Director of Federal Grants

Are You Our Next Director of Federal Grants?
  • Are you passionate about educating the judiciary?
  • Do you consider organization and project management your greatest attributes?
  • Are you experienced in developing and maintaining budgets?
  • Are you a successful federal grant writer?
  • Would you like to work remotely?

If you answered “yes” to all of the above, then we may have the perfect position for you!

Created more than a half-century ago at the recommendation of a U.S. Supreme Court justice, The National Judicial College remains the only educational institution in the United States that teaches courtroom skills to judges of all types from all over the country, Indian Country and abroad. The categories of judges served by this nonprofit and nonpartisan institution, based in Reno, Nevada, since 1964, decide more than 95 percent of the cases in the United States.

The National Judicial College is seeking a detail-oriented individual to fill the position of Director of Federal Grants. The Director of Federal Grants oversees and implements multi-million dollar grant projects of NJC. This position drafts new grant proposals and manages the deliverables and budgets of existing grants with several federal agencies

The ideal qualified candidate will have the following skills and experience:


  • Juris Doctorate or Ph.D.
  • At least five (5) years of federal grant management experience, including grant writing, budget creation and budget management.

While our office is located in Reno, Nevada- deemed The Biggest Little City and listed as a US News Best Place to Live. Find out more about the perks of living and working in Reno: Home - WorkLivePlayRenoTahoe and relocation assistance may be available, this position may be done remotely.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to:

NJC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required (medical exemption and religious belief exception requests will be considered).

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.