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Last revised:   July 31, 2014


Full and Part Time Client Service Representatives Needed

Citizens Bank Minnesota, Lakeville office, is looking for two high performing, experienced, motivated, and community focused individuals with great attention to detail for the following positions.


Responsible for  executing financial transactions, answering the telephone, greeting clients, opening deposit accounts, advising and finding optimum solutions for our clients and balancing a cash drawer.  Qualified applicants should have excellent customer service skills both in-person and on the telephone, and basic computer skills.  Loan administrative knowledge is a plus as well as an outgoing personality.  These positions require a professional appearance due to the high level of client contact.  


  • 35-40 hours per week
  • Full benefit package
  • Includes some Saturday mornings


  • 10-15 hours per week
  • Includes some Saturday mornings

Experience preferred but will train the right person. Submit your resume to:

Sara Bode, HR Director
Citizens Bank Minnesota
PO Box 547
New Ulm, MN  56073

Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

(MBA File H-4190) (7-31-14)

Loan Processor

First Farmers & Merchants Bank of Cannon Falls has an immediate opening for a full time Loan Processor. 

Job Description

Primary functions of this position include documentation of all types of loans, including consumer, agriculture, commercial and real estate, input and maintenance of new loan information into the computer system, servicing loans and assisting customers with loan related inquiries.

Position Requirements

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Quick learner, be able to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers as well as other employees
  • 2 years of experience in a related field with a strong knowledge of bank loan operations (preferred)
  • Knowledge of Fiserv and Compliance One software a plus

Candidates should email or send resume to:

First Farmers & Merchants Bank
Attn: Deb Graber
123 S 4th Street
Cannon Falls, MN  55009

First Farmers & Merchants Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

(MBA File H-4189) (7-30-14)

Loan Operations Manager – Central Bank, Stillwater, MN

To apply:  Send resume and salary requirements to:

Purpose: Responsible for managing the Loan Operations Department of the Bank which would include loan documentation and post- closing functions for  Commercial, Consumer and Residential Real Estate Loans.  Develop and implement best practices in loan operations related processes and procedures.  Pro- active leader and team player with the ability to be influential and establish positive working relationships across the organization.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the daily operations of the department in an efficient and effective  manner
  2. Establish and maintain an efficient and productive working environment within the department based on continuous and effective staff communication. Achieve established departmental goals within defined timelines, as well as define and implement a measurement of acceptable staff performance in order to safeguard the Bank’s loan portfolio.
  3. Coach, mentor and perform on – going training to the department. Review and communicate current  or developing  lending industry topics/concerns or standards to department and other affected areas.
  4. Implement operation policies and procedures to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations and internal compliance requirements.
  5. Conduct various assessments and audits to ensure department procedures are achieving accurate and desired results. Implement clean-up procedures and corresponding changes when necessary and as appropriate.
  6. Communicate with management team to coordinate system and control activities related to loan documentation and monitoring.
  7. Interact with auditors, loan review, compliance, and examiners to assist in Bank reviews and examinations. Follow up, correct and communicate any items addressed and ensure necessary changes or recommendations have been implemented as directed.
  8. Research loan operations computer concerns in order to maximize the capabilities of the Bank’s lending system.
  9. Perform other job related duties as assigned

Back- up Duties:

  • Backup for loan operations staff as needed
  • Perform other loan operations duties as required

Education, Experience

  • Some college background strongly preferred, business or related degree is a plus
  • 5-10 years of relevant and current loan operations experience including minimum of 3 years at a manager level.
  • FISERVE experience a plus.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Know the business including policies, procedures, and compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Must be knowledgeable of all loan operations processes.
  • Professional, personable, and timely communication skills. Effectively communicate verbally and written; phone, email, letters, and in person. Return messages in a timely manner, same day or within 24 hours.
  • Must be comfortable making presentations in large groups and one on one.
  • Understanding of bank operations, technology, regulations, etc.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications specifically Excel and Word
  • Excellent problem solving skills with desire to understand the impact they have on the customer and the Bank.
  • General bank accounting understanding.
  • Detailed, analytical thinker
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as a member of a team.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

Working Conditions, Physical Demands, Equipment or Tools Use:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, and see.  Use of computer, keyboard, calculator, phone, and other general office equipment is also required. EOE

(MBA File H-4188) (7-29-14)

Credit Analyst/Marshall, MN

Reports to: Market President

Position Summary:
Responsible for conducting Commercial credit analysis activities. Provides meaningful analysis of financial statements and of business and economic trends that impact borrowers. Evaluates credit risk by spreading and analyzing borrower financial statements for initial underwriting credit presentations and ongoing annual reviews.  Responsible for conducting routine account monitoring, including covenant tracking, borrowing base analysis and analysis of interim financial performance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Complete detailed written reports that summarize financial performance; describe collateral quality and coverage; identify, evaluate and mitigate repayment risks; and provide other relevant information for use in the credit decision process.
  2. Complete ongoing surveillance of covenants for larger credits.
  3. Responsible for understanding credit policies and appropriate underwriting guidelines, and be able to apply this knowledge in the review and structuring of credits. 
  4. Responsible for understanding MW’s financial statement spreading software.
  5. Responsible for understanding Minnwest prescribed spreading requirements. 
  6. Responsible for developing positive working relationships with lenders and borrowers to gather and interpret financial and other information needed to evaluate financial performance and credit risk and by being responsive and timely when responding to their requests.
  7. Must be able to plan, organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  8. Ability to work independently, with limited guidance. 
  9. Performing research/analysis related to various projects that may arise from time to time such as industry studies and management reports.
  10. Assist on corporate documentation and asset quality portfolio reviews. 
  11. Perform additional duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Four year degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Expertise on Windows operating system, Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Confidentiality
  • Team Player

Physical Demands:
Light work - predominately sitting or standing for extended periods of time, some walking, some climbing stairs and occasionally driving a car.  May occasionally exert up to 50 lbs. of force to move an object.  Occasional stooping, bending, kneeling, and reaching above shoulder level.  Generally required to see, speak, and hear.

Mental Demands:

  • Above average ability or aptitude in the areas of math/numerical skills, verbal skills, form perception, motor coordination, finger dexterity, and manual dexterity.
  • Above average ability or aptitude in the areas of reasoning, intelligence and clerical perception.

Send Resumes to:

Jeff Hoover-Market President
Minnwest Bank
301 Baseline Road
PO BOX 1216
Marshall, MN 56259-1216

(MBA File H-4187) (7-29-14)

Credit Analyst

Community Bank in NW Metro area is seeking a full time credit analyst to join our small but dedicated team of employees.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing credit/financial information for all credits.
  • Prepare loan presentations which contain analysis, summaries, and facts to present to the Credit Committee.
  • Provide an independent assessment of loan condition and quality.
  • Collect documentation and required financials for all renewals and annual reviews.
  • Order all necessary pre-closing documents on all loan actions for commercial lenders including but not limited to ordering title work, flood determinations, credit reports, appraisals, required early disclosures, UCC searches, Corporate Papers and Filings for business entities, and any additional items that may be required.
  • Review loan documents for completeness and accuracy prepared by "Loan Doc Prep" or legal counsel prior to loan closings with an understanding of the contents within the documents for compliance purpose and accuracy and assist with preparing other required loan documentation as needed.
  • Perfect collateral post-closing through UCC filings, mortgages, lien cards, etc.
  • Actively manage pending note and line ticklers including insurance, flood insurance, UCC's, and financial monitoring.
  • Maintain knowledge of lending policies and procedures.
  • 2-3 years of related experience as a credit analyst.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field desired but not required.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email in confidence your cover letter and resume and send to Employment Opportunities Program or mail to MBA File H-4186, Employment Opportunities Program, 8050 Washington Avenue South, Suite 150, Eden Prairie, MN 55344.

(MBA File H-4186) (7-28-14)

United Prairie Bank – Mankato, MN


Assist the loan officers in the areas of agriculture, commercial, and real estate lending.  Analyze financial information and credit reports to evaluate degree of risk of commercial loans and to prepare recommendations for the bank lending committee regarding credit limits and terms of loan. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare financial and collateral analysis and narration in loan reviews
  • Maintain correspondence with participants on sold loans
  • Track the Bank’s portfolio of bought and sold loan participations
  • Maintain correspondence with lead banks
  • Monitor individual loans and compile periodic reviews and analysis
  • Document any covenants or changes necessary per credit during loan committee
  • Prepare Offices call report
  • Abide by all policies, procedures and regulations of UP
  • Any and all other duties as assigned by management.

Job Specifications:

Ability to exercise professional judgment and decision making based on the philosophy of the Bank and in the interest of the Bank’s growth and profitability.  Well developed interpersonal skills needed to work with department personnel and assist other departments as needed.  Ability to follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.  High degree of confidentiality and professionalism.
Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or related commercial or agriculture field
  • Four or more years of experience in lending or financial analysis
  • Proficiency in analysis software plus excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Occasional day travel may be required for training/meeting purposes
  • Prior credit analyst experience preferred

Salary will be based on qualifications.  Competitive benefits package included.  Applicant can apply by completing the Application for Internal Job Posting found on UPLink and submit to the HR Department

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UPB Human Resources Department

(MBA File H-4185) (7-28-14)

Mortgage Loan Originators

First American Bank is seeking qualified Mortgage Loan Originators to originate residential real estate loans to be sold on the secondary market.  This position works with borrowers to obtain necessary financial documents to process a loan in a timely and accurate manner; and to work with the underwriter and the loan processor to ensure all items necessary to document the loan are submitted and that exceptions are cleared.  In addition, incumbent must be versed in regulatory compliance to ensure proper procedures are being followed and comply with all Bank and Investor policies and procedures. 

A qualified applicant must maintain a Mortgage Lender Origination Number with the National Mortgage Licensing System and must possess a business degree and/or at least four years of extensive banking and residential real estate lending experience.  This position requires broad knowledge of the loan origination process and secondary market rules and regulations; excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong math skills.  Consistent and regular physical attendance at work is required as well as the ability to travel within the metro area to meet with customers as needed.  In addition, mortgage lenders refer commercial loan prospects, commercial and consumer deposit customers to First American Bank and foster and maintain long standing professional relationships with bank clients.

First American Bank has openings in Hudson, WI and St. Michael and Burnsville, MN.

First American Bank offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  We are an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  We invite qualified individuals to submit a resume via

EEO is the Law

(MBA File H-4184) (7-24-14)

Payment Information Consultant

Unique opportunity to work directly with Minneapolis senior executives and System leaders in work related to financial service activities for the entire Federal Reserve System.  Position will be part of a team that supports the Financial Services Policy Committee (FSPC) and the broader Financial Services Management Structure (FSMS) by actively leading and contributing to System high priority financial services initiatives through research, analysis, and communication of those initiatives.  Individual will develop and maintain active working relationships with a broad range of payments system representatives both within the System and the industry. 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Performs highly-complex analysis and evaluation of System-wide operations, financial issues, large-scale projects, and proposals involving financial services.  Provides recommendations to achieve strategic goals.
  • Formulates and conducts individual and joint research and analyses to inform policy recommendations and decision making related to payment issues and topics.
  • Prepares reports, proposals, strategic plans, and other documentation for senior management.
  • Prepares and conducts concise and accurate briefings on a variety of financial services topics for the Minneapolis President (FSPC Chair) and other senior officers.
  • Coordinates and/or participates in various annual FSMS processes such as the repricing process and the evaluation of product offices.
  • Participates and/or leads System work groups and special projects and programs that have significant business impact. 
  • Organizes and coordinates meetings for FSPC-related groups, as needed. 
  • Supports the development of presentations on payments, payment issues, and related policies and practices.
  • Coordinates with the Payments Information and Outreach Office staff on various payment-related efforts within the System and the industry.  Assists in developing presentations, articles, and memoranda on payments and payments standards topics in support of Senior Vice President’s national and District-related outreach activities.
  • Maintains contact and expands Federal Reserve interactions with financial and payments industry organizations including financial institutions, payment industry service providers, trade associations, vendors, and corporations, to educate and share information on payments and payments trends and issues.
  • Develops and maintains a high-level knowledge of industry issues, trends, and technologies related to payments, payment systems, and payments usage to serve as an information resource for the System.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Communications, Management Information Systems, Strategy, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of higher education and/or experience.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Six years or more of demonstrated project management, managerial and/or analytical experience in a payments related field (e.g., ACH, check, cash and debit/credit card services, including electronic payments clearing and settlement, etc.) for the Federal Reserve System or in the financial services industry.   (Eight or more years of experience required for the senior level.)
  • Strong background in and knowledge of the payments system.  Background in and familiarity with financial services and the payments industry, specifically.
  • Excellent analytical skills including advanced skills in analysis, graphics and presentation tools (e.g., Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.).
  • Excellent writing skills including the ability to summarize and present complex concepts/technical information in a concise and timely manner.
  • Solid critical thinking and decision making skills often looking beyond the obvious solution to a problem and digging deeper for the best solution.
  • Excellent skills in relationship management; ability to work well with diverse people and organizations and all levels of staff and management.
  • Effectively multi-task several projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision to complete high quality work. (Takes initiative to complete high quality work.)

Excellent benefits include 16 days of annual vacation (20 days for level II), 10 paid holidays, immediate eligibility in a matched 401(k) plan with 100% employer matching contribution on employee contributions up to 6% of salary, defined benefit retirement plan, medical, dental, short-term disability benefits, domestic partner benefits, tuition assistance, on-site fitness center. Casual business attire daily!

Visit our website at for more information and to apply on-line.

(MBA File H-4183) (7-24-14)


Lake Area Bank, a progressive community bank serving the Northeast metro area, has an immediate need for an experienced Credit Analyst at our White Bear Lake location. This professional position provides analytical support to business bankers to facilitate sound lending decisions.


  1. Obtain necessary credit and financial data from lending officer, file, or outside sources to complete timely risk and credit analysis.
  2. Spread and analyze credit data and financial statements to determine the degree of risk involved in extending credit or lending money.
  3. Prepare accurate and objective loan presentations in consultation with lenders' schedules and requirements.
  4. Generate financial ratios, using computer programs, to evaluate customers’ financial condition.
  5. Compare liquidity, profitability, and credit histories of borrowers/ guarantors with geographic and industry norms.
  6. Oversee credit review process – including auditing files for complete documentation, credit policy standards, and compliance.
  7. Review all credit presentations to loan committee to ensure accuracy, completeness, and independence.
  8. Ensure independence and data integrity for loan committee, board reports and management reports.
  9. Provide analytical skills to more complex accounts.
  10. Assist in loan review by identifying possible areas for review.
  11. Assess transactions with respect to credit policy; identify exceptions to loan policy and the underlying mitigants which create acceptable loan risk tolerance.
  12. Identify sources of repayment and assess reasonableness of repayment sources.
  13. Ensure compliance with loan covenants.  Calculate and test performance against covenants.
  14. Develops and maintains knowledge of compliance and internal control requirements necessary to complete the job.
  15. Coordinate and perform quarterly loan reviews with Roundbank.
  16. Participate in post-closing review process – including auditing files for complete documentation, credit policy standards, and compliance.
  17. Prepare other Credit Administration reports for senior management as required to include the following:
    a. CRE concentration report
    b. FAS 5 quarterly updates.


Bachelor's degree, preferably in business, finance or accounting; or equivalent work experience required.

Three or more years of commercial credit/lending experience with knowledge of bank regulations governing lending and bank loan policies. 

Interested applicants can apply on-line at under career opportunities or at


(MBA File H-4182) (7-24-14)

Director of Marketing

The Bank of Elk River currently has a full time opening for a Director of Marketing and is seeking an experienced and innovative professional to fill this position. 

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining marketing and public relations strategies to meet the bank's overall vision and mission. Along with evaluating customer research, market conditions, competitor data and implementing marketing plan changes.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manages the annual budget to successfully implement an effective marketing plan.
  • Develops, coordinates and executes marketing and public relations strategies, policies and programs designed to promote bank products and services resulting in improved profitability and increased product and service usage.
  • In coordination with department managers, develops specific product campaigns for various business areas of the bank.
  • Supports bank's image by developing visibility campaigns, working with outside resources as needed, with the goal of increasing visibility of the bank and presenting a consistent message.
  • Manages and coordinates special marketing and/or public relations based on community focused events, the bank website and customer surveys.
  • Participates in professional, business and community activities, organizations and events in an effort to remain visible in the community.
  • Coordinates day to day press releases, media, advertising, sales literature and donation requests.  Identifies and markets promotions and public relations efforts.
  • Will be responsible for the development, rollout and management of the Bank’s social media presence.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required.  Strongly preferred in marketing, public relations or communications.
  • Minimum of five (5) years previous Marketing experience required.
  • Proven leadership, collaboration, organization and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs, internet and social media outlets required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Previous banking experience preferred.
  • Graphic Design experience preferred.

The Bank of Elk River is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks individuals who share our core values of customer service, loyalty and integrity. We are a community bank where our customers know they can count on our staff for experience, knowledge and superior service to meet all of their banking needs.

Please visit our website at or click here for further information and to download an employment application.

(MBA File H-4181) (7-24-14)

Loan Officer

Midwest Bank, an independent community bank with offices located in Detroit Lakes, Callaway, Waubun, Barnesville, Dalton, and Parkers Prairie, is seeking a Loan Officer for its Waubun office.

Responsibilities in this position include: developing and maintaining superior customer relations with lending customers, maintaining and servicing an existing loan portfolio; developing and underwriting new loan requests; and representing the bank through community involvement.

The ideal candidate for this position will have one to three years lending and business development experience with agricultural lending highly desirable, a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance, and strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills.

Midwest Bank offers a friendly, team-oriented work environment with a competitive compensation and benefit package.

For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume by August 7th, 2014 to Midwest Bank, Attn: Human Resources Manager, P. O. Box 703, Detroit Lakes, MN 56502-0703 or email to


(MBA File H-4180) (7-23-14)

United Prairie Bank – New Ulm, MN
Personal Banker I

Firmly-established and rapidly-growing Minnesota banking company has a need for a new team member.  We are family-owned, locally-headquartered and progressive.  Attitude is everything.

The successful candidate will develop banking relationships and serve the needs of bank clients; to protect the bank’s assets and image by making sound decisions and minimizing risk. Promotes business for UP by maintaining good client relations and referring client to appropriate staff for new services. Duties include providing ongoing service to bank clients in order to prevent or resolve problems and ensure client satisfaction, process frontline transactions, promote and service our commercial and consumer electronic services and partner with our Bankers to ensure the needs of the clients are met.

Responsibilities include:

  • Originate and open new consumer and commercial deposit relationships including new accounts and compatible products and services.
  • Know who your customer is, help identify their financial needs, and help satisfy them.
  • Recommend United Prairie Bank products or services when it would serve a customer’s financial need through cross sales.
  • Refer customers to United Prairie Insurance Agency, and United Prairie Financial Network when those services would be of benefit to the customer.
  • Provide ongoing service to bank clients in order to prevent/resolve problems and ensure client satisfaction.
  • Process teller transactions (deposits, withdrawals, payments); manage cash drawer.
  • Enter and maintain file maintenance through BPM for all accounts on UP computer system.
  • Assist with frontline tasks as delegated by management.
  • Follow all compliance and regulatory requirements for the banking industry.
  • Abide by all policies, procedures and regulations of UP.

Salary will be based on qualifications.  Competitive benefits package included.  Applicants can apply by e-mailing an introductory letter and resume to:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

(MBA File H-4179) (7-23-14)

MinnStar Bank
Agricultural Lender

MinnStar Bank N. A., an independently owned $115MM community bank located in Mankato and Lake Crystal, MN, seeks Ag Lender.  Qualified candidates will have a strong agricultural background, and be a detail-oriented professional.  Knowledge of Finpack, and lending experienced preferred.   Requirements include:  4 year college degree in business or equivalent work experience, excellent communication and customer service skills, and sales friendly. 

This is a great opportunity for a motivated and community minded applicant.  Excellent opportunity to learn from our experienced Ag Lenders.

MinnStar Bank offers an excellent salary and benefits package.

Qualified candidates can send cover letter and resume to:  MinnStar Bank Attn: Betty, P.O. Box 270, Lake Crystal or  EOE

(MBA File H-4178) (7-22-14)

Ag Lender – Raymond, MN
Heritage Bank, NA

POSITION SUMMARY: The Ag Relationship Manager is part of a team of three- along with a Credit Manager and Business Associate, who manages a portfolio of Ag clients.  The team’s three primary objectives are:

  1. To provide exceptional customer service by helping identify a client’s needs and then matching them with products and services offered by Heritage Bank
  2. To maintain a sound credit culture that consists of quality underwriting and on-going monitoring of the portfolio
  3. To grow our market share


  1. Develops and grows client relationships from within and outside existing customer base.
  2. Deskwork- preparing proposals, logging sales calls, tracking product pipeline, resolving customer issues, etc.
  3. Community Involvement           


  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience
  • Agricultural experience


  • 4+ years previous experience in Ag Banking
  • Previous credit experience

To Apply: Please send resume with salary requirements to

Heritage Bank, NA is an AA/EOE (M/F/D/V)

(MBA File H-4177) (7-21-14)

Business Lender – Willmar, MN
Heritage Bank, NA

POSITION SUMMARY: The Commercial Relationship Manager is part of a team of three- along with a Credit Manager and Business Associate, who manages a portfolio of business clients.  The team’s three primary objectives are:

  1. To provide exceptional customer service by helping identify a client’s needs and then matching them with products and services offered by Heritage Bank
  2. To maintain a sound credit culture that consists of quality underwriting and on-going monitoring of the portfolio
  3. To grow our market share


  1. Develops and grows client relationships from within and outside existing customer base.
  2. Deskwork- preparing proposals, logging sales calls, tracking product pipeline, resolving customer issues, etc.
  3. Community Involvement


  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience


  • 4+ years previous experience in Commercial Lending
  • Previous credit experience

To Apply: Please send resume with salary requirements to

Heritage Bank, NA is an AA/EOE (M/F/D/V)

(MBA File H-4176) (7-21-14)

Mortgage Loan Officer

Job description:  Minimum 2 years’ experience with consumer real estate lending, including in-house and secondary market, preferably with FHA, VA or RD experience; duties also include consumer financing, managing past-due accounts and credit analysis, with very strong assistance from in-house attorneys who can also provide training where needed.

Harvest Bank is a successful financial institution located in Atwater, Kandiyohi, Kimball and St. Augusta.  This position is in the Atwater Office.  Harvest Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Salary open.  Send resume to Bob Meyerson, Chairman:

(MBA File H-4175) (7-21-14)

Teller / Customer Service Representative

A Full-time Teller / Customer Service Representative position is available at Boundary Waters Bank in Blaine.   Responsibilities include standard teller functions, opening new accounts, handling customer inquiries, answering phones and various other related duties as assigned.  Prior teller experience is preferred, proficiency with banking software and technology is desirable, excellent customer service skills are required.  Physical demands include the ability to lift coin bags and boxes (up to 50 pounds). Minimum education requirements:  High School diploma.  Boundary Waters Bank offers a business casual office environment with competitive wage and benefits.  No weekend hours!

For consideration, please submit resume via email to:

(MBA File H-4174) (7-21-14)

Office Manager

KleinBank, a StarTribune Top Workplace, is the 2011 recipient of the Minnesota Business Ethics Award for mid-sized businesses and a 2012 recipient of the Minnesota Family Business Awards. As one of Minnesota’s largest family-owned state banks, our 19 community-focused locations have been serving the financial needs of local residents and businesses since 1907!

KleinBank is seeking an experienced Office Manager to join our team! This qualified candidate will be responsible for initiatives centered on growth of the branch location, developing relationships and establishing a network of key centers of influence and partnerships within the local community. As a key member of the sales team, this individual will motivate and coach the staff to ensure that both individual and branch performance expectations are successfully met by providing outstanding client service, and proactively providing information to clients regarding retail products & services available.  This individual will seek new relationships, maintain existing relationships, acquire and maintain bank product and compliance procedure knowledge, perform account maintenance as requested and work as part of a team to ensure goals are met.

Qualified candidate must possess excellent customer service and communication skills, be self-motivated and have strong lending and sales skills.  Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of previous financial services experience desired. Previous small business/retail banking development and supervision experience required.

KleinBank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Qualified candidates can apply online at

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4173) (7-17-14)

Customer Service Representative

Deerwood Bank is currently looking for a Customer Service Representative.  30 hours per week (1/2 day Saturday rotation).  If you have a passion for customer service, good communication and interpersonal skills, and cash handling experience, Deerwood Bank is the place for you.

Join our team in the Brainerd office.

Mail completed applications and/or resumes to:

Mike Hagen
PO Box 527
Brainerd, MN  56401

Or scan and email to:

(MBA File H-4172) (7-16-14)

Northome Office Manager

Deerwood Bank is currently looking for an Office Manager for our Northome office.

The position requires a high level of customer service, including the building and promoting of a team work environment.  Responsible for management and growth of the retail portfolio within bank policies & regulatory guidelines.  A four year degree in Business Management or commensurate combination of experience and /or education preferred.

Deerwood Bank offers a professional work environment, where accomplishments are celebrated, strong performance is rewarded and creative ideas are welcomed.

Mail completed applications and/or resumes to:

Human Resources
Deerwood Bank
PO Box 520
Deerwood MN  56444

Or email:

(MBA File H-4171) (7-16-14)

Loan Officer - Litchfield MN

Home State Bank is a growing, family owned, community bank in west central Minnesota.  Learn more by visiting our website at

We are currently seeking an experienced Loan Officer to join our team in Litchfield. 

This position will be responsible for generating new business, underwriting, structuring, and the closing of commercial, real estate, construction and consumer loans, as well as maintaining and servicing an existing portfolio.   Position will require business development, loan workout, and community involvement. 

Qualified candidates for this position will have a minimum of 3 years lending experience along with proven sales, credit, and operational experience.  

Home State Bank offers a friendly, professional environment and provides employees the opportunity to grow and to develop their careers. 

Join the Home State Bank team today

Send your resume to:

Human Resources
Home State Bank
1610 E. Hwy 12
Willmar, MN  56201

E-mail to: 
Fax: (320) 222-0079      

EOE/AA employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

(MBA File H-4170) (7-16-14)

BankCherokee is focused on being the best community bank in town. You can be an essential piece to 'being the best'.  We currently have two great career opportunities available at BankCherokee:

Personal Banker – Level III
We are looking for an experienced Personal Banker – Level III to work out of our Grand Avenue office.  Ideal candidates will have experience in business banking, personal banking, and consumer lending.  Required traits:  Enthusiastic, detail oriented, customer service & sales focused, with a high level of banking skill and knowledge. 

Cash Management Specialist
We are looking for an experienced Cash Management Specialist who can 'hit the ground running' and help with cash management/commercial account sales, service, product implementation, and ongoing administration.    The position requires 5+ years banking experience with 2-3 years in cash management services. 

To apply, or if you are interested in additional information about our bank, please visit our website at

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

(MBA File H-4169) (7-14-14)

Sherburn & Fairmont, MN

Bank Midwest is seeking a Community Bank President for bank locations in Martin County (Fairmont and Sherburn, MN). Will be responsible for leading the bank team and creating high market visibility, actively prospecting and developing customer relationships. Must have a strong Ag background and solid understanding of credit analysis and credit principles.  Will represent the bank and provide leadership in key community activities.  Requires strong leadership, decision-making, and able to plan short and long term goals and strategies. Must enjoy working in a team environment that values honesty, integrity, and a passion for service and community involvement.  Minimum 5 years senior Ag lending required with proven leadership success.   Bank Midwest provides competitive compensation and exceptional benefit package including Employee Stock Ownership Plan. 

To apply for this position please visit and click on About for Employment opportunities. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

(MBA File H-4168) (7-10-14)

Sunrise Banks is searching for a highly motivated individual to join our University Avenue Office in Saint Paul.

Sr. Business Analyst

The Sr. Business Analyst is responsible for managing or assisting in the management of application related projects, including product releases, software enhancements and new modules. This person acts as a liaison between business line managers, infrastructure team members, software vendors and end users to analyze, document, communicate and validate business and system requirements for software applications. The Sr. Business Analyst is an advocate and advisor for the needs of the business and strives to provide excellent service to both our internal and external customers.

Requirements include: 

Education and/or Experience

  • College degree beneficial.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of Fiserv application software experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), change management, implementation planning and release management.

Technical Skills

  • Significant experience with Fiserv software required.
  • Significant experience installing and supporting Windows based applications.
  • Solid skill set in the use of Microsoft Office Suites.

Communication Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Analytical Skills

  • Proven ability to solve problems, prioritize tasks and meet required deadlines.

If you are interested in this exciting new opportunity and ready to work hard and have fun, please apply online at

EOE / AA Employer

(MBA File H-4167) (7-10-14)

Bank Teller / Client Services Representative

Do you love working with clients and thrive in a positive and supportive work environment? 2014 Best Places to Work winner Signature Bank, a $260 million community bank has an opening for a Teller/ Client Services Representative. We would prefer to see candidates with some previous teller experience and a knowledge of banking services.

Job summary: Providing professional, accurate and friendly customer service while processing client banking transactions. Must comply with bank policy and Federal Bank regulations. Will also promote bank products and services.

Qualified candidates will possess excellent and polished customer service skills, as well as excellent cash handling and math skills.  Candidates should be self-motivated, work well with others and have a commitment to provide the highest level of customer support. This person will learn in-depth knowledge of banking products and services to promote products and make referrals to the appropriate bank area to meet customers’ needs.

Primary hours would be Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:30 pm. Some flexibility in schedule may be permitted. Signature Bank offers a competitive hourly rate as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, LTD and life insurance, PTO & paid holidays, 401(k), ping pong tournaments, pay day cookies and more!

Email your resume to Kristin Collignon at

Signature Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

(MBA File H-4166) (7-9-14)

Ag Banker

North American State Bank, an independent, family owned community bank since 1889 has an opening for a Ag Banker in the Belgrade Office.

This position will be responsible for building new business relationships as well as managing existing clients.  To be considered for this position the candidate must have:

  • 3 to 5 years Ag lending and business development experience
  • Post graduate or banking school required
  • Past farm work, management or ownership is a definite plus in this position
  • Working knowledge of FINPACK and FSA Guaranty Program
  • A passion for providing exceptional customer service
  • Licensed to sell crop insurance a plus
  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Be an active member of the community

Salary based on qualifications.  Competitive benefits package included. 

Please submit by email a cover letter and resume to:

North American State Bank


(MBA File H-4164) (7-9-14)

Credit Coordinator

Anchor Bank is the largest, privately owned community bank solely focused in the Twin Cities Metro Area. With 15 metro locations, our team collaboratively works together to personally deliver financial solutions to businesses and individuals.

We are seeking individuals who are committed to delivering great results for the benefit of our customers and the team, who value their community and who want to work for a company that values that effort. Anchor Bank is committed to motivating, developing, compensating, caring for and valuing our great employees.
At Anchor we want to be a bank whose customers and employees value what we have to offer and are inspired to do their personal best each day. Anchor currently is seeking a person for our Credit Coordinator position.

This position serves as the administrative assistant to the Special Assets Group (SAG). This position maintains confidential borrower and other materials to be used for credit approvals, reporting, correspondence, presentations and other projects assigned by the Special Assets Manager. This position also serves as the assistant to the Credit Leadership Team for the preparation and distribution of various regular reporting and the completion of other credit related projects as assigned.

If you, or anyone you know, is interested, please apply at

Equal Employment Opportunity/Women/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

(MBA File H-4163) (7-8-14)

Credit Analyst

First Farmers & Merchants Bank is seeking a full time credit analyst to work out of our Red Wing and Cannon Falls branches.  We are a community bank with seven branches serving Southern Minnesota.  The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of commercial credits.  This position will report to the branch presidents.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing credit/financial information for commercial credits.
  • Prepare loan presentations which contain analysis, summaries, and facts to present to loan committee and the board.
  • Provide an assessment of loan condition and quality, independent of the lending function.
  • Maintain knowledge of lending policies and procedures.
  • Assist in loan impairment analysis and bank reserve analysis.
  • 2-3 years of related experience as commercial credit analyst.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and presentation skills.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to:

First Farmers & Merchants Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4162) (7-7-14)

Branch President

First National Bank in Plymouth, MN has an opening for a Branch President.  This is a great opportunity for a motivated, progressive individual with 5 to 10 years of commercial credit and management experience who wants to work in the Minneapolis Metro Area.  The successful applicant will participate in all facets of lending and branch banking which includes loan & deposit growth. A strong sense of business opportunities, together with the creativity, energy, and enthusiasm necessary to formulate and implement business development strategies is essential.  Strong analytical and decision making skills are required.  A degree in business, finance, or related area is required.

This position will give you an opportunity to join a progressive banking organization that offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  Successful applicant must pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal back ground check.

Please submit resume to Darwin Kruse, First National Bank, 109 N St Paul Avenue, Fulda MN 56131 or email

Equal Opportunity Employer

(MBA File H-4161) (7-7-14)

Commercial Loan Officer

Citizens State Bank Midwest is currently seeking a Commercial Loan Officer for its Bemidji location.

This position is responsible for a wide variety of duties related to lending and customer accounts including attracting and maintaining a positive customer base.

Qualified applicants should have a minimum of five years experience in all aspects of lending.  A strong background in credit analysis, business development, and written and verbal skills are required.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefit package and career opportunity.

For consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to the following address:

Citizens State Bank Midwest
Human Resources
P O Box 30
Cavalier, ND  58220

(MBA File H-4159) (7-2-14)

Relationship Manager (Commercial Banker)

Our growing organization is seeking a talented & experienced business development professional who is in search of a challenging and rewarding, customer-focused organization!  We are currently hiring a Relationship Manager for our Oakdale, MN office to generate new business opportunities and manage a commercial customer portfolio.  This involves being the primary contact for new and existing customers, conducting relationship reviews, coordinating the financial planning process, presenting formal product proposals, and maintaining ongoing prospects for new business development. The focus of this position is to build customer relationships and gain loyalty by listening, understanding, and responding to customers' needs.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Proven record of developing relationships in banking or financial related industry
  • Demonstrated ability to bring new business to the Bank
  • Actively involved with the community in areas that offer greatest potential for new business

To apply or learn more about the responsibilities and qualifications for this opportunity, please follow the direct link below or visit and click "APPLY" to view all current openings at Alerus Financial.

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Alerus offers a competitive base plus incentive compensation structure as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, life insurance, paid time off & holidays, 401K & ESOP retirement benefits, and more!

(MBA File H-4158) (7-2-14)

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