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Job Openings: President/CEO (Alexandria)

Announcement Number:2023-07
Announcement Date:February 15, 2023
Location of Position:Alexandria
Salary:Based on experience


State Department Federal Credit Union ($2.6B, Alexandria, VA) is seeking our next President/Chief Executive Officer. The retirement of our current President/CEO, Jan Roche, presents a wonderful opportunity for someone who is deeply committed to the credit union mission of providing financial well-being for the membership and has a desire to work in partnership with an experienced and engaged Board. One of the nation’s leading credit unions, SDFCU was founded in 1935 by a small group of employees of the U.S. Department of State. Since that time, we have grown to more than 90,000 members worldwide while maintaining our focus on providing responsible financial services to our core membership and over 100 other Select Employee Groups. Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, we operate six retail branches and an extensive digital banking system that allows us to offer seamless access to our entire membership.

State Department FCU is known for its safe and stable operations and high return to members. With an exceptionally low efficiency ratio, we pride ourselves in being in the top three in market in return to members with a culture that motivates employees to share their best ideas for improving how we serve the members worldwide.

Is This the Career For You?

If you have found your greatest fulfillment in collaborating with others for the greater good and would like to look back at a career that has been centered on improving others’ financial lives and building a better (rather than bigger) financial institution, you are likely to love the way SDFCU does business.

Our President/CEO will bring a clear understanding of how to lead a complex financial institution that centers every decision on member financial well-being. He/She/They will know that the best strategies are defined by including the voices and perspectives of all key stakeholders and will be eager to receive feedback from members, the Board, and employees to improve our service to members and help them to achieve financial stability.

A keen understanding of how financial stability contributes to long-term member well-being and an authentic interest in helping people achieve financial success is required. As our President/CEO, you should be interested in continuous self-improvement, with the awareness that you will never have all the answers. A proven history of aligning teams around a shared common vision and creating an inclusive culture that elevates every team member to serve at their highest capacity is critical. It will allow you to guide the credit union forward with shared knowledge from the most invested stakeholders.

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Help Us Get to Know You

Please submit a cover letter expressing why being the President/CEO of State Department FCU aligns with your career goals and a résumé that demonstrates your progressive experience leading retail financial institutions that have maintained a primary focus on member financial well-being. Your application should convey that you understand the mission of SDFCU and that you have the knowledge and experience that will prepare you to closely collaborate with a Board of Directors to set and execute the strategy of a complex financial institution. As an institution that serves employees of the U.S. Department of State, we hold ourselves accountable to the same level of integrity and ethics as our members. This requires a clean background check and U.S. Citizenship.

A cover letter and résumé are required to complete your application.

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