Safe 1 Credit Union
President/Chief Executive Officer
Safe 1 Credit Union is looking for an exceptional leader to take over the reins from their long time CEO. In collaboration with the Board, this position will oversee the overall direction and administration of the credit union, guide and develop long range planning, and evaluate activities in terms of objectives. Other responsibilities include managing all operational aspects of the credit union’s activities in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, and the bylaws, rules, and regulations of the credit union, and to achieve the objectives established by the Board. A Bachelors degree, preferably in Business Administration or related field is required, MBA preferred. A minimum of ten years executive experience within the credit union field or retail banking industry is required.
Safe 1 Credit Union, a not-for-profit financial institution provides its members with a wide range of financial services. Safe 1 Credit Union was founded in 1952 to serve California State Employees working in the Bakersfield area and today, nearly 70 years later, the credit union’s field of membership has expanded to include all individuals living or working in Kern, Kings, Fresno or Tulare Counties. Safe 1 has grown in assets to over $755 million and over 70,000 members. To learn more, https://www.safe1.org/home/home/.
Bakersfield, California, located in Central California, about 110 miles north of Los Angeles is full of pleasant surprises. The city is known for producing country music legends Merle Haggard and Buck Owens and is aptly referred to as “Nashville West” with Buck Owen’s Crystal Palace still a draw for country music fans. Bakersfield is the hub of California’s Southern Central Valley, a rich agricultural area with vast almond and citrus orchards. Oil production is also a major driver of the local economy. For the outdoor enthusiast, Bakersfield is a short drive from beautiful mountain lakes for fishing and boating activities and only two hours from Central and Southern California beaches. Higher education is offered via Bakersfield Community College, Taft Community College, and California State University – Bakersfield.
An excellent competitive compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.
You may recommend others for candidacy by contacting Jessica Jarman, Vice President at (800) 367-0433 extension 138 or [email protected].