Dakota CU News & Notes
GAC Crasher Applications Now Open!
The Cooperative Trust and Filene have just announced that applications are now open for GAC Crashers. This is a great opportunity for those age 40 and under who are looking to advance their career in the industry. 50 Crashers – one from each state – will be selected to attend the event in Washington, DC. Crashers receive free conference registration. Travel, lodging, and food costs are the responsibility of the Crasher and their credit union, so DakCU is offering a $1,000 scholarship for each of our Dakota Crashers! The first step is to be selected. If you have a rising star at your credit union, please encourage them to apply for this opportunity. Details are available here – be sure to meet the December 3rd deadline.
Leveraging the Cooperative Advantage
North Dakota State University and the Burdick Center for Cooperatives in partnership with the ND Coordinating Council for Cooperatives is hosting CO-OPERATE2021 at the Bismarck State College National Energy Center of Excellence. On November 16 – 17, you are invited to celebrate, collaborate, and expand the impact of co-ops by re-energizing the value proposition of the cooperative business model. This event will bring co-op directors, employees and members together for two days of resource sharing, networking and learning. Complete agenda, along with speaker and registration information is now available here.
DakCU Awards Nominations
Our DakCU Awards are open for nominations and can be found here. Be sure to get your nominations in by December 17th. Check out our revamped Awards Page which now includes previous winners and our Hall of Fame winners from 2000 to 2021! Contact Deb Kruckenberg with any questions.
Buy 2 – Get 1 FREE Webinars!
Credit Union Webinar Network is offering a special “Buy 2 Get 1 FREE” webinar special now until October 31st. Find and purchase two webinars and enter “Send my free webinar code!” in the Comments box at checkout. A coupon code for your FREE webinar will be emailed to you within one business day. Check out available webinars here.
Levo CU Seeking Accountant
Looking for a career in finance, but not sure the traditional CPA role is for you? Levo Credit Union in Sioux Falls, SD is looking for a detail-oriented, service driven individual to join their Accounting & Payments Department. Join a growing financial institution that is dedicated to serving their members and equipping staff. Be a part of a passionate and caring organization with great benefits including health, vision, dental, paid time off, paid holidays and great day time hours, life insurance, long and short-term disability, pension plan, 401(k) option, and many more. In this role, you will perform tasks necessary to reconcile and update general ledger and subsidiary accounts, prepare financial and regulatory reports, and other accounting related functions. These other functions include, but are not limited to:
Aspire CU Seeking Information Technology/Security Officer
Aspire Credit Union in Minot, ND is seeking a full-time Information Technology/Security Officer. Energetic and service-minded individuals with an enthusiasm to learn are encouraged to apply!
What will make you successful in this role?
Desired skills and requirements include:
Submit resumes in confidence to Lavonne Zafft.
Explorers CU Seeking BSA/Risk Officer
Explorers CU is seeking a BSA/Risk Officer with the option to work at any Explorers CU branch location: Parkston, Springfield, Tea or Yankton, SD. If you have a passion for teamwork, drive and ingenuity, along with an interest in risk management and investigations, then you could be Explorers Credit Union’s new BSA/Risk Officer. Using the power of the credit union philosophy, you will help guide members on their path of financial empowerment. As Explorer’s BSA/Risk Officer, you will serve the entire organization that includes 29 Explorers CU staff, more than 9,000 members, and nearly $100M in assets throughout 30 counties in southeastern South Dakota and northeastern Nebraska. If you have a passion for helping people and either a bachelor's degree or four years of experience in BSA, AML or OFAC regulations, then pack a water bottle, throw your resume in your backpack and head on over to apply to be a part of the team. Visit www.explorerscu.com/careers to view the full job description and apply today. Explorers Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer.
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