Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Mortgage Operations, the Mortgage Processor engages in the processing and pre-underwriting of active mortgages received by the Harvard University Employees Credit Union (https://www.hueug.org/ ).. Additionally, he/she is responsible for keeping current on all compliance and regulatory issues, including established credit union policies and procedures. He/She is also responsible for keeping current with Fannie Mae and any other outside vendors used to originate mortgages.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Uses various software platforms to gather, sort and process documents on all mortgage files including first mortgages, pre- approvals, HELOCs and fixed seconds according to credit union/investor guidelines.
Reviews and monitors the mortgage pipeline to make sure all important dates are targeted.
Ensures accurate loan pricing for the transaction and communicates the same to appropriate parties on first mortgage files.
Orders title services, appraisal reports, flood zone certifications and any other products required to process the application.
Maintains frequent communications amongst all parties both inside and outside of the Credit Union including brokers, attorneys, Credit Union management and Credit Union servicing and origination departments.
Reviews and prepares mortgage file for submission to underwriting.
Provides ongoing communication to Origination staff on issues surrounding applications in process.
Investigates, resolves and responds to all customer inquiries concerning mortgage loans.
Performs timely retrieval and review of electronic documents.
Performs related or unrelated functions as may be assigned or requested.
This position is designated as critical for the Harvard University Employees Credit Union as it provides non-deferrable services that must be performed in the event of an emergency or weather-related closure.
Please note: Harvard University requires a pre-employment reference and background screening, which includes OFAC.
Harvard University is unable to provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship.
This position has a 90-day orientation and review period.
Harvard University Employees Credit Union website:
The Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) is one of the fastest growing Credit Unions in the country and a leader in our industry. As a not-for-profit cooperative, we put our members' best interests first in all that we do. We are passionate about service and fanatical about solving problems. Integrity and transparency are the foundation of HUECU's philosophy. Our mission is to enhance our members' lives by developing and offering trustworthy products that are easy to understand, easy to use and best suited to meet their financial needs.
HUECU has a dynamic small-business atmosphere where every member of the team has a significant impact on our success. Our headquarters and flagship branch are located in the heart of Harvard Square, surrounded by shops, restaurants, and the vibrant University community. HUECU staff are employed by Harvard University and enjoy competitive salaries and a robust benefits package. We're looking for talented, member-centric stars to join our growing team. If you have energy, enthusiasm, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, you should check out the career opportunities with HUECU.
Harvard University offers an outstanding benefits package including, but not limited to:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, a paid winter recess break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision plans: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Programs: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% subsidized MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout the metro Boston area. For more information on Total Rewards at Harvard visit: https://hr.harvard.edu/totalrewards
Salary Grade: 051
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
High School Diploma.
A minimum of two years' related experience in banking operations required.
A Bachelor's Degree or equivalent course work and specialized training preferred.
Must have strong analytical skills with proven experience in processing loans to meet secondary market guidelines and familiarity with state and federal banking statutes.
Second mortgage and consumer lending experience helpful.
Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
Must be proficient using Microsoft Word and Excel and other computer software or be quick to learn new or updated software.
Self-motivated individual with strong written and verbal communication skills.
A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required.
Work involves extensive personal contact with others and is usually of a personal or sensitive nature.
Must be able to work in the very diverse environment of Harvard University and affiliate organizations.
Work is performed in an office setting.
Must be able to sit for at least four hours.
Additional hours are required, either early/late weekdays and weekend hours depending upon the business needs of the department.
This position is part of the bargaining unit and is overtime eligible.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48930BR
About Harvard University Credit Union
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.