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Senior Counsel Student and Home Lending

Posted on Apr 10, 2019 by Citizens Bank

Jersey City, NJ 07097
Immediate Start
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The Senior Counsel will provide primary legal support for Citizens' Student Lending business as well as secondary legal support to Citizens' Mortgage and Home Equity businesses. This support includes portfolio management, new product offerings, product maintenance and servicing matters.

Citizens' Student Lending business originates and services in-school and student refinance loans. Citizens' Mortgage business is national in scope, making loans directly to consumers and through independent brokers, and also purchasing loans from correspondents. Citizens' Home Equity business originates home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) in our banking markets.

Ability to handle and prioritize multiple high-level projects, strong attention to detail and ability to thrive in fast paced, heavy work environment. Must be able to manage and progress projects independently without supervision. Comfort working across all staffing levels, including senior management. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.


  • 3-5 years of relevant legal experience
  • Admission or eligibility for admission to the Bar in one or more states in which Citizens Bank conducts business.
  • JD from an accredited high caliber law school

Hour and Work Schedule

Hours per Week: 40

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of Citizens Bank to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

Equal Employment and Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veteran

Citizens Bank is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective subsidiaries.

Reference: 691389990