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New job posting -- Center for Responsible Lending (NC)
Position Announcement: Mortgage Industry Analyst
The Center for Responsible Lending (see www.responsiblelending.org) was
created in 2002 to protect homeownership and family wealth by working to
eliminate predatory lending and other abusive financial practices. CRL is a
nonprofit, nonpartisan research and policy organization that promotes
responsible lending practices and access to fair terms of credit for low-wealth
families. The Center is an affiliate of Self-Help (see www.self-help.org), a
community development lender founded in 1980 that creates and protects
ownership opportunities for low-wealth families through home and small
business ownership. It has provided over $3 billion dollars in financing to help
over 37,000 low-wealth borrowers buy homes, build businesses and strengthen
This position will be based in the Center's Durham, NC office.
The Mortgage Industry Analyst will conduct research to support legislative
proposals, public relations efforts, and other strategies to change abusive lending
practices in the financial services industry.
Responsibilities include monitoring and reporting on developments in the
mortgage industry, gathering competitive intelligence on major companies,
analyzing specific company financial results and operational practices, and
conducting research on the extent and impact of predatory lending practices.
This position will also require developing and maintaining relationships with
key individuals with major mortgage lenders and mortgage industry groups.
* Five or more years experience in mortgage lending.
* Strong skills and experience in market research.
* Ability to work well as part of a team and in a diverse group of people
* Self-starter, able to initiate new projects, juggle work efficiently and work
* MBA or graduate degree in Finance, Economics, or Public Policy preferred
* Experience in mortgage industry relations a plus.
Compensation and Application
Competitive nonprofit salary, based on experience, plus a generous benefits
package. Interested individuals should send a resume to Hiring Manager, Self-
Help, P.O. Box 3619, Durham, NC 27702, or e-mail to hiringmanager@self-
Self-Help is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are
particularly encouraged to apply.
Center for Responsible Lending, Self-Help
302 W. Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
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