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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, or creed, religion, sex, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran’s status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other class protected by Federal, State, local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Current Positions

The following positions offer long-term employment opportunities within a growing and prosperous company with a competitive salary and benefit package:
 

SBA Lender – Scottsdale, AZ

Position is responsible for developing and managing SBA loan accounts, which comply with established loan policies and at the same time providing maximum profitability to the Bank. Successful candidate should have a four-year Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a college or university, high energy level with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in consumer and commercial lending, excellent written and oral communication skills and time management skills. SBA experience is preferred.  

Send resume to:
Human Resources
Stearns Bank
9225 E Shea Blvd 
Scottsdale, Arizona  85260
resumes2@stearnsbank.com
 

Commercial Loan Assistant – St. Cloud, MN

Our Team is looking for an individual to fill our Commercial Loan Assistant position.  This position is responsible for collecting the information needed to originate, process and close assigned commercial loans. 

Successful candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong computer skills and be detail oriented.  Ability to manage multiple priorities and adapt to change are critical to success.  Previous experience in loan administration or banking preferred. 

Stearns Bank is one of the nation’s highest performing, independently-owned banks.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including its Employee Stock Ownership Program, one of the best long-term incentive packages in the nation.  

Send resume or e-mail to:
Human Resources
Stearns Bank
4191 2nd St. S., Box 7338
St. Cloud, MN  56302
resumes4@stearnsbank.com
 

SBA Loan Assistant – St. Cloud, MN

Stearns Bank, St. Cloud, is looking for a full time loan assistant to become part of our growing SBA Lending team.  This position is responsible for collecting the information needed to originate, process and close assigned commercial loans.

Successful candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong computer skills and be detail oriented.  Ability to manage multiple priorities and adapt to change are critical to success.  Previous experience in loan administration, title insurance, real estate or banking is helpful. 

Stearns Bank is one of the nation’s highest performing, independently-owned banks.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including its Employee Stock Ownership Program, one of the best long-term incentive packages in the nation.  
end resume or email to:

Human Resources
Stearns Bank N.A.
4191 2nd St S
St. Cloud, MN  56301
resumes4@stearnsbank.com
 

SBA Closing Specialist – St. Cloud, MN

Stearns Bank is looking for a full time SBA Closing and Compliance Specialist for our St. Cloud Office.  This position is responsible for accurately preparing all loan documentation in accordance with legal, regulatory, SBA requirements and Bank policy.  This position is also responsible for reviewing SBA documents for accuracy and eligibility.  Position works closely with lenders and lending assistants.

Successful candidate should have excellent communication skills, strong computer skills and be detail orientated.  Ability to manage multiple priorities and adapt to change are critical to success.  Experience in loan administration, banking, or title work is preferred.

Stearns Bank is one of the nation’s highest performing, independently-owned banks.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including its Employee Stock Ownership Program.  

Send resume to:
Human Resources
Stearns Bank N.A.
resumes17@stearnsbank.com
 

Credit Review Officer—St. Cloud, MN

This position directly oversees the credit review function of the company. The Credit Review Officer will assist the Chief Credit Officer (CCO), Chief Risk Officer (CRO), and Senior Credit Risk Manager (SCRM) in analyzing credit risk within the loan portfolio. This position is responsible for the preparation of the allowance for loan and lease losses and stress testing the portfolio. In addition, the Credit Review Officer will assist in other credit-related tasks and projects, some of which are noted below. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Responsible for the preparation of the analysis and documentation of the ALLL.
•    Lead the day-to-day implementation of stress testing and portfolio reporting software (Di-Com). 
•    Assist with monitoring and tracking of credit underwriting exceptions.
•    Attend all Problem Loan Committee meetings – and provide follow-up as needed
•    Assist with the following:
•        On-going automation/enhancement of credit analysis/review function.
•        Problem loan management and identification of loss exposure for ALLL purposes.
•    Assist the CCO, CRO, and SCRM in a variety of ad-hoc credit-related projects and/or research involving the management of risk, new lines of business, or responses to regulator requests.
•    Assume additional responsibilities as requested.

Qualified candidates should have a four-year college degree in accounting, business administration or finance, 5+ years of experience needed with 3+ years of supervisory experience, strong oral/written communications skills, word processing/spreadsheet experience and a proficient understanding of financial statements. 

Send email or resume to: 
Human Resources 
Stearns Bank
resumes12@stearnsbank.com
 

Data Security Compliance & IT Auditing Officer—St. Cloud, MN

The Data Security Compliance & IT Auditing Officer will make a huge impact by creating and maintaining the program that safeguards customer information and ensures the financial institution is following compliance with all regulatory requirements. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology within an innovative and entrepreneurial culture, with unlimited growth potential that offers competitive compensation and lucrative ESOP. 

Responsibilities include:

Data Security:

  • Manage security program including policies & procedures and security awareness
  • Ensure compliance with Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), FFIEC, PCI Standards and other regulatory requirements
  • Develop, maintain and enforce Data Security Review to be used for all new and existing critical vendors
  • Performs Data Security Awareness training for all new employees and annually for all bank employees
  • Escalates any security or compliance issues and alerts to management
  • Help define and support process improvements

Risk Management:

  • Oversee annual review and revision of the risk management process
  • Prepare analysis of new technology deployed within the infrastructure including hardware, software and functional processes and determines level of risk associated with each technology
  • Provide advice to development teams on how to achieve compliance with regulations and IT Policies & Procedures

Regulatory Examinations and Audit Oversight:

  • Stay abreast of new regulatory requirements and communicate to upper management 
  • Work with federal examiners (e.g. FFIEC, OCC, SOX, FDIC, etc.)
  • Drive IT internal and third-party audits and regulatory examinations
    • Develop audit scope
    • Request RFP's and present to audit committee
    • Prepare request list items for pre-audit
    • Manage audit process
    • Manage and track recommendations and remediation efforts

Job Requirements:

  • Must have 5 + years of experience in IT management with a focus on physical and logical security oversight
  • Proven working knowledge of requirements for GLBA, SOX and PCI and OCC, FDIC, FFIEC guidance on data security and IT Examination requirements
  • Experience with auditing processes, Including network Security, SDLC/Change Management and IT related functions
  • Knowledge of the global IT Risk Regulatory Landscape and Risk Management Model (e.g. Threats, vulnerabilities and controls)
  • Experience in developing and maintaining a technology risk assessment process
  • Must be well versed in industry accepted IT control frameworks (e.g. SSAE16, SAS70 or ISO17799 audit reports)
  • Project and program management concepts and controls experience
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work individually, within a team and with other business groups
  • Experience or understanding of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity initiatives
  • Must have ability to develop policies & procedures and communicate effectively
  • Understanding of federal and other regulatory requirements and the ability to keep current
  • Experience working with federal examiners
  • Must be open to working on-call

Education:

  • BS/BA degree in related technical and security disciplines
  • Certifications in data security and/or auditing procedures not required but preferred

Send resumes to:  naarahh@stearnsbank.com
 

I.T. Help Desk - St. Cloud, MN

This position is considered a temporary position but does have the possibility of becoming permanent after a 30 – 60 day period based on performance. 

The primary focus in the beginning will be upgrading desktops from Windows 7 to 10 companywide.  Based on performance this position would transition to a permanent I.T. Help Desk position.  The role would then be responsible to monitor, respond to and resolve help desk issues; research and troubleshoot PC issues; complete hardware and software upgrades and installations; maintain specialized backroom utility PC’s; backup other I.T. job functions; and assist in phone system administration and support.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are critical to success.  Minimal after hours work and travel required.

Required Education / Experience:
Minimum of 2 year computer-related degree
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a computer support role

Required skills:
Basic computer networking
PC troubleshooting
Customer service

Preferred skills/knowledge:
Cisco CUCM Phone Systems
VMware
SQL 2008 R2 administration and report writing
Experience with banking software
Industry certifications

Email or mail resume to:
resumes1@stearnsbank.com
Stearns Bank - HR
​4191 2nd St. S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
 

Credit Analyst - St. Cloud, MN

Position is responsible for analysis of the financial condition of new and existing commercial customers with emphasis on agricultural underwriting. Qualified candidates should have a four-year college degree in accounting or finance, strong oral/written communication skills, word processing spreadsheet experience and understanding of financial statements.  Some experience preferred, but not necessary.  Finpack software experience helpful.

Email or mail resume to:
resumes9@stearnsbank.com
Stearns Bank - HR
​4191 2nd St. S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
 

SBA Lender – Sarasota or St. Petersburg, Florida

Position is responsible for developing and managing SBA loan accounts, which comply with established loan policies and at the same time providing maximum profitability to the Bank. Successful candidate should have a four-year Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a college or university, high energy level with a minimum of 3+ years’ experience in consumer and commercial lending, excellent written and oral communication skills and time management skills. SBA experience is preferred. 

Email or mail resume to:
resumes11@stearnsbank.com
Stearns Bank - HR
​4191 2nd St. S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
 

Social Media/Online Marketer - Albany/St. Cloud, MN

Stearns Bank is looking for a social media/online marketer to create and launch social media campaigns across popular platforms, including, but not limited to: Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube and blogs. Develop compelling, topical, and relevant content to attract and interact with targeted communities. This person owns the growth of traffic and leads from our website, blog and social media efforts. For this role, we want a utility player who loves to write, has good judgment about social messaging, and is good at motivating others. May require traveling to various locations. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • A solid understanding of current social media trends and the ability to educate others about it effectively
  • Creative person with ability to think outside the box
  • Excellent time & task management in fast paced environment; ability to juggle a lot at once
  • Experience writing, editing and crafting content for the social media space
  • Experience with leveraging social media management and analytics tools
  • Must be a team player
  • Positive attitude with the ability to contribute new ideas
  • Ability to work in an open environment
  • Graphic design and Hubspot experience is a plus
  • 2+ years’ experience or equivalent implementing Social Media campaigns
  • BA or BS with focus on Advertising/Marketing or other relevant degree

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate on developing social media/online marketing and communications plans
  • Creates, manages and grows business presence across social media & digital channels
  • Responsible for developing content to include blog posts, tweets, status updates, photos and videos.
  • Leverages measurement tools to provide progress reports, while continually finding ways to improve on those metrics via testing and new initiatives
  • Manages website and CMS content

May require traveling to verious locations. 

Send Resumes to: resumes25@stearnsbank.com
 

Marketing Data Analyst - Albany/St. Cloud, MN

The Marketing Data Analyst is a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) expert in utilizing Hubspot & Salesforce in developing analytics and reporting to support and drive key strategic marketing initiatives. This includes collaborating with the marketing team to establish and execute tracking, data mining, key business driver reporting, data modeling, and delivering results in a clear and concise way that drives decision making and strategy based on these findings. The role also requires the ability to understand large amounts of data, interpret that data and deliver reporting and strategic recommendations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify the appropriate data to investigate, then gather, analyze, and interpret it
  • Develop and implement data collection systems and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and data quality
  • Acquire data from primary or secondary sources and maintain databases
  • Combine reporting from across multiple marketing platforms to produce consistent monthly reports
  • Identify, analyze and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
  • Work with vendors to gather necessary data and reporting information
  • Report findings and research and make recommendations based on your findings

Job Requirements

  • 1 to 2 years of superior data analyst experience in marketing analysis and evaluation
  • Bachelor's degree, in a relevant discipline
  • Prior understanding of the role that data and analytics plays in a digital marketing environment
  • Knowledge of statistics with the ability to collect, organize, and analyze significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • Demonstrated commitment to detail and accuracy while having the ability to understand the big picture
  • Excellent organization and documentation skills
  • Must have strong ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • High attention to detail is require

May require traveling to verious locations. 

Send Resumes to: resumes24@stearnsbank.com
 

Client Account Rep - Equipment Finance Division (Albany, MN)

Looking for individuals with excellent sales and negotiating skills to continue to service our current customers’. Position requires contacting current customers to see if they have   equipment needs. Candidates should develop and strive to attain personal goals and must demonstrate time management skills. They must have the ability to learn quickly and adapt as necessary while working without direct supervision. 

Email or mail resume to:
resumes5@stearnsbank.com
Stearns Bank EFD
​500 13th St.
Albany, MN 56307
 

Collections - Equipment Finance Division (Albany, MN)

Looking for an individual with previous collections experience and the desire to want a challenging and rewarding career in a fast paced environment.  Strong negotiation, phone and computers skills are required.  Individuals should also develop and strive for personal and company oriented goals, and work without direct supervision. Knowledge in the banking industry is a plus!  

Email or mail resume to:
resumes6@stearnsbank.com
Stearns Bank EFD
​500 13th St.
Albany, MN 56307
 

Marketing Rep - Equipment Finance Division (Albany, MN)  

Looking for an individual with previous sales experience to sell bank products to new and existing customers.   Must demonstrate timemanagement and negotiating skills as well as work without direct supervision. Must have outstanding communication, strong phone, computer and customer service skills.  Should be able to multi-task and be detail oriented. 

Email or mail resume to:
resumes20@stearnsbank.com
Stearns Bank EFD
​500 13th St.
Albany, MN 56307
 

Credit Analyst - Equipment Finance Division (Albany, MN)

Seeking an individual with strong analytical and written communication skills for an entry level credit analyst position. Applicant must be able to present an analysis of multiple sources of data in a clear and concise written format. The ideal candidate can work at a very high pace and has strong attention to detail. They will work well independently but also participate in a team environment. Strong Excel skills and experience learning new computer programs required. Finance, Accounting, or Economics bachelor’s degree is required. 

Email or mail resume to:
resumes21@stearnsbank.com
Stearns Bank EFD
​500 13th St.
Albany, MN 56307
 

Receptionist - Equipment Finance Division (Albany, MN)

Looking for an energetic self-motivated candidate with previous experience answering a multi-line phone system. Duties include greeting/assisting customers, sorting daily mail, data entry and administrative support. Candidates should have outstanding communication skills along with strong phone and customer service skills. Be able to multi-task in a fast pace environment while giving attention to detail and meet required deadlines. This position offers long term employment opportunities and a competitive salary and benefit package. 

Email or mail resume to:
resumes7@stearnsbank.com
Stearns Bank EFD
​500 13th St.
Albany, MN 56307