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U.S. Bank Community Affairs Manager-CRA - Minneapolis, MN in Minneapolis, Minnesota

At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Job Description

U.S. Bank is currently seeking a Community Affairs Manager (CAM), who will be responsible for effectively positioning U.S. Bank as a leader in the community and works closely with market leadership to achieve market/region Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goals. The CAM sets the direction for the local market Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), performance, community investments, and civic sponsorships, as well as builds strategic relationships with organizations that align to the CSR strategy to drive community, employee, and business impact. Additional responsibilities include:

· Builds and sustains local market strategic plan(s), including relationships and partnerships with community, civic, and nonprofit organizations to support company objectives and help meet community needs;

· Actively represents U.S. Bank in community and economic development initiatives by developing and maintaining strategic alliances with local advocacy organizations (where community agreements exist, serves as primary contact between bank and local organizations);

· Guides local CRA performance and assists in the formation of action plans for Lending, Investment and Service CRA gaps;

· Partners closely with CRA Program Team to regularly review CRA performance-to-goal reports and, as needed, contributes to the development of effective action plans and assists with collection of information for the CRA exam and performances context, as well as provides local insights on branch closure analysis;

· Partners with the Twin Cities Grant & Engagement CAM:

  • Directs local Foundation grant strategy, reviews and analyzes grant applications in accordance with local market strategy, and shares impact reports for funded initiatives at regular, scheduled local market leader meetings;

  • Directs local employee engagement strategy, including placement of leadership on local boards and signature volunteer activities;

  • Sets direction for local market community sponsorships and signature civic programs to drive community impact; and

  • Supports strategy of local Employee Giving Campaign.

· Coordinates local relief/recovery response efforts in the wake of a community crisis or natural disaster;

· Partners with Communications, Government Affairs, and Marketing to communicate impact of community partnerships, both to internal and external audiences; and

· Facilitates the development of the impact assessment and community communication related to branch openings and closings in LMI areas.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Six or more years of experience in CRA community and economic development activities

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of the CRA

  • Strong knowledge of current legislation and/or legal issues that may impact CRA

  • Thorough knowledge of the organization's products and services

  • Well-developed ability to communicate regulatory and technical information

  • Strong strategic planning and negotiation skills

  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously

  • Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills


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