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Chief Risk Officer

Nuvision Federal Credit Union
Carson City, NV
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The CRO directs the organization’s enterprise risk management program and oversees Risk Management, Compliance, Internal Audit Activities, including BSA/OFA Reporting/ Administration, Pre and Post Funding Loan Quality Reviews, Fraud Mitigation, Real Estate and Facilities Management, Physical and Information Security, Corporate Insurance Coverage, Litigation, Contract Review, Vendor Management, Business Continuity Activities, and Strategic Project Management functions. This position monitors the organization’s risk profile including the implications of Nuvision’s regional operating model and executes risk management strategies to support the organization’s short and long term goals, stability and growth. This position is responsible for implementing and maintaining adequate internal control structures. Enhances the credit union’s ability to successfully serve the membership while minimizing risk. This position acts as the liaison between the credit union and the Supervisory Committee.


  • Accountable for the development and execution of the organizations enterprise risk and risk appetite framework and related processes to achieve the organization’s short and long term strategic, financial and operational goals. Accountable for the leadership, innovation and governance of the organization’s  operational and strategic risks within the current environment, and in anticipation of changes to the environment Particular emphasis on asset liability management risks, credit risks, information security risks, and regulatory risks. Also, develops policies, standards and procedures as appropriate to fulfill duties. Additionally, this position leads the Credit Risk Committee and the Information Security Committee. Chairs and provides key inputs into the company's enterprise risk management committee.
  • Accountable for the credit union’s compliance and audit program to ensure the credit union is in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Ensures the organization's risk management policies and risk strategies are in compliance with applicable regulations, rating agency standards, and strategic imperatives of the organization. Accountable for the  development and implementation of an annual audit plan based upon an enterprise risk assessment to ensure the organization is following written policies, standards and procedures. Ensures a comprehensive quality assurance oversight program is in place to support the review and quality of commercial, mortgage and consumer loans.
  • Oversight over Project Management Office to ensure the Credit Union’s key strategic initiatives and  projects are managed appropriately. Accountable for delivering an efficient and effective project management program across the organization and to  ensure the efforts remain aligned with the objectives and strategies of the organization
  • Accountable for the real estate and facility management program to ensure that real estate and facilities support the Credit Union’s human, environmental, and technology needs. Oversees emergency preparedness, business continuity, and physical security for all facilities. Accountable for the Business Continuity Planning and Execution, Safety and Security of the credit union's assets, facilities, employees and operations, in addition to the owned and leased facilities. Also, monitors activities and recommendations from the Credit Union’s Safety Committee.
  • Accountable for the credit union’s third party vendor management program and vendor due diligence, insurance and bond coverage appropriate for the organization, contract review and litigation, information and fraud mitigation and prevention program, and  information management of member documentation including document imaging, storage and retrieval.


  • As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, participates in the development and implementation of the organization’s culture and values, tactical objectives, rewards philosophy, and strategic planning and prioritization. Supports the organization’s culture and values by demonstrating behaviors consistent with the culture and values. Keeps the CEO fully informed of operational issues, and staff and Board relations and communications. In addition, provides the CEO with candid, timely feedback regarding CEO, organizational and team improvement opportunities.
  • Monitors performance, gives ongoing performance feedback and coaching to direct reports, indirect reports, peers, CEO and others as needed. Conducts fair and effective performance appraisals.
  • Supports and participates in continuous improvement activities. Represents the Credit Union in a positive and professional manner. Maintains member and other sensitive information with confidentiality. Treats all co-workers and members with respect.
  • Ensures compliance with Board Policies consistent with the CEO's interpretation related to the executive's functional responsibilities. Also, responsible for creating and updating the CEO Interpretation of Board Policies for the CEO's approval and responsible for completion of CEO monitoring reports within the executive's functional responsibilities by the required due date. Attends board related meetings as requested by the CEO. Conduct presentations to management and board as necessary.
  • Identifies, develops, and implements broad strategies and interventions associated with accomplishing business objectives related to functional responsibilities.
  • Monitors external environment and internal trends/practices, and makes recommendations to the executive team. Identifies, develops and implements policies that support the organization’s business objectives related to functional areas of responsibility while in compliance with all state and federal employment laws and regulatory agency guidelines.


  • 10 years of experience financial institution management experience with increasing responsibilities for multi-faceted direction and planning
  • Minimum ten years management/supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge of Federal and state banking regulations pertaining to risk management, auditing, regulatory reporting, compliance, and security
  • Working knowledge of project management related disciplines and methodologies (waterfall, agile)
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Managing Vision and Purpose
  • Organizational Agility
  • Perspective
  • Strategic Ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated persistence and willingness to take calculated risks
  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills
  • Willingness and ability to accept responsibility and possesses the desire and capability of motivating and directing the activities of others
  • Demonstrates effective organizational and planning skills and the ability to successfully guide projects through to completion
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate strategies into operational objectives and projects  
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Education: A four-year college degree in business, finance, accounting, or a related field or equivalent work experience 

  • Formal training supplemented with continuing education



  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training Provided
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Covid-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote Interview Process (some positions vary)
  • In-Person Interview required for Front-Line Positions
  • Social Distancing and Mask Guidelines in place

Nuvision Federal Credit Union


Carson City, NV
89703 USA


Finance and Insurance

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