DakCU Holiday Schedule
The Dakota Credit Union offices will be closed on Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2. There will be no Memo between December 26 until Wednesday, January 4, 2023. We wish you all an enjoyable and safe holiday. Merry Christmas!
Area FCU Seeking Business Lending Manager
Area Federal Credit Union is seeking a Business Lending Manager to grow and develop their business lending programs. This position oversees all aspects of business lending, from meeting with potential members regarding their business lending needs to developing policies and procedures. Duties with this position include but are not limited to: taking initial applications; underwriting; preparing loan documents; and performing reviews on existing loans. A minimum of two years lending experience is required, with commercial lending experience preferred.
Benefits include paid sick and vacation time, a pension package, 401K, holiday pay, incentive pay, health, dental and vision insurance, along with life insurance and short and long-term disability. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to: Area FCU; Human Resources – attention Carmen; PO Box 1495; Aberdeen, SD 57402-1495 or email: HR@AreaFCU.org.
CEO Opportunity – Britton, SD
Due to an upcoming retirement, Norstar Federal Credit Union in Britton, South Dakota is searching for their next President/Chief Executive Officer. The Board is looking for a seasoned executive who can build on the vision of the credit union and assist in growing the organization. In collaboration with the Board of Directors, this executive will be responsible for achieving the long and short-term goals and objectives as established in the strategic plan and maintaining the stability and health of the credit union. The ideal candidate will be a team leader, humble, well rounded, strategic, and an excellent communicator and able to lead a team of high-performing professionals to be efficient, productive, and effective. A minimum of five years executive experience with a financial institution is preferred. To submit your confidential application, please email a letter of application, resume and references to Kurtis Larson, Chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fargo VA FCU Seeking Administrative Assistant
Fargo VA FCU is seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant/Teller at their office located in the Fargo VA Medical Center. This position offers up to 30 hours per week, preferably between the hours of 8:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Responsibilities include main teller duties, assisting members with requests, monitoring overdraft/share draft reports, create bulletin boards, newsletters, and other items as needed, responsible for visa/debit card maintenance and running ACH, share draft and Visa programs daily. No previous experience necessary, this credit union will train the right person! Submit resume and any questions to Jana Thune, CEO at Jana@fargovafcu.org.
GAC Small Credit Union Scholarship Opportunity!
Small credit unions can now enter a drawing for full scholarships to the 2023 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC)! To enter, upload a short, self-recorded video onto the CUNA Small Credit Union Community describing how your credit union has helped a member. Thanks to CUNA Mutual Group, winners will receive funding to attend the biggest credit union advocacy event of the year, Feb. 26 to March 2 in Washington, D.C. Entries must be submitted by Jan. 20, 2023. Full contest rules here.
One Stop GAC Shop
To make planning as simple as possible for Dakotans who wish to attend the CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference, DakCU has created a “One Stop GAC Shop” where you will find all the information you need to make the most of your experience. Conference registration, hotel reservations, and other important information can all be found here.
2023 CU Fin Health Conference
The National Credit Union Foundation is hosting their 2023 CU FinHealth Conference on April 18 – 20, 2023 in Las Vegas, NV. Explore credit unions’ role in improving people’s financial well-being. CU FinHealth brings industry leaders together to examine how credit unions are measuring financial health, working to strengthen it, and documenting and sharing the results. Attendees will discuss multi-sector solutions to address the drivers of financial well-being, explore strategies for engaging new partners, understand how to leverage technology to track and improve financial health, and share best practices. Early bird registration is $849 and available now! Click here for full agenda or to register now.
Making Small CU Life Easier
Your Dakota Credit Union Association (DakCU) and CUNA, your national trade association, constantly work together to support small credit unions with new product ideas, compliance and policies, training, education, networking, scholarships and more. Our mission is to help you succeed! Do not hesitate to contact any DakCU staff with questions or concerns – we are your first stop for all things credit union related. Click here for more information about Small CU resources.
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