Job Posting Details

Chief Executive Officer, Union Bay Credit Union

Location:Union Bay, British Columbia
Posting Date:November 22, 2017
Closing Date:until filled
Employment Type:Full-time

Union Bay Credit Union (UBCU) on Vancouver Island is a member-owned financial institution serving the local communities from Royston to Qualicum Bay including Hornby and Denman Islands.

With the retirement of our CEO, the Board of Directors is recruiting a new CEO to lead us into the future. 

With three branches, 3200 members and over $91 million in assets, UBCU is dedicated to growing assets, earnings and membership responsibly.  Our employees and directors strive to provide community driven financial services while embracing co-operative guiding principles and values.  We believe in making our communities stronger one member at a time.

As CEO, with an unwavering commitment to excellence, you will lead our team to achieve the credit union’s strategic goals and to maintain a strong culture of service to our members.   Accountable for the overall operational performance and prudent financial management of the credit union, you ensure the organization operates in a sound and sustainable manner while continually enhancing member value and organizational performance.

As UBCU’s key spokesperson and advocate, you play an important external role as well, building relationships with members, community groups, credit union system partners, regulators and the public.

With 6 years’ minimum progressive management experience, preferably within the credit union system, and a degree in Business or Finance - or equivalent combination of education and experience, you are ready to step into this role. You understand the importance of being able to identify and articulate the larger picture while maintaining responsibility for the credit union’s day-to-day operations. You bring well-developed business acumen, energy, passion, vision, and integrity to your work.  Strategic planning is one of your core strengths, you are skilled at communicating your vision and building consensus within your team to execute on that vision, you translate good plans into great results.

You are looking for an opportunity to lead a successful independent credit union.

Union Bay is situated 15 kilometers south of Courtenay in the growing Comox Valley.   It offers a strong sense of community and ready access to larger centres.  Local housing development is planned for 2018.  Our location offers fantastic water recreation, golf, skiing, hiking and biking, well-developed minor hockey and soccer leagues as well as a vibrant arts community. 

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