Careers

We are currently seeking great people to join our team! Our current openings are listed below:


Loss Prevention and Compliance Manager

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for an exciting, newly created opportunity as a Loss Prevention and Compliance Manager. The purpose of this position is to adequately and effectively serve ACU's members and staff by facilitating the credit union's regulatory compliance program and safety and security activities to ensure the safety of employees and the security of the credit union's assets. This includes coordinating internal and external compliance audits and recommending policy changes to strengthen the credit union's compliance program, reduce risk, ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and meet changing regulatory requirements. This position oversees risk management policies and procedures and assists in performing tasks necessary to achieve the credit union's mission and strategic goals. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or other related field and three to five years of related increasingly responsible experience in a financial institution required. Additional education, experience, or relevant certifications are also desirable.


This is a full-time, management-level, salaried position. Astera Credit Union offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k), FSA, EAP, life, disability, paid time off and paid holidays. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@asteracu.com.


Financial Center Manager

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for an exciting, newly created opportunity to lead our Financial Center in DeWitt, MI. The Financial Center will include a Call Center and Branch. This position will oversee the operations of both departments, which includes a total staff size of 10. The purpose of this position is to adequately and effectively serve Astera Credit Union's members and staff by overseeing and managing the staff and operations of ACU's DeWitt Branch and Call Center. The primary responsibility of this position is to motivate, lead, coach, and develop the Financial Center staff to provide the highest level of service possible to our members. This position oversees critical branch and call center operations and assists in performing tasks necessary to achieve the credit union's mission and strategic goals. This is accomplished through: planning and supervising daily activities of Financial Center and employees. Strives to develop a highly effective team of employees and develop each employee to their highest potential through coaching and leadership. Responsible for ensuring that outstanding service is delivered to both internal and external members. Ensures that the department meets the sales and service goals as established by the Credit Union. Demonstrates enthusiastic support of corporate vision, mission, core values and objectives. Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Management or other related field and four to six years supervisory experience within the financial services industry required.


This is a full-time, management-level, salaried position. Astera Credit Union offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k), FSA, EAP, life, disability, paid time off and paid holidays. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@asteracu.com.


Branch Manager - Jolly Rd.

We are currently seeking a Branch Manager for our Jolly Rd. Branch location in Lansing, MI. Essential Functions: Planning and supervising daily activities of branch and employees. Strives to develop a highly effective team of employees and develop each employee to their highest potential through coaching and leadership. Responsible for ensuring that outstanding service is delivered to both internal and external members. Ensures that the department meets the sales and service goals as established by the Credit Union. Demonstrates enthusiastic support of corporate vision, mission, core values and objectives. Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Management or other related field and two to four years supervisory experience within the financial services industry required.


This is a full-time, management-level, salaried position. The anticipated salary range of this position is $45,000 to $50,000 based on the selected applicant's qualifications. Astera Credit Union offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k), FSA, EAP, life, disability, paid time off and paid holidays. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to careers@asteracu.com.


Accountant

We are currently seeking qualified applicants for a position as an Accountant at our administrative office in Lansing, MI. The chosen candidate will assist the Accounting Manager in the preparation and analysis of financial reports including financial statements, financial analysis, and regulatory reporting. This position performs a variety of accounting and clerical duties within the Accounting Department including; receiving, sorting, and proofing accounting documents, posting totals to general ledger accounts, reviewing internal records, reconciling accounts and assisting others within the department as necessary. This position also provides assistance to credit union examiners and auditors with reviews of credit union operations. The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance and will have at least two to four years' experience in accounting or finance operations, preferably within a financial institution.


This is a full-time, hourly, union position. The pay for this position is $14.82/hour in addition to a $2,000 year-end bonus and annual increases. Astera Credit Union offers a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, 401(k), life, AD&D, disability, FSA, EAP, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, paid holidays, and longevity bonus. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to careers@asteracu.com.


Full-Time Teller

Astera Credit Union is currently seeking qualified applicants for Full-Time Teller roles in our Lansing-area branches. We currently have openings at our W. Saginaw Hwy. and Jolly Rd. branches. An Astera Teller must deliver high quality service to both internal and external members in alignment with our Service Promises. A key element of this service delivery is to recommend credit union products and services that will improve each member's financial well-being. In addition, the position involves providing a variety of teller functions, including accurate processing of transactions, verifying cash, and balancing each day's transactions. Completion of or progress toward a college degree preferred.


This is a full-time, hourly, union position. The pay for this position is $11.37/hour in addition to a $2,000 year-end bonus and annual increases. Astera Credit Union offers a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, vision, 401(k), life, AD&D, disability, FSA, EAP, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, paid holidays, and longevity bonus. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to careers@asteracu.com.


Part-time Teller/Greeter

Astera Credit Union is currently seeking qualified applicants for Part-time Teller/Greeter roles in its Lansing-area branches. An Astera Teller/Greeter must deliver high quality service to both internal and external members in alignment with our Service Promises. A key element of this service delivery is to recommend credit union products and services that will improve each member's financial well-being. In addition, the position involves providing a variety of teller functions, including accurate processing of transactions, verifying cash, and balancing each day's transactions. Completion of or progress toward a college degree preferred.


This is a part-time, hourly, union position. The pay for this position is $11.37/hour and includes a $1,000 year-end bonus and annual increases. Astera Credit Union offers a competitive benefits package for part-time employees, including paid holidays, paid time off, and 401(k) plan. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to careers@asteracu.com.