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Job Description



The primary purpose of a Collector is to reduce delinquency of defaulted student loans with extensive skip tracing and negotiating efforts.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performing extensive internet research to locate consumers via skip tracing
  • Heavy outbound calling and speaking with individuals
  • Writing accurate account notes to record all collection activities performed
  • Recovering defaulted student loans using strategic collection techniques
  • Educating consumers about repayment options, negotiating repayment arrangements, and performing necessary account maintenance and follow-up
  • Obtaining necessary documents in order to facilitate any repayment agreements and/or other resolutions
  • Available for incoming phone calls from consumers and processing consumer requests/instructions on accounts
  • Managing and maintaining a desk inventory of assigned consumer accounts
  • Performing all duties in compliance with Company’s core values, policies and procedures, clients’ standards, and federal and state laws
  • Maintaining a positive attitude, a high level of ethics, and professionalism
  • Performing other business related duties and tasks as assigned

 

Competencies:

 

  • Demonstrates attention to detail
  • Writes clearly and informatively
  • Ability to verbally communicate clearly and succinctly, using proper grammar and telephone etiquette
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment, reasoning and problem resolution skills and techniques in the performance of all job duties
  • Demonstrates problem solving skills; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Analytical; collects and analyzes data
  • Strong work-ethic (dependability, punctuality, professionalism, etc.) and accountable (will take responsibility for own actions)
  • Ability to maintain composure with difficult or irate consumers
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced and stressful environment

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications
:

  • Bilingual a plus
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Intermediate Level - Word and Excel
  • Must be able to work 40+ hours a week
  • Able to obtain and maintain eligibility for state collection licenses/registrations
  • Able to obtain and maintain federal government security clearance for employment for a public trust or sensitive position
  • NO DEFAULTED STUDENT LOANS

 

 

Physical Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Hand dexterity
  • Able to talk and hear
  • Occasionally required to stand or walk and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

 

 

Work Environment:

 

Employee works in an office environment. Employee sits for long periods of time at a desk during regularly scheduled work hours; answers and makes telephone calls using a standard telephone; types on a standard keyboard; reads and comprehends information from a computer terminal and/or written resources. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Job duties are not limited to what is stated on this document and can change at any time

 

In compliance with the Federal and State contracts all qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination based on race, religious creed, ancestry, color, national origin, mental and physical disability, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, and medical condition.  CTi complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodation for eligible applicants to perform essential functions.  Furthermore, CTi takes Affirmative Action to employ and advance in employment qualified employees and applicants who are special disabled veterans, and veterans of the Vietnam era, and other eligible veterans.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Customer Service
Education High School
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Industry Credit - Loan - Collections
Required Travel Not Specified
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