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Title Advisory & Operations Manager (Western Title & Escrow Company)
Ref No.: 16-07762
Location: Bend, Oregon
Our Western Title Bend branch is seeking a qualified Title Advisory & Operations Manager to supervise a local title plant with approximately 15 employees, develop procedures and processes in order to facilitate the researching, examination, and production of preliminary title reports and Title Policies in accordance to internal and external policies
What You Get To Do:
  • Supervise title department personnel in assigned areas; ensure accuracy of recordings, distributions,prelims and policy typing, while maintaining department deadlines
  • Coordinate among other county title departments for adequate work flow and coverage
  • Conduct department meetings to address and resolve concerns regarding title processes, from both internal and external customers
  • Manage employee relations and provide leadership for department and individual development
  • Organize and streamline effective title department operations with other Title Operations Managers
  • Evaluate, train, develop and counsel employees with support from the Vice President of Title Operations and Human Resources. Provide recommendations on personnel decisions relating to hiring, terminations, and performance evaluations
  • Examine complex chain of title and answer and advise on complex questions regarding the impact on issuance of title insurance
  • Regularly exercise independent judgement and make decisions on work performed in accordancewith company policy and precedent, often requiring adaptation of procedures that deal with unusualor specialized situations
  • Provide assistance to all areas within the Title Department
  • Develop and implement training and procedural guidelines in accordance with regulations
  • Provide as needed, title services such as training to customers and employees on title insurance
Core Competencies
  • Analytical Skills
  • Ethics, Integrity, Values
  • Decision - Making
  • Developing Others
  • Leadership
  • Managerial Focus
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 10+ years experience as a Title Officer
  • Working knowledge of commercial transactions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of title law in state of Oregon, preferred
Western Title & Escrow is part of the Fidelity National Financial Family of Companies. We offer paid time off programs and an extensive benefit package, including a 401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with a company match. We offer very competitive compensation, depending on experience.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:
  • High school or equivalent
ControlID: 14.234.89 SHR