Programs Administrator
Corporate Support
Programs Administrator-JO-1709-1524
Dallas, TX

Program Administrator
Stearns Lending, LLC is a leading provider of mortgage lending services in Wholesale, Retail, Strategic Alliances and Consumer Direct sectors throughout the United States where licenses are held. The company was ranked as the #3 Wholesale Lender nationwide by Inside Mortgage Finance in 2016.*
If you are interested in joining an exciting team where excellence and customer service are a fundamental part of the culture, Stearns Lending, LLC is the place for you!
At Stearns, we consider all employees an everyday hero and we are always looking for OUTRAGEOUSLY TALENTED® individuals to join our team.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Assists their manager with the collection along with the initial review for new Housing Finance Agency (HFA) “Bond” programs, Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC),  and Down Payment Assistance (DAP) product requests to assist in the verification process that each product meets Agency requirements, Investor,  and Stearns requirements.
  • Reviews updates to existing programs and insures communication with requestors have updates regularly.
  • Maintain relationships with Retail, Wholesale, and JVs
  • Assists in maintenance of HFA “Bond” & DAP intranet
  • Fields generic questions to the Stearns “BondPrograms” email box
  • Responsible for any follow up on new products being requested from the point of initiation to deployment of product
  • Manages Stearns HFA “Bondlocks” desk assisting with the reservation of HFA “bond” products on HFA lender portals
  • Manages MCC Locks Desk  assisting with questions and the reservation of MCC products on HFA lender portals
  • Assists in coordinating:
    • Training
    • product code development process
    • HFA agreement/application requirements (licensing tasks)
Desired Skills, Experience, or Education:
  • Minimum of 3 years’ current experience in the mortgage industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with related experience in lieu of mortgage experience
  • HFA “bond”, MCC and / or DAP Experience
  • Prefer Processing, Lock Desk, or Origination Experience
  • Experience with Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Demonstrate high volume productivity.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized and work efficiently under pressure.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate an OUTSTANDING level of customer service skills.
  • Work independently and be "self-motivated
Stearns Lending is an equal housing lender and is licensed to conduct business in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Additionally, Stearns Lending is an approved HUD (United States Department of Housing and Urban Development) lender; a Single Family Issuer for Ginnie Mae (Government National Mortgage Association); an approved Seller/Servicer for Fannie Mae (Federal National Mortgage Association); and an approved Seller/Servicer for Freddie Mac (Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation). Stearns Lending is also approved as a VA (United States Department of Veterans Affairs) lender, a USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) lender, and is an approved lending institution with FHA (Federal Housing Administration). Stearns Lending, LLC is located at 4 Hutton Centre Drive, 10th Floor, Santa Ana, CA 92707. Company NMLS# 1854.
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