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U.S. Bank Community Affairs Manager - Oregon in Portland, Oregon

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), responsible for effectively positioning U.S. Bank as a leader in the community and working closely with market leadership to achieve market/region Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goals. The CAM also sets the direction for community grants, investments, civic sponsorships, and leads strategic relationships with organizations aligning to the CSR strategy to drive community, employee, and business impact. 

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

• Six or more years of leadership experience in community affairs/outreach, CRA and community development

Preferred Skills/Experience

• Thorough knowledge of the organization's CSR programs, bank products and services

• Well-developed ability to communicate regulatory and technical information

• Ability to build and manage internal and external relationships

• Strong strategic planning and negotiation skills

• Excellent analytical and decision-making skills

• Thorough knowledge of the CRA

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

• Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously

• Excellent presentation, verbal, and written communication skills

Additional responsibilities include:

• Building and sustaining market strategic and grant plans, including relationships and partnerships with community, civic, and nonprofit organizations supporting company objectives and helping meet community needs;

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

• Guiding market leaders in achieving Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) performance relative to their respective lines of business and assisting in the formation of market action plans for CRA Lending, Investment and Service activity;

• Partnering closely with the CRA Program Team to regularly review CRA performance-to-goal and, as needed, assisting with collection of information for the CRA exam and performance context, as well as providing insights on branch distribution;

• Directing market/state Foundation grant strategy, reviewing and analyzing grant applications in accordance with established market strategy, and sharing impact reports for funded initiatives at regular, scheduled market leader meetings;

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

• Advising leadership and Campaign Champions in preparation for the annual Employee Giving Campaign;

• Coordinating local relief/recovery response efforts in the wake of a community crisis or natural disaster; and

• Partnering with Communications, Government Affairs, and Marketing to communicate the impact of community partnerships, both to internal and external audiences.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .

Benefits:

Take care of yourself and your family with U.S. Bank employee benefits. We know that healthy employees are happy employees, and we believe that work/life balance should be easy to achieve. That's why we share the cost of benefits and offer a variety of programs, resources and support you need to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Learn all about U.S. Bank employee benefits, including tuition reimbursement, retirement plans and more, by visiting careers.usbank.com .

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Due to legal requirements, U.S. Bank requires that the successful candidate hired for some positions be fully-vaccinated for COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to a medical condition, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For these positions, as part of the conditional offer of employment, the successful candidate will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or approval for an accommodation or exemption upon hire.

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.

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