Loan Officer II

Native American Development Center   Bismarck, ND   Full-time     Finance
Posted on December 30, 2021

Native American Development Center


Position: Loan Officer II

Location: Bismarck, North Dakota

Reports to: Chief Executive Officer

Status: Non-Exempt

Hours: Full-time (32 hours) | Monday – Friday | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Salary: DOE (Base Salary: $34,944 - $44,928)

Benefits: Holiday Pay, Paid-Time Off, Flex Schedule, 401(k) matching, Relocation Assistance, Professional development assistance Closing Date: As soon as position is filled.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the immediate supervision of the Chief Executive Officer of Native American Development Center (NADC) of North Dakota.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Native American Development Center’s Our mission is to provide affordable lending services and financial education to Native Americans throughout North Dakota, on or off tribal lands.

JOB SUMMARY: The Native American Development Center (NADC) of North Dakota is seeking to hire a Level II Loan Officer to join our team. The Loan Officer serves as the underwriter of loans within the organization and helps lead the community development lending effort. Primary responsibilities are to develop client relationships, underwrite credit builder and micro-business loans, present to Loan Committee for loans over $3,000, and oversee the loan portfolio. The Native American Development Center is a Native Community Development Financial Institution (Native CDFI) and does not make commission. This position will collaborate with bankers, investors and other key stakeholders and the Consumer Finance Counselor within the NADC to ensure the consumer financial needs of Native Americans are being met.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Within the respective business areas of the corporation, the Loan Officer: • Reviews loan applications and financial data from prospective borrowers performing financial analysis, due diligence and project feasibility assessment; • Follows up with applicants, conducts site visits, secures whatever other data necessary to perform sound loan review; • Assists clients in developing their loan applications; • Prepares written loan reviews including financial analyses and present screened applications to management and/or loan committee; • Negotiates loan structure and issues commitment letters; prepares and executes loan documents, files necessary legal documents; • Maintains accurate and complete files on all loans underwritten and approved; • Maintains constructive and positive working relationships with loan applicants, borrowers, and their representatives; • Database Management: Manage timely, accurate information in program database to be used for internal and external reporting. • Assists with the development of lending policies and procedures; • Must attend professional development trainings as needed; • Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.

OTHER DUTIES: • Promotes a positive work atmosphere with effective leadership by setting the example and supporting staff. • Utilizes effective marketing strategies to secure traffic. • Assist the Executive Director on all relevant grant reporting as requested. • Assist with program outreach throughout the year. • Attend national and statewide conferences held by affiliated networks upon the request. • Performs other duties and special projects as requested by Executive Director.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Must have at least a two-year degree in Accounting, Finance or Business-related field. • Must have at least two years of underwriting experience in business loans is required. • Must have computer and Microsoft office software experience is required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business or economics is preferred. • Nationwide Multistate Licensing System & Registry (NMLS) certification is preferred.


The Native American Development Center (NADC) of North Dakota does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of services and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act except as allowed by the Indian preference provision of the civil rights act of 1964, as amended. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Drug Free Work Place. No relocation available. Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check. NADC will contact you to schedule an interview if you have underwriting experience of at least two years. Applicants are responsible for providing proof of enrollment of a federally recognized tribe if Indian preference is claimed. Failure to provide proof will result in loss of Indian preference in employment. Applications and required supporting documents received after the closing date and time of a job posting will NOT be considered. Upon selection of employment, applicants are responsible to obtain and complete a Transcript Request Form from the last institution attended.