Job ID: 18517

Location: Kansas City Kansas

Bank Branch Manager

 

As America’s first billion-dollar black-owned bank, Liberty Bank and Trust is a part of history, and we don’t take that success or the privilege to serve our customers lightly. Liberty and our legacy institutions, with branches in 11 states, have stood steadfastly with underserved and often-forgotten communities for over 100 years.

 

We are growing and building our team with people who want to expand their horizons and surround themselves with inclusive, mission-driven peers looking to impact communities and families positively.

 

Our mission is to carry on the important work of generations of black-owned bank operators by preserving and providing access to affordable financial products and services to traditionally underserved markets. Liberty has been a lifeline for many who have pursued dreams of homeownership, growing businesses, providing for college, or even starting lifelong careers.

 

We strive to be as resilient as the people we serve. Whether it’s a community, a burgeoning business, or untapped talent, we believe in the possibility of financial freedom.

 

We have a fantastic opportunity to join the Kansas City, KS market’s Liberty Bank and Trust branch team. 

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee and direct branch activities to ensure profitability and operational efficiency.
  • Directly supervises employees in branch operations, carrying out supervisory responsibilities according to the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Address customer banking needs relating to new and existing accounts.
  • Confer with customers and representatives of local businesses to evaluate current usage and promote improved and expanded services.
  • Promote and cross-sell bank products and services as appropriate to customer requirements.
  • Develop plans to use internal resources, equipment, and employees efficiently.
  • Open new accounts, receive initial account deposits, and ensure all new accounts are properly processed. 
  • Explain various bank services available, i.e., checking, savings, IRAs, Certificates of Deposit, etc., to customers; define the advantages and limitations of each program. 
  • Approve checks within the authority level. 
  • Accept loan and credit card applications. 
  • Participate in the recruiting process and make hiring decisions on job applicants. 
  • Set employee goals and regularly evaluate performance.
  • Provide ongoing employee training.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.

 

Education/Experience:

  • 2-3 years of experience in the role at a financial institution or a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance. 
  • 2-3 years of management experience; a working knowledge of banking principles and practice.
  • Must be able to make independent decisions and solve problems within the bank policy and compliance guidelines.
  • Microsoft Office and Banking Software.

 

Benefits: 

As you might expect, we value every member of our team. That’s why we offer competitive pay and an extensive benefits package, including:

  • PTO and paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • FSA
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • 401K and match 
  • EAP/Health and Welfare Assistance
  • Training and Development
  • Online Marketplace* discounts on a variety of goods and services
  • Leadership Development 
  • ERG/ Ambassador Group 
  • Free and reduced-rate bank services

 

We do our best to ensure Liberty Bank and Trust is an incredible place to work and build a career. We want you to learn, grow, and share in the success you help create.  Within the company, there is also a future opportunity for growth.

 

We’re ready to talk about what’s next, and if you are too, please apply today!  

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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