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Join us! ATNI-EDC is a growing non-profit organization seeking dynamic, community-oriented, and mission driven Team Members!

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic Development Corporation (ATNI-EDC) is a nonprofit organization that provides financial and technical assistance to ATNI Member Tribes in the priority areas of community and economic development to each of the fifty-seven ATNI Member Tribes in the Pacific Northwest that includes all of the Tribes in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, as well at Tribes in Northern California, Nevada, Montana, and Alaska. As one of its tools, ATNI-EDC operates a Revolving Loan Fund that aims to increase access to capital for Native American communities and entrepreneurs. ATNI-EDC first began lending in 2000.  In 2002, the board formed a subsidiary Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) called Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Financial Services (ATNI-FS). 

ATNI-EDC offers a generous benefits package that includes 4 weeks of PTO, 13 holidays, 100% employer-paid medical insurance, and 401(k) match.

To Apply

Please send completed application, cover letter (1-page maximum), resume or CV, and a list of three professional references.  Your cover letter should clearly explain how your skills, experience, and interests fit this position.  The references should be from a peer, someone you have managed, and someone that has managed you.

By email: Send to info@atniedc.com with the subject line of “Application for Economic Development Program Manager” by end-of-close business on the day of the application deadline listed above.  It is preferable if you send your documents as a single pdf.

By mail: Send to: Amber Schulz-Oliver, ATNI-EDC, PO Box 66592, Portland Oregon 97290. Envelope must be postmarked TWO DAYS PRIOR to the application deadline.  If you are sending your application by mail, please inform us by email (info@atniedc.com) or by phone (503.206.8754).


Loan Officer/ Manager

  • Location:                          ATNI-EDC Office in Portland, Oregon
  • Closing Date:                   Open until filled

Position Overview

This position is responsible for overseeing the lending and small business support operations of ATNI-EDC and its subsidiary, ATNI-FS. The position offers an excellent opportunity to work hands-on with emerging and established Native entrepreneurs that are seeking financing options to start or scale their business by facilitating access to capital and appropriate loan products.  The successful candidate is mission-driven, community oriented, and seek creative solutions to issues as they arise.  Position requires 15-25% regional and national travel (post-COVID 19 restrictions). Position is required to work on-site (post-COVID 19 restrictions).

Essential Duties

  • Provides management and oversight over lending operations.
  • Perform lending functions including application review, underwriting, and portfolio management.
  • Seek lending project opportunities and build pipeline.

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Administrative Assistant

  • Location:                          ATNI-EDC Office in Portland, Oregon
  • Wage:                           $20 – $22/ hr
  • Closing Date:                   July 2, 2021, or until filled

Position Overview

The Administrative Assistant will support the mission and vision of ATNI-EDC by assisting the Executive Director with clerical, HR (payroll, benefits and onboarding), light accounting, and marketing tasks. This position requires in-office attendance in a full-time capacity, with the possibility of flexible hours. The successful candidate is mission-driven, organized, and a self-starter.  Position is required to work on-site (post-COVID 19 restrictions).

Essential Duties

  • Supports Executive Director with administrative tasks (filing, answering phones, scheduling meetings, client retention and follow up).
  • Maintains website and blog – update communications and events.
  • Supports in HR duties including bi-monthly payroll and benefit management.
  • Supports end-of-month accounting and reconciliation.

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Economic Development Program Manager

  • Location:                          ATNI-EDC Office in Portland, Oregon
  • Wage:                           Preferred Range of $55k – $62k per year, negotiable depending on qualifications
  • Closing Date:                   July 2, 2021, or until filled

Position Overview

The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians Economic Development Corporation (ATNI-EDC) is seeking an Economic Development Program Manager to oversee economic development and planning activities for the organization.  This position requires in-office attendance in a full-time capacity, with the possibility of flexible hours. The position offers an excellent opportunity to work hands-on with Tribes and stakeholders to facilitate Tribal economic and development growth. The successful candidate will be a mission-driven and community-oriented self-starter with strong communication and creative problem-solving skills. Position is required to work on-site (post-COVID 19 restrictions).

Essential Duties

  • Manage and update ATNI-EDC Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
  • Proactively engage directly with ATNI Member Tribal Leadership and Staff
  • Develop and implement programs or projects addressing critical community and economic development needs in Tribal communities
  • Provide directly or assist Tribal communities obtain technical assistance and financial resources to advance projects supporting economic and community development.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.  ATNI-EDC reserves the right to observe Tribal preference as a standard hiring practice, as part of our mission is to promote and provide employment opportunities for Indian People from the Member Tribes of ATNI.



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