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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 ndba@ndba.com.



Market President

Bank Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a Market President.
The Market President acts as a key resource in representing the bank to the community and market area it serves and is committed to leading the team to achieve bank and agency goals. He/she provides on-going guidance, direction and leadership to bank staff to ensure clear understanding of bank goals and bank operations while consistently creating superior customer experiences and coaching its team to emulate that behavior.

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for growing a commercial loan portfolio and developing relationships through community involvement
• Drive new business development champion in the market area by offering financial and insurance solutions
• Ensure the success of bank and insurance staff by setting a professional, positive example and a standard of leadership and teamwork that result in achievement of established objectives
• Responsible for the financial performance of the branch
• Demonstrate exceptional customer service through performance and leadership
• Provide leadership and positive representation in activities benefiting the community
• Partner with resource leaders to foster employees' professional developments
• Uphold and cultivate the Bank Forward mission and values
• Effectively communicate strategic goals, execute strategic initiative, and align employees' development plans to achieve our goals
• Must possess enthusiasm and drive required to motivate staff and promote an active sales culture

Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field
• Minimum of five years of lending experience
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented and extensive problem solving skills
• Able to work independently and adapt to constant change
• Leadership skills required to mentor and guide staff
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and banking platform program

Supporting local organizations and causes through charitable donations, paid volunteer time for our employees, educational scholarships, and event sponsorships are a direct reflection of the appreciation and gratitude Bank Forward has for the communities we live, work, and serve. In 2012 we created Forward Foundation, a registered 501(c) (3) non profit organization. A stand alone entity administered by employees of Bank Forward, Insure Forward, Invest Forward, and Tax Forward, Forward Foundation's mission is to enhance the lives of children living in the communities we serve.

At Bank Forward, our greatest asset is our employees. The commitment to our employees is shown by investing in them through a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefit package, including Employee Stock Ownership. Working for a widely respected company with a rich tradition, in an atmosphere of enthusiasm, positivity, with a culture grounded in teamwork focused on the future is what can be expected at Bank Forward…It's Simply the Forward Way!

Please send resume to Bank Forward, Human Resources, PO Box 7070, Fargo, ND 58106 or email to humanresources@bankforward.com.

Application deadline is September 30, 2018


Agriculture Loan Officer

First National Bank & Trust Company of Bottineau has an opening for an Agriculture Loan Officer. This position requires a bachelor's degree and five years of lending experience. Responsibilities include credit analysis, maintaining current loan relationships and, new business development.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

First National Bank & Trust Company
PO Box 297
Bottineau, ND 58318

Attention Chuck Refling
chuck@firstbottineau.com


Information Security Engineer

If you are enthusiastic about safety and security with a strong technical IT background, Bell Bank is seeking experienced candidates for their Information Security Team that can lead security team initiatives while collaborating with both technical and non-technical audiences.

As a Security Engineer and a member of our security team, you will be working to create and maintain the safest operating environment for Bell Bank. The Security Engineer is responsible for protecting sensitive information within the company by supporting the information security team's daily activities. Examples include providing guidance with security practices and recommending changes, security monitoring, vulnerability assessments, and other security team related duties. This individual may lead security related projects and will assist with Bell's incident response program and SIEM systems as required.

This position requires a 2 to 4 year degree and proven senior level engineer experience within IT or a security related field. Bell Bank provides an excellent benefits package.

Please send application and resume to Bell Bank, 3100 13th Ave. SW, Fargo, ND, 58103 or hr@bellbanks.com.

Bell Bank Equal Opportunity Employer


Senior Associate

American Federal Bank, an employee owned, privately-held financial institution, seeks candidates for a Senior Associate at our South Fargo Sales Office. We operate as a professional partnership with entrepreneurial-minded employees who influence decisions and have an opportunity to earn incentive compensation based on performance.

This client support and service position is responsible for performing a wide range of roles including deposit, loan and cash-handling transactions, client question and problem solving, sales referrals, and support and service in the origination, processing and administration of consumer and business relationships, while maintaining operational accuracy and compliance within established bank policies and procedures and applicable governmental regulatory laws, regulations and reporting requirements. This position is an integral part of the Sales Office support and service team.

This position requires an associate degree or equivalent experience in business, accounting, financial or related field. Minimum two years experience in a financial organization or other retail industry focused on constant customer service and support. Sales referral experience preferred.

Send introductory letter and current resume to:

M. Heinzen, American Federal Bank
PO Box 2946, Fargo, ND 58108-2946
Fax: 701-461-5971
Mheinzen@americanfederal.net

Member FDIC Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Including Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities


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 www.kirkwoodbank.com under contact us.

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


Compliance Auditor

Responsible for performing individual compliance audits - as part of the annual compliance audit plan, researching and staying informed of all new or enhanced regulations, and clearly communicating this information to applicable stakeholders in the bank. Responsibility includes developing audit scope, performing audit procedures, and preparing audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed. Work performed will focus on compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and bank policies. Additional responsibilities include following-up on the status of outstanding audit issues, responding to compliance inquiries, periodic reporting to the Audit Committee, completion of risk assessments, compliance training, assisting with external examinations/audits and the development of the annual compliance audit plan.

Desired qualifications include a thorough understanding of banking laws and regulations, experience preparing and conducting compliance training sessions, and working knowledge of audit principles and standards. Ability to work independently, multitask, and work cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management.

Successful candidates will have a bachelor's degree, two or more years of banking compliance experience, and a proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Starion 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 Banker magazine, "50 Best Places to Work" by Prairie Business magazine and "Top 10 Workplaces" by Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network! Apply online at www.starionbank.com/careers.

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



Business Banker

Cornerstone Bank is looking for a Business Banker to join our professional team in Dickinson. This candidate is responsible for soliciting and/or developing and maintaining profitable account relationships with business customers and complex and large business accounts. This position is also responsible for the overall success and growth of assigned sales territory and cross selling bank products and services.

A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting and 2 years of banking experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job is required.

We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits program and career development opportunities within an exciting growing company.
 
To join a community bank and rewarding work environment, interested applicants please apply online at: www.cornerstonebanks.net/careers

Cornerstone Bank is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Member FDIC




Commercial Lender

First Western Bank in Bismarck is hiring a Commercial Lender. The candidate will build new commercial loan business, provide customer service to existing loan customers, underwrite, and close loans.

Responsibilities include conducting sales calls and meeting with prospective and existing customers; representing the bank in the community at meetings and events; working with the Small Business Administration and Bank of North Dakota to qualify customers for participation lending programs; and analyzing applicant financial status and conducting collateral evaluations.

Qualifications include: Bachelor's Degree in business or finance related field; a minimum of 5 years' bank lending experience, strong understanding of financial statements and credit standards.

To apply online visit www.firstwestern.bank/careers.

EOE Disability / Veterans



Controller/Trust Manager

BND has an opening for a Controller/Trust Manager. This position requires a bachelor's degree and five years of professional accounting experience. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification with a bachelor's degree in a financial or business-related field may substitute for the bachelor's degree in accounting. Supervisory experience is preferred but not required. Position will be posted through Sunday evening, August 19th.

Click here to view the position description and to apply for the job.


Agricultural/Commercial Lending Officer

Ramsey National Bank is seeking candidates for a full-time
Agriculture/Commercial Lending Officer in the Devils Lake Office.

Qualified applicants should have a bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, agricultural economics, or related field along with a minimum of five years of lending experience. Strong analytical, credit, business development, computer, written and verbal communications skills are required.

Responsibilities will include new business development, maintaining current loan relationships, and credit analysis. Opportunity for advancement within the organization is a possibility with this position.

Ramsey National Bank is an employee-owned community bank that strives to provide innovative banking solutions and products to fully meet our customer needs. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including an ESOP retirement plan. As employee-owners, we are committed to providing a friendly atmosphere that will result in superior customer service and satisfaction.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Ramsey National Bank
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 160
Devils Lake, ND 58301
or email to hr@ramseybank.com

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled


Learning & Organizational Development Consultant

Passionate about learning and development? Excited when you see individuals and teams move to the next level of performance? Want to be part of a learning organization? Join Starion Bank as the Learning and Organizational Development Consultant. The Learning and Organizational Development Consultant collaborates with all departments to design and deliver effective learning experiences in support of strategic goals and initiatives.

This position will coordinate new hire onboarding, support the online training system, design curriculum, coach subject matter experts, and partner with supervisors and project team leaders to ensure effective transfer of learning. Presentation and facilitation of leadership, customer service, or sales training will be involved as well.

Position requires strong collaboration and communications skills, as well as interpersonal savvy and a servant leader orientation. Familiarity with industry best practices to meet the needs of adult learners and a variety of platforms to deliver learning activities is a must. Prefer a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of professional training and/or bank experience.

Starion 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 Banker magazine, "50 Best Places to Work" by Prairie Business magazine and "Top 10 Workplaces" by Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network! Apply online at www.starionbank.com/careers by August 6, 2018.

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



President

TURTLE MOUNTAIN STATE BANK in Belcourt, North Dakota has an immediate position open for a PRESIDENT. The bank is seeking an energetic, experienced, banking professional who will act as a key resource in representing the bank and will provide ongoing day-to-day management, leadership, supervision and expertise to a well-established staff. In addition to leading the staff, this position will focus on Ag/Commercial/Consumer lending, and will assume an established book of business supervising experienced lenders.

The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in business, finance or a related field, seven or more years in banking with three years' experience supervising staff and leading a team. Salary will be based on a combination of education and experience. This position has a competitive benefits package and the individual is eligible to participate in incentive programs.

Interested individuals meeting the basic requirements of the job and want a complete job description should contact Jim Laducer or Marcella Marcellais at (701) 667-1980, or email resumes to boston@laducer.com or marcella@laducer.com.

"TMSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer"



Market President

Bank Forward in Fargo, ND has an opening for a Market President.

The Market President acts as a key resource in representing the bank to the community and market area it serves and is committed to leading the team to achieve bank and agency goals. He/she provides on-going guidance, direction and leadership to bank staff to ensure clear understanding of bank goals and bank operations while consistently creating superior customer experiences and coaching its team to emulate that behavior.

Responsibilities:
• Drive new business development champion in the market area by offering financial and insurance solutions.
• Ensure the success of bank and insurance staff by setting a professional, positive example and a standard of leadership and teamwork that result in achievement of established objectives
• Responsible for growing a loan portfolio and developing relationships through community involvement
• Responsible for the financial performance of the branch
• Demonstrate exceptional customer service through performance and leadership
• Provide leadership and positive representation in activities benefiting the community
• Partner with resource leaders to foster employees' professional developments
• Uphold and cultivate the Bank Forward mission and values
• Effectively communicate strategic goals, execute strategic initiative, and align employees' development plans to achieve our goals
• Must possess enthusiasm and drive required to motivate staff and promote an active sales culture

Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field
• Minimum of five years of lending experience
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Detail oriented and extensive problem solving skills
• Able to work independently and adapt to constant change
• Leadership skills required to mentor and guide staff
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and banking platform program

Please send resume to Bank Forward, Human Resources, PO Box 7070, Fargo, ND 58106 or email to humanresources@bankforward.com.

Application deadline is August 31, 2018


Business Banking Officer

Located in Rolla, Starion is looking for a Business Banking Officer who is familiar with the Dunseith/Rolla/Bottineau Markets. The Business Banking Officer is responsible for soliciting, developing and managing profitable commercial banking relationships. Responsibilities include gathering information and analyzing credit requests, making credit decisions, generating prospects through active sales call efforts and community involvement and administering a loan portfolio within bank policy and regulatory guidelines.

Qualified applicants will have a bachelor's degree in banking, finance, economics, business or a related field along with strong financial analysis, customer service and sales skills. Prefer five to seven years of commercial lending experience and formal credit training along with a working knowledge of documentation, compliance, and regulatory standards. Familiarity with SBA loan programs is a plus, along with proficiency using Microsoft Excel.

Starion 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 Banker magazine and "50 Best Places to Work" by Prairie Business magazine! Apply online at
www.starionbank.com/careers

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



Controller

Our client, Arlington State Bank is a 4th generation family owned bank located in Arlington, MN and is currently seeking an individual to join the team as their Controller. This position will be responsible for management of the financial activities of the bank to include: financial analysis, month-end close, call reports and maintaining internal control safeguards.

Qualifications include a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and/or Finance with five plus years related experience. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical and technical skills along with ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines. Excellent judgment and decision making abilities along with effective interpersonal skills are essential to this position. Banking experience is preferred along with knowledge of GAAP as well as state and federal banking regulations. CPA and/or CMA a plus.

This position offers a competitive compensation range of $60,000-$80,000 DOE. A benefits package includes a fully paid health insurance family plan and 401(k) match of 4% in addition to other incentives. Arlington State Bank has been in business since 1895. EOE

To apply and learn more about this opportunity please visit -
www.eidebailly.com/careers/positions-with-clients


Market President

Western State Bank is seeking a Market President to lead our growing Business Banking team in our Fargo/West Fargo markets. The core focus of Market President is:

• Ensure the market's profitability
• Establish, build, and maintain a business banking portfolio
• Conduct market analysis and develop new business opportunities, relationships, and product ideas to meet customer needs
• Ensure a high level of coordination with the retail banking division for a superior customer experience
• Assist and support in designing bank's products, services, and marketing strategy
• Monitor the bank's performance, anticipate problems and adjust strategy to protect investments
• Coach and mentor the business banking team, including officers and assistant.

The qualities of the ideal candidate are as follows:

• Bachelor's degree in Business preferred
• 7+ years of experience in business banking with 3+ yeas in a management position, leading a team

This is a full time position with benefits. 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 www.westernbanks.com/careers.

Western State Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. Member FDIC.



Vice President/Branch Manager

Great career opportunity in Lisbon, ND.

If you are a people person and motivated, this may be the opportunity you have been looking for. This position is primarily focused on lending and deposit growth along with management of the day to day operations of the Lisbon Branch.

A Bachelor of Science degree is required and lending experience is preferred. Strong communication and decision making skills are a must.

We offer competitive wages, health, disability, and life insurance, 401K, Profit sharing and FTO. We are locally owned and have been in business for 118 years.

Please apply in person or send your resume to:

Steve McLaen, President
PO Box 9
Forman, ND 58032
701-724-3216
steve@sargentcountybank.com


Sales and Service Manager

Located in Fargo, ND and/or Madison, WI, the Sales and Service Manager will be responsible for leading and directing retail operations; ensuring quality customer service, employee growth and development, achievement of assigned metrics and goals, sales and financial direction of multiple branches in a defined geographic area. Addresses and resolves complex customer service issues and employee disputes. This position will build new and maintain existing customer relationships, resulting in outcomes that define a great customer experience. Accountable for delivering clarity to customers through simplicity, guidance and know-how through needs assessment and sales. As a working manager, the Sales and Service Manager 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, the Sales and Service Manager will be responsible for processing regular transactions, such as receiving and payout of money, and keeping records of money and negotiable instruments involved in financial transactions in an efficient, friendly and accurate manner.

Successful candidates will have eight to 10 years of experience in retail banking, including management and sales coaching. Prefer experience with developing and implementing digital banking strategies. A bachelor's degree in business or a similar or related field of study is required.

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, "50 Best Places to Work" by Prairie Business magazine and "Top 10 Workplaces" by Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network! Apply online at www.starionbank.com/careers.

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



Sales and Service/SVP

Located in Bismarck, Fargo or Wisconsin, the Sales and Service SVP will be responsible for contributing the growth and profitability of the bank through the management of Retail Banking and Insurance & Investments. Responsible for ensuring that customer service provided is of the highest quality and that customers consistently experience a professional, efficient, uniform and solutions-based delivery of products and services. Ensure employees are knowledgeable of products, services and systems to enable them to effectively meet customer financial needs. Provides overall direction and vision along with sales coaching. Works with sales operations and human resources in determining the nature and scope of training needs for new and existing staff including coordinating, scheduling, and participating in the delivery of such training in the areas of customer service, products and services, policies and procedures and operations. Responsible for conducting periodic branch visits and reporting to management as to the effectiveness of the sales process, service standards, controls and efficiency of operations.

Successful candidates will have 10 years of experience in retail banking, including management and sales coaching. Prefer experience with developing and implementing digital banking strategies. Knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of a bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, finance or economics is required as well as the completion of an accredited Graduate School of Banking three-year program.

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.

Apply online at www.starionbank.com/careers.

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



Training Coordinator

Bank Forward in Fargo has an opening for a Training Coordinator.

Responsibilities:
• Develop, implement, and facilitate training programs to achieve the company's strategic goals across four industries
• Manage projects, work with management, and prepare effective training materials using a variety of tools and media
• Approach training in an innovative manner while collaborating with the leadership team to maintain a high level of training compliance for all employees
• Develop curriculums and business development tracks

Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in business, communications, or related field
• 2+ years of training and development, project management, or equivalent in related work experience
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Business and technical writing skills
• Strong presentation skills
• Detail oriented and extensive problem solving skills
• Able to work independently and adapt to constant change
• Knowledge of adult learning theory and instructional design theory preferred
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and Learning Management System software preferred.

At Bank Forward, our greatest asset is our employees. The commitment to our employees is shown by investing in them through a competitive compensation package, professional development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefit package, including Employee Stock Ownership. Working for a widely respected company with a rich tradition, in an atmosphere of enthusiasm, positivity, with a culture grounded in teamwork focused on the future is what can be expected at Bank Forward…It's Simply the Forward Way!

Please send resume to Bank Forward, Human Resources, PO Box 7070, Fargo, ND 58106 or email to
humanresources@bankforward.com



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