Digital Services Specialist

Essential Credit Union

Baton Rouge, LA


Position Description

Are We the Place For You?
Originally chartered in 1972 by a group of employees at Dow Chemical, Essential Credit Union ($335M, Baton Rouge, LA) was created with the purpose of providing outstanding financial services at the lowest possible cost.

At Essential, our members know their money is safe and sound. Serving over 40,000 members, we are expanding our locations to serve our growing membership that extends to include nine parishes in the Greater Baton Rouge community.

Essential CU is committed to the betterment of the community and the members we serve. Our team of more than 100 employees is aligned in service and dedicated to the belief that supporting our community is an investment worth making. We are especially committed to lending in under-resourced communities, offering financial education and low-interest rate loans that increase economic potential and help build wealth.

Is This the Career For You?
Essential CU is looking for its next Digital Services Specialist. The Digital Services Specialist is a unique position that requires a detail-oriented professional that excels at problem-solving. The Digital Services Specialist will be tasked with enhancing Essential CU’s line of digital products and services. It is critical that the Digital Services Specialist be knowledgeable of digital products and services, including related policies and procedures, in order to provide the necessary operational support to Essential CU staff.

Reporting to the Digital Services Manager, the Digital Services Specialist will act as a subject matter expert for all products and services in the digital banking suite including online/mobile banking, bill pay, mobile deposits, online account openings and peer-to-peer payment platforms (such as Zelle).

An excellent communicator, the Digital Services Specialist will serve as the key point of contact for vendors and must be able to convey information in a compelling manner to internal and external stakeholders. The Digital Services Specialist will also lead special projects at the discretion of the Digital Services Manager.

Because of the fast-paced nature of digital banking, the Digital Services Specialist should be someone that is constantly seeking to grow and develop their skillsets and knowledge base to provide ample support to the digital banking initiatives of Essential CU.

Help Us Get to Know You
If this sounds like a great opportunity, we’d like to learn more about you! Please submit a resume or link to your LinkedIn profile that displays your expertise in the digital services arena. Candidates should possess experience working in the financial services industry in an operational support capacity and should be knowledgeable of risk management and regulatory compliance as it relates to the financial industry. The ideal candidate will be able to articulate their experience working across various digital platforms. Please share any certifications that have prepared you for this role. While a college degree is not required, preference will be given to candidates with a college degree in a related field.

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Application Deadline
Apr. 30, 2023