job and gain a career!

Keywords: Clayton Homes, Knoxville , Connect Lending Loan Specialist- Maryville, TN, Other , Maryville, Tennessee

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