NAFCU Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1967, the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) is an independent voice in Washington, focusing exclusively on the needs and issues of federal credit unions. NAFCU's specific, overriding purpose: to directly shape the laws and regulations under which federal credit unions operate.

Browse available positions at NAFCU below. Download our employee benefits information for a look at the wide range of benefits NAFCU offers. Contact hr@nafcu.org with any questions about working for NAFCU.


Research Assistant

NAFCU (Arlington, VA) is seeking a Research Assistant to maintain a database of credit union financial data and create timely, relevant information about industry trends for our members and staff. This individual would conduct original survey research, query industry databases, analyze economic and credit union trends, create standardized and custom reports, and provide other analytical and technical support to the Director of Research/Chief Economist and the Staff Economist.

Requires:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Economics, Business, Finance or related field
  • Expertise with Microsoft and Excel

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to gather financial data from various internal and external sources
  • The ability to create and maintain databases
  • The ability to generate automated reports of credit union industry trends, and present research findings to members of the Research Division and other internal staff

And might also have:

  • Experience with SAS, SPSS, and Microsoft Access
  • Experience in database and application development

We have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition. To apply, email resume w/cover letter and salary expectations to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Director of Political Affairs

NAFCU (Arlington, VA) seeks a creative, well-organized Director of Political Affairs to promote and administer the Association's Political Action Committee (NAFCU/PAC). The position will plan and implement cost-effective fundraising programs and be responsible for communications surrounding NAFCU/PAC. The position will also be responsible for grassroots building activities in coordination with the legislative affairs department and be the face of NAFCU's political action arm.

Requires:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Prior experience in political fundraising
  • Prior trade association, Capitol Hill or state-level legislative experience
  • Experience in program management and budgeting
  • Experience speaking to the media

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with the Association’s members, the public and members of Congress and their staffs
  • Ability to take the initiative in starting and completing tasks on an established schedule with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical, writing, public speaking, accounting/mathematical abilities

And might also have:

  • Prior experience serving as a PAC Treasurer or manager
  • Familiarity with software programs designed to manage PAC and grassroots activities and programs

We have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition. To apply, email resume w/cover letter and salary expectations to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Regulatory Assistant

NAFCU, in Arlington, VA, seeks a dynamic administrative assistant to provide substantial support to a busy team of regulatory lobbyists and attorneys. Position includes letter writing, website posting, desktop publishing, data collection/compilation, and report generation.

Requires:

  • 4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to learn and use computer software
  • Punctuality and regular work attendance
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Outstanding written and communication skills
  • A strong team player
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, work within tight deadlines, and be flexible with changing priorities

The right person will have:

  • Willingness to learn and enthusiasm
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to take the initiative to improve the efficiency of the Regulatory Affairs and Regulatory Compliance Divisions

And might also have:

  • iMIS association database experience
  • Knowledge of Informz (email marketing)
  • Knowledge of financial institutions, particularly credit unions
  • Prior experience in a trade association

We have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition. To apply, email resume w/cover letter and salary expectations to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


Regulatory Affairs Counsel

NAFCU (Arlington, VA) seeks a dynamic attorney for its Regulatory Affairs Division to assist in representing the interests of member credit unions before NCUA, the CFPB and other federal regulatory bodies, and to monitor regulatory issues affecting credit unions.

Requires:

  • Law degree, admission to a state bar
  • Demonstrated research, writing, editing skills
  • Strong oral communication/presentation skills
  • Prior experience dealing w/regulatory issues preferred
  • Experience in or relating to the financial services industry is highly desirable
  • Applicant must be a self-starter, proactive in establishing relationships, and be able to provide detailed regulatory analysis with minimal oversight
  • Some travel is required

We have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition. To apply, email resume w/cover letter and salary expectations to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.


At NAFCU, we have an unbridled enthusiasm for serving our members and their mission, and we are looking for a passionate, strategic, and forward-thinking individual who is ready to deliver the association's brand promise and value proposition. To apply, email resume with cover letter and salary requirements to hr@nafcu.org. EOE.