Appraisal Specialist Supervisor - Clayton MO
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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016
St. Louis, MO
JOB DESCRIPTION19892 Appraisal Specialist Supervisor - Clayton MO (Open)
Job Category:Grade 08
Location: 8000 Forsyth, St. Louis, Missouri 63105
Job Expectations:Appraisal Specialist Supervisor - Clayton
How would you like to work for a great company that offers career growth and values your skills and experience? For over 150 years, Commerce Bank has built a strong reputation as a Super Community bank and is recognized as an industry leader. In today's growing and competitive financial services industry, we look for creative and innovative solutions to meet the needs of our customers. To achieve our results, we recruit the best and brightest employees who ask, listen and solve to meet our customers' needs!
Responsible for leading others on a daily basis, writing reviews, managing performance, following processes, and servicing internal customers; all while insuring compliance with regulatory law and bank policies. Includes direct supervision of Appraisal Specialist's I/II, who support transactions typically less than $1,000,000, with a dotted line of delegated officers in other markets who support the appraisal review function. As a working supervisor, this position will focus on the ordering and review of appraisals and other valuation reports where real estate is taken as collateral for business purpose loans. Additionally develop internal values utilizing tools and resources provided in the department. Position will also manage receipt and distribution of work through the departments automated workflow solution as well as conducting routine audits in order to maintain consistent qualified products and practices.
The primary purpose of this position is the ordering and review of appraisals and other valuation reports where real estate is taken as collateral for business purpose loans. This will also include the development of internal values used strictly for internal underwriting purposes. This entails responsibility of working with bank officers and assistants to identify appropriate data for each piece of real estate in order to perform the most accurate and qualified analysis. This person will be required to use a variety of internal/external systems, templates, and data sets for research and job fulfillment through the departments automated workflow solution.
This role experiences high volumes of production and during peak time periods may be called upon to work overtime to meet various deadlines and commitments. Additionally, this role is held to a variety of service level agreements to ensure our sales force holds a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be detail oriented with a certain level of problem solving. Also requires strong personal computer skills in all standard Microsoft Office applications. Familiarity with commercial systems, advanced Excel skills, working knowledge of Adobe, and experience with residential and commercial real estate and/or appraisals is ideal.
Undergraduate degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related field preferred. Three or more years of experience in commercial lending support, commercial loan documentation or comparable experience is desired. Strong preference will be given to those who have direct experience evaluating real estate appraisal reports.
Position will be located in St. Louis but supports markets and customers across the banks footprint within the Commercial Line of Business.
*\tMinimum of 2 years' supervisory experience; or combination of post-secondary education, or 5 years in related field.
*\tAble to communicate independently and effectively with management through written and spoken means, as well as able to communicate clear instructions to team and direct reports.
*\tAbility to work well with peers, management, business partners, customers and vendors.
*\tExcellent interactive skills' and able to provide independent resolution of personnel, team, work flow, and customer relation issues.
*\tAble to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, realigning assignments as needed and maintaining adequate coverage in order to meet goals and provide optimal customer service.
*\tAssign daily job requests based on staff's level of expertise required to fulfill. Support standards for production, dealing with performance issues as required.
*\tPlan and execute regular staff meetings and facilitate training sessions in correlation with customer and/or staff development needs.
*\tAssist in the maintenance of valuation and environmental resources used to develop and document value conclusions.
*\tStrong pc skills including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
*\tFamiliarity with commercial systems, advanced Excel skills, working knowledge of Adobe, and experience with residential and commercial real estate and/or appraisals is preferred.
*\tStrong research skills including problem solving and diagnostics with ability to navigate through multiple internal and external system environments and applications.
Time Type:Full time