Chief Executive Officer

Teachers Plus Credit Union, located in Bedford, NS is a member owned, full-service financial institution with assets of $69 million providing superior banking and commercial services to approximately 2900 members.  Being locally owned and operated, Teachers Plus Credit Union prides itself on playing a major role in fostering community well-being by keeping profits in the province and reinvesting in local economies, supporting local suppliers and businesses.

The Board of Directors of Teachers Plus Credit Union is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is accountable for sound strategic leadership that enables the development and growth of the credit union, and underpins its financial strength, viability and its responsiveness to members’ needs.   Excellence in people leadership while coordinating daily operations and the delivery and promotion of financial services that uphold and achieve the mission of the credit union are primary responsibilities.  The CEO also supports and advises the Board in fulfilling its fiduciary and strategic responsibilities.

The Ideal CEO Candidate is:

Strategic.  You see the big picture and are able to effectively convey a vision.  You boast a proven track record of implementing long term strategies, executing plans, improving ROI, and using data and metrics to drive an organization forward.

Skilled at Business Development.  You excel at spotting opportunities for growth, specifically in the area of small business and understand the value of building strong relationships and partnerships.  Being active in the community is important to you, and having a solid understanding of the culture, and economic concerns within and around your market are key to your success. You ‘get’ marketing and promotion, and can show results in those areas.

Industry Savvy.  You’ve worked in a financial institution and have a keen understanding of relevant policies, procedures and legislation governing it.  You have solid experience in lending, liquidity and asset/liability management and are are a pro at analyzing and interpreting financial reports.

A Motivational Leader.  You have a team-first mentality,  set high standards of excellence, and are clear about the plan to get there, what the expectations are and providing feedback in real time.  You keep lines of communication open, place importance in recognition of a job well done and are ready to help your team remove barriers, rolling up your sleeves and lending a hand.

Resilient.  You’re no stranger to change and thrive when there are multiple projects on the go.  You have experience in change management and understand the importance of generating enthusiasm amongst a team when change is afoot in order to see the ROI when the transition is complete.

A Lifelong Learner.  You invest in your own professional development and want to continue to learn and grow, no matter what your position.

Experienced.   To be eligible, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in Business or Commerce and have a minimum of 10 years progressive leadership responsibility in a financial institution or an equivalent combination of skills and experience.

This is a full-time, permanent position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package based on internal and external market equity and commensurate with experience.  To learn more about Teachers Plus Credit Union visit teachersplus.ca.

Applications close on September 27, 2021.

If this opportunity excites you, please send a resume, and cover letter to Alexandra Chamberlain at creditunionjobs@aclsm.ca.

Chief Executive Officer

Valley Credit Union is a 7 branch, member owned full-service financial institution with assets of $254 million providing banking, wealth management and commercial services to approximately 11,000 members.  Located in the beautiful Annapolis Valley, Valley Credit Union is driven by its co-operative values, and prides itself on understanding what is important to its members while making a difference in the communities within which it operates.

The Board of Directors of Valley Credit Union is seeking a proven and dynamic leader to take on the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Accountable to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible to provide leadership that upholds the mission, vision, and values of the credit union, and creating an engaged and positive team environment which is focused on the progress of the credit union, its financial stability, viability, and responsiveness to its members.  The CEO also supports and advises the Board in fulfilling its fiduciary and strategic responsibilities.

Valley Credit Union’s Ideal CEO Candidate is:

Gifted at Communicating.  You excel at listening, understanding, and responding and can proficiently engage with a broad range of audiences using multiple mediums. You are also able to anticipate and respond to others in ways that are meaningful to them.

Financially Savvy with Industry Knowledge.  You have solid knowledge of accounting principles and experience in budgeting, forecasting, liquidity, and asset/liability management.  You have experience analyzing and interpreting financial reports and can show results of sound recommendations you’ve made through your analysis.  You’ve worked in a financial institution before and have a keen understanding of relevant policies, procedures and legislation governing it.

An Authentic Leader.  You walk the talk, are able to generate enthusiasm and inspire stakeholders to rally through transitions.   You understand the value of sound change management practices and have hands on experience implementing change successfully.  You believe in holding yourself and others accountable to results, through open two-way communication, collaboration, and trust.

Community and Cooperative Minded.  You understand the co-operative way, take pride in your ability to build relationships with different groups of stakeholders and enjoy being collaborative with community partners.

Strategic.  You see the bigger picture and can effectively convey a vision.  You boast a proven track record of identifying opportunities and implementing long term strategies, executing plans, improving ROI, and using data and metrics to drive an organization forward.

Experienced.   To be eligible, you must hold a bachelor’s degree in Business or Commerce and have a minimum of 10-15 years increasing leadership responsibility in a financial institution or an equivalent combination of skills and experience.

This is a full-time, permanent position offering a competitive compensation and benefits package based on internal and external market equity and commensurate with experience.  To learn more about Valley Credit Union visit valleycreditunion.com.

If this opportunity excites you, please send a resume, and cover letter to Alexandra Chamberlain at creditunionjobs@aclsm.ca.  As part of your cover letter, please provide an overview of what you feel are your two biggest accomplishments in your career to date.

Applications close on September 17, 2021.

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