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Career Opportunity: Ag Loan Officer

Job Title
Ag Loan Officer
Farm Credit Midsouth, ACA
Paragould & Corning, Arkansas
Experience Level
Mid-Career (5-10 years)
Supervisor's Title
Sales and Customer Relationships
Salary Range
DOE, depending on experience
Posted Date
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Closing Date
Friday, December 8, 2017
Job Description

Ag Loan Officer

We are looking for an Agricultural lender to service customers at our Paragould & Corning offices.  The ideal lender will manage, service, and grow Ag loans and related service portfolios, as well as sell and service all products.   The incumbent will establish business relationships with agriculture producers, businesses, and professionals within the community and cultivates these relationships to expand lending opportunities. Promotes the association by maintaining good public and member relations and represents the association at various community events / meetings. Responsible for applying sound credit administration, makes decisions on loan approvals, structure and pricing. Maintains awareness of agricultural trends and business.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Agriculture, Finance, or related field. Experience in the agribusiness/farming industry, agricultural credit or closely related field is preferred. Must have an understanding of farm business management and finance, with an understanding of rural living is preferred. Strong interpersonal skills, communication, problem solving, analytical, negotiating, influencing and strategic selling skills. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

Area Description:

Farm Credit Midsouth is an agricultural financial institution headquartered in Jonesboro, Arkansas, with (7) offices in Arkansas. Today, Farm Credit Midsouth serves over 2,000 farmer members with loans totaling over $900 million in ten Eastern Arkansas Counties and three Missouri Counties. The Association is a decentralized lender, placing authority at the loan officers’ level, the point closest to the member. Branch offices are maintained in most of the ten counties for the convenience of the membership and are staffed with an experienced lending staff.

Contact Person
Melissa Coles, VP Human Resources
Contact Phone