Careers at CIB

People make the difference at Citizens. Many of our employees have been here 5, 10… over 30 years! Whether it is our outstanding benefits or our family friendly atmosphere, our employees are loyal, dedicated and committed.

Our communities benefit from our employees too. With many opportunities for volunteering, we hire the best to continue our core value of demonstrating social responsibility to the communities we serve. Join us to enrich your career and your community!

Position: Business Banking Sales Associate Manager
Location: St Louis Park

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a Business Banking Sales Associate Manager at our St Louis Park location.

Basic Function
Manages, provides training and supervises the Business Banking Associates. In addition to managing the Business Banking Associates, this position also requires this individual to perform the same responsibilities of the banking associate and overall administrative support for the department. This individual opens all deposit products and related services associated with business and personal accounts in compliance with Bank & regulatory policies. In addition to opening new business accounts, this individual develops and maintains a thorough knowledge of bank products and services including cash management. The individual also promotes and cross-sells financial services to customers as appropriate and follows through to resolve customer problems promptly and professionally. Assists Sr. Vice President/Business Banking Manager with the overall administrative support of the Business Banking Department to achieve overall sales and production goals. Acts as product manager for business depository products and services.

Nature & Scope
This is a professional position, accountable for the complete, accurate and timely preparation of forms required to process all types of business loans. This individual assists in preparing loan worksheets, pre-closing, post-closing & checklists for SBA Loans, Letters of Credit, Real Estate Mortgages, Working Capital Lines of Credit and term loans.

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Position: Business Banker

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a Business Banker. This position is responsible for establishing new banking relationships with corporations, partnerships, individuals doing business, not-for-profit organizations, and associations. The incumbent must have complete knowledge of all commercial products and services including credit products, deposit/investment products, cash management, other commercial services, and the bank fee schedule. The incumbent is responsible for assigned floor duty to service walk-in customers, but also spends a significant amount of time out of the bank in the offices of existing clients, servicing existing business, developing new business, calling on prospective clients, and networking in various ways in the community. The incumbent should also be involved with a community organization that meets our CRA requirements.

This is a front line sales position for all commercial deposit/investment, credit, and cash management products. Commercial business is brought into the bank through personal interaction of the Commercial Banker with the customer/prospect. The banker must match the product and service with the customer/prospect's identified needs and must carefully evaluate the amount of risk involved in entering into a relationship. The incumbent must understand the business/industry the customer is in and must gain a thorough knowledge of the customer/enterprise history and future plans. The loan administration unit has been organized to assist in the evaluation and approval process. Lending authority will be given to the incumbent based on their training and experience. Requests which exceed this limit must be approved by the Unit Manager or the Officers Loan Committee. Certain requests may require approval by the Directors Credit Committee. The incumbent must administer all loans within legal and regulatory requirements, the bank's loan policy, procedure policy, and stipulations established by the Officers Loan Committee and Directors Credit Committee.

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Position: Loan Operations Manager
Location: St Louis Park

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a Loan Operations Manager at our St Louis Park location. Responsible for developing a centralized Loan Operations Department that provides a lending support structure in line with the CIB’s strategic goals and growth plans. Responsible for all areas relating to loan operations including document preparation, account reconciliation, payment processing, loan booking and system review, collateral review, shadow accounting, and document review and imaging. Responsible for verifying and ensuring that loans are properly documented and are in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and Bank Loan Policy. Responsible for guiding, training, motivating, and supervising staff for the department. This position works in conjunction with the HR Department in hiring of staff and other issues that may involve the HR Department.

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Position: Data Processing Specialist
Location: St Louis Park

Citizens Independent Bank has an opening for a Data Processing Specialist at our St Louis Park location. Responsible for the operation of all data processing equipment in providing data and information to all departments of Citizens Independent Bank. Performs data entry through various applications to ensure daily transactions are accurately keyed and balanced. Verifies scanned images in document imaging system are indexed and filed properly. Must perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision. Position requires flexibility in scheduling to back up the AM and PM Data Processing Specialists and remain on duty until work is completed each day.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain familiarity with all data processing equipment in order to operate accurately and efficiently. Perform all functions in the operation of data processing equipment to complete the Bank’s daily data processing in order to provide data and information to all departments. Supports implementation of imaging policies within the context of the organization’s overall technology plans. Operates computer and peripheral equipment to process data by performing the following duties:

  • Primary backup for morning and evening Data Processing Specialists
  • Processes and balances incoming Fed Receipt files (inclearings)
  • Keys and balances daily general ledger transactions
  • Keys and balances E Bond redemption transactions
  • Receive, organize, and prioritize departmental documentation for scanning and related production activities
  • As a backup, performs data entry including amount keying, item repair, and transaction balancing
  • Operates statement rendering equipment
  • Mail sorting and delivery
  • Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information
  • Make recommendations to the Deposit Operations Manager about possible methods to improve the department and its operations
  • Communicates with branch personnel to correctly resolve transaction discrepancies
  • Completes document print requests from branch personnel

Performs the following duties on a rotating basis with other Data Processing Staff:

  • Participates in year-end processing including preparation of tax forms and creating electronic IRS file
  • Imports and exports files from one system application to another in order to process them
  • Input documentation into corporate imaging systems via scanning devices
  • Ensure that image quality of scanned documents are appropriate and conform to company standards
  • Classify scanned documentation by type through data entry and field form indexing according to established company procedures and practices
  • Preparation of documents for Record Retention
  • Maintain organized Record Retention storage area
  • Notifies Deposit Operations Manager of any operational problems with the computers and scanners

Performs other job related duties as assigned. To view the complete job description, click Apply Now below.

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Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/VETS/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster, its "Supplement" poster, and its "Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision"

We take care of our people.

Whether you are beginning your career or you are an expert in your field, our benefits package is one of the most competitive in the Twin Cities. Our Group Insurance options include medical, dental, vision, life, PTO, and short and long-term disability. We also offer a generous 401(k) match.

You may submit your résumé using any of the following methods:


Citizens Independent Bank
5000 West 36th Street
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

Attn: Human Resources



Attn: Human Resources


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