Work for FAME, work for Maine’s future.

FAME helps Maine families save for, access, and pay for higher education. FAME helps Maine businesses remain vital and thrive by providing innovative financial solutions. Our team is known for being easy to work with, adaptable, and committed to our customers. We’re looking for people who want to work for a bright future for Maine.


  • Mission driven organization
  • A comprehensive benefits package:
    • Medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners
    • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts
    • Life insurance, short-term and Long-term disability insurance ~ no cost
    • Long-term care ~ no cost to you (and upgrade options available)
  • Earned time (12 vacation and 8 sick days in your first year of service and 15 vacation and 8 sick days after 1 year)
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Jury duty pay
  • Paid bereavement leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness and activity programs with incentives (health and financial wellness programs)
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Direct access to supervisors and management to address issues and concerns
Commercial Loan Assistant

FAME is seeking a knowledgeable, driven, and compassionate individual to become part of our business team as a Commercial Loan Assistant. The individual in this position supports and assists our Commercial Loan Officers with administering our commercial loan programs. This includes drafting authorizations, commitment letters, note revisions, extensions, etc. The position works closely with the legal department to obtain approval on documents before they are provided to lenders and/or borrowers. Additionally, this role maintains credit files, essential document files, service accounts, and databases to ensure compliance with loan documentation and efficient administration of the programs. The individual is also responsible for greeting and assisting customers on the phone, in person, or via email and handling customer issues in a timely, accurate manner with a high degree of professionalism to ensure customer satisfaction.

Starting Salary Range: $19.00 – $21.00/hour

This position is a full-time permanent role with benefits.

The successful candidate will meet the following minimum education, experience, and work requirements:

  • Minimum two-year college degree in business or two (2) years’ experience in a related field (or an appropriate combination of education and work experience).  
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ related work experience in banking, commercial loan servicing or processing preferred.  
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in interpersonal relations. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer, time management, and problem-solving skills are required.  
  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment are required.
  • Must possess a positive, achievement-oriented attitude to build strong relationships with all partners, vendors, and staff.
  • Motivated self-starter with proven team-building skills.

FAME is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
FAME is a quasi-independent state agency that develops and administers programs related to the financing of both higher education and business in the state of Maine. FAME provides targeted financial tools, information, and solutions to help grow Maine’s economy and enable Maine residents to take advantage of opportunities to further their education.