Associate Counsel

CommunityAmerica Credit Union in Shawnee Mission, KS

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
and one of the top locally-based financial institutions, we’re pretty proud of what we’ve built over the last 80 years. At CommunityAmerica, our main goal is to do whatever we can to help our members achieve financial peace of mind. In order to make that happen, we need to have the right people on our team. That’s why we believe in taking good care of our amazing employees. This means constantly looking for ways to reward our teammates and helping them lead a balanced, healthy life. So if you’re just looking for another job, you’re not in the right place. But if you want to love what you do, make an impact in your community and have the power to help people change their lives—then we’re glad you’re here.

Job Summary

The Associate Counsel will work in the credit union’s Legal Department and will share the responsibility for providing legal services to the credit union and its subsidiaries. Responsibilities include serving as a Legal Department liaison to the organization and its subsidiaries, responding to legal guidance requests from internal customers, contract drafting and review, serving as the credit union’s privacy officer, managing the credit union’s consumer complaint and records retention programs and reviewing and responding to legal requests (subpoenas and garnishments).

Duties And Responsibilities
Efficiently responds to requests for legal guidance with clear, risk-balanced recommendations considering regulatory pronouncements and state and federal law.
Reviews contracts from credit union product and service providers using consistent/approved language wherever possible and ensuring regulatory requirements are met.
Fosters compliance with, monitors and supports the credit union’s vendor management program.
Maintains current knowledge of privacy laws and regulations and acts as the credit union’s privacy officer.
Actively guides, updates and reports on the credit union’s record retention program.
Oversees the credit union’s member-customer complaint management program as required by industry regulation. Investigates and drafts responses to member-customer complaints received from various governmental and non-governmental agencies.
Utilizes Legal department software tools to track legal projects and tasks and regularly reports on key indicators for the department.
Guides and assists credit union subpoena and garnishment personnel and coordinates responses to legal document requests served on the credit union.
Provides training regarding legal and compliance matters to credit union employees.
Promotes honest and open communication throughout the credit union.
Provides enthusiastic, professional service to internal clients.
Nurtures a team-oriented, compliance culture across all delivery channels and departments.
Other duties as assigned.

Education And Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree preferably in business administration, finance, technology, or a related field.
Juris Doctor degree from accredited law school.
3 to 7 years legal experience in either a law firm or in-house legal department.
Must be licensed to practice law in either MO or KS.
Prior work experience in the financial service industry not required, but preference will be given to candidates with such background.
Privacy training and/or certifications (e.g. CIPP/US) preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communications.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite of tools.
Must be self-directed and capable of working with little supervision, having the demeanor and ability to safeguard highly confidential information.
Ability to interact with all levels across the organization.
Effective project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Demonstrates flexibility and the ability to work as a member of a team.
Ability to resolve interpersonal conflict and miscommunications.
Must be able to be bonded.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Disabled/Veterans

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