The SDBA provides an in-house classified job posting service. The cost is $50 per ad (200 word limit) for members, $100 for nonmembers. This includes a listing in one issue of SDBanker Magazine and a posting on the SDBA's website. For online only, the cost is $25 per ad for members, $50 for nonmembers. Submit a classified ad. Questions, contact Alisa Bousa at 605.224.1653 or via email

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Market President, American Bank & Trust, Wessington Springs, S.D.

The market president will be responsible for business development through appropriate community involvement and provides leadership to all business and ag banking relationships in the assigned market. Performs all duties associated with the business and ag banker positions in originating, underwriting and closing secured and unsecured ag and commercial loans in accordance with established lending objectives, policies and procedures. Establishes, maintains and maximizes relationships with existing and potential customers in their assigned market. Profitably grows loans, deposits and fees. Ensures credit quality is at the forefront of all banker responsibilities. Responsible for general oversight and administration of branch activities, personnel and funds under management $80 million. Education: Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience; specialized training in accounting, finance and economics plus additional bank-related training; additional formal credit training. Experience: Experience in agricultural and/or commercial lending. Credit analysis experience in a financial institution environment. Supervisory leadership experience, preferably in a financial setting. To apply, go to July 2, 2019)

Senior FDICIA Internal Auditor, American Bank & Trust, South Dakota

Due to anticipated growth, American Bank & Trust is seeking a qualified senior FDICIA auditor. Will assess the bank’s overall effectiveness of controls , accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations through periodic audits to assure the bank is in compliance with banking laws and regulations. Will coordinate internal audit’s documentation and testing of internal controls over financial reporting to ensure compliance with FDICIA. Will complete reporting of FDICIA testing for bank management and Audit Committee. Assist in coordination with external auditors on FDICIA documentation and testing. Additionally, will assist with conducting operational and compliance internal audits. Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Proven FDICIA audit experience in the financial services industry required. Apply on our website at July 2, 2019)

Credit Analyst/Loan Administration, BankStar Financial, Brookings, S.D.

BankStar Financial in Brookings, S.D., is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join our commercial lending team for a full-time credit analyst/loan administration position. Responsibilities include analyzing and evaluating financials, preparing presentations for loan officers, assisting in annual reviews for credits and customer follow-up. This position will also be responsible for loan administration support and other miscellaneous duties as assigned. Education & Experience: bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, economics or other business-related fields; two-plus years of banking experience preferred, commercial banking administration experience preferred but not required; bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. For more information contact: BankStar Financial, Attn: Amanda Lauer, PO Box 146, Brookings, SD 57006. [email protected]. Phone. 605.692.3636. Must pass pre-employment screening. Equal Opportunity Employer. Member FDIC. Compensation DOE and full benefit package available. (Posted June 25, 2019)

Executive Assistant, BankWest, Pierre, S.D.

BankWest, a family-owned business with more than a 129-year history, is seeking a full-time executive assistant to join its financial services team. The successful candidate should possess an associate’s degree in a related field plus five years of experience, highly competent in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe/PDF documents, strong organization, communication, and planning skills as well as a commitment and enthusiasm for community banking. Our executive assistant performs administrative support for the chairman/president/CEO and corporate management team of the bank. The successful incumbent would serve as corporate secretary to the Board of Directors and secretary for various committees including Loan, Management, Trust and Compensation Committees. Applicants are invited to review the full job description and complete an online application at: Please contact BankWest Human Resources at 800.253.0362 with questions. EO/AA. (Posted June 21, 2019)

Business Banker, Dacotah Bank, Brookings, S.D.

Dacotah Bank is seeking an experienced, self-motivated individual to join our team as a business banker in our Brookings, S.D., office. The successful candidate should have seven years of lending; strong relationship management and interpersonal skills; commitment and enthusiasm for community banking; experience managing a diverse portfolio, and be a team player. Responsibilities of this position include: managing relationships with community banking customers; prospect and develop new customer relationships; and retain and expand existing customer relationships. We offer an excellent benefits package, a competitive salary, and an enjoyable work environment. Apply online at: Dacotah Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. (Posted June 19, 2019)

Internal Audit Officer, Security State Bank, Chancellor, S.D.

Security State Bank has an opening for an internal audit officer located in Chancellor, S.D. This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated, progressive individual to add value and improve our organizations operations for our three bank locations. The successful candidate will conduct internal operational and compliance audits throughout the bank; assess the bank’s overall effectiveness of controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations through periodic audits to assure the bank is in compliance with banking laws and regulations. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or accounting; experience preferred but not required; strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; strong analytical skills and detail orientation; good organizational skills; and high level of focus and accuracy. This position will give you an opportunity to join a progressive banking organization that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k) plan, health, life, dental and vision benefits. Successful applicant must pass pre-employment screening including credit history and criminal background check. EOE. Please submit credentials and compensation requirements to: John J. Baumiller, President at [email protected](Posted June 17, 2019)

Technical Writer, First Bank & Trust, Brookings, S.D.

First Bank & Trust is looking for an individual to fill a technical writer position. This person should possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field plus four years of experience in instructional/procedural writing or the equivalent. Banking background preferred. Excellent explanatory writing skills, as well as effective interpersonal and oral communication skills are necessary. For more information about this position and to apply online, please visit our website at (Posted June 6, 2019)

Chief Financial Officer, Security First Bank, Lincoln, Neb.

Security First Bank has an exciting leadership opportunity for a chief financial officer (CFO) that will serve as a key member of our executive management team at our headquarters location in Lincoln, Neb. The CFO will assume a strategic role in the overall management of Security First Bank and Insurance. Provide leadership, direction and management of the financial and accounting functions in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, regulatory accounting pronouncements and best practices within the banking industry. The CFO will participate in the execution of the long-term strategic plans and advise on the financial impact of strategies. Understand the banking industry and partner with executive management to drive growth and profitability of various business lines across the holding company. The role of CFO is very senior, and a high level of experience is expected for applicants for this role. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance will be expected. An MBA or CPA is highly desirable with at least 10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in the banking or finance industry managing a team with examples of demonstrated excellence. Apply online at May 28, 2019)

Compliance Specialist, Plains Commerce Bank, South or North Dakota

Plains Commerce Bank is looking for an experienced, energetic, self-motivated person to fill a full-time compliance specialist position in either their Aberdeen, Sioux Falls or Watertown, S.D., locations or their Bismarck, N.D., location. Qualities of a successful candidate include three to five years of compliance or related experience, frequent contact requiring considerable discussion of problems, material presentations, and resolving issues impacting departments throughout the bank, must demonstrate strong analytical, research, and problem-solving skills while obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) with a high level of interpersonal skills. Responsibilities of the candidate will include the strictest of confidentiality, conducting Bank Secrecy Act duties, including but not limited to the monitoring of various transactions, Suspicious Activity Reports (SAR), Currency Transaction Reports (CTR), and auditing of exempt customers, perform loan file reviews for Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) reporting, maintain procedures for end-to-end process of auditing HMDA data, advise management on regulatory changes and assist in implementing the required changes to new/existing policies, risk assessments, and procedures, perform operational audits for the bank by following established bank compliance procedures, evaluate bank compliance with internal policies and procedures and applicable banking regulations, make a recommendation to the enterprise risk manager for improving compliance systems and appropriate corrective action of deficient areas, may assist the internal auditor with various auditing functions; which may include but not limited to: audit of bank departments, evaluating bank-wide internal controls, and potential fraud situations. Plains Commerce Bank offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Visit to apply. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. (Posted May 28, 2019)

Commercial Loan Officer, Black Hills Community Bank, Rapid City, SD.

Black Hills Community Bank is growing and in need of an experienced commercial loan officer to develop and support the lending activities of the bank. The ideal candidate desires to work within a robust team environment, possessing the following: five-plus years of commercial lending experience, strong credit/risk management background, record of successful business development, desire for continued professional development, strong communication skills, and ability to source and refer deposit clients. Black Hills Community Bank maintains high expectations of all employees to adhere to the bank’s core values and possess a positive attitude and good character. The position will include a comprehensive benefit package. Please email resume to [email protected] and include salary/earnings history. EOE. (Posted May 27, 2019)

Compliance Officer II, First Bank & Trust, Sioux Falls, S.D.

First Bank & Trust is looking for an individual to fill a compliance officer II position. This person should have a bachelor’s degree and five years of experience as a compliance professional or experience in dealing with risk in other areas of banking or the equivalent. An above average knowledge in traditional and non-traditional bank products is required. In addition, this individual should have a compliance certification from at least one bank trade association. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required along with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. This individual should have an above average knowledge of Microsoft Office. For more information and to apply online, please visit our website at May 22, 2019)

Program Manager, Fishback Financial Corporation, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Fishback Financial Corporation is looking for an individual to fill a program manager position. This person should have a bachelor’s degree in management, finance, business or a related field and five years of banking and/or credit card experience or similar operational/production experience or the equivalent. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required, along with the ability to multitask and adjust priorities. Proficiency with MS Word and Excel is needed, with knowledge of Access beneficial. Must be willing to travel nationwide for up to 10 days per month. This person is primarily responsible for ongoing oversight of mission-critical vendors who provide services to support FFC’s National Products Department. For more information and to apply online, please visit our website at May 16, 2019)

Personal Banker II/Mortgage Loan Originator, Minnwest Bank, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Minnwest Bank has an opening for a personal banker II/mortgage loan originator at our Sioux Falls, S.D., location.  As a personal banker II/MLO, you will provide a professional and courteous knock-out customer experience for all customers. Satisfy customers’ financial needs by opening new accounts and cross-selling bank retail and business products and services, in addition to servicing customers’ existing bank relationships.  Assist customers with consumer loan inquiries by interviewing customers, assisting them in completing loan application and providing loan-related information. This position will include mortgage loan originator accountability. Great benefit program including medical, dental, life, incentive, 401k and profit sharing. To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. (AA/EOE) (Posted May 6, 2019)

Lead Credit Review Analyst, Plains Commerce Bank, Aberdeen, Watertown or Sioux Falls, S.D., or Bismarck, N.D.

Plains Commerce Bank is looking for an experienced, energetic, self-motivated person to fill a full-time lead credit review analyst position in either Aberdeen, Watertown or Sioux Falls, S.D., or Bismarck, N.D. Qualities of a successful candidate include a four-year college degree in accounting/finance with a minimum of eight years commercial and/or ag lending and/or analytical experience, excellent oral and written communication skills, and a thorough understanding of commercial/agricultural lending utilizing structures, common lending practices, and loan documentation for a wide range of products. Responsibilities of the candidate will include serving as the team leader for reviews which includes mentoring staff, monitoring the processes and work-flow, reviewing and finalizing line sheets to lenders and pulling final results into a well-written report for senior management and the board of directors, evaluations of the loan activity of lending personnel including their compliance with lending policies, and the quality of their loan approval, monitoring, and risk assessment, monitoring and reporting all major exceptions until they are resolved on a quarterly basis, perform annual review of impairments to ensure accuracy and completeness of corresponding ALLL analysis, knowledge and review of appraisals and basic commercial loan regulations. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Visit to apply. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. (Posted May 6, 2019)

Ag Loan Officer, McIntosh County Bank, Ashley, N.D.

Our client, McIntosh County Bank located in Ashley, N.D., is seeking a highly-motivated individual to join its lending team as an ag loan officer. This position will be trained and given the tools needed to succeed. The loan officer will be responsible for servicing agricultural loan accounts, retaining current customer relationships and assisting with other duties as assigned. Qualifications include a degree in accounting, finance or related field with the passion to gain knowledge in the banking and loan industry. The ideal candidate would possess knowledge of lending concepts, practices and procedures along with good judgment skills to plan and accomplish goals set forth. In addition, work well both independently and in a team environment and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of the agriculture industry including ranch, crop and machinery is a plus. This position offers a competitive base salary and benefits package to include health insurance employee 100 percent or family 75 percent paid and up to 15 percent into 401(k) along with a stable work environment. Ashley, N.D., is in the heart of many recreational opportunities to include fishing, boating and hunting. Flexible schedules and a caring work environment make this position top notch. EOE To learn more about this position and apply, please visit April 17, 2019)

Branch Manager, CorTrust Bank, Leola, S.D.

CorTrust Bank, one of the region's leading community banks, where you can expect a family atmosphere committed to building outstanding teams, is looking for full-time branch manager in Leola, S.D. Our branch manager oversees the daily functions and operations of the branch with primary emphasis on business and consumer lending activity, deposit activity, customer service and advocacy of CorTrust Bank within the community. The candidate will be responsible for overseeing opening and closing procedures and enforcement of security policies and procedures. They will supervise teller and vault operations and services while also being able to handle customer situations or requests. They will be responsible for prospecting and developing new banking relationships and participate in community activities for generating new business. The candidate will be responsible for evaluating loan applications by confirming credit worthiness and prepare and present to the Loan Committee. Qualifications: combination of education and experience; demonstrated leadership and communication skills; results oriented - possesses strong understanding of financial services regulatory, economic and political environments; personal effectiveness and understands risk management and the key area of inherent business risks. Paid time off, medical and dental insurance, 401K.  EOE. For more information and to apply, please visit our website April 2, 2019)

Operations/Compliance Manager, South Dakota Community Foundation, Pierre, S.D.

The mission of the South Dakota Community Foundation is: “To bring philanthropy to life for a stronger South Dakota.” Are you someone who knows how to “do things right” and “do the right thing” to forward this mission?  If so, the South Dakota Community Foundation might be a fit for you. The Foundation seeks a motivated person to expand its team of seasoned professionals who partner with donors to meet individual and collective philanthropic goals. This position also supports organizations who are seeking grant funds to meet the charitable needs of the people of South Dakota through well-defined compliance and outcomes practices. The selected candidate will be someone who can be intensely detail focused, assuring policies, procedures and practices meet full compliance with local, state and federal law and regulation, as well as nonprofit best practice standards. The individual selected will also challenge those very systems, policies and practices to find better and more efficient ways to deliver on the mission of the Foundation to meet the demand of a growing donor and grantee base. An individual trained in law, banking, corporate compliance, operations, fund development, project management or other related academic pursuit who wants to make a difference, wants to grow professionally, find variety and deep meaning in their work, and who wants to work with a dynamic, growing and mission-driven organization and team is encouraged to apply. This position is based in Pierre. For a complete job description and required qualifications, please email [email protected](Posted March 27, 2019)

Ag Loan Officer, First National Bank, Oldham/Ramona, S.D.

First National Bank, a family-owned community bank is currently seeking an ag loan officer in our Oldham/Ramona, S.D., locations, which is located near Brookings and Madison, S.D. Explore new frontiers by pursuing a career in banking with advancement opportunities. For the right individual, a flexible schedule can be considered to help with your farming operation. Responsibilities: Develop and maintain courteous and professional long-term relationships with customers by delivering extreme value in all relationships. Grow your portfolio with A+ quality prospects and customers, gaining their entire relationship and the relationships of their family and friends. Accurate and timely tracking of sales data in pipeline system. Accountability to the systems and processes used by all bank employees. Represent the bank in community organizations. Qualifications: Finance/business management degree or equivalent experience. Knowledge of farm production methods, farm products and farm business management/finance. Strong analytical and decision-making skills. Strong computer skills. Excellent customer service skills and ability to develop new business relationships. Great opportunity for a strong community-focused banker with desire to be part of a growing banking organization. Send résumé to [email protected]. EEO employer of women, minorities, protected veterans & individuals with disabilities. (Posted March 18, 2019)

Banking Head of Operations/Cashier, Harwood State Bank, Harwood, N.D.

Our client, Harwood State Bank located in Harwood, N.D., 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's degree in finance, accounting or business along with five-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 (Posted Feb. 19, 2019)