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Bankers' Classifieds

An ad section is published in the NDBA Bulletin and also posted below. The ads include:

  • Bank equipment for sale
  • Banks for sale
  • Job openings from member banks and associate members
If you desire to place an ad, the criteria is listed below:

Ads for job openings will be published in two consecutive issues of the NDBA Bulletin for a fee of $25. Ads may be either blind box or to contact the bank directly.

Ads selling or seeking equipment, or banks for sale, will also be published for a fee of $25 and run for two consecutive issues.

Send ad and check made payable to NDBA to the following address:

NDBA Want Ads
PO Box 1438
Bismarck ND 58502-1438

or email information to

Human Resource Officer

American Bank Center has a position opening for a full-time Human Resource Officer in our Dickinson office.

Will be responsible for general human resource activities including staffing, communications with employees and supervisors, payroll processing including tax reporting, etc.

A bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration or a related field, plus 3-5 years' experience is preferred. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

To apply, please complete the employment application found on our website: and submit online.

American is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Loan Officer

Kirkwood Bank & Trust's Dickinson office has an immediate position open for a loan officer who will develop, examine, evaluate and authorize or recommend approval of client applications for commercial, ag and consumer lending.

Applicant must be able to: approve loans within specified limits, and refer loan applications outside those limits to management for approval; meet with applicants to obtain information for loan applications and to answer questions about the loan process; analyze applicants' financial status, credit, and property evaluations to determine feasibility of granting loans; explain to customers the different types of loans and credit options that are available, as well as the terms of those services; be able to manage past due, delinquent, or collection loans. Experience preferred but not necessary.

Competitive salary. Medical, dental and vision benefits offered as well as paid vacation and sick leave. Other benefits include a 401k profit sharing plan. Life and disability insurance paid by the employer.

Please apply online at under contact us.

Kirkwood Bank & Trust is an EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

Banking Head of Operations/Cashier

Our client, Harwood State Bank located in Harwood, ND is seeking a highly motivated and ambitious individual to join its team. This position is responsible for managing all hands-on operational aspects of the bank. The successful candidate will be involved in a broad variety of responsibilities within operations, marketing, IT, and HR. This position will report directly to the President.

Qualifications include Associate or Bachelor degree in finance, accounting, or business along with 5 plus years in the banking industry and proven supervisory experience. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership, analytical, technical and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills along with strong attention to details are essential for this position. A background in Fiserv Premier (core operating system) and/or Finstra (Laser Pro) is a plus.

Harwood State Bank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a stable work environment. EOE

To learn more about this position and to apply, please visit -

Virtual Banking Supervisor

At Starion Bank, we're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Located in the Bismarck-Mandan area, the Virtual Banking Supervisor is responsible for leading and directing virtual banking operations; ensuring quality customer service, employee growth and development, achievement of assigned metrics and goals, sales and financial direction of virtual banking. Addresses and resolves complex customer service issues and employee disputes; performs and reviews tasks requiring supervisor level approvals.

Superior customer service, problem solving and relationship management skills with the ability to convey a positive attitude and remain a high degree of confidentiality, diplomacy, tact and salesmanship is essential to the success of this position.

This position will build new and maintain existing customer relationships, resulting in outcomes that define a great customer experience. As a working manager, the Virtual Banking Supervisor must know the features and benefits of the bank's products and services to present them effectively to maintain profitable customer relationships while satisfying and exceeding customer financial needs and expectations.

At times, this position will be responsible for taking incoming phone calls and processing transactions. Qualified candidates will have an associate's degree and have at least five years of similar or related experience. Prefer experience in a call center or customer service center setting and a general understanding of standard bank transactions as well as common products and services.

Starion Bank offers a competitive salary and a full comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, vision, health savings account, 401K, profit sharing, paid vacation and holidays.

Join our team and work at a bank recognized as "Best of the Best" by Independent Business magazine and "50 Best Places to Work" by Prairie Business magazine and "Top 10 Workplaces" by Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network! Apply online at

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

Commercial Underwiter, Sr.

Our growing organization is seeking talented professionals who are in search of a challenging and rewarding work environment! We are currently hiring a Commercial Underwriter, Sr. to be accountable for portfolio of complex, large business and private banking loans generally ranging in loan relationship size from $750,000 and up, including proposing and negotiating lending solutions on new lending opportunities, underwriting credit risk, and granting credit approval within prescribed level of loan authority; presenting credit recommendation to Loan Committee; facilitating loan closing; and servicing booked loans. Contributes to effective risk management through ordering and execution of loan documentation and ongoing monitoring of customer-supplied information and collateral administration. Assists in training other supporting credit personnel.

Alerus offers a challenging and rewarding work environment as well as competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, paid time off & holidays, retirement benefits, and more!

Alerus is a customer-driven financial services company unlike any other. We are an independent, multibillion-dollar financial services organization serving customers across the country and around the world. We offer a broad array of banking and wealth management products and services. Our knowledgeable staff assists our customers in identifying and attaining their financial goals.

For more information regarding the responsibilities and qualifications for this opportunity or to apply, visit our website at Click on "View Jobs" and then select the position titled "Commercial Underwriter, Sr.". We look forward to reviewing your application and thank you for your interest in Alerus Financial!

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

Compliance Officer

Black Hills Community Bank is a growing bank with career opportunities for an experienced Compliance Officer (4+ years experience) at its Rapid City location.

Responsibilities include overseeing the regulatory compliance of the bank, integrating regulatory requirements into bank processes, performing internal audits, assisting with regulatory exams, external audits and reviews, providing compliance training, and providing information and reporting to the Audit Committee. The qualified candidate may have opportunities to assist in other areas of the bank's risk management as experience allows.

Black Hills Community Bank maintains high expectations of core values, positive attitude, and character in all of its employees, offering a professional work environment. Benefits include medical, dental coverage, vision, company-paid long-term and short-term disability and Life/AD&D, 401(k) Plan, vacation and bank holidays!

Please send resume and salary requirements to

Loan Officer

BankNorth, your locally owned independent community bank, currently has an opening for a full-time Loan Officer in our LaMoure bank. Responsibilities would include management of an existing portfolio as well as the ongoing development of new credit relationships. Position requires a bachelor's degree in business, finance or accounting. Submit resume and cover letter no later than February 15th to:

Attention: Human Resources
PO Box 460, Casselton, ND 58012

BankNorth is an AA/EOE of women, minorities,
protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Retail Banking Manager

Kirkwood Bank & Trust is a locally owned, independent full service bank seeking a Retail Banking Manager in Bismarck, ND.

This leadership position is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the bank's retail department. Duties include developing and implementing retail products and programs; providing guidance and support to the operations area; and ensuring appropriate staffing and training levels. The position requires a minimum 3-5 years of retail banking experience.

Kirkwood Bank & Trust offers a competitive compensation and benefit package. The applicant needs to be able to handle fellow employees and the general public in a very professional manner and in stressful situations, to include disagreeable conditions or hostile public. The applicant will be expected/responsible to work extra hours, as needed. This position requires significant periods of sitting and telephone usage; occasional walking, standing, bending or stooping; adequate corrected vision; and significant keypunch activity at personal computers; and lifting and carrying of up to 15 pounds.

Application closing date: 2/15/2019

Please find the application online at under contact us.

Kirkwood Bank & Trust is an EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Employer

Commercial Loan Officer

Bank Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a full-time Commercial Loan Officer. This position is responsible for developing new business and expanding existing relationships, while ensuring loan quality and deposit growth for the bank. This position's job duties would include examining, evaluating and authorizing or recommending approval of customer applications for loans while ensuring loans meet established lending policies, complying with applicable laws/regulations and providing maximum profitability with minimal risk. Additional responsibilities include analyzing credit worthiness of applicants and negotiating terms, repayment, and collateral requirements. Must promote the bank in community involvement through active participation in community affairs and participate in marketing all of the company's products and services.

Position requires a degree in business, finance, accounting, or the equivalent in work experience and three years of lending experience with demonstrated skills in sales. Previous experience in outbound selling, prospecting and referral development preferred. Knowledge of lending policies, procedures, practices and documentation (including accounting, financial statements and cash flow analysis) required. Position requires a Bachelor's degree in business or finance, as well as three years commercial lending experience.

Individual must possess excellent customer relations, interpersonal, team player and organizational skills. Must demonstrate characteristics of high motivation, energy, and positivity. Must have working knowledge of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing banking services.

Please send resume to Bank Forward, Human Resources at

Our bank is widely respected for its commitment to employees and offers a comprehensive benefit package.

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

Application deadline is December 31, 2018

Ag Lender

United Community Bank of ND is seeking to add an Ag Lender to the Leeds, ND location. The primary role of this position is to service an existing loan portfolio and develop new business relationships. The lender will originate, underwrite, and close agricultural loans in accordance with Bank lending objectives, policies and procedures.

Education and Experience:
- Bachelor of Science Degree with emphasis on agriculture, finance, or equivalent
- Minimum of five years lending experience
- Demonstrated credit and analytical skills
- Working knowledge of ag lending principles and practices
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Commitment to the Leeds and surrounding communities

United Community Bank offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package including health, life, dental, vision, health savings account, 401K, paid vacation and holidays.

Please send resume and cover letter to:
United Community Bank
Attn: Patrick Streyle
PO Box 219
Leeds, ND 58346

United Community Bank Is an equal opportunity employer.

Internal Auditor II

The Bank of North Dakota is hiring an Internal Auditor II in their Bismarck location.

Duties and Tasks
•Conduct preliminary audit research and planning.
•Research industry guidelines and regulations.
•Conduct audits of a routine nature or a segment of a moderately complex audit.
•Identify weakness of systems and controls and present recommendations for change.
•Conduct pre- and post-audit conferences.
•Prepare reports for less complex audits or assist in the preparation of reports for audits with increased complexity.
•Communicate audit findings/recommendations to management and Advisory Board.
•Perform general audit related duties, special requests, cash counts, employee account reviews, follow up on outstanding audit issues, assisting others, etc.
•Review work activities of other audit personnel and staff and provide training and coaching as appropriate.
•Coordinate external audit activities, such as the preparation of audit confirmations, scheduling external reviews, and coordinating the completion of request lists.
•Assist external audit personnel and monitor the status of engagements.
•Attend training to maintain professional certifications, attend training relevant to banking industry, attend meetings for training purposes and to exchange ideas with audit peers.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor's degree in accounting, business, finance, economics or related field and two years of auditing experience in a financial environment, financial auditing, information technology auditing, or other related field. *Hiring authority may also consider underfilling this position with an Auditor I, which requires the degree but no auditing experience.

Preferred Qualifications
•Financial Institution or state government experience is desirable.
•Desired professional certifications include:
Certified Public Accountant.
Certified Internal Auditor.
Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Other certifications relevant to the areas of responsibility will be considered by the hiring committee.


Leader of Processing

The Leader of Processing is a managerial position, this individual is responsible for the leadership of the processing team in Student Loans within Bank of North Dakota's Education Market. They must have the ability to lead, inspire, mentor and develop staff. They must have the innovation and analytical skills to identify processing areas for improvement. This individual will also serve as part of the Education Market leadership team.

This goal-driven leader will plan, organize and coordinate activities associated with processing of student loan originations and servicing; develop policies and procedures; develop team/staff goals and establish standards for performance of work by team members. Other duties consist of evaluating work volumes while monitoring and evaluating standards for processing activity to ensure compliance with policies, procedures and statutes. They will oversee hiring, training and reviews for the area, while building and maintaining a positive work environment.

This result-driven professional will be highly motivated, have a strong work ethic and be committed to excellence. They must be able to handle high pressure/difficult situations and conversations. Additional responsibilities include making recommendations affecting organizational goals and objectives.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor's degree in business administration, banking, accounting, economics or closely related field with a minimum of three years in areas such as leadership, customer service, data analytics, communication and employee supervision. Additional work experience as described may substitute for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:
•Leadership experience in (Coaching, Collaboration, Curiosity, and/or Empowerment)
•Data mining and analysis


VP/Operations Manager

Western State Bank currently has a full-time opening for a VP/Operations Manager in West Fargo or Devils Lake market.

The VP-Operations Manager is a key senior leadership position, responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient operation of the bank's core operating system, and managing the deposit and electronic banking support teams.

The VP-Operations Manager position will:
• Oversee the functional activities in support of the company's strategic objectives, possessing a comprehensive understanding of the core operating system
• Lead a team that can effectively manage the bank's infrastructure.
• Responsible for ongoing system optimization and process improvements necessary to maintain an effective and competitive core operating system to continue to ensure a superior customer experience.
• Cultivates high-performance culture by creating a work environment that supports engagement, innovation, creativity, and teamwork, consistent with the organization's vision, core values, and team guidelines.

Bachelor's degree in business-related field required with 7+ years of experience in bank operations. 2+ years of management experience required. Experience working with FiServ (core operating system) preferred.

This position can be located in the Fargo/West Fargo or Devils Lake markets.

What Western Can Offer You:
· Competitive Salaries
· Paid Time Off
· 401 (K) with Employer Match
· Employee Owned Stock

Are you Ready to Join the Western State Bank Team?
If you are looking to contribute your energy and skills to our team apply online at

Western State Bank is an EEOE and Affirmative Action Employer, Member FDIC

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