Employment Opportunities

Founded in 1967, the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) is an independent voice in Washington, focusing exclusively on the needs and issues of credit unions at the federal level. NAFCU's specific, overriding purpose: to strengthen credit unions through unwavering federal advocacy, one-of-a-kind compliance assistance and top-rated education and training. 

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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.

Available Positions

  • The National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU) seeks a Regulatory Compliance Counsel to provide members with accurate, timely, and comprehensive assistance in various financial regulatory compliance matters.  

    Who we are:

    NAFCU is the leading trade association for America’s federally-insured credit unions.  Our mission is to strengthen credit unions by providing our members and the credit union industry the absolute best in federal advocacy, education, and compliance assistance. Extreme member service and responsiveness is our hallmark. 

    Our team members are passionate about growth, innovation, and collaboration. We constantly are striving to improve and better ourselves so that we can better support our members.  If you have a growth mindset and enjoy challenging work, you probably are a great fit for our team!

    Who you are:

    You are a self-starter with strong research, writing, and organizational skills, who enjoys learning new things and staying up-to-date on legal developments, particularly with regard to regulations. You are willing to roll up your sleeves and learn by doing. You like solving problems, can tackle a steep learning curve to develop expertise, and love working in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.  

    You also have an understanding of business functions and an interest in credit unions and consumer financial services. You have the ability to independently prioritize a varied workload, balance multiple tasks and projects without missing deadlines, and work efficiently while generating high quality work product. You enjoy taking ownership of projects and improving processes and appreciate professional development opportunities. You thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented environment and take pride in helping others.

    What you'll do: 

    The counsel’s primary responsibility is to provide direct responses to member inquiries through NAFCU’s Compliance Helpline. The counsel also is responsible for developing and producing regulatory compliance assistance materials; writing articles and blogs; and presenting educational sessions to audiences of all sizes.

    Position Requirements:

    • law degree and bar membership 
    • Knowledge of and work experience with financial institution operations and regulations -- credit union specific knowledge and experience is a plus
    • strong research skills 
    • excellent oral and written communication skills
    • ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, focus on detail, and organize workflow with minimal supervision 

    To apply, email your resume with a cover letter and salary requirements to hr@nafcu.org.  EOE